ALERT 3 ON MAYON VOLCANO

Alert Level 3 was raised last night over Mayon Volcano in Albay after its phreatic eruption Saturday was followed by at least two steam-driven ash explosions yesterday morning, forcing the evacuation of 919 families in at least 16 barangays. More »

 

Duterte wants to abolish Senate, party-list system

MANILA — There will be no Senate nor party-list system under a federal government President Rodrigo Duterte is envisioning for the Philippines, the Chief Executive said Friday night as he shot down

Draft Charter abolishing OVP in 2019 questioned

MANILA — The Office of the Vice President (OVP) questioned Sunday the proposal for its abolition under the draft Charter submitted by President Duterte’s Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) in pursuit

No reason to doubt China’s ‘good faith’ amid actions in disputed waters – Roque

MANILA — Malacañang said Saturday that the government continues to trust China’s good faith in its commitment to not reclaim any islands or build infrastructures in the disputed portions of the South

PH top victim of cyber attacks

MANILA — The Philippines, considered as the social networking capital of the world, is the most susceptible nation in Southeast Asia to cyber attacks, according to an expert. Digital technology expert Reynaldo

Alert Level 3 raised over Mayon

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay — Alert Level 3 was raised last night over Mayon Volcano in Albay after its phreatic eruption Saturday was followed by at least two steam-driven ash explosions yesterday morning,

Ex-consultant bares ‘mafia-like’ operations at DOH

MANILA — A former consultant of the Department of Health (DOH) exposed on Saturday the operations of an alleged “mafia” inside the Health department composed of several former and current officials who

Shift to federalism is political swindling – Joma

LUCENA CITY — Junking the 1987 Constitution to pave the way for federalism as being pushed by allies of President Duterte is “political swindling,” Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose

Congress leaders agree on Con-Ass

MANILA — The top leaders of the Senate and the House of Representatives have agreed to convene the two chambers into a constituent assembly (con-ass) to amend the 1987 Constitution and pave

Ferraris, Porsches, Benzes to be wrecked

TUGUEGARAO CITY—At least 100 imported luxury cars in a warehouse at the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport (CSEZF) in Port Irene in Santa Ana town, Cagayan province, will be crushed and

Duterte to fire 70 police officials, 3 generals

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte said he would continue his “purging regime” as he revealed on Thursday that he would fire at least 70 police officials and three generals in the coming days. “I

OSG must submit police reports on drug deaths to SC – Gordon

MANILA — Senator Richard Gordon said the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) has to comply with a Supreme Court (SC) order asking it to submit police investigation reports surrounding the death

SWS: More Pinoys reject revolutionary government

MANILA — More Filipinos oppose the possibility of President Rodrigo Duterte declaring a revolutionary government, a Social Weather Station survey found. Several times in his public remarks, Duterte has threatened to declare