MALACAÑANG has received the results of the Maritime Industry Authority and Philippine Coast Guard investigation into the June 9 Recto Bank incident of a Chinese vessel sinking a Filipino boat carrying 22 fishermen.
“The government of Israel attaches a great significance to the working conditions of the Filipino workers and it was demonstrated by the signing of the historical bilateral labor agreement between the two countries which intends to improve the rights of the OFWs and dramatically reduce the placement fees,” it added.
Talks have been stalled since the collapse of a second summit between Kim and Trump in Hanoi in February after the pair failed to agree on what the North would be willing to give up in exchange for sanctions relief.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s recommendations, if confirmed, would be among the strongest yet in a drive to rein in the power of digital behemoths amid a host of worldwide concerns ranging from anti-trust issues to privacy abuse, and their role in spreading disinformation and hateful content.
The once sleepy fishing village has seen a Chinese construction boom buoyed by tourists to its dozens of casinos in recent years, with questions raised on the speed of development in a nation notorious for lax safety standards.
“What do consumers want? For me and the people who are trying to quit smoking, it is fair regulation of safer nicotine products. There should be accessibility, affordability and availability of these products,” Clarisse Virgino, a member of the Coalition of Asia-Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates, said in one of the discussions during the forum.
ANOTHER suspected ‘high-value’ drug target in Metro Manila posing as a member of the Department of Interior and Local Government was arrested by agents of the National Capital Region Police Office during a recent buy-bust operation in Las Piñas City.
WITH the onset of the rainy season, incoming Manila Mayor Isko Moreno assured residents that announcements on suspension of classes will be made as early as the night before and the latest would be at around 4 a.m. on the day itself.
BUREAU of Immigration Port Operations Division (POD) Chief Grifton Medina yesterday said nearly a hundred of their intelligence operatives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport have been reshuffled as part of measures to improve services and prevent corruption at the country’s premiere port.
Suspect Danilo Baltazar, 47, of South Harbor Expanded Port Zone in Manila, was arrested after he received the marked money from complainant Carol Carmen who claimed that the suspect had been extorting money from her since 2017.
Alvin, a known casino financier, together with lawyer Elmer Mitra, Jr. were killed on June 1, 2017. Alvin allegedly tried to prevent members of Anti-Illegal Drugs Unit of Pasay City from arresting Darwin who was caught selling drugs in a buy-bust on Libertad Street last November 23, 2012.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said he would address red tape in government via an executive order to be issued upon his return after attending the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Thailand.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte accused the mother of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles of being behind the supposed anomalous purchase of Kevlar helmets.