Philippine ambassador to Malaysia, Eduardo Malaya, dispatched an embassy official to coordinate closely with the case of a Filipino resort worker abducted in Sabah.
Ousted Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona questioned the filing of perjury and ethical violation charges filed against him by the Ombudsman.
The Department of Education will start early on their “Brigada Eskwela” program in areas affected by the super typhoon “Yolanda” which will start after the graduation and recognition programs in the said areas.
According to the PAGASA, the country will experience fair weather brought by the easterlies, with temperatures ranging from 24 to 34 degrees Celsius.
President Noynoy Aquino will meet President Tony Tan Kem Yam on how to strengthen relations between the two countries. This is the first official visit of the Singaporean leader to the Philippines.
The next school year will begin classes on June 2, with a total of 201 school days. The Department of Education clarified that the June-March academic calendar will remain for the pre-school, elementary and high school, despite several universities changing their academic calendar to August -June.
The Commission on Elections is ready for the registration of new voters as well as the registration of biometrics data on May 6.
The Malacañang respects the view of Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, wherein the Senator said that the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro between the Government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front is unconstitutional but according to Presidential Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma, every provisions of the said agreement is constitutional, further adding that every member of the Congress has the opportunity to review the Bangsamoro Basic Law once it is proposed.
MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan on Wednesday, April 2, granted Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s wish to have her family visit her on her birthday on April 5 at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center where she is currently detained. The former President will be turning 67 on April 5. She earlier asked the anti-graft court to allow her family to join her on her birthday at the VMMC for three days and two nights. Arroyo is […]
MANILA, April 2 (PNA) — Malacanang on Wednesday presented to media members a roadmap of the next steps following the filing of charges against those linked to the alleged P10-billion priority development assistance fund (PDAF) scam. Alleged PDAF mastermind Janet Napoles is among those who will be charged with plunder and graft along with three senators — Juan Ponce Enrile, Ramon Revilla Jr. and Jinggoy Estrada. “It is important that our people know and understand […]
By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, April 2 (PNA) —The Aquino administration is not targeting senators who are members of the opposition with the impending filing of plunder and graft charges against them in connection with the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam, a Malacanang official said on Wednesday. Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio B. Coloma Jr. made the statement following Vice President Jejomar Binay’s written request not to limit the filing of charges to […]
(Reuters) — Dozens of Filipino activists rallied at a demonstration outside the Chinese embassy in Manila’s business district on Wednesday (April 2) to protest China’s recent blockade attempt of a vessel in the South China Sea. Two Chinese coastguards tried to block a Philippine civilian vessel delivering food, water and fresh troops to Second Thomas Shoal on Saturday (March 29), The shoal is known in China as Ren’ai reef and in the Philippines as Ayungin. Protesters in Manila condemned the blockade attempt, citing the Philippines’ claim […]