Seventeen more hostages including foreign birdwatchers remain the in the hands of the bandit group Abu Sayyaf, Department of National Defense chief Voltaire Gazmin said Thursday quoting information from local…Read More »
To encourage Filipino doctors to stay in the country and help their countrymen, a lawmaker seeks to grant incentives in the form of tax credit to physicians who render pro bono services to indigents.
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) continues to check the road-worthiness of buses plying Metro Manila roads to ensure public safety following a tragic Skyway accident this week, Malacanang said.
Education Undersecretary Rizalino Rivera clarified over the weekend that the department's rationalization plan will not displace regular employees through forced retirement.
Newly crowned Miss International 2013 Bea Rose Santiago arrived late Saturday night at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport 1 to a rousing welcome by Filipinos reeling from disaster but heartened by her triumph.
Take part in a tour to Capiz and instantly become a volunteer in helping the province regain what it has lost from the damage wrought by typhoon Yolanda.
Catanduanes Gov. Araceli Wong has reiterated her firm position against coal mining being pushed by the Department of Energy in the province.
Albay Gov. Joey Salceda on Saturday said the Department of Social Welfare and Development should provide Noche Buena package to each of the 1.1 million families displaced by super typhoon “Yolanda” in the Visayas.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Philippine typhoon survivors to "never despair" as he pledged Saturday to rally global backing to help them recover from one of their country's deadliest disasters.
As majority leader and a colleague in the Senate, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano should have checked the facts and circumstances behind the so-called Dasmarinas incident involving Makati Mayor Junjun Binay, his bodyguards, and the village guards, the mayorÃ¢ÂÂs sister Senator Nancy Binay said on Saturday.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled the anti-bacterial Cefazolin powder for injection (Cefazin) due to its inconsistency in branding.
President Benigno Aquino III on Saturday declared a unilateral nationwide Christmas ceasefire that started after midnight today, 21 December 2013, to end at 11:59 p.m. of 15 January 2014.
Albay Gov. Joey Salceda and humanitarian Team Albay have opted to spend Christmas Noche Buena on December 24 in the company of super typhoon Yolanda survivors in the devastated town of Bassey in Eastern Samar.
Following Muslim tradition, Mayor Ukol Talumpa of the nearby Labangan town, his wife Lea, and nephew, Saripudin, were buried Saturday morning, within 24 hours of their death, in his hometown of Labangan, this province.
More than one-and-a-half years ago, then-Transportation Secretary Mar Roxas promised to install closed-circuit TV cameras (CCTVs) in all vital parts of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 - and vowed to do it within 2012.
Human rights leader Mary Aileen Bacalso received the Emilio F. Mignone International Human Rights Award in Argentina Tuesday last week for her advocacy work in her capacity as the secretary-general of the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD).
The Supreme Court has dismissed an electrician assigned at the SC who was found to have been addicted to drugs.
A multi-million dollar lawsuit filed against Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao by Texas-based Imperial ED Promotions has been dismissed by the United States Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon arrived in Manila Friday night to personally visit Tacloban City and assess the relief efforts done by UN agencies in Central Philippines in the aftermath of super typhoon Yolanda (international code name: Haiyan).