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Search-and-rescue operations forced to manage Mediterranean migrant crisis as governments shirk responsibilities

In April, a rickety, wooden boat carrying roughly 130 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, leaving no survivors. This tragic incident has become a...

Enforce firecracker laws, DILG orders LGUs, PNP, BFP

QUEZON CITY, Dec. 26 (PIA) -- The Department of the Interior & Local Government (DILG) ordered the Local Government Units (LGUs), the Philippine National...

Traditional “mano” no longer, as House OKs new “official” way of greeting

During Tuesday’s plenary session, a total of 212 lawmakers voted in favor of House Bill 8149, or the proposed “Bating Pilipino Para sa Kalusugan Act”. Only one voted against it while one abstained from voting.

PH halts inbound tourism for public health, safety

The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday supported the pandemic task force's decision to suspend the entry of foreign tourists to the Philippines, saying...

DTI, PhilDev launch new programs ‘IDEA’ and ‘ADVanCE’ to further stimulate Startup Growth

The Department of Trade and Industry, together with PhilDev Foundation, formally launched the Incubation, Development, and Entrepreneurial Assistance (IDEA) and Accelerating Development, Valuation, and...

Pinoys warned against ‘too good to be true’ jobs offered online

The labor department has warned Filipinos looking for work abroad to be wary of job offers they find on the internet, particularly if they...

6-month extension for license, vehicle registration pushed

Deputy Speaker Bernadette Herrera is calling for a six-month extension to the validity of expiring driver’s licenses and motor certificate of registration (CR) of...

CBCP urges public to stay home, help frontliners

Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo, of the National Director of NASSA/Caritas Philippines, said the people will greatly help the front-liners by not leaving their homes.

IATF-EID to discuss possible extension, lifting of Luzon ECQ

Año said the task force is due to hold discussions on Monday with epidemiologists, scientists, and mathematicians who will be making presentations during the meeting.

Mayor Isko cites allegations of corruption in PH’s COVID-19 response

Manila city mayor Isko Moreno recently criticized President Rodrigo Duterte, spokesman Harry Roque, and the national government’s response on the COVID-19 pandemic, citing allegations...

PH food makers seek China market

More than 30 Filipino companies have been showcasing their products during the 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) at the National Exhibition and Convention Center here since November 5.

Halal assurance manual to be available soon: DOST-ITDI

Copies of the Halal assurance system manual will be available to the public soon, an executive of the DOST-Industrial Technology Development Institute said on...