The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Wednesday refuted claims by the maintenance contractor of the MRT3 that it is being denied payments, saying that the government is withholding payments because the company has failed to submit necessary documents.
China has launched more rigorous investigations into the activities and finances of rights lawyers and law firms that take on politically sensitive issues, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, in its multi-year campaign to stifle dissent.
U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to “totally destroy” the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a “rocket man.”
(UPDATE 2 - 12:06 p.m.) At least 149 people died when a powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico on Tuesday, toppling buildings in the heavily populated capital where rescuers scoured frantically under the rubble of ruins for survivors.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said the Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) will likely be granted the original proponent status for the takeover and rehabilitation of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3.
Business confidence among Asian companies fell for the first time in three quarters in July-September as escalating geo-political tensions outweighed an improved performance by most economies in the region, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed.
It's business as usual for all Toys “R” Us stores in the Philippines, which will continue to offer a wide assortment of toys and merchandise for kids, the company said Wednesday, amid reports that Toys "R" Us Inc, the largest US toy store chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection.
NCPAG, the country's premier training school for public servants has come out in support of the Commission on Human Rights, saying the agency - one of seven constitutional bodies mandated in the 1987 Charter - is needed "now, more than ever."
For one precious day, thousands of teachers from all over the country were able to let go of their lesson plans and a myriad tasks last weekend to relish the joys of being appreciated at the Gabay Guro celebration at the SM MOA Arena.
Intel Corp announced a collaboration with Alphabet’s Waymo self-driving unit, saying it had worked with the company during the design of its compute platform to allow autonomous cars to process information in real time.