The Department of Justice on Sunday struck a tentative note amid speculations that Atty. Jessica Lucila Reyes, one of the principal respondents in the pork barrel plunder case, could end up as a state witness.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has delisted 11 recruitment agencies for various reasons.
The National Press Club of the Philippines vowed to file a countersuit against the Government Service Insurance System after the Manila Regional Trial Court dismissed the estafa case filed against past club officials in 2008 over the sale of a mural by National Artist Vicente Manansala.
A Malaysia Airlines plane with 166 people aboard landed safely early Monday after turning back to Kuala Lumpur due to a landing gear problem, the carrier said.
Thirty-one people died in 50 incidents, mostly car crashes, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Monday.
Fellow passengers of a Filipino nurse who flew home on April 15, before the man was found to have tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), still need to undergo tests, the DOH said on Saturday, even as the nurse has already been cleared of the virus.
Want to see a night sky spectacle? From the evening of Monday (April 21) to the wee hours of Tuesday (April 22), the annual Lyrids meteor shower will peak, with about a dozen meteors per hour streaking across Philippine skies, the Philippine weather bureau said.
Unlike other whistleblowers, Atty. Jessica "Gigi" Reyes, the former chief of staff of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile who returned to the country Saturday, is unlikely to "spill the beans" to implicate lawmakers in the P10-billion pork barrel scam, Senator Jinggoy Estrada said Sunday.