SPEAKER Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has no intention of slashing President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte’s proposed 2019 P3.757-trillion national budget a  House of Representative leader said  following the H

SENATE Mintority Floor Leader Franklin Drilon warned yesterday that around 15,000 health workers may lose their jobs in 2019 due to the cut made by the Department of Budget and Management on the budget of the Department of Health.
This is what some lawmakers wanted to know as they deferred the deliberation of the proposed 2019 national budget amounting to P3.757 trillion. The plenary session was adjourned yesterday without discussing the budget.
September 18, 2018
MALACAÑANG yesterday defended President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to local officials to defy “stupid” Commission on Audit (COA) circulars and even joking that the state auditor in Ilocos Norte should be pushed down the stairs so that he would not be able to report on the local government’s transactions.
September 18, 2018
HONG KONG -- Hong Kong began a massive clean-up Monday after Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong in Philippines) raked the city, shredding trees and bringing damaging floods, in a trail of destruction that left dozens dead in the Philippines and millions evacuated in southern China.
September 18, 2018
A FORMAL complaint was filed before the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) against partylist group ANG MATA headed by Rep. Tricia Nicole Velasco-Catera for alleged violation of medical profession regulations.
September 18, 2018
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THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said two Filipinos were hurt and 41 others were rescued when Typhoon Mongkhut hit Hong Kong.
September 18, 2018
MALACAÑANG is mum on the new controversy surrounding Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson and pro-Duterte blogger Drew Olivar.
September 18, 2018
THE Malolos regional trial court yesterday found retired Major General Jovito Palparan and two other military officers guilty of kidnapping and serious illegal detention in connection with the disappearance of University of the Philippines (UP) students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeno.
September 18, 2018
TOKYO — Japan has carried out its first submarine drill in the South China Sea, local media said on Monday, a move that could provoke Beijing which claims most of the disputed waters.
September 18, 2018
Retention of House appropriations panel head a win for ‘People’s Budget’e President to our people are fulfilled,” he said.
CABANATUAN City -- The estimated damage to palay crops were initially assessed at P18.9 million while P174 million worth of irrigation facilities were damaged in Nueva Ecija by Typhoon Ompong, the Division 3 office of the National Irrigation Administration-Upper Pampanga River Integrated Irrigation Systems said yesterday.
KAMPO Hen. Pantaleon Garcia, Imus City, Cavite -- Walang katapusan ang pakikipaglaban ng mga pulis dito sa iligal na droga kung saan 19 katao na nagtutulak at gumagamit ang kanilang nadakip noong Lingo sa drug-bust operation.
A MEMBER of the Philippine Marines was killed while another was severely wounded in an encounter with communist terrorists on Sunday in Sultan Kudarat.
September 18, 2018
LUCENA City -- Former Quezon Gov. Eduardo Rodriguez renews his appeal to the national government to finally allow the operation of the Liquefied Natural Gas hub terminal and power plant facilities in Pagbilao town that would be a big help to the country’s blooming power crisis affecting its economy.