President Aquino wants a more modern national prison by the end of the year. The national prison will be transferred to Laur, Nueva Ecija inside Fort Magsaysay. The project will be a private-public partnership with a 40 billion peso budget.
The arraignment of Janet Lim Napoles and Senator Ramon Revilla is scheduled for today. Here is the update from Eagle News reporter Meanne Corvera.
As the number of NFA rice released to the market doubles, the price of rice will lessen due to competition, according to the NFA.
Residents in West Crame experienced brownout after a transformer exploded when the cables of two electric posts got entangled in a passing container van, the driver of which didn’t notice the wires because of the heavy rains.
A magnitude 5.7 earthquake that was centered 22 kilometers south of Calatagan, Batangas struck around 7:52 PM Wednesday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). Initial reports from Phivolcs geologist Isabel Abiga stated that the earthquake has a depth of 36 kilometers. A magnitude 5 was felt in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro and Batangas City. No major damages or injuries were reported, but the shaking was felt as far as Metro […]
Due to low harvests, the Philippines will import 800,000 metric tons of rice. The NFA will also release additional cheap rice in the market to prevent panic buying.
The price of rice in the market goes down by two pesos per kilo by retailers in Metro Manila due to the price cut implemented by the new NFA administrator.
Weather bureau PAGASA is monitoring a low-pressure area inside the Philippine area of responsibility. Located in eastern Mindanao, where there is also currently an intertropical convergence zone, causing rains in Visayas and Mindanao.
In celebration of the “Day of Flipino Seafarers” as declared in Proclamation No.. 183, the MRT and LRT will give free rides to Filipino seafarers from 5pm-7pm.
MANILA, Philippines — President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed new administrators for the National Food Authority (NFA) and Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA). President Aquino designated former president of San Miguel Foods, Inc., Arthur O. Juan, as NFA Council member and administrator, to serve the unexpired term of office ending on June 30, 2014. Juan will replace Orlan A. Calayag who resigned in May shortly after the appointment of former senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan as […]
Detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada has again sought intervention from the Supreme Court to stop the Sandiganbayan from hearing the graft and plunder cases against him.
Educators and advocates of the Filipino language have expressed anger over plans to drop mandatory Filipino subjects in the revised general education curriculum of the Commission of Higher Education.