MANILA -- Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. and his Vietnamese counterpart on Wednesday had an "in-depth and substantive discussion" on regional issues, including the disputed South China Sea. "We both underlined the importance of maintaining peace, stability, safety and security...
MANILA -- Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is set to arrive in Manila via a chartered flight at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said. Mahathir will arrive and depart at the Bulwagang Kalayaan in Villamor Airbase, the MIAA...
MANILA - The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on Wednesday commended Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar for his contributions in the anti-corruption drive of President Rodrigo R. Duterte. In its commendation, the PACC lauded Andanar for "valuable contribution and...
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...