September 20, 2018
THE House leadership assured the Senate, particularly Senator Panfilo Lacson, that the 2019 proposed national budget is now pork-free.
September 20, 2018
DUE to delayed and canceled projects in 2017, the Philippine government is forced to pay P230.17 million in penalties to foreign lenders.
September 20, 2018
GAMING tycoon Kazuo Okada has cautioned the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on the share purchase agreement (SPA) recently entered into by Asiabest Group (ABG) International Inc. and Hong Kong-based Tiger Resort Asia Ltd.
September 20, 2018
JUSTICE Secretary Menardo Guevarra yesterday said that there is no need for now to seek the help of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) in locating businessman and alleged drug lord Peter Lim.
September 20, 2018
MALACAÑANG yesterday allayed fears of the mothers of missing students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño that retired Major General Jovito Palparan Jr. will be pardoned by President Rodrigo Duterte.
September 20, 2018
“WE can now look forward to the future with hope, knowing that the government is ready, better equipped and committed to exert its best effort to reduce the risks that come with natural disasters, to empower local communities to rise above the different vulnerabilities that surround them and to ensure that in the years to come, such a tragedy will never happen again.”
September 20, 2018
THE customs intelligence agent suspected of involvement in the rampant smuggling of illegal drugs into the country yesterday found himself in a deeper hole at the conclusion of the second hearing of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee on the issue.
September 20, 2018
HOUSE Appropriations Committee Chairperson Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles yesterday announced that the House has resumed deliberations on the P3.757 trillion 2019 national budget after the House of Representatives adopted a new Committee Report that would restore P51.7 billion and subsequently provide additional funding for the Department of Education (DepEd), State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), the Department of Health (DoH), the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
September 20, 2018
POLICE yesterday transported some three tons of relief goods composed of bottled water, canned goods, slippers, rubber shoes and blankets to the ‘Ompong’-ravaged towns of Itogon and Kibungan in Benguet yesterday.
September 20, 2018
THE Department of Justice (DoJ) yesterday insisted that property developer Delfin Lee was guilty of syndicated estafa over the alleged anomalous housing projects of Globe Asiatique in Pampanga worth P6.6 billion.