Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon as well as Visayas will experience partly cloudy skies with scattered rain showers due to the northeast monsoon.
MANILA Feb 18 (PNA) — Three oil firms have implemented oil price hikes effective 6:00 a.m. Tuesday. Two big oil companies, Petron Corporation and Shell Philippines, increased prices of gasoline by P1 per liter; 25 centavos per liter for kerosene; and 40 centavos for diesel. Another industry player, Total Corporation, also implemented the same oil price adjustments except for kerosene products. The oil companies said the oil price hike reflects movement in the international oil […]
Matteo Renzi has been nominated Italy’s youngest-ever prime minister. His ascension follows a daring power grab that has been welcomed by investors but has left many Italians skeptical. After receiving the mandate from President Giorgio Napolitano Monday morning, the 39-year-old Renzi must move quickly to form a new government and then deliver on his promise to lead Italy “out of the quagmire.” Over the weekend, Napolitano had consulted with the leaders of Italy’s various political factions before nominating Renzi […]
(Reuters) – North Korean security chiefs and possibly even Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un himself should face international justice for ordering systematic torture, starvation and killings comparable to Nazi-era atrocities, U.N. investigators said on Monday. The investigators told Kim in a letter they were advising the United Nations to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court (ICC), to make sure any culprits “including possibly yourself” were held accountable. North Korea “categorically and totally” rejected the […]
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR)Mines and Geosciences Bureau advises residents of Inabanga, Loon, and Maribojoc, Bohol to evacuate after the discovery of a new fault line in the area.
The Highway Patrol Group will deploy additional personnel to assist motorists affected by the construction of Skyway 3.
The Commission on Higher Education said it was not against the proposal to reduce the number of school days to four. But according to CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan, careful study should be made before the implementation of the 4-day school week. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority proposed the change because of the 15 government projects that will be implemented in Metro Manila which are expected to cause heavy traffic. Survey question: What can you say […]
Malacañang has asked the Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education to make a study of the proposed 4-day school week.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration lifted the deployment ban for returning OFWs to Yemen two months after it was implemented. The lifting of the ban came about after the improvement in the political environment of said country. But Labor and Employment Secretary and POEA Chairman Rosalinda Baldos said that the deployment ban remains for newly-hired OFWs in Yemen
A proposed bill to offer a 10 million peso reward for anyone who could give information in order to prevent crimes and terrorism is now at the House of Representatives.
Three suspected hold-uppers were killed in an encounter with the police at the Quezon Boulevard underpass in Quiapo, Manila.
According to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino, expect heavy traffic as the Department of Public Works and Highway starts the construction of Skyway 3 project, an elevated expressway which aims to alleviate traffic problems in EDSA, Quezon Avenue and Araneta Avenue as well as connecting the North Luzon and South Luzon Expressways.