(UPDATE 2 - 8:56 p.m.) Thailand's premier called a snap election Monday to try to defuse the kingdom's political crisis, but protesters kept up their fight to topple the government with an estimated 140,000 demonstrators flooding the streets of Bangkok.
The Quezon City government on Monday said it has stopped the business operation of all commercial stalls occupying the Manila Seedling Bank compound along Quezon Avenue for violating provisions of the QC Revenue Code and the National Building Code.
MANILA - The Supreme Court on Monday has decided to grant Congress relief by postponing the continuation of the oral argument on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), to give lawmakers enough time to prepare for their case.
Illegal black sand mining proliferates in the country either because they are covered by midnight contracts, or by misleading dredging permits' issued by LGUs,shielding them from paying taxes for ruining the environment, experts alarmed by the growing racket have claimed.
While acknowledging that they, too, are victims, that they, too, need help to rebuild their lives, the journalists of Panay are just as sure of one thing -- they will continue to deliver the information their audiences need.
With Malacanang still in the process of crafting an executive order that would define former senator Panfilo Lacson's functions and powers as post-Yolanda rehabilitation czar, the former national police chief vowed to be focused on the job at hand, blind to political colors.
A clan of 29 people who flew to Manila just days after typhoon Yolanda struck typifies the fond hope of thousands of refugees: to be back home in Tacloban, where they want to pick up the pieces of their lives--not in strange territory, where they don't want to burden strangers for too long.
Eduardo "Danding" Cojuangco Jr., a crony of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, underwent a successful kidney transplant Monday, her daughter-in-law, Pangasinan Representative Kimi Cojuangco said.