Thursday, November 26, 2020


VP Robredo urges Duterte administration to prepare ahead the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines

During her weekly radio show, Vice President Leni Robredo urged the Duterte administration to configure the list of first recipients, and the budget for storage and logistics for the upcoming COVID-19 vaccines ahead of...

Villanueva: Give Filipino healthcare workers proper compensation to encourage them to serve PH

Senator Joel Villanueva said that the Duterte administration should "continue raising the standards of compensation" for Filipino healthcare workers even after lifting the deployment ban on them to other countries. Villanueva, who also serves as...

DOJ chief urges gov’t agencies to create internal anti-corruption mechanisms

A few days after the Department of Justice (DOJ) bared that its task force probing corruption in the government has received a "sudden surge" of complaints in the past two weeks, Secretary Menardo Guevarra...

Instead of support, farmers and fishermen get broken promises

At the crack of dawn in the Philippines' rural areas rich in vast fields to farm and boundless seas to trawl fish from, farmers and fisherfolks could already be seen preparing their carabaos and...

Poe backs full provision of P18-billion budget for National Broadband Program

Senator Grace Poe expressed her support for the Department of Information Communications Technology's (DICT) request for the full P18-billion budget it needs to roll out the National Broadband Program (NBP) in the Philippines. “Sa panahon...

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Drilon urges Senate to grill PITC for keeping agencies’ multibillion unutilized funds

During the Senate Finance Committee's deliberation on the proposed P4.506-trillion national budget, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon urged the Senate to probe the Philippine...

SC junks Akbayan’s legal challenge vs DENR’s white beach project

Following the Supreme Court's (SC) dismissal of Akbayan's legal challenge to hold the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in contempt for dumping...

This Matters: PH slides down to 27th spot in global English proficiency ranking

At the end of a school semester, university professors would usually require their students to pass an in-depth research paper containing their knowledge about...

Lacson questions why public works budget for congressional districts ballooned to billions

During the interpellation of the Department of Public Works and Highways' (DPWH) budget at the Senate, Senator Panfilo Lacson bared that congressmen made huge...

Duque admits that there are anomalous activities being committed in DOH

At the plenary debates in Senate, Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Chairman Senator Richard Gordon threatened to block Department of Health's (DOH) proposed 2021 budget...

Eala loses in Las Palmas De Grab Canaria tournament in Spain

Filipina tennis prodigy and Globe Ambassador Alex Eala failed to advance in the quarterfinals of the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria tournament in Spain...

Thankfully, the military wasn’t sleeping when Rolly, Ulysses crossed Luzon

The Philippines is no stranger to strong typhoons. But with Super Typhoon Rolly, the world's most powerful tropical cyclone yet in 2020, and Typhoon...

Pangilinan seeks creation of council to help gov’t handle water-related concerns

Following the massive flooding that overwhelmed Cagayan and Isabela during the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses, opposition Senator Francis Pangilinan called for the establishment of...

DepEd eyes for ‘academic ease’ in response to calls for academic freeze

In an interview, Department of Education (DepEd) Usec. Diosdado San Antonio said that an academic freeze or the cancellation of the school year would have...

Eala shocks Jones in opening round of Las Palmas Canaria tilt in Spain

Filipina tennis prodigy and Globe Ambassador Alex Eala stunned number 8 seed Francesca Jones of Great Britain to open her campaign in the Las...

COVID-19 testing in typhoon-hit communities now in place — Roque

In a press briefing in Alcala, Cagayan, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that evacuees in typhoon-hit areas would be screened for COVID-19 through antigen...

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