The Senate begins on Monday, Feb. 19, its probe into the alleged controversies surrounding the PHP18-billion acquisition of two Philippine Navy frigates, with at least five members of the Cabinet expected to attend and shed light on the controversy.
With the cancellation of the Bell 412 EPI contract from Bell Helicopter and Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC), the Philippine Air Force (PAF) is now looking again for possible suppliers capable of supplying it with aircraft with similar capabilities.
Former national security adviser Roilo Golez is wondering why the Duterte administration is not doing something about China's "militarization" of Subi or Zamora Reef, which he said is part of the Philippines based on a law defining the country's archipelagic baseline.
The key witness in the case of a Chilean bishop accused of covering sexual abuse said on Saturday he gave “eyeopening” testimony to a papally mandated investigator and hoped it would lead to the truth.
Beneficiaries of the government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program receiving subsidies through automated teller machines (ATMs) will get additional funds starting this February to alleviate the impact of higher prices of some commodities due to tax reform.
Economic activity is seen to get an additional boost from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) cut of banks' reserve requirement ratio (RRR) to 19 percent effective March 2, 2018, according to the Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP).
Portentously, core democratic principles such as observance of the constitution, independence of the judiciary, freedom of the press, and the prohibition against deprivation of life, liberty and property without due process of law are threatened if not already violated.
"The plight of the artist is somewhat similar to that of the long distance runner. You have to cross the finish line. What counts more in life is the end result."—Napoleon Abueva, National Artist for Sculpture
Next week, another arms and outdoors show will unfold but this time, martial techniques, both armed and bare hand, as well as lessons on survival during calamities will take the front seat aside from the usual fireams.
Volkswagen is looking at Apple products for guidance on how to style its new generation of electric cars, its top designer said, as the automaker aims to turn profits on battery-powered vehicles when they launch in 2020.
Bitcoin rose above $10,000 on Thursday for the first time in more than two weeks, as investors bought back the digital currency after having fallen 70 percent from its all-time peak hit in mid-December.