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Members of the clergy said the divorce bill, which passed the committee level at the House of Representatives on Wednesday, is against family. (Photo by Brian Evans/Flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0). Manila -- Members of the clergy said the divorce bill, which passed the committee level at the House of ...
The PhilDev Foundation will host its inaugural Philippine Golf Tournament on March 1 at the Tagaytay Midlands Golf Club in Talisay, Batangas. ... Emiliano Templo, founding chairman and former Philippine President Fidel V. Ramos, secretary Ysmael Bergado, auditor Melito Salazar, and board of trustee ...

At least 29 detainees escaped from a jail in the southern Philippines on Saturday when a guard briefly left his post, but 17 of them were immediately captured when law enforcers fired warning shots, police said. The 12 detainees who managed to escape successfully from the police jail in Jolo town were ...
Manila - Months after being routed from the southern Philippine city of Marawi, jihadists are waging a fresh and deadly bid to set up a Southeast Asian caliphate in the same region, the military warned on Friday. The gunmen have mustered a force of about 200 and fought a series of skirmishes with the ...

Members of the Philippine National police (PNP) enter a house to clear it as government troops continue their assault against insurgents from the Maute group in Marawi city June 29, 2017. militants are now waging war against The Philippines army as they seek to find a new base for their operation.
Manila: Philippine police killed 10 suspected drug peddlers and arrested 63 people in dozens of operations during the single deadliest night of the country's ferocious war on drugs since police resumed participation in early December. Since President Rodrigo Duterte allowed police to resume operations ...
"Not only troops, we are privileged to have additional platforms that include air and sea assets to be able to ensure our regular maritime patrol in the Philippine Rise," Northern Luzon Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat said. Duterte gave the order to enhance patrols in the ...
"I hope my sister will be given justice," brother, Jojit told reporters. Demafelis' body was found recently in a Kuwait City apartment that had reportedly been abandoned for more than a year. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said her body bore torture marks and there were indications she was strangled.
Unbridled approval of land use conversion (LUC) applications may also impede the growth of the Philippine agriculture industry. "… [S]ignificant problems arise in the use and allocation of land, e.g. the continuing tension behind the conversion of agrarian reform lands to non-agricultural use," said ...
But it's irresponsible for the Philippine President to downplay the importance of condoms at a time when The Philippines is experiencing the fastest growing epidemic of HIV in the Asia-Pacific region. Condom use can be key for reproductive health but for many years the Catholic Church has sought to restrict ...
Jessica Demafelis, the sister of Joanna Demafelis who was found dead in a freezer in Kuwait, cries as the wooden casket of her remains arrives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 in suburban Pasay city, southeast of Manila, Philippines. The death of Joanna, allegedly in the ...
Indonesian police on Thursday defended giving the highest award to the Philippine's top law-enforcement official despite criticism of a statement describing the man leading Manila's deadly drug war as a "rockstar-like inspiration." Philippine National police (PNP) chief Gen. Ronald dela Rosa personally ...
He said The Philippines lodged a protest over the case and at least six other recent deaths mostly of Filipino housemaids in Kuwait and asked that the Philippine Embassy be given access to investigations by Kuwaiti authorities. Demafelis' family told The Associated Press on Friday that Joanna was ...
Indonesian police on Thursday defended bestowing their highest honor on the Philippine police chief, who has been criticized for spearheading the war on drugs that has left thousands of suspects dead. Ronald dela Rosa was among five neighboring police chiefs who were presented with the award by ...

