A motorcycle driver suffered injuries after crashing into a concrete barrier in Brgy. Doña Josefa, Quezon Ave., Quezon City.
MANILA, Philippines — Malacanang said it remains optimistic that it could achieve the 6.5 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth target for the year, despite slower economic growth in the third quarter. In a press briefing in Malacañang, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said they remain hopeful that the country’s economy would rebound in the fourth quarter. Quoting National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Director General Arsenio Balisacan, Coloma said the administration’s […]
Manila, Philippines – In this era of critical governance reforms and their role in both mitigating corruption while promoting investment and competitiveness, the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill is positioned to serve as a linchpin for sustainable transparency and development for the country. To provide a better understanding of FOI and its implications to our society, Asia Society Philippines, INCITEGov and Young Public Servants present Transparency 3.0 Freedom of Information: Asian Perspectives, Philippine Impact on […]
A taxi driver was held-up by three men in the Mindanao Avenue Extension in Lagro, Quezon City. The police responded immediately and the three men ended up dead in an exchange of fire with the police.
According to Manila Vice-Mayor Isko Moreno, the city government of Manila is looking into the relocation of families that will be affected by the transfer of the oil depot in Pandacan, as well as extending help to those who will lose employment with the said transfer.
According to Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla, it is up to the oil companies if they are going to implement price hikes due to the transfer of the oil depot in Pandacan.
Several schools in Visayas and Mindanao suspend classes due to the storm “Queenie”. Here are the lists of schools that suspended classes.
According to Valenzuela representative Sherwin Gatchalian, Vice President Binay should stop tolerating his detractors and instead should start taking legal steps against them.
The Senate leadership guaranteed that they will prioritize the plenary hearing regarding the grant of emergency powers to the President to avert the looming energy crisis next year.
Days after being criticized for breaking their own Ebola quarantine protocol, the military and the Department of Health on Tuesday exempted four just-returned United Nations peacekeepers from Liberia were sent to a hospital that was not designated an Ebola facility. “The decision to let them undergo the quarantine at the AFP Medical Center is based on the guidance from DOH,” said Armed Forces spokesman Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc. Cabunoc explained that the four Filipino soldiers, who were […]
Manila, Philippines – A forum tackling the issue of Freedom of Information is set on Monday, December 1, at the Asian Institute of Management in Makati that will feature senators and speakers involved in the current FOI bill, as well as resource persons from other countries. The forum entitled “Transparency 3.0 Freedom of Information: Asian Perspectives, Philippine Impact” on December 1, 2014 will be held from 1PM to 5:30PM at the AIM in Makati. It will provide a […]
(Reuters) – Vietnam on Tuesday showed off its two most powerful warships in the first-ever port call to the Philippines but an official said it was not trying to challenge China’s superior naval forces amid tension in the South China Sea. Hanoi invited the diplomatic community to its Russian-built missile-guided frigates docked in Manila Bay at the start of a three-day goodwill visit. China lays claim to almost all of the entire South China Sea, believed to be […]