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Philippines grapples with rising child sexual abuse online

In the Philippines, a disturbing statistic has emerged: one in three Filipino children are at risk of facing molestation or sexual violence before they...

Chinese vessels block BFAR ship off Bajo de Masinloc

China persists in its aggressive conduct in the West Philippine Sea, demonstrating no signs of easing its actions, and persistently harasses Philippine vessels. Commodore Jay...

DOLE-PESO Mimaropa highlights accomplishments in 2023

Labor and employment personnel, alongside Public Employment Service Office managers and select department staff, convened at a hotel in Puerto Princesa City recently for...

SMC consortium wins NAIA rehabilitation contract

The consortium led by San Miguel Holdings Corporation won the contract to rehabilitate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) with an estimated project cost...

NEA to conduct power supply bidding instead of PALECO

The National Electrification Administration has stopped the Palawan Electric Cooperative from conducting its planned competitive bidding for its more or less 50 megawatt main...

Supreme Court disbars lawyer for fraudulent annulment proceedings

The Supreme Court has ordered the disbarment of Attorney Emilio S. Paña, Jr., finding him guilty of violating the Code of Professional Responsibility and...

Anti-Terrorism Council lauds arrest of ISIS female financial conduit

Anti-Terrorism Council (ATC) Chairman Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin lauded the arrest of Myrna Mabanza, 32, an individual identified as a terrorist by government operatives...

Marcos orders PNP to step up anti-cybercrime efforts

In a decisive move to combat the escalating threat of digital crime, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. ordered the enhancement of the Philippine National...

Recto pitches for new Treasury bonds

Finance Secretary Ralph Recto has urged Filipinos to invest in the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr)’s 30th tranche of Retail Treasury Bonds (RTB 30)...

Sen. Tulfo seeks stricter penalties for drunk drivers

Senator Raffy Tulfo has filed a bill seeking for stiffer penalties, including a fine of up to PHP1 million, for motor vehicle drivers found...

DOTr to introduce biometric passenger processing

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) last week held a forum in Davao City, attended by airline companies and other stakeholders, to present plans to...

Padilla files Mohammad Said Act to address ‘mistaken identity’ arrests

Senator Robin Padilla has introduced Senate Bill (SB) 2547, named the Mohammad Said Act, in response to cases of individuals detained due to mistaken...