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COA flags OCD for unfinished COVID facilities, including those in Palawan

The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) for alleged failure to complete some coronavirus quarantine and isolation...

5 Filipinos die in New Zealand car crash

Five Filipinos were killed in a car crash near Picton, New Zealand over the weekend, the Philippine Embassy in Wellington confirmed on Tuesday night. Two...

Marcos eyes VAT from partially-processed ore exports

President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. announced on Monday that he plans to collect VAT from the export of partially processed ore, instead of raising...

Task force to go after illegal real estate practitioners

The Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) on Monday announced it has created a task force that will boost the fight against...

Family to donate organs of Filipino lawyer slain in US

The family of lawyer John Albert "Jal" Laylo, a victim of a random shooting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania over the weekend, will donate his organs. Althea...

[UPDATED] Filipino lawyer shot in Philadelphia still alive

Filipino lawyer John Albert “Jal” Laylo, earlier reported to have been shot dead in a random shooting in Philadelphia over the weekend, is still...

Celebrating UK-PH higher education partnerships

The British Council and the British Embassy Manila recently gathered leaders and alumni from 32 universities and institutions from the UK and across the...

Public, telcos can now access CAAP’s critical areas virtual map

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Thursday launched the critical areas virtual map, which would guide individuals planning to construct buildings...

Teenage pregnancy in MIMAROPA shows decline

Teen pregnancy incidence among adolescents aged 10 to 19 years old declined in 2020, according to a report released by the Commission on Population...

Importation, increasing fish catch needed to stabilize supply: DA

The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Wednesday defended its decision to import fish despite opposition from fishers' group Pambansang Lakas ng Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas...

Pinoys urged to tighten belts, brace for looming recession

A House leader on Tuesday urged Filipinos to tighten their belts to brace for the looming global recession in the coming months. Deputy Speaker and...

FDI Records US$727 million net inflows in March 2022; Q1 Level at US$2.4 billion

Foreign direct investment (FDI) recorded US$727 million in net inflows in March 2022, albeit 9.8 percent lower than the US$806 million net inflows posted...