Martial law victims reiterated their demand to President Benigno Aquino III to immediately form the body that would process their claims, saying they have waited long enough for recognition and reparation.
At least 2,500 brand-new vehicles seen to boost crime-fighting capabilities of the National Police will be purchased soon in a deal that Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Wednesday promised would be graft-free and transparent.
The entire Maguindanao division of schools is mourning the death of their school supervisor who was shot dead Monday. Lilian Pendatun died Wednesday morning due to multiple gunshot wounds.
Despite the bloodbath seen in the financial markets last week, the Philippine economy will remain robust since its growth is hinged on domestic consumption, government officials said today.
UPDATE 1:43PM- President Benigno Aquino III touted before global experts the reforms begun in his administration to empower the poor with direct service interventions and by boosting sectors that create jobs and livelihood opportunities.
The United States on Wednesday downgraded China, Russia, and Uzbekistan to the bottom of a US table for failing to make greater efforts to combat human trafficking, a move that may spark sanctions.
The country's big mining lobby has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss petitions questioning the constitutionality of Republic Act No. 7942 or the Mining Act of 1995.
(UPDATED - 9 p.m.) A shallow magnitude 4.4 quake jolted Polillo, Quezon at 7:05 p.m., Wednesday.