THE Panay Electric Company (PECO) is appealing to some quarters of the mainstream media to “stop twisting” President Rodrigo Duterte’s statements to make it appear that he is involving himself in legal matters involving private parties.
Malacañang is wishing eight-division world boxing champion Sen. Manny Pacquaio luck in his World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title fight against undefeated American Keith Thurman on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
THE National Police Commission (Napolcom) activated the On-Line Examination Application Scheduling System (OLEASS) for the nationwide conduct of the Philippine National Police (PNP) entrance and promotional examinations on October 27.
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade instructed the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to implement LTFRB Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2018-005, which allows hatchback units to operate as public transport, on certain conditions.
SENATOR Sonny Angara, author of the Student Fare Discount Act, called for the law’s publication so the four transportation bodies can issue the implementing rules for the 20 percent land-sea-air fare discount to students.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will not face an international tribunal after the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution seeking to look into the human rights situation in the country, stressing that he will only answer to a Philippine court.
CUTTING diplomatic ties with Iceland, which filed a resolution urging the UN to look into the human rights situation in the Philippines, may adversely affect the estimated 2,000 overseas Filipino workers in the European nation, President Duterte admitted on Wednesday.
THE Supreme Court of the Philippines sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) in a resolution dated July 2, 2019, has junked the urgent motion of Leni Robredo asking the court to resolve the pending election protest filed against her by former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr due to prematurity.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte yesterday said he is now invoking the Philippines’ Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) with the United States amid the country’s maritime dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea.
CITING the need for a 24-hour emergency hotline for Filipinos, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go filed Senate Bill 394 or the “Emergency Medical Services System (EMSS) Act of 2019” to institutionalize an emergency medical services system in the country to respond to emergency needs of Filipinos nationwide.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III meanwhile obtained a 77 percent approval rating and a 73 percent trust rating while former House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who got the lowest ratings, had 26 percent approval rating and a 22 percent trust rating.