MANILA -- The Archdiocese of Manila on Tuesday asked the Catholic faithful to commemorate Lenten season by praying, fasting, and helping those in need. “Let us share what we have with the poor through acts of justice and charity called almsgiving....
MANILA -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday expressed hope that the next presidential debates organized by TV stations would be more “educated” and give candidates more time to speak otherwise it will just be a waste of expenses. Recalling his...
MANILA -- The South Korean Embassy will sponsor a concert featuring popular K-Pop idols and other groups to celebrate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between South Korea and the Philippines. South Korean Ambassador Han Dong-man will spearhead Korean officials in...
MANILA -- Hoax or not, beware of the “Momo challenge” and other dangers found in the internet, the Department of Information and Communications (DICT) warned. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio made this warning during the 35th...
MANILA -- A senator said Tuesday the new law providing mandatory PhilHealth coverage for persons with disabilities (PWDs) is an important reform towards “greater social protection and health assistance” for them. In a statement, Senator Risa Hontiveros said the newly-signed law...
MANILA -- The Department of Justice (DOJ) may resolve within the month the criminal complaints against former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and others implicated in the undue haste in the procurement of the multi-billion peso government contract for the...
MANILA -- A total of 350 Filipino workers are needed in Japan, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) announced on Monday. With this, the agency is now accepting qualified applicants for nurses and care workers under the Framework for the Movement...
MANILA -- House Deputy Speaker and Taguig City Rep. Pia Cayetano on Monday led the inauguration of the first breastfeeding room for nursing female employees of the House of Representatives, calling the establishment of the facility a “perfect gift for...
MANILA -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law a measure that provides mandatory PhilHealth coverage for all persons with disabilities (PWDs). Duterte signed Republic Act 11228 on Feb. 22 but a copy of which was released to media on Monday...
MANILA-- President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law a bill that requires government to publish and distribute handbooks for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) containing their rights and responsibilities. Duterte signed “A Handbook for OFWs Act of 2018” or Republic...