Palace braces public on power supply yellow alert

MANILA, April 15 (ENS) — The Department of Energy has placed the island of Luzon under “yellow alert” because of the unexpected shutdown of Masinloc power plant due to a boiler tube leak, and the extended shutdown of the Pagbilao power plant. According to Director Mylene Capungcol of the DOE, the leak in the boiler tube of the plant in Masinloc was so critical that the plant would not be able to produce electricity because […]

Draft of Bangsamoro Basic Law submitted to Malacanang, still open to modification — Palace official

MANILA, April 15 — Malacanang said that the working draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is still open to modification after it was submitted to the Office of the President (OP) on Monday afternoon.  Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. raised the issue in a Palace media briefing following speculations that the initial draft lacked key details that should have been included. “By definition, a draft is something that can be supplemented and can […]

Taxpayers rush to BIR

Taxpayers rush to the offices of the Bureau of Internal Revenue for the last day of submitting the income tax return, which will last till 5:00 pm today.

Different modes of tax payment

Other than directly paying to the Bureau of Internal Revenue, BIR Commissioner Kim Henares said that there are different modes of payment of income tax returns through authorized banks and even through mobile payments and tax debit memos.

LPA continues to bring heavy rains over Visayas

MANILA, April 15 (PNA) — The low pressure area (LPA) lingering inside the country for almost two weeks now continues to induce rains in many parts of the country. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) weather forecaster Jun Galang in an interview Tuesday said that as of 4 a.m., the LPA was spotted some 60 km east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (10.0ºN, 126.3ºE). Galang said the weather disturbance continues to move “very […]