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Navy chief supports diplomatic means of settling West Philippine Sea dispute
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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,…
Duterte grants frontliners' plea, puts Metro Manila under MECQ anew

Duterte grants frontliners' plea, puts Metro Manila under MECQ anew

President Rodrigo Duterte has granted the appeal of the medical community to put Metro Manila and nearby provinces under the…
Thousands of “malicious” magazines seized in Pandi, Bulacan

Thousands of “malicious” magazines seized in Pandi, Bulacan

On Sunday, thousands of copies of “malicious” newsletters published by a well known Facebook page the “PinoyMedia Center INC.” were…
Take Duterte's warning seriously, Sotto tells telcos

Take Duterte's warning seriously, Sotto tells telcos

Senate President Vicente Sotto III said that it is “possible” for the government to take over telecommunications companies (telcos) that…
PACC wants death penalty vs corrupt government officials

PACC wants death penalty vs corrupt government officials

Following President Rodrigo Duterte’s announcement of his desire to revive the death penalty, the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) pushes for…
Stop comparing PH’s COVID-19 situation to other countries, Galvez says

Stop comparing PH’s COVID-19 situation to other countries, Galvez says

The Philippines’ COVID-19 response shouldn’t be compared to the efforts of other countries due to cultural and socio-political differences, Inter-Agency…
Death penalty's revival a disadvantage to the poor due to flawed justice system -- Binay

Death penalty's revival a disadvantage to the poor due to flawed justice system -- Binay

Bringing back death penalty, as what President Rodrigo Duterte mentioned in his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA), would…
Gov’t targets to conduct 2 million COVID-19 tests by August, outpace South Korea

Gov’t targets to conduct 2 million COVID-19 tests by August, outpace South Korea

Testing czar Vince Dizon confirmed that the government aims to reach two million COVID-19 tests by August, outpacing South Korea…
SolGen Calida ranks 2nd highest-paid government official in 2019

SolGen Calida ranks 2nd highest-paid government official in 2019

Solicitor General Jose Calida ranked second-highest-paid government official in 2019, the Commission on Audit (COA) said in its latest report.…
'No raid happened in Kadamay Bulacan' -- PNP

'No raid happened in Kadamay Bulacan' -- PNP

Philippine National Police (PNP) Central Luzon Director Brig. Gen. Rhodel Sermonia clarified that the confiscation of copies of the alternative…
Gov't to give COVID-19 cash aid to more than 200,000 waitlisted PUV drivers

Gov't to give COVID-19 cash aid to more than 200,000 waitlisted PUV drivers

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) plans to include 217,170 public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers in the government’s…
Former top PLDT executive joins Dennis Uy’s DITO CME Holdings, Inc.

Former top PLDT executive joins Dennis Uy’s DITO CME Holdings, Inc.

PLDT’s former top 2 executive Ernesto “Eric” Alberto, who previously served the firm as its Chief Revenue Officer, joined Davao-based…

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