MANILA -- The Russian government has reaffirmed its commitment to help the Philippines combat terrorism, Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after Russian Ambassador Igor Khovaev met with President Rodrigo R. Duterte during a courtesy call on...
MANILA -- Malacañang described the explosion at a mosque in Zamboanga City on Wednesday as a “taunting challenge” to the government’s ability to protect Mindanaoans since it happened in wake of the twin bomb attacks in a Catholic church in...
MANILA -- The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Wednesday said a message circulating on social media regarding an alleged plot from the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) to bomb a chain of malls in the metropolis is a hoax. “This...
MANILA -- Malacañang has directed the entire government to extend support in connection with the preparation for the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games from November 30 to December 1 this year. Under Memorandum Circular No. 56, all government...
MANILA -- Filipino nurses who were hired to work in Germany starting this month will get an additional 100 euros in their salaries, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said on Wednesday. In an advisory, the agency noted that the German...
MANILA -- The Chinese Embassy in Manila is donating 5 million renminbi (about PHP38.9 million) to the victims of the recent terror attack in Jolo, Sulu, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. revealed Thursday. In a tweet on his official account,...
MANILA -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday said he is certain the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) to be behind the twin explosions in a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, Sulu that killed 20 people and wounded 112 others. "We are...
MANILA -- Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde, on Monday flew to Jolo to check on the ongoing probe into the explosion that took place inside and outside a Roman Catholic church in the capital of Sulu...
MANILA — Cloudy skies with light rains due to the northeast monsoon would prevail in most parts of the country Monday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), in its 4 a.m. forecast, said the regions of Cagayan Valley,...
MANILA -- Malacañang condemned the twin bomb attacks that took place in a Roman Catholic church in Jolo, Sulu on Sunday, which left 17 people dead, including five soldiers, and 57 others wounded. “We condemn in the strongest possible term the...