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Gordon seeks transparency in prison deaths | Headline PH

Gordon seeks transparency in prison deaths

  Following the recent mysterious death of former policeman Jonel Nuezca, Senator Richard Gordon seeks the approval of a bill mandating transparency in inmate deaths.   METRO MANILA, Philippines — Senate Justice and Human Rights Committee chair,...
Palace's next move after study on SC ruling on Anti-Terror Law | Headline PH

Palace’s next move after study on SC ruling

  On Thursday, 09 December, Malacañan said it will study the Supreme Court's decision which declared portions of Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act as unconstitutional. After said study, the palace will determine its next...
Public cooperation needed to win over Covid-19—Eleazar | Headline PH

Public cooperation needed to win over Covid-19—Eleazar

  Former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Guillermo Eleazar stressed the near possibility of triumphing over the coronavirus pandemic as he cited how Cagayan de Oro City was able to register no new cases of...
Drilling ops a good strat to assert rights over WPS—Solon | Headline PH

Drilling ops a good strat to assert rights over WPS—Solon

  The deep-water drilling project in the Sampaguita gas discovery will assert the country’s rights over the West Philippine Sea said acting chairperson of the House strategic intelligence committee Johnny Pimentel said . This has been...
Defensor bill to apply PWD discounts on toll fees | Headline PH

Defensor bill to apply PWD discounts on toll fees

  Anakalusugan Party-list Representative Michael Defensor filed House Bill (HB) 10558 with the proposition that persons will disabilities (PWDs) enjoy a 20 percent discount privilege for toll fees in skyways and expressways in the country.   METRO...
Manila joins campaign vs violence against women | Headline PH

Manila joins campaign vs violence against women

  A hospital in Sampaloc, Manila, Ospital ng Sampaloc (OsSam) recently launched an online campaign targeting to raise awareness on violence against women (VAW). The campaign is in line with Ordinance 8788, which created the “Local...
Number coding, truck ban back this week—MMDA | Headline PH

Number coding, truck ban back this week—MMDA

  With modifications, the reimplementation of the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or number coding scheme has been unanimously approved by the Metro Manila Council (MMC), said Metro Manila Development Authority chairman and con-current...
POEA halts deployment of household workers to KSA | Headline PH

POEA halts deployment of household workers to KSA

  Pending revisions in the standard employment contract of household service workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Philippine Overseas Employment Authority has temporarily halted the deployment of newly hired helps workers in mid-east...
Robredo no longer seeks to abolish NTF-ELCAC | Headline PH

Robredo no longer seeks to abolish NTF-ELCAC

  Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo on Friday addressed prior claims of her rooting for the abolition of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC), said she now supports its mandate.   METRO...
Rights groups call on ICC to resume drug war probe | Headline PH

Rights groups call on ICC to resume drug war probe

  Days after the International Criminal Court halted its probe into crimes against humanity in the Philippines in connection with President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on drugs, including the reported killings in Davao City during...

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Odette's rampage leaves severe damage across Visayas | Headline PH

Odette’s rampage leaves severe damage across Visayas

  After wreaking havoc in Mindanao, Typhoon Odette (Rai) rampaged through the central Philippine region. Thousands of families were evacuated across the regions with the Cebu...
EU leaders looking at new sanctions against Russia | Headline PH

EU leaders looking at new sanctions against Russia

  The European Union is being assaulted on multiple fronts by Russia and must unite behind new economic sanctions, Baltic and central European leaders said...
Omicron in China places half a million in quarantine | Headline PH

Omicron in China places half a million in quarantine

  Media report on Monday provided the country's first case of the fast-spreading Omicron variant identified in the northern port city of Tianjin.   BEIJING, China —...