Traffic 'hell' in metro amid heavy rain
Heavy rain and floods caused nightmare traffic jams across Metro Manila Monday night, with its main thoroughfare EDSA looking like a parking lot for several hours.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
DOST launches gov't email system, cloud
Senator Franklin M. Drilon leads the flag raising ceremony at the Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite during the 115th Philippine Independence Day celebration on Wednesday .
Sat Jun 15, 2013
DOTC pushes back LRT Line 1 extension bidding
The Department of Transportation and Communications has pushed back the bidding for the Light Rail Transit Line 1 extension, operation and maintenance to a later date to give bidders more time to prepare their proposals.
Philippine Coat of Arms: The sun, stars, eagle and lion
FIRST and foremost, I'd like to greet you a belated Independence Day! I hope you felt really patriotic staring up at the old red, blue and gold waving in the breeze, and looking at the glorious coat of arms of the republic - the shield with the sun and three stars, divided into blue and red like our exceptional flag; the seal that you see on every ... (more)
Fri Jun 14, 2013
New LPA spotted off Davao
PAGASA weather forecaster Connie Rose Dadivas told radio dzMM that the LPA was located 345 kilometers east of Davao as of 4 a.m. The regions of Caraga Caraga, Davao and SOCCKSARGEN will experience moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms which may trigger flashfloods and landslides.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Heavy rains force suspension of classes
Classes were suspended from kindergarten to high school levels in Manila on Thursday due to heavy rains, which caused flooding in some areas.
2 traders face tax evasion raps
The BIR filed a criminal complaint with the Department of Justice against Catherine Zafra for failing to file income tax return and value added tax returns in 2005.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Refund P6B before proposing rate hike, water firms told
A LAWMAKER demanded Thursday the two Metro Manila private water concessionaires to fully account for the P6 billion collection on abandoned water and sewerage system improvement projects before discussions on increase in water rates take place.
Festivals all year round
WE, Filipinos, are one of the most joyful and sociable races. In fact, in the list of the happiest people in the world, Filipinos are always in the top ten.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
President's man calls Drilon next Senate President
Almost a month before the 16th Congress begins, Sen. Franklin Drilon still refuses to confirm whether the Senate presidency is already in the bag for him.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Advisory for the Commemoration of the 115th Philippine Independence on June 12, 2013
Please be advised that the following areas will be temporarily closed to vehicular flow on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 as we remember the day we became an independent country.
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Ascott Increases Presence In Philippines With Contract To Manage Eighth Property
CapitaLand's wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Ltd, has increased its presence in the Philippines by securing a contract to manage a serviced residence in Alabang, a major business district in Metro Manila.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
E-vehicle makers get BOI perks
The Board of Investments has approved the application of the Filipino-owned Philippine Utility Vehicle Inc. for fiscal incentives as new producer of electric vehicles, such as e-trikes and e-jeepneys.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Cavite readies security, facilities for school opening
School and police officials on Sunday gave assurances that security measures are in place for students who are going back to schools in this province.
Thu May 30, 2013
Manila, Philippines --- Senator-elect Cynthia Villar has sought a reconsideration of a Court of Appeals ruling that dismissed her petition for a Writ of Kalikasan against a P14-billion project that would reclaim 635 hectares of the Manila Bay coastline in Las Pias City, Paraaque City, and Bacoor in Cavite, describing the decision as "palpably ... (more)
Wed May 29, 2013
CA urged to change ruling allowing reclamation project
Senator-elect Cynthia Villar asked the Court of Appeals on Wednesday to reverse its "palpably erroneous" decision allowing the implementation of a P14-billion reclamation project in Manila Bay, which allegedly can cause environmental damage and put residents at risk to flooding.
Malilong: Another Brillantes setback
The Supreme Court dealt the Commission on Elections a fifth straight blow yesterday, restraining the poll body from proclaiming the winners in the party-list elections.
South China Sea tension mounts near Filipino shipwreck
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Mon May 27, 2013
PHL vows to defend territory against China
President Benigno S. Aquino III, accompanied by Philippine Navy Flag Officer in Command Vice Admiral Jose Luis Alano, inspects the Disaster Response and Rescue Units equipment during the 115thAnniversary of the Philippine Navy at the Commodore Posadas Wharf, Headquarters, Naval Sea Systems Command in Naval Station Pascual Ledesma, Fort San Felipe, ... (more)