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  • Ties with PH still strong – US

    Ties with PH still strong – US

    Oct 02, 2016 00:06
    The United States (US) stressed that its relationship with the Philippines, notwithstanding occasional unfavorable remarks made by President Duterte, remains very strong and very vital. “Our people-to-people ties remain strong, our security and military ties remain strong. Our economic ties remain …

  • Senator Santiago: What she said was always news

    Senator Santiago: What she said was always news

    Oct 02, 2016 00:05
    There is no doubt that Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is regarded as one of the most formidable lawmakers in the Senate. To the reporters, she was always a good source of news, her statements always “banner” material. Reporters loved her for …

  • Tingting Cojuangco names 10 elegant Filipinas

    Tingting Cojuangco names 10 elegant Filipinas

    Oct 02, 2016 00:05
    What is elegance? To style maven, beauty icon, and author Margarita “Tingting” Cojuangco, elegance is precision. It’s about wearing the right dress, being groomed for the right occasion, and speaking softly with “a mother’s strict vocabulary.” Whatever a woman’s height …

  • US ‘rebalance’ to Asia to continue, Pentagon chief assures ASEAN

    US ‘rebalance’ to Asia to continue, Pentagon chief assures ASEAN

    Oct 02, 2016 00:05
    Ko Olina, United States – Pentagon Chief Ashton Carter met Friday with Southeast Asian defense ministers to discuss regional security issues and reassure them America’s “rebalance” to Asia will continue under the next US administration. The rebalance – or “pivot,” as …

  • Duterte increases combat duty pay of military, police to P3,000

    Duterte increases combat duty pay of military, police to P3,000

    Oct 02, 2016 00:05
    Davao City – Delivering his promise to the military and the police force, President Duterte signed recently an executive order increasing the rates of duty pay and incentives of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police. The …

  • Critics lost in translation over Duterte’s Hitler comments

    Critics lost in translation over Duterte’s Hitler comments

    Oct 02, 2016 00:05
    By Elena L. Aben and Yas D. Ocampo President Duterte has been misunderstood anew in his earnest desire to clean the country of illegal drugs and “save the next generation from perdition.” On Friday, the Chief Executive in a televised early morning …

  • DepEd workers to undergo drug tests

    DepEd workers to undergo drug tests

    Oct 01, 2016 22:01
    By Antonio L. Colina IV Davao City – The Department of Education (Deped) will be subjecting all teaching and non-teaching  staff to mandatory drug tests, while random drug testing will be undertaken for students in public schools. This was disclosed by DepEd …

  • 2,000 parade in Bulacan for Cooperative Month

    2,000 parade in Bulacan for Cooperative Month

    Oct 01, 2016 22:01
    Malolos City, Bulacan — The Provincial Government of Bulacan through the Provincial Cooperative and Economic Development Office (PCEDO) has lined up various activities for the month-long celebration of Cooperative Month this October that aims to empower the cooperative and business …

  • Communist Party honors Miriam

    Communist Party honors Miriam

    Oct 01, 2016 22:01
    Davao City – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) yesterday joined the thousands of personalities and groups which have paid tribute to the late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago. In a statement, the CPP said Defensor-Santiago was an ally in the …

  • Aetas in Capas under siege, says solon

    Aetas in Capas under siege, says solon

    Oct 01, 2016 22:01
    Capas, Tarlac — Hundreds of Aeta families allegedly being initimidated by a military unit to force them to leave their communities here have sought the help of President Duterte to stop the harassment. Tarlac Rep. Noel Villanueva said Duterte’s intervention is …