Another member of the Waipahu church, who did not want his name used, tells Hawaii News Now that Quiboloy was in Hawaii for a concert. Quiboloy has ties to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte; their friendship apparently goes back years. Quiboloy supported him during his campaign and, according to ...
President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody drug war gets the headlines, but it is his assault on Philippine institutions that is chipping away at the nation's democratic bona fides. Since taking office in June 2016, Duterte has faced off against lawmakers, judges and the press. His first six months in the presidential ...
Manila, Philippines - Thrill seekers of the burn-your-tongue kind recently got together to celebrate the first anniversary of the Philippine Hot Sauce Club. The group, composed mainly of chili hot sauce makers and aficionados, gathered recently at Tomato Kick Morato for what they dubbed as "the hottest ...
Manila, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- Philippine finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez thanked Alibaba's founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma on Thursday for providing insights on optimising the use of technology to improve governance and prepare Filipinos for the future under a digital economy. Upon Ma's ...
Indonesian police on Thursday defended bestowing their highest honor on the Philippine police chief, who has been criticized for spearheading the war on drugs that has left thousands of suspects dead. Ronald dela Rosa was among five neighboring police chiefs who were presented with the award by ...
The Philippine media, possibly the most boisterous and freewheeling in Asia, is under siege on two fronts. While it is facing political pressure from a president who chafes at being challenged, it is also grappling with the harsh reality that audiences are turning away in favour of social media, never mind if the ...
"We object and do not recognize the Chinese names given to some undersea features in the Philippine Rise," Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said in a statement. Roque's statement came after a maritime law expert revealed Monday, February 12, that China has successfully named at least five ...
After her initial visit to Boracay where she learned how to be a "real-life mermaid" at the Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy, Rachel has updated her social media followers on the latest installments of her 12-part video series called "Fun in The Philippines." Rachel's tour of the Philippines is endorsed ...
Commenting on the 4-Star Airline Rating awarded to Philippine airlines, Edward Plaisted, Skytrax CEO said: "This recognizes the great improvements that the airline has introduced over the last 2 years, both in terms of product change and development and enhancement of the front-line staff service."
Share prices on the Philippine Stock Exchange fell for the third consecutive trading day on Monday, as foreign investors continued liquidating position in the market. The main PSEi lost 15.78 points or 0.19 percent to close at 8,487.91. The broader All Shares fell 2.48 points or 0.05 percent to 5,025.90.
The Philippine government has officially put a stop to the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait on Monday. The move is in response to a series of incidents that led to the deaths and injuries of a number of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the gulf state. The head of the country's Department of ...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during a press conference in Davao City, in the southern island of Mindanao, on Feb. 9, 2018. (AFP/Getty Images). Emily RauhalaThe Washington Post. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte last week told soldiers to shoot female rebels in their genitals, the latest in a series of ...
The House of Representatives has formally adopted a resolution "to urge the Executive to allocate funds for the additional scientific research and feasibility studies" in the Philippine Rise, which used to be called Benham Rise. House Resolution No. 1636, introduced by Ilocos Sur 1st District Rep.
"The common objective is to help preserve the structure for future generations to see the tangible evidence of Philippine history, development, and spirituality," he said during the MOU signing at the City sports Club Cebu in Cebu City. "We envision to set an example for the rest of the Visayas and other ...
If the government's focus remains on inclusive economic development, The Philippines could become a bright spot in the global landscape. These key points are based on Dr Steinbock's highly anticipated economic briefing at the Nordic Chamber. TODAY, there is a huge gap between the Philippines as it is ...
Manila: The Philippine human rights chief said Saturday (Feb 10) that his agency was ready to work with the International Criminal Court as it investigates the thousands of killings carried out in President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-drug war. Jose Luis Gascon, chief of the Commission on Human rights, also ...
DAVAO, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday (Feb 9) pledged government help to evacuate Filipinos wanting to leave Kuwait, blasting the gulf state for "inhuman" treatment of migrant workers after reports of a gruesome killing in the country. Duterte, who last month banned citizens ...
One possible answer, according to official sources: Beijing is seeking naming rights for seven or eight submarine mountains or seamounts and ridges in Benham or Philippine Rise and the surrounding Philippine Sea. The official names will be part of the internationally recognized official bathymetric chart ...
The Trudeau government is taking a second look at plans to sell 16 Canadian-made helicopters to the Philippine military as concerns continue to mount about how the aircraft will be used. The government initially defended the $300-million deal, which is being facilitated by the Canadian Commercial Corp., ...
Enthusiasts, avert your eyes. Under the watchful eye of strongman leader Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippine government used a bulldozer to crush 30 classic and exotic cars whose owners were accused of smuggling them into the country without paying taxes, according to ABC News. The public ceremony ...
Duterte leads wreckage of smuggled cars. By Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated February 7, 2018 - 12:00am. googleplus. A bulldozer crushes smuggled luxury cars at the Bureau of Customs in Manila on the occasion of the agency's 116th anniversary yesterday. Miguel de Guzman. MANILA, Philippines ...
MANILA (Reuters) - A court in The Philippines ordered the arrest on Wednesday (Feb 7) of three policemen for the high-profile August 2017 killing of a teenager, the first murder case in a brutal war on drugs that has killed thousands of Filipinos. The Caloocan City regional trial court in Manila issued an ...
Kodao Productions, a Philippine alternative news website, is still down after being the target of a cyber-attack six days ago and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned this new assault on media freedom in The Philippines. The Paris-based media freedom watchdog is worried about this latest blow ...
The Philippine Statistics Authority previously reported that the prices of regular and well-milled rice have risen by P1 to P3 pesos per kilo in six regional centers including Metro Manila. Sen. Cynthia Villar, chairman of the Senate committee on agriculture, explained that the rice supply of NFA is just depleting ...
"As such, the Philippine government has jurisdiction to regulate any foreign scientific research activities in said region," Manhit said. Subject to the provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the sea, allowing foreign MSR is a matter of coastal state discretion, according to Batongbacal.
MANILA, Feb 5 Reuters) - As night falls in Manila, the Philippine capital, few of the 700 families living in the sprawling portside shanty town known as market 3 dare to venture out of their homes. The crime-ridden maze of sheet metal, crumbling cement and wooden boards has become a frontline of the ...
MANILA - Philippine shares on Tuesday tracked sharp losses on Wall Street overnight, as equity investors around the world took a breather from recent highs. The Philippine Stock Exchange Index was down 2.74 percent to 8,379.83 in early trading, poised for a second straight day of losses. The peso ...
MANILA: A Philippine government agency on Monday filed a lawsuit against French drugmaker Sanofi demanding compensation for the parents of a 10-year-old girl the agency said had died as a result of receiving its controversial anti-dengue vaccine. The Public Attorney's Office (PAO) said Sanofi, several ...
The president of the Philippine Senate is demanding that a Chinese light-rail train maker refund $74 million for 48 overweight trains and be blacklisted from all future government projects. Philippine Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III demanded a full refund by CRRC Dalian Co. Ltd., which delivered 48 ...
French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi on Monday rejected a Philippine government demand to return tens of millions of dollars paid for a dengue vaccine after the programme was suspended over health concerns. The Philippines had asked Sanofi to refund 3.2 billion pesos ($62 million) spent on injecting ...
The Philippine government halted its massive immunization drive last year after Sanofi said a study showed the vaccine may increase the risks of severe dengue infection. More than 830,000 children were injected with the Dengvaxia vaccine under the campaign, which was launched in 2016 under ...
MANILA -- Nearly 50 people suspected of using and selling drugs were killed by officers in the past two months, the Philippine National police said on Friday, contradicting earlier pronouncements that the government's war on drugs would become less deadly. The figure was the first released since ...
MANILA, Philippines -- China's most sophisticated research ship has arrived in Philippine waters to conduct marine scientific research after securing a permit from the Department of Foreign Affairs, a lawmaker claimed Tuesday. Rep. Gary Alejano (Magdalo party-list) earlier slammed the DFA for allowing ...


 

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