DENR secures historic international environmental management certification Thu, Feb 11, 2016, 7:02 AM | Philippines News Agency

El Nino now affects 'rice granary' town in Palawan; NIA limits water supply to farms Wed, Feb 10, 2016, 7:21 AM | Jesus M. Ustares, Philippines News Agency

Ban Ki moon warns against ISIS spread in South Asia, Philippines Thu, Feb 11, 2016, 6:27 AM | Philippines News Agency | PTI

WITH VIDEO | More problems discovered in source codes: Comelec Thu, Feb 11, 2016, 12:22 AM | Jet Villa, | Maricel Halili, News5 More problems were discovered on the source codes of the consolidated canvassing system (CCS) and vote counting machines (VCM), the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Wednesday.

Philippines keen on Hague final ruling on case vs China in May Wed, Feb 10, 2016, 11:08 PM | Philippines News Agency The Philippines is expecting a final ruling in May on its arbitration case questioning the legality of China’s massive claim in the South China Sea, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said on Wednesday.

DFA Sec. Del Rosario exits after 5 years of principled stewardship Wed, Feb 10, 2016, 4:58 PM | When President Aquino called for him back to lead DFA, he told Secretary Albert del Rosario it was because 'I was a fighter for democracy. In truth, I simply want to be remembered as a patriot.'


MB decides to keep key policy rates unchanged MB decides to keep key policy rates unchanged The Monetary Board has decided to maintain key policy rates at 4.0 percent for overnight borrowing or reverse repurchase (RRP) facility; and at 6 percent…

Thais register 70,000 foreign workers in scandal-mired seafood sector Thais register 70,000 foreign workers in scandal-mired seafood sector Thai authorities have registered more than 70,000 previously undocumented foreign workers in its fishing industry, navy officials said Thursday, part of a bid by the…

FDIs grow 16.4% in November 2015; Jan.-Nov. total is 3.4% lower at $5.5B FDIs grow 16.4% in November 2015; Jan.-Nov. total is 3.4% lower at $5.5B Foreign direct investments (FDI) registered net inflows of US$464 million in November 2015, higher by 16.4 percent than the year-ago level, the central bank reported,…


POEA allows licensed recruiters to place Filipino nurses in Germany outside Triple Win Wed, Feb 10, 2016, 6:01 PM | The Governing Board of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration liberalizes the recruitment of Filipino nurses to Germany beyond the scope of POEA's in-house placement facility and the Federal Employment Agency through the International Placement Services.

Maynilad completes repair of leaking water line that caused Sta. Mesa flooding Thu, Feb 11, 2016, 2:01 PM | (UPDATE, 6:01 PM) The technical team of Maynilad Water Services Inc. completed the repair of the leaking 1,050-mm primary line along Ramon Magsaysay Ave. corner Santol in Sta. Mesa, Manila, by 2:45 p.m. Thursday, allowing water supply to normalize hours earlier than promised.

US, India consider joint patrols in South China Sea - US official Wed, Feb 10, 2016, 2:40 PM| A Reuters Exclusive The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a US defense official said could include the disputed South China Sea, a move that would likely anger Beijing, which claims most of the waterway.

SSS PENSION HIKE | Signatories to veto override hit 75 - Colmenares Thu, Feb 11, 2016, 1:36 PM| Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, (UPDATE - 2:05 p.m.) More members of the House of Representatives have signed the resolution overriding President Benigno Aquino III's veto of the bill raising the monthly pensions of Social Security System members by P2,000, Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares said Thursday.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY | DPWH to conduct weekend road reblocking in Quezon City Wed, Feb 10, 2016, 2:33 PM| Clara Masing, The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be undertaking road reblocking and repairs starting at 10 p.m. Friday (Feb. 12) until early morning of February 15 at selected roads in Quezon City.

Tap P2.5-billion President's contingency fund for OFWs displaced by oil price drop: Recto Tue, Feb 9, 2016, 6:45 PM| Ernie Reyes, The P2.5-billion contigency fund of President Aquino should be used to help returning overseas Filipino workers as thousands of OFWs are being laid off in the Middle East as steadily declining oil prices impact their employers in oil-revenue-dependent economies.

ALAM BA ITO NI TOM CRUISE? | Senatorial candidate channels Mission: Impossible in billboard Wed, Feb 10, 2016, 6:04 PM| The political ad is a billboard featuring Cooperative-National Confederation of Cooperatives (Coop-NATCCO) party-list Rep. Cresente C. Paez, who is running for senator. Then, of course, we also have Tom Cruise on it.

PHOTO | You may kiss the bride Thu, Feb 11, 2016, 2:18 PM| Krisken Jones, Senior Police Officer 2 Dennis Ebuenga kisses his wife Mary Ann Orsal as they and 19 other newlyweds exit the Mt. Carmel Church in Camp Crame in Quezon City following a mass wedding for police personnel Thursday.

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