(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.
In the aftermath of the terrorist attack that killed 56 people, including seven Filipinos, at the Defense Ministry Complex hospital in Sanaa, the POEA has banned the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Yemen, where the Crisis Alert Level has been raised to 3.
Taking aid monitoring to another level, Blog Watch joined Disaster Risk Reduction Network Philippines, Yolanda Citizen Watch, which is under the Citizen Action Network for Accountability (CANA), and other like-minded organizations discussed how best to keep an eye on where the aid goes.
Eduardo "Danding" Cojuangco Jr., a crony of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, underwent a successful kidney transplant Monday, his daughter-in-law, Pangasinan Representative Kimi Cojuangco said.