VP Binay speaks against CGMA discrimination

For the first time, Vice President Jejomar Binay spoke against the alleged discrimination of the current administration to Congressman Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, among other alleged violations like the controversial DAP and discrimination against opposition members facing PDAF charges.

Peace panels to craft transition plan for ARMM to Bangsamoro

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News Service)  – ​ The peace panels of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are set to craft a clear transition plan for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to the Bangsamoro as they continue work on implementing the provisions of the Comprehensive Agreement of the Bangsamoro (CAB). This is happening even as Congress continues deliberations on the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Based on a […]

Philippines prepares for repatriation of at least 1,755 Filipinos from Ebola-affected countries

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News Service) — The Philippine government is preparing for the imminent repatriation of some 1,800 Filipinos from three countries in West Africa struck by the deadly Ebola virus, as the Department of Foreign Affairs mulls the raising of the crisis alert level in the Ebola-affected countries by mid-November.In a press briefing in Malacañang, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. told reporters that the government is establishing a protocol to repatriate […]

Murder complaint to be filed vs US soldier tagged in the killing of Filipino transgender

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News Service) — Malacanang said the governments of the Philippines and the United States will follow the provisions of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) in seeking justice for the murder of a Filipino allegedly by an American serviceman in Olongapo City, as police prepare to file a murder complaint against the suspect Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr., said that the Philippine government will follow the detailed process as laid […]

Quiet lava flow noted in Mayon volcano

(Eagle News Service) — At least two volcanic quakes were recorded in Mayon Volcano in the last 24 hours after a “quiet eruption” occurred last Sunday where lava flow of about 350 meters long was recorded by volcanologists. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) also noted “moderate to voluminous emission” of white steam plumes drifting northeast. Phivolcs resident volcanologist Eduardo Laguerta said Mayon has entered what he called “eruptive period” after the quiet […]

Overseas Filipino workers returning from countries hit by Ebola virus need medical clearance

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) is planning to require a medical clearance from Filipinos who are returning from Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, which have been struck by the deadly Ebola virus, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said on Monday. “We are now making arrangements na iyong ating mga Filipino workers doon … dapat bago sila makauwi dito, we will require them to have a so-called medical clearance,” he said on the sidelines […]