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Joma Sison blames ‘tyrant, butcher, and plunderer Duterte’ for the death of Echanis
Task force to decide on calls for MECQ extension in Mega Manila
Cargo ship rams portion of Pier 2 in North Harbor
PhilHealth workers urge Duterte to appoint ‘caretaker’ amid corruption probe

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Gov't should not be blamed for the death of Echanis -- Palace

Gov't should not be blamed for the death of Echanis -- Palace

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration has no hand in the murder of National Democratic Front…
Joma Sison blames 'tyrant, butcher, and plunderer Duterte' for the death of Echanis

Joma Sison blames 'tyrant, butcher, and plunderer Duterte' for the death of Echanis

Following the death of Randall Echanis and his unidentified neighbor on Monday, Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair…
Task force to decide on calls for MECQ extension in Mega Manila

Task force to decide on calls for MECQ extension in Mega Manila

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque announced that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) will decide…
Cargo ship rams portion of Pier 2 in North Harbor

Cargo ship rams portion of Pier 2 in North Harbor

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) announced that a portion of Pier 2 in North Harbor, Manila was accidentally rammed by…
PhilHealth workers urge Duterte to appoint ‘caretaker’ amid corruption probe

PhilHealth workers urge Duterte to appoint ‘caretaker’ amid corruption probe

Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) employees called for President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint a ‘caretaker’ who will temporarily take charge…
Locsin, Pompeo discuss maritime cooperation despite Duterte ban on West Philippine Sea drills

Locsin, Pompeo discuss maritime cooperation despite Duterte ban on West Philippine Sea drills

Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. discussed with United States (US) Secretary of State Michael Pompeo the…
Cops nab Chinese national for illegal practice of medicine in Cebu

Cops nab Chinese national for illegal practice of medicine in Cebu

Authorities arrested a Chinese national for illegal practice of medicine and sale of pharmaceutical products without proper registration in Lapu-Lapu…
PH economy now in recession due to COVID-19, gov't confirms

PH economy now in recession due to COVID-19, gov't confirms

Compared to last year, the Philippine economy shrank by 16.5% during the April-June period. The report came after two full…
Ecuador's navy spots Chinese fishing fleet in Galapagos Islands exclusive economic zone

Ecuador's navy spots Chinese fishing fleet in Galapagos Islands exclusive economic zone

Amid concerns about the environmental impact of fishing in the protected waters of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador’s navy is conducting…
US evaluates military deployments to outgun China in Indo-Pacific

US evaluates military deployments to outgun China in Indo-Pacific

The United States (US) is evaluating its military deployments in the Indo-Pacific region to ensure that it has enough force…
Duterte OKs P5-billion fund for OFW repatriation

Duterte OKs P5-billion fund for OFW repatriation

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the additional P5-billion fund to be used for the repatriation and aid of overseas Filipino…
War not necessary to defend PH's rights over West Philippine Sea

War not necessary to defend PH's rights over West Philippine Sea

Allowing China to ‘categorically’ declare ownership of the West Philippine Sea (WPS) contradicts the arbitral award of the disputed territory…
PH inflation rose faster in July due to transport cost spike -- PSA

PH inflation rose faster in July due to transport cost spike -- PSA

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said that the prices of essential goods rose even faster in July due to a…
Planned US visit to Taiwan angers China

Planned US visit to Taiwan angers China

China is furious over the United States’ (US) planned visit to Taiwan, describing the move as a threat to “peace…
Navy chief supports diplomatic means of settling West Philippine Sea dispute

Navy chief supports diplomatic means of settling West Philippine Sea dispute

On Tuesday, Philippine Navy (PN) Chief Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo has stressed that in order to avoid disadvantageous maritime…
Palace officials unanimous not to ban TikTok in PH

Palace officials unanimous not to ban TikTok in PH

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles find no enough reasons and solid cases to ban TikTok in…
China happy about Duterte's ban on military in West Philippine Sea drills

China happy about Duterte's ban on military in West Philippine Sea drills

President Rodrigo Duterte’s inclination toward China became stronger as it orders the Philippine Navy to cease from joining maritime drills…
Chinese nationals involved in illegal online gambling nabbed in Cagayan

Chinese nationals involved in illegal online gambling nabbed in Cagayan

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), in partnership with the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the National Bureau of Investigation…
MECQ in Mega Manila to affect send-off for LSIs

MECQ in Mega Manila to affect send-off for LSIs

Presidential Management Staff (PMS) Assistant Secretary and “Hatid Tulong” program lead convenor Joseph Encabo said that instead of grand send-offs…
Australia PM bares war with China possible over growing tensions on territorial claims

Australia PM bares war with China possible over growing tensions on territorial claims

Amid China’s continued aggression in claiming the West Philippine Sea, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison admitted that the possibility of…
China in possession of West Philippine Sea has become Duterte's mantra

China in possession of West Philippine Sea has become Duterte's mantra

In his recent State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Rodrigo Duterte showed his defeatist stance explaining how the Philippines…
Defensor urges gov't to abolish PhilHealth's case rate system

Defensor urges gov't to abolish PhilHealth's case rate system

Anakalusugan Partylist Rep. and House committee on public accounts chair Mike Defensor urged the Duterte administration to abolish the case…
Duterte ban on West Philippine Sea drills a show of allegiance to China -- Trillanes

Duterte ban on West Philippine Sea drills a show of allegiance to China -- Trillanes

President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to ban the Philippine navy from joining United States (US) military exercises in the West Philippine…
Solons call for extension of Malampaya gas-to-power project

Solons call for extension of Malampaya gas-to-power project

Power bloc members of the House of Representatives called for the extension of the Malampaya gas-to-power project to prevent a…
A Filipino in cahoots with 6 Chinese men, Arrested in Parañaque

A Filipino in cahoots with 6 Chinese men, Arrested in Parañaque

On Tuesday, six Chinese men and a Filipino were detained for allegedly kidnapping Le Chen, also a Chinese national, in…
Senate rocks PhilHealth's hierarchy over corruption charges

Senate rocks PhilHealth's hierarchy over corruption charges

As corruption charges begin to hound the Philippine Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), the state insurer’s unfazed officials threw a bigger picture…
Hontiveros: QC security task force head to be held accountable over ‘shoot-to-kill’ post

Hontiveros: QC security task force head to be held accountable over ‘shoot-to-kill’ post

Senator Risa Hontiveros has committed to make sure Quezon City Task Force Disiplina Head Rannie Ludovica will be held accountable…
Crime of the year: PhilHealth execs allegedly pocketed 15B from state-run firm

Crime of the year: PhilHealth execs allegedly pocketed 15B from state-run firm

In what he touted as the “crime of the year,” Philippine Health Insurance Corporation’s (PhilHealth) former anti-fraud officer Thorrson Montes…
Hundreds of Chinese ships spotted in Galápagos Islands

Hundreds of Chinese ships spotted in Galápagos Islands

Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands, a sanctuary declared as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1978, is now a target of maritime…
Duterte scolds frontliners after heeding 'timeout' appeal

Duterte scolds frontliners after heeding 'timeout' appeal

President Rodrigo Duterte approved Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III’s recommendation to place Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal,…

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