Vico Sotto shuts down illegal Chinese restaurant in Pasig, says no to POGO

VICO SOTTO. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto addresses residents on October 8, 2019, his 100th day in office. File photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler...

Malacañang grieves with Robredo for mother’s death

VP'S MOM. Salvacion Gerona died on Saturday, February 22. Photo from Gerona's Facebook page. MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Sunday, February 23, sent its...

PH gov’t urged to brace for tourism dip due to virus outbreak

FAMED BEACH. Tourists trek White Beach in Boracay Island. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – House Deputy Speaker Johnny Pimentel urged...

HIGHLIGHTS: Forum on weaponizing the law vs democratic dissent

Legal experts, civil society organizations, and sectoral groups gather in an international forum to talk about how 'lawfare' ...

DFA so far securing clearances, permits for repatriation of Filipinos on board Diamond Princess

(Eagle News)–The Department of Foreign Affairs is so far securing clearances and permits for the disembarkation, land transfer and  chartered flights for the almost...

Morente “disappointed” with “unauthorized activities” of some immigration personnel

(Eagle News)–Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente on Saturday, Feb. 22, expressed disappointment over what he said were “unauthorized activities” of some immigration personnel. Morente issued the...

Locsin: Filipinos on board Diamond Princess to be repatriated on Tuesday

(Eagle News)–The Filipinos on board the Diamond Princess will be repatriated on Tuesday, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said. Locsin made the announcement in...

Albay bans pigs, pork products from Camarines provinces

Albay seals its border after pigs in neighboring CamSur are tested postive for African swine flu Published 11:31 PM, February 22,...

Repatriates from Wuhan, China released with clean bill of health after completing 14-day quarantine

The send-off ceremony for OFWs from Wuhan, China who were quarantined at the New Clark City in Tarlac for 14 days./DOH/(Eagle News)–All repatriated Filipinos...

Cloudy skies, light rains forecast in parts of PHL

(Eagle News)–Cloudy skies and light rains are expected in parts of the country today. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Cagayan Valley,...

Robredo’s mother passes away

(Eagle News)–Vice President Leni Robredo’s mother Sally Gerona  passed away on Saturday, Feb. 22. Robredo confirmed her mother’s death in a Facebook post. She did not...

Capas City mayor asks DOH to distribute quarantine of Filipinos from Japan cruise ship...

  (Eagle News) — The mayor of Capas, Tarlac has expressed apprehension about the quarantine of almost 500 Filipinos from the Japan cruise at the...

49 quarantined in New Clark City cleared of COVID-19, sent home

COVID-19. PNP Chief Archie Gamboa on February 3, 2020, presents to media at Camp Crame its chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives (CBRNE)-trained personnel...

Cebu Provincial Board approves shift to solar power in Capitol

Once implemented, all buildings inside the Cebu Provincial Capitol compound will have solar panels Published 6:44 PM, February 22, 2020 ...

PH coronavirus watch: Suspected cases per region, as of February 22, 2020

Based on the Department of Health's monitoring as of February 22, 2020 Published 7:01 PM, February 22, 2020 ...

Sereno slams silent Duterte critics as enablers

ABETTING? Former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says the "sectors" who refuse to publicly call out President Rodrigo Duterte are "abetting" the desecration of...

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