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Senate votes on opening PH to foreign investors | Headline PH

Senate votes on opening PH to foreign investors

  Amending the 85-year old Commonwealth Act 146, or the Public Service Act, the Senate has approved a bill opening up the Philippines to more foreign investors. It aims to ease restrictions on foreign investment, Senate...
Govt denies link in illegal smuggling of vegetables | Headline PH

Govt denies link in illegal smuggling of vegetables

  The administration denies the allegations from Senator Panfilo Lacson that it is involved in the smuggling of vegetables from China into the country. “Wala pong inter-agency conspiracy na nangyayari,” Cabinet Secretary and Presidential Spokesperson Karlo...
Bill against early campaigning filed in Congress | Headline PH

Bill against early campaigning filed in Congress

  House Bill 10616, or “An Act Determining the Period of Candidacy for Election Purposes, and Prohibiting Premature Campaigning” was filed recently in the Congress by Bayan Muna representatives. It seeks to keep candidates for next...
Merger of admin forces seen as Go now out of the race | Headline PH

Merger of admin forces seen as Go now out of the race

  The official withdrawal of Senator Christopher Lawrence Go from the race to Malacañan 'signals the consolidation of administration forces to the BBM-Sara UniTeam', said presidential aspirant and former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr in a...
Deploy nurses over cops in F2F classes—teachers’ group | Headline PH

Deploy nurses over cops in F2F classes—teachers’ group

  The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) Philippines on Tuesday aired their disapproval over the government’s intention to deploy police forces near schools returning to face-to- face classes. The Philippine National Police claims that this was to...
PH economy shows impressive resilience—ADB | Headline PH

PH economy shows impressive resilience—ADB

  Highly observable in the lens of the economists are the gains the country has reclaimed in a short time despite the recent affliction it underwent during the Delta variant surge. “The Philippine economy has shown...
China's aggressive behavior does not help—Blinken | Headline PH

China’s aggressive behavior does not help—Blinken

  United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken on his tour of south-east Asia pledged to defend US partners and 'rules-based order'. Blinken made a statement while in Jakarta, adding that the US would ensure freedom...
Killings prompts call for intensified peace and order agenda | Headline PH

Killings prompts call for intensified peace and order agenda

  Senatorial aspirant Guillermo Eleazar pointed out the importance of maintaining peace and order in the country in a reaction to the recent killing of journalist Jesus Malabanan. Malabanan was shot by two assailants while he...
Duterte withdraws from senate race, final list in 2 weeks | Headline PH

Duterte withdraws from senate race, final list in 2 weeks

  President Rodrigo Duterte withdrew his certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator in the 2022 polls, Commission of Elections spokesperson James Jimenez said on Tuesday, 14 December. Earlier on the same day, his former aide and...
Postponement of elections 'outright unconstitutional' | Headline PH

Postponement of elections ‘outright unconstitutional’

  A call to postpone the national elections to 2025 was met unfavorably by both the Senate and the Comelec. The Coalition for Life and Democracy has reportedly filed a petition seeking the Commission on Elections...

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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 —...