The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through its Field Offices (FOs), has started to provide relief assistance to families and individuals affected by Tropical Storm ‘Urduja,” which continues to cause heavy rains resulting in severe flooding in Eastern Visayas provinces and in Northeastern parts of Mindanao.
Filipinos in hardship areas, such as Baghdad and other parts of Iraq, can now come home to the Philippines following the approval of a proposal that would allow them to visit their loved ones and still return to their jobs, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has announced.
On Friday, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno attended the Supreme Court's Christmas party and bonded with the high tribunal's employees, her face lighting up with a sweet smile as if there were no moves to oust her from power.
The Volunteer Against Crime and Corruption, formerly headed by Martin Diño, who became instrumental in paving the way for President Rodrigo Duterte's 2016 candidacy, wants former President Benigno Aquino III and other ex-public officials charged with plunder.
The Senate approved Wednesday on third and final reading two resolutions seeking to increase the base salary of military and uniformed personnel (MUP) starting January next year and calling for a review of the salary scheme of civilian personnel.
(UPDATE 2 - 12:03 p.m.) At no time before, during and after the roll-out of the P3.5-billion dengue vaccination program did he hear anyone object to the introduction of Sanofi Pasteur's Dengvaxia to over 800,000 Filipino children, former President Benigno Aquino III told the Senate Thursday.