After saying that the first day of the PISTON-led transport strike had not had a significant impact because it did not have the support of much of the transport sector, Malacañang Palace late Monday night extended to Tuesday the suspension of work in government offices and classes in all levels, public and private schools.
raqi government forces captured the major Kurdish-held oil city of Kirkuk on Monday, responding to a Kurdish referendum on independence with a bold lightning strike that transforms the balance of power in the country.
More than 300 people were killed by twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, an official said on Monday, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives caught by Somalia’s deadliest attack in a decade.
The jailing of three Hong Kong democracy activists this year is a serious threat to the city’s rule of law, a group of senior international lawyers said on Monday, adding the independence of the judiciary risks becoming a “charade”.
The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) rejected the move of delisting-bound Calata Corp. to spin off its assets, but signaled it may “bend its rules” if the embattled agribusiness firm will pursue a tender offer for its minority shareholders, the bourse chief said.
The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) has received an unsolicited proposal from MTD Capital Berhad (MTD Capital) to establish the 207-hectare New Clark City National Government Administrative Center (NGAC) through a joint venture agreement. Estimated cost for the project is P121.8 billion.
We saw how the Executive department gathered the felons and the convicted drug lords to testify against her. Then we witnessed many in Congress totally besmirch her dignity using these convicted felons/drug lords. Finally, the majority of the Supreme Court justices - Velasco, De Castro, Bersamin, Peralta, Tijam, Martirez, Segismundo, Del Castillo, Reyes - allowed her incarceration.
Bad weather is stalling efforts to clear the Iloilo International Airport of a Cebu Pacific plane that veered off the runway late Friday, even as technical experts from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines and the Manila International Airport Authority have joined the Cebu Pacific team onsite.