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5,000 kilometers undersea cable to connect Philippines, SEA, Hong Kong by 2024

A new submarine optical cable system will soon run along Hong Kong, the Philippines, and other Southeast Asia (SEA) countries to substantially enhance digital...

Sara Duterte to become next DepEd chief: Marcos Jr.

Presumptive president Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Wednesday said his running mate and vice presidential frontrunner Sara Duterte has agreed to take the helm...

DTI, USAID mobilize “Fish Right” Program for marine supply chain development in MIMAROPA

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) began implementing the Fish Right Program, which aims...

Crowd estimates at campaign rallies ‘bad’ basis for poll outcomes

It is "bad" to depend on the candidates' winnability on the crowd estimates at their campaign rallies, a political analyst said Tuesday. This, after campaign...

No protracted lockdown in PH should cases spike anew

The government will not implement protracted lockdowns and the alert level system will remain, National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 medical adviser, Dr. Ted...

PNP reminds public liquor ban already in effect

As part of measures to secure Monday's national and local elections, a liquor ban will be implemented across the country on May 8 and...

U.S., Japan, and PH hold joint maritime law enforcement training

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) instructors teamed up with the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) Mobile Cooperation Team (MCT) to conduct vessel boarding operations training with...

COMELEC issues guidelines on vote-buying violations

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) on Wednesday reminded registered voters against vote-buying and vote-selling. In a memorandum issued by COMELEC Commissioner Aimee Ferolino, chairperson of...

OWWA announces opening of scholarship program for OFW dependents

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) announced the opening of slots for its scholarship program intended for the dependents of overseas Filipino workers (OFW)...

AFP gets $2.3-M military equipment grant from US

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Tuesday announced it has received some USD2,304,728.39 worth of assorted military equipment from the United States...

PRRD finally halts e-sabong operations

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered that all e-sabong, or online cockfighting, activities in the Philippines be shut down immediately. In a live press briefing Tuesday,...

New law eases conversion of towns into cities

Local governments can now fully operationalize their functions by opening the doors to cityhood for qualified municipalities under Republic Act 11683, which amends Section...