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DFA protests return of 100 Chinese vessels to Julian Felipe

Some 100 Chinese vessels had returned to Julian Felipe Reef in the West Philippine Sea, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday. In a...

DAR’s mega-farm project for P20/kilo rice gets farmers’ support

Farmers are excited about the Department of Agrarian Reform's plan to create "mega-farms" to help the government bring down the price of rice to...

Boat crew rammed by Chinese trawler gets full compensation

The owner and fishermen of F/B Gem-Ver, the Filipino fishing vessel rammed by a Chinese trawler near the Recto Bank three years ago, have...

COMELEC extends SOCE deadline for winning candidates

Winning national and local candidates in the May 9 elections have until November to file their Statements of Contribution and Expenditures (SOCE). In a statement...

P400 billion needed to achieve P20 per kilo rice: solon

A party-list lawmaker on Tuesday said it is possible to achieve President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong' Marcos Jr.'s campaign promise to slash prices of rice to...

P20 per kilo of rice possible under mega farm concept: DAR

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said bringing down the price of rice to around PHP20 per kilo is achievable through its mega farms...

Pinay in NYC punches woman who wiped saliva on her

A Filipino health worker who was at the receiving end of yet another alleged Asian hate in a New York subway, returned the disrespect...

Duterte adviser proposes to lift public health emergency

Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion has proposed to lift the public health emergency as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has...

Crime incidents in MIMAROPA drop by 12.52% since January

The Police Regional Office (PRO) in MIMAROPA recorded a total of 1,858 incidents during the first five months of 2022, as compared to 2,124...

Smoke-free tourist spots campaign launched

The Department of Health (DOH) launched on Tuesday an eight-month campaign to promote smoke-free beaches, parks, and tourism sites in the country. In a statement,...

Palaweño social worker among spotlighted achievements of Duterte administration

Jade Baguna, an alumnus of the Western Philippines University (WPU) and one of the top scorers of the 2021 Licensure Examination for Social...

Korea to allow visa-free entry to Jeju, Yangyang starting June 1

The Korean Embassy in Manila announced on Tuesday that South Korea will allow visa-free entry to Jeju Island and Yangyang beginning on June 1. "For...