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The Asian Development Bank announced yesterday that it has approved another $2 million to support efforts to contain the COVID-19 outbreak and improve resistance to other communicable diseases.
One of more than 300 joint military exercises of Filipino and American forces scheduled this year ended in Palawan this week, perhaps among the last Philippine-US war games before the...
Affordable transplant is now available for poor children suffering from liver diseases, the Department of Health said yesterday.
A Philippine delegation raced against time to turn the tide in favor of President Duterte as the administration presented last night its stand on human rights before the 43rd session...
The Quezon City government has opened its first condiment refilling station to help address plastic pollution.
A former model of a men’s magazine and her alleged supplier were arrested in separate drug busts in Pasay City and Taytay, Rizal on Wednesday.
The Food and Drug Administration has identified several irregularities in its report on a beauty clinic that figured in the death of a restaurant manager during a procedure earlier this...
Bureau of Corrections Director General Gerald Bantag and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology officials are facing a complaint from “concerned” BuCor employees for supposed unlawful appointments.
The Food and Drug Administration has identified several irregularities in its report on a beauty clinic that figured in the death of a restaurant manager during a procedure earlier this...
Domestic trade slowed in both volume and value in the fourth quarter of 2019, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported yesterday.
The Philippines continues to attract attention from the international travel community after two of its islands were named among World’s Trending Destinations by online travel platform TripAdvisor.
Warships from the US, Russia, China and other foreign naval powers will be converging in the country to take part in the International Fleet Review, a sea exercise to promote...
Three children died in a fire that razed their house in Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur yesterday morning.
Amid the rising incidence of coronavirus disease 2019 , the Department of Labor and Employmen is scaling down deployment of newly hired overseas Filipino workers to countries affected by the...
The Philippines is done with the Visiting Forces Agreement, President Duterte made clear again yesterday as he stressed the country has no need for a superpower like the United States...
Fighters of the Moro National Liberation Front are helping the military track the location of a doctor seized by the Abu Sayyaf in Sulu.
President Duterte has ordered the creation of a task force that would handle the prevention and containment of animal-borne diseases, including African swine fever.
Travelers from North Gyeongsang province in South Korea, where the coronavirus disease 2019 has infected 1,788 people, can still enter the country until tomorrow (Feb. 29), the Department of Health...
The Philippines is among the most vulnerable to the shitting operations of multinational corporations as it is a small player in the world market and challenges persist in keeping the...
With the coronavirus outbreak in Iran, the Philippine embassy in Tehran has advised all Filipinos residing in the country to observe and comply with the advisories from the Ministry of...
The founder of 8chan, an online messaging board linked to several mass shootings in the United States, is facing arrest in the Philippines over a cyberlibel case.
An average of four to five Filipino women die every day while giving birth, prompting a House leader to call for government action.
National Electrification Administration administrator Edgardo Masongsong has refuted claims by the National Association of Electricity Consumers for Reforms Inc. that he had abused his authority.
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The Department of Trade and Industry has partnered with Walter Mart Supermarket Inc. for the launch of new Go Lokal! stores.
Metro Pacific Investments Corp., the tollways and infrastructure conglomerate chaired by tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan, reported a consolidated net income of P23.9 billion, up 69 percent year-on-year.
Consumer prices for the country’s poorest households rose by 2.3 percent last January, driven by price hikes in food, housing and utilities as well as transportation, the Philippine Statistics Authority...
Local farmers refuted the government’s claim that the rice tariffication law was the reason behind the significant drop in rice prices.
Listed AC Energy Philippines Inc. is infusing over P2.5 billion in its subsidiary to acquire an 81-megawatt wind farm in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte.
The P104.4 billion corn industry is in peril as pests have ravaged several corn farms across the country.
The government incurred a budget deficit of P660.2 billion in 2019, up 18.3 percent from the P558.3-billion shortfall in 2018, driven by a 57.83-percent increase in disbursements in December, the...
BDO Unibank Inc., the largest lender controlled by the Sy family, said Thursday net income jumped 35 percent in 2019 to an all-time high of P44.2 billion from P32.7 billion...
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will consider bigger interest rate reduction this year to support the economy amid the impact of the coronavirus disease that already affected the transport and...
The stock market rose Thursday on bargain-hunting, led by battered issues that slumped the other day and sent the benchmark index to a 15-month low.
Cement maker Holcim Philippines Inc. said net income reached P3.58 billion in 2019, up 41 percent from P2.5 billion in the previous year, on higher operating profit.
NLEX Corp. expects revenues to grow 7 percent this year after opening a new expressway, its top executive said Thursday.