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  • President Duterte lifts ceasefire with communist rebels

    President Duterte lifts ceasefire with communist rebels

    Jul 30, 2016 20:52
    By Leslie D. Venzon and Lilian C. Mellejor, Philippine News Agency MANILA, July 30 -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday night ordered the immediate lifting of the unilateral ceasefire against the communist rebels. “I am ordering all security forces to be on …

  • 911 Philippines is ready!

    911 Philippines is ready!

    Jul 30, 2016 19:36
    911 Philippines is ready to respond to disaster and emergencies like fire, typhoon, earthquake, landslides, tsunami, flood, terrorist attack, civil disturbance, riot control, search & rescue, vehicular accidents, and the like. Supporters of PNP chief Bato Dela Rosa, in their Facebook …

  • Francis calls for churchmen to tend to the needy

    Francis calls for churchmen to tend to the needy

    Jul 30, 2016 18:35
    Pope Francis is encouraging his churchmen to leave their comfort zones and tend to the needy on the peripheries. He issued the call as he celebrated a Mass in a shrine in Poland dedicated to the late Polish pope, St. John …

  • Peace talks between the gov’t and communist rebels will proceed despite ceasefire lifting

    Peace talks between the gov’t and communist rebels will proceed despite ceasefire lifting

    Jul 30, 2016 18:08
    Presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza said that the resumption of peace talks between the government and communist rebels will proceed as planned even if the ceasefire is lifted. Formal negotiations between the government panel and the Communist Party of the Philippines …

  • LTFRB bans UV Express vehicles plying along EDSA

    LTFRB bans UV Express vehicles plying along EDSA

    Jul 30, 2016 17:58
    No UV Express vehicles should be seen plying along EDSA following an order from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) banning them from the infamous national road. The LTFRB, thru the Memorandum No. 2016-009, has prohibited all UV Express …

  • #CarinaPH intensifies into a Tropical Storm

    #CarinaPH intensifies into a Tropical Storm

    Jul 30, 2016 17:47
    #CarinaPH has intensified into a Tropical Storm as it continues to move in the general direction of Northern Luzon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported. It is expected to make landfall in Cagayan by Sunday evening. The now …

  • Cyclist’s death prompts Manila gov’t to install bike lanes

    Cyclist’s death prompts Manila gov’t to install bike lanes

    Jul 30, 2016 15:57
    A plan to put up bike lanes in some streets in Manila City was bared Saturday following the road rage incident that resulted in the death of a bicycle rider after an irate motorist shot him several times on Thursday …

  • NDRRMC on ‘blue’ alert due to TD Carina

    NDRRMC on ‘blue’ alert due to TD Carina

    Jul 30, 2016 15:29
    MANILA -- The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has declared a "blue" alert status and advised all local government units in Luzon and Visayas to strengthen their preparations for the onslaught of tropical depression "Carina". The Blue alert …

  • Quiapo road rage case solved, but not closed: MPD

    Quiapo road rage case solved, but not closed: MPD

    Jul 30, 2016 14:36
    “This case is considered solved, but not yet closed without successful prosecution and conviction of the accused.” The Manila Police District (MPD) made this pronouncement as Vhon Martin Tanto, the suspect behind the killing of a cyclist in Quaipo, Manila was …

  • (WATCH) Duterte issues ultimatum to CPP-NPA to start peace talks

    (WATCH) Duterte issues ultimatum to CPP-NPA to start peace talks

    Jul 30, 2016 14:23
    President Rodrigo Duterte gave the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) until Saturday to respond to the truce he offered during his first State of the Nation Address. The president visited the 60th Infantry Batallion in Doña Andrea, Asuncion, …