Women found different ways of observing International Women's Day, with Gabriela and the People Surge Alliance of Yolanda Victims marching to the Times Street home of President Aquino III, thousands forming the woman symbol at Luneta, and rights-oriented groups assailing anti-poor policies.
The administration said it remains determined to carry out rebuilding and rehabilitation efforts in areas affected by typhoon "Yolanda" and appealed to all sectors to work together.
The commander of the West Philippine Sea (WPS) has sent search-and-rescue plane and naval assets to help locate the Boeing B777-200 aircraft of Malaysian Airlines with 227 passengers and 12 crew that went missing two hours after takeoff and possibly crashed into the sea.
The government targets to eliminate rabies and declare the country free from the disease in the next six years.
The Zamboanga del Sur Electric Cooperative-1 (Zamsureco-1) on Friday lifted the implementation of the six-hour rotational blackout daily here.
The Philippine Navy (PN) has announced that "swarm tactics" are being developed for its MPAC (multi-purpose assault craft) force.
Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Friday admitted that the status of Technology Resource Center (TRC) director general Dennis Cunanan in the Witness Protection Program (WPP) may be affected by the issue of his alleged receipt of kickbacks from Janet Napoles, as revealed by Benhur Luy.
Amid the crisis in Ukraine, the Philippine government has imposed a temporary ban on the deployment of Filipino workers in the Eastern European country.