According to Presidential Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma, the palace is convinced that Meralco’s generation charge this April is reasonable and based on the reports made by Department of Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla, such increase is based on market-driven pricing.
According to the PAGASA, “Domeng” weakens and once again becomes a low-pressure area located in Surigao del Sur, bringing rains in the areas of Caraga region. Davao, eastern Visayas and Misamis Oriental.
According to Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte, Malacañang is asking mayors of Metro Manila to help alleviate the problems faced by commuters using the mass railway transit, after learning from the Senate hearing that new coaches for MRT and LRT will arrive on 2015.
According to the Department of Labor and Employment, labor officials involved in the “sex for flight” scheme are still suspended.
Due to low demand, there is an over-supply of cabbage which caused an extreme dropping o the price of said vegetable, with one kilo selling for 1 peso in La Trinidad.
The government takes action to ensure that the country has ample supply of electricity, in the wake of the shutdown of 12 power plants with combined output of 2,200 megawatts of electricity. According to Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma, government-owned Malaya I plant will be fully operational in two weeks. The government is also taking measures to avoid electricity price hike this summer with the Department of Energy conducting daily price monitoring to curtail possible abuse.
MANILA, April 9 (PNA) — Having witnessed the horrors and brutality of war, 91-year-old World War II veteran Ricardo Madayag said the country is using the right approach in dealing with China regarding the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea. He said the Philippine government effort to settle the territorial row via the United Nations arbitral tribunal is the right approach to such matters. “(The use of) might in settling such matters is no […]
President Aquino promised to prioritize the arrangement of benefits for Filipino veterans during his speech in Mt. Samat shrine in Bataan, in celebration of the “Araw ng Kagitingan”
The leadership of the Philippine National Police is ready to comply with the decision of the Supreme Court, issuing a temporary restraining order against the new gun ban law.
Ferdinand Salas, resident of Riverside, Commonwealth, Quezon City, attempted to jump off the Quezon Avenue underpass due to problems with his wife. He was successfully rescued by the special rescue unit of the Bureau of Fire Protection.
The United Nations warmly welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court that declared constitutional Republic Act 10354 or Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012.
A 23-year old vendor was a victim of a hit-and-run when he approached a trailer truck in Quirino Ave. According to witnesses, Edmund Francisco was approaching the driver’s side of the truck, when the driver opened the door. When the vendor was near the truck, the driver suddenly closed the door and hit him intentionally. The authorities are still in pursuit of the truck.