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Popular Philippine Radio Journalist Gunned Down

A popular Philippine radio host and prominent critic of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. and his predecessor Rodrigo Duterte was shot ...

Singapore calls on China, ASEAN to use diplomacy, dialogues to settle South China Sea disputes

Singapore, October 4 (ANI): Amid growing territorial disputes between China and other littoral states in the South China Sea (SCS), ...

US, Philippine Forces Hold Combat Drills to Brace for Crisis

manila, philippines - More than 2,500 U.S. and Philippine marines joined combat exercises Monday to respond to any crisis in ...

Centre did not sanction single medical college in Telangana, says Health Minister T Harish Rao

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 4 (ANI): Health Minister T Harish Rao on Monday alleged that while 157 medical colleges have ...

Nobel Prize Season Arrives Amid War, Nuclear Fears, Hunger

This year's Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe ...

SC junks 'unwarranted declarations' complaint vs. lawyer

MANILA - The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed an administrative complaint filed against a lawyer accused by a former client ...

Ombudsman asks Senate to repeal ARTA law

MANILA - Ombudsman Samuel Martires appealed on Tuesday to senators to abolish the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) as there are ...

No drugs found in Baguio City jail inspection

BAGUIO CITY - Authorities did not find illegal drugs during greyhound and search operations among inmates at the Baguio City ...

BTr rejects anew bids for 91, 364-day T-bills

MANILA - The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) again rejected bids for the 91-day and 364-day Treasury bills (T-bills) on ...

Davao Region logs 677 new Covid-19 cases

DAVAO CITY - Davao Region has logged 677 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases from Sept. 19-25, according to the ...

PH detects 1,238 add'l Omicron, 9 new Delta cases

MANILA - The country has detected 1,238 more cases of four Omicron subvariants and nine new cases of Delta variant ...

No maritime incidents, most ports back to normal after 'Karding'

MANILA - No maritime incidents have been recorded since the onslaught of Typhoon Karding, with almost all ports now back ...

Lanao Sur artisans get support to boost economic enterprise

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The Lanao del Sur provincial tourism office has provided networking opportunities for local artisans to ...

DMW fund for distressed OFWs to get P1.2-B in 2023

MANILA - The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) wants to ensure that distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are given ...

CamSur students undergo psychosocial first aid training

NAGA CITY - At least 11,437 students of the Camarines Sur National High School (CSNHS) here have been undergoing training ...

9K aspirants flock to 3-day PH tourism job fair: DOLE

MANILA - Some 9,000 jobseekers participated in the three-day initial leg of the "Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso" job fair of the ...

40K E. Visayas poor students get over P99-M

TACLOBAN CITY - The Department of Social Welfare and Development has released PHP99.85 million in educational assistance to 40,429 poor ...

Over 66K booster doses given on 1st day of special vax week

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) has administered 66,576 first booster doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the Visayas and ...

DOH ramps up vaccination in Ilocos

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan- The Department of Health (DOH) will be launching on Wednesday the week-long "Bakunahang Bayan: PinasLakas Special Vaccination Days" ...

Beda Epres picked as CHR commissioner

MANILA - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has appointed lawyer Beda Epres as new commissioner of the Commission on Human ...

Gun-packing 'bum' gets 6-year jail term

MANILA - The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the jail sentence of a man caught in Cebu City carrying ...

US sends food packs, makeshift shelters to 'Karding'-hit areas

MANILA - The United States has sent food packs and 3,000 shelter-grade tarpaulins to help families in the regions of ...

US sends food packs, makeshift shelters to Karding-hit areas

MANILA - The United States has sent food packs and 3,000 shelter-grade tarpaulins to help families in the regions of ...

Filipino sports exec named to important FIVB post

MANILA - The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has reaffirmed the appointment of Ramon "Tats" Suzara as Secretary of the FIVB ...

US southeast braces as Hurricane Ian strengthens to Category 1

WASHINGTON - Much of Florida is bracing on Monday as Hurricane Ian continues to gather strength in the Caribbean ahead ...

21 health facilities damaged by 'Karding'

MANILA - A total of 21 health facilities nationwide were damaged by Typhoon Karding's onslaught over the weekend, a health ...

Palace to let law run its course after court ruling on CPP-NPA

MANILA - Malacanang on Tuesday said it will let legal process run its course over the Manila Regional Trial Court's ...

POGO-related crimes may scare investors: senator

MANILA - Government agencies must intensify the campaign against the illegal activities of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) to ensure ...

Cebu diocese's pioneering exorcist dies

MANILA - Monsignor Frederick Kriekenbeek, one of the leading exorcists of the Catholic Church in Cebu, has died at the ...

POGO-related crimes may scare investors away: senator

MANILA - Government agencies must intensify the campaign against the illegal activities of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) to ensure ...

P3.46-B Tacloban causeway project to start end of 2022

TACLOBAN CITY - The causeway project that will connect the city hall to the airport here will start before the ...

Marcos' NY trip established PH independent foreign policy: Roque

MANILA - The recent New York trip of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. signaled the improving relations between the Philippines and ...

Over 10K Albay residents join church-led prayer rally for Rosal

LEGAZPI CITY - At least 10,000 Albayanos converged here on Monday from different parts of the province to express their ...

2 Senate bills to ensure safety in typhoon-prone areas

MANILA - At least two measures in the Senate will ensure safety in typhoon-stricken areas, especially of children and the ...

PNP logs rise in POGO kidnap cases from Jan.- Sept. 2022

MANILA - The number of kidnapping cases involving Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) has increased from January to September this ...

PBBM, Cabinet tackle efforts to upgrade PH workforce skills

FOR VETTING JFM9.27-4PBBM, Cabinet tackle efforts to upgrade PH workforce skillsMANILA - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. and his Cabinet ...

Senate budget hearings will make it on time, Angara assures

MANILA - Senator Sonny Angara assured on Tuesday that the Senate can wrap up its budget deliberations as scheduled.This, after ...

PBBM 'in constant touch' with economic team amid peso weakness

MANILA - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. is "in constant touch" with the country's economic managers amid the continued depreciation ...

Bersamin trusted, well-qualified as ES: Palace

MANILA - Newly-appointed Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin is trusted by President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. and well-qualified to take on ...

Army mourns death of soldier in Northern Samar clash

TACLOBAN CITY - The Philippine Army is mourning the death of a soldier who was killed in a clash with ...

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Florida's Sanibel Island being evacuated after hurricane devastation

FORT MYERS, Florida: Areas within Lee County, including Sanibel Island and Fort Myers, Florida, were devastated by winds, rains and ...

Survey reports 66% of US adults say no to Covid boosters

LOS ANGELES, California: A survey conducted by health policy nonprofit organization Kaiser Family Foundation reported that some two-thirds of American ...

US to purchase $1.1 billion in arms for Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: Pentagon officials have announced that an arms package has been approved for Ukraine worth $1.1 billion, which includes ...

Czech begins detaining migrants at 27 Slovak border crossings

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Czech police detained a van carrying 15 illegal migrants on October 1, after renewing border checks following ...

US acts to reduce risks from space debris

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 4-0 last week to enforce new rules to address the issue of ...

Prosecutors to decide on charging actor Alec Baldwin in fatal shooting

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico: New Mexico district attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies has said that actor Alec Baldwin and up to four others ...

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