News in Photos

In photos: DOTr launches train driving simulator for LRT-2 train operators

The Department of Transportation (DOTr)- Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) launched a state-of-the-art Train Driving Simulator which will help improve the driving skills of train operators and ensure the passengers’ safety at the LRT Line 2 system. Through the new simulator system, train operators will also acquire necessary skills to react properly and quickly in any potential situation during revenue operations. This project is part of LRTA’s commitment to deliver world-class service for the passengers. (Photos […]

In photo: Bong Go and presidential son “Baste” jet ski during PHL Rise commemoration

Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go and the youngest son of President Rodrigo Duterte, Sebastian “Baste” Duterte rode their jet ski as they took a tour around the Casiguran Sound during the Philippine Rise commemoration on May 15, 2018. Duterte on Tuesday asserted the Philippines’ sovereignty over the Philippine Rise. Duterte said he does not distinguish between sovereign rights and sovereign territory because the underwater feature falls within the Philippines’ Exclusive Economic […]

News in Photos: Gov’t officials cast their votes for Barangay polls

Government officials in their designated precincts cast their votes as poll precincts opened for the 2018 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on Monday, May 14 . Congresswoman Gloria Macapagal Arroyo together with his husband Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo cast their votes in Barangay San Nicolas Elementary School in Lubao, Pampanga around 12 PM – Eagle News Service Joel Mapiles Sen. Ralph Recto, Batangas 6th District Congresswoman Vilma-Santos Recto and their son Ryan Recto, cast their […]

Sereno back in office as Chief Justice, but will inhibit from quo warranto proceedings

  (Eagle News) – Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said she was within her rights to return to the high court as the chief magistrate, but will inhibit from the proceedings on quo warranto filed against her “out of delicadeza,” according to a statement issued by her camp. Sereno’s spokesperson for the impeachment hearings, Atty. Carlo Cruz said that Sereno had already finished preparations for the expected impeachment trial at the Senate and […]

Mexican Ambassador visits INC Executive Minister, expresses appreciation for Church’s projects to fight poverty

  (Eagle News) – Mexican ambassador to the Philippines, H.E. Gerardo Lozano Arredondo, visited Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) Executive Minister, Brother Eduardo V. Manalo, at the INC Central Office in Quezon City on Wednesday, April 18. Ambassador Lozano’s visit comes just a week after the visit of the Ambassador of Brazil to the Philippines, H.E. Rodrigo do Amaral Souza, on April 11, and nine months after the courtesy call of the Ambassador of […]

President Duterte swears in Guevarra as new DOJ chief, tells him to “clean” DOJ

  (Eagle News) – Newly appointed Justice chief Menardo Guevarra took his oath as the new secretary of the Department of Justice on Thursday night, April 5, effectively replacing Vitaliano Aguirre II who submitted his resignation letter on the same day. Guevarra took his oath as the new DOJ secretary before President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacanang. He said that it was only two days ago that Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go had […]