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Ban on baby food products with added sugar sought in Senate

Senator Imee Marcos filed a bill on Monday seeking to prohibit baby food producers and manufacturers from adding sugar in their products. Marcos cited studies...

Zubiri eyes toppling of Chinese cell towers in PH military bases

Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri is planning to ask Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr. to remove...

Sen. Imee Marcos calls for restraint to de-escalate tensions in WPS

Patience is still the key to resolve the issues surrounding the West Philippine Sea (WPS), Sen. Imee Marcos said Thursday. During the Kapihan sa Senado...

DOTr eyes procurement of 500K driver’s license cards in July

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is currently finalizing the procurement of at least 500,000 driver's license cards by July after the Land Transportation Office...

Probe on alleged data breach in PNP, other gov’t agencies sought

A lawmaker has filed a resolution urging the Senate to look into the alleged breach in the databases of the Philippine National Police (PNP)...

Sen. Binay wants Cebu Pacific investigated due to mounting complaints of...

A lawmaker vowed to investigate accusations of Cebu Pacific overbooking, offloading, and booking difficulties, claiming that these concerns drive away visitors and annoy passengers. After...

Telcos must work double time to avoid SIM registration cramming

Telecommunications companies (telcos) must work harder in encouraging mobile phone users to register their subscriber identity module (SIM) cards to avoid the usual cramming...

Senators irked by latest West Philippine Sea incident

The Philippine Senate on Wednesday referred to the Committees on National Defense and Foreign Relations the privilege speech made by Senator Francis Tolentino regarding...

Sen. Marcos seeks property rights for same-sex couples

Senator Imee Marcos has refiled Senate Bill (SB) No. 1532 that seeks to institutionalize property rights and legal protection for the LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay,...

POPCOM bats for more health programs for elderly

An official of the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) on Wednesday called for more focus on the institutionalization of comprehensive health programs for...

PH not yet ready for digital currency: DOF chief

Developing and upgrading the country's digital payment system is the priority of the government's financial managers before engaging in Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC),...

Biden recognizes contributions of Filipino Americans

President Joe Biden of the United States sent his gratitude to the Filipino American community in celebration of Filipino American History Month (FAHM) this...