After three years of negotiations, the University of Santo Tomas and the UST Faculty Union representing the institution’s 1,243 teaching personnel finally forged a five-year collective bargaining agreement, National Conciliation and Mediation Board officials announced Wednesday.
A pump boat with three passengers in Southern Leyte remained missing while local authorities reported landslide and rising waters in Eastern Samar and southern part of Leyte Island triggered by a low pressure area, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) reported.
UPDATE 6:08 PM- Travelers going through NAIA 1 be warned: You just might get a whiff of the summer heat even before leaving for your destination. President Aquino, who inspected NAIA terminals on Wednesday, apologized for the matter.
Snaking lines at the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Tuesday prove that ordinary working class citizens try to comply with their obligation to pay taxes on time while those with means can allegedly dodge the authorities so easily, a group of Catholic Church workers said.
A US Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 600 sq km area where the plane is believed to have sunk, US search authorities said on Tuesday.
The Department of Justice on Wednesday ordered the arrest of businessman Cedric Lee and four others accused in the January 22 mauling of actor-host Vhong Navarro. On the same day, Deniece Cornejo posted a P12,000-bail for her temporary release.
In the wake of Friday's clash between government troops and the Abu Sayyaf that left at least 20 dead and 45 injured, Basilan Bishop Martin Jumoad has called for a ceasefire for the Holy Week.
Resisting the urge to update and post on one's social media account top list of sacrifices Pinoy netizens are willing to do this Holy Week.