15 killed as truck plunges down ravine in Philippines

MANILA: Fifteen people, including children, were killed Tuesday in the southern Philippines when … accidents are common in the Philippines, where inadequately maintained buses and …

Duterte names ex-Manila City Jail warden as new BuCor boss

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former Manila City Jail warden Gerald Quitaleg … . Bantag was appointed by the President as the new DG of …

Light to moderate rains to prevail in M. Manila, other areas

… hoisted over Metro Manila and other areas. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and … Astronomical Services Administration said apart from Metro Manila …

Prosecutors League of the Philippines condemns Sept. 9 attack on prosecutor in Caloocan

… )–The Prosecutors League of the Philippines has strongly condemned the Sept …

277 Chinese Nationals Arrested in Philippines for Pervading Alleged Crypto Scam

… China, police in the Philippines have arrested 277 people they … of Manila, a contravention of terms. Agents from Philippine immigration … to work in the Philippines under...

At least 15 dead as truck falls off south Philippine cliff

… , Tuesday, September 17, 2019 MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police say at least 15 …

Iranian government pardons convicted Filipino drug mule

… s Facebook page DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The Iranian government had … poured for him. The Philippine government, through the Department … a lawyer. Hundreds of Overseas Filipino...

Senate opens ‘historic’ discussion on divorce bill

… ;CATHY MIRANDA MANILA, Philippines—For the first time on Tuesday, the Senate conducted … of marriage available to all Filipinos who want second chances in … institution of marriage,...

Philippines: Philippine Troops Disarm Dozens of Guerrillas Loyal to Nur Misuari

… this weekend, weeks after President Rodrigo Duterte announced he … efforts in the southern Philippines. About 200 sympathizers and … peace agreement signed with Manila in 1996, MNLF...

President Duterte meets with Communist Party of China leaders

… photo/ (Eagle News)–President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, … Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua, Vice Minister of the … meeting were   PDP-Laban President Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III, …...

Hontiveros wants Senate probe into Chinese telco-PHL military pact

… Hontiveros is calling for a Senate probe into the agreement … inside military camps. In filing  Senate Resolution No. 137, Hontiveros … Chinese firms to develop three Philippine...

Philippines: DSWD DROMIC Report #3 on the Effects of Southwest Monsoon Enhanced by TD “MARILYN” as of 16 September 2019, 6PM

… 2019, TD “Marilyn” exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility. However, Southwest …

Philippines: NDRRMC Update: SitRep No.06 re Preparedness Measures and Effects of Southwest Monsoon Enhanced by Tropical Depression “MARILYN”, 16 September 2019, 6:00 PM

I. WEATHER UPDATE 16 September 2019 At 11:00 AM, the "HABAGAT" (Southwest Monsoon) is expected to bring moderate to occasionally heavy rains and isolated thunderstorms over Zambales, Bataan and...

Philippine startup opens first 3D printing kiosk in Batangas

… contributed by Karljapz BATANGAS, Philippines – The largest 3D printing … startup in the Philippines, Kezar3D Printing Services, … Philippine innovation ecosystem as a whole. “Imagine a future...

Online gambling contributes P551 billion to Philippine economy yearly

… by Jeff Digma/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) contribute … totaled 398,000 sqm. Since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office, offshore … of the total Philippine...

SE Asia Stocks-Tepid as Saudi attacks weigh; Philippines leads declines

Philippines: DOLE gives emergency employment to Guihulngan brgy residents

By Roi Anthoni Lomotan GUIHULNGAN CITY, Sept. 16 (PIA) — Around 38 residents of Brgy. Trinidad here were given emergency employment by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)...

BI arrest wanted US pedophile in Pampanga

Bureau of Immigration (BI) operatives arrested in Pampanga an American pedophile,  convicted sex offender and wanted by federal authorities in Florida, USA, for engaging in child pornography and illegal...

Philippines: Philippines Situation Report 7 – Dengue Outbreak (13 September 2019)

Highlights 271,480 dengue cases, including 1,107 deaths, reported from 1 January to 31 August 2019: 113% higher than in 2018. 12,526 newly reported dengue cases and 41 deaths between...

Expat Filipinos’ dollar remittances spiked to fastest pace in July–BSP

… file photo. (AFP) MANILA, Philippines–Dollars sent home to the … including an estimated five million Filipinos working with short- and … personal remittances from overseas Filipinos totalled $2.9...