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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts Philippines, no casualties reported so far

MANILA, 22nd May, 2022 (WAM) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 jolted Batangas province on the main ...

Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 Richter scale jolts Philippines

Manila [Philippines], May 22 (ANI): An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Batangas province on ...

Philippines installs buoys in disputed South China Sea

Manila [Philippines], May 22 (ANI): The Philippines has installed the buoys and opened some command posts to assert its sovereignty ...

CBI registers FIR against Amrapali developers, searches premises

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday registered a case against the director ...

Yvette Jain is embodiment of power and is Women Leaders to look Up to in 2022

New Delhi [India] May 20 (ANI/ATK): Unified Brainz Celebrated the Success of Women leading by example with Glitz, Glamour and ...

Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods rises to 58

MANILA, 13th April, 2022 (WAM) -- The death toll from landslides and floods in the Philippines rose to 58 on ...

Comelec to resume voter registration for village, SK polls

MANILA - Voter registration is set to resume next month or July, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday said.Commissioner ...

Service provider asked to explain poll items found in vacant lot

MANILA - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Monday it has directed its service provider, F2 Logistics, to explain ...

PRRD to public, private sectors: Invest in safer infra

MANILA - President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday enjoined members of the public and private sector to invest in "safer" ...

Balisacan accepts chief economist post in next admin

MANILA - Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) chairperson Arsenio Balisacan confirmed on Monday that he has accepted the position as socioeconomic ...

Online sellers urged to ready platform for senior, PWD discounts

MANILA - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has urged e-commerce platforms to prepare their systems in accepting price ...

Almost 3K urban farmers in Baguio register for gov't aid

BAGUIO CITY - The City Veterinary and Agriculture Office (CVAO) on Monday said almost 3,000 residents engaged in farming, producing ...

Batac earmarks P2-M medical trust fund for indigents

BATACCITY - The city government of Batac has turned over a check worth PHP2 million to the Mariano Marcos Memorial ...

FNRI, John Hopkins University to work on tax modeling

MANILA- The Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) and the John Hopkins University (JHU) will work together on tax modeling, ...

PHLPost delivers 723K PhilID to Ilocos Region

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan- The Philippine Postal Corp. (PHLPost) has delivered 723,524 Philippine Identification (PhilID) cards or the national ID to registrants ...

PH, Iran to pursue collab on sci-tech, innovation

MANILA - The Philippines and Iran will pursue collaboration on science, technology and innovation (STI), particularly on health and medical ...

PH's protected areas seen as ecotourism assets: DENR

MANILA - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) underscored on Monday the urgency to conserve and promote the ...

CTA affirms ruling on Ayala Corp. tax claim

MANILA - The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has affirmed its earlier ruling granting Ayala Corporation's claim for the issuance ...

241 Cordillera cops negative in random drug test

BAGUIO CITY - Police officers subjected to random drug testing across the Cordillera Region all tested negative, the Police Regional ...

Marcos receives envoys from US, Japan, SoKor, India

MANILA - Presumptive President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Monday received United States Charge d'Affaires, and the Ambassadors from Japan, ...

Passport on wheels rolled out in Vigan

LAOAG CITY - Hundreds of Ilocos Sur residents availed on Monday of the mobile passporting services of the Department of ...

Duterte says he did everything he could, sorry for shortcomings

MANILA - Outgoing President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday apologized for his administration's "failure" to implement certain programs and projects ...

House ratifies bill preventing child abuse in all forms

MANILA - The House of Representatives on Monday ratified a bicameral conference committee report on a bill seeking to prohibit ...

3 new laws updating status of schools inked

MANILA - President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed three new laws updating the status of schools in Camarines Sur, Davao ...

BIR-Megaworld fiasco reaches 'way forward' after House hearing

MANILA - The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday said it has "reached a way forward" regarding the controversy ...

NegOr reports PH's 1st case of Omicron subvariant BA.4

DUMAGUETE CITY - The province of Negros Oriental reported on Monday its first case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) ...

Region 8 Covid-19 cases remain low weeks after elections

TACLOBAN CITY - The Department of Health (DOH) regional office here on Monday said election-related gatherings have not triggered a ...

Duterte signs laws creating new Marina extension offices

MANILA - President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed two new laws creating new extension offices for the Maritime Industry Authority ...

767 cops conferred Order of Lapu-Lapu for liberation of Marawi

MANILA - A total of 767 cops who helped in the liberation of Marawi City during the siege in 2017 ...

Slight uptick in Covid-19 cases due to subvariant, not elections

MANILA - The OCTA Research believes the recorded slight increase in the Covid-19 cases in the National Capital Region (NCR) ...

'Contaminated' milk downs 155 more residents in NegOr town

DUMAGUETE CITY - The number of individuals who were reported over the weekend to have been treated for gastrointestinal problems ...

All systems go for special polls in Lanao Sur: Comelec

MANILA - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said it is ready to hold special elections in 12 barangays in Tubaran, ...

Senate approves 2 bills seen to boost Bulacan's economy

MANILA - The Senate on Monday unanimously approved two bills that could bring a huge impact on the local economy ...

Warriors defeat Mavericks to move 1 win away from NBA finals

ANKARA - The Golden State Warriors are getting closer to reserving their place in the 2022 NBA finals as they ...

CamSur farmers get P300-K kits for organic veggie production

LEGAZPI CITY - The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Camarines Sur provided PHP300,000 worth of starter kits to a ...

House OKs joint session reso to canvass votes for prexy, VP

MANILA - The House of Representatives on Monday adopted a concurrent resolution for the holding of a joint public session ...

'Covid-19 is not over anywhere until it's over everywhere': WHO

GENEVA - The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) told global health ministers on Sunday that although reported Covid-19 ...

Private sector gains confidence to reopen business

DAVAO CITY - The City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) here on Monday said the economic outlook is well on its ...

PRRD's most criticized programs 'his primary legacies': Esperon

MANILA - Some of the most criticized programs of the administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte are the most important ...

4 nabbed, P149-M shabu seized in Valenzuela, Pampanga ops

MANILA - Anti-narcotics operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) seized over PHP149 million worth of shabu from three drug ...

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Tornado hits western German city; dozens injured, 2 dead

BERLIN, Germany: At least 43 people were injured after a tornado struck the western German city of Paderborn on May ...

American arrested, Chinese officials charged with spying in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Justice has said that an American citizen and four Chinese intelligence officers have been charged ...

To help US businesses, 35,000 foreign workers to be taken in

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the inability of businesses to hire enough workers, the U.S. has announced that it will grant ...

US Senate to vote on resolution urging probe of beef price fixing

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren and Mike Rounds have introduced a bipartisan resolution requesting the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...

Strain of Ukraine war causes Russian defense spending to increase 40%

MOSCOW, Russia: According to preliminary data released by the finance ministry this week, almost three months after Moscow's invasion of ...

After China bows out, new decision expected on Asian Cup host

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: After China's decision to not host the 2023 Asian Cup, a choice for a new host will ...

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