QC cracks whip vs. mercury-laden cosmetics

Manila, Jan. 18 -- To ensure the strict compliance of businesses on the ban on whitening products that contain mercury, the Quezon City government has passed an ordinance prohibiting the manufacture, ... Read More

Black to stress rebounding in Meralco's clash with Blackwater

Manila, Jan. 18 -- Meralco Bolts coach Norman Black will put a lot of emphasis in rebounding as his team looks to bounce back from a stinging overtime defeat to Phoenix Fuel Masters on Saturday as the... Read More

Korean firm invests P2-B for solar farm in Bacolod City

Manila, Jan. 18 -- A 50-megawatt solar power plant will soon rise in the village of Vista Alegre in this city. The development of the first large-scale renewable energy project in Bacolod, with an est... Read More

PNP builds coordinating center for 2019 polls, crisis

PALO, Jan. 18 -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) opened the joint inter-agency coordinating center (JIACC) building on Thursday to enhance coordination among government agencies in the conduct of... Read More

DND chief reiterates strong gov't support for BOL

Manila, Jan. 18 -- Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Thursday reiterated the government's strong support for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), which will pave the way for the creation of the Bangs... Read More

SoCot athletes start training for regional meet, 2019 Palaro

Manila, Jan. 18 -- At least 700 student-athletes in South Cotabato are set to undergo a 25-day intensive training, in line with the upcoming Soccsksargen Regional Athletic Association (SRAA) meet and ... Read More

GenSan sets free viewing of Pacquiao-Broner fight

Manila, Jan. 18 -- Boxing fans will be treated anew to a free and uninterrupted live telecast of "fighting" Senator Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao's title defense against American brawler Adrien Broner in ... Read More

Report listing PH as warzone 'fallacious, baseless': Palace

Manila, Jan. 18 -- Malacanang on Friday slammed a recent report by a non-government organization based in the United States, which listed the Philippines as a "war zone in disguise", calling it "falla... Read More

NFA allots P50-M for palay procurement in Soccsksargen

Manila, Jan. 18 -- The National Food Authority (NFA) has allocated an initial PHP50 million this year for the purchase of palay from farmers in Region 12 (Soccsksargen). Dianne Silva, NFA-12 regional... Read More

Troops pre-deployed to secure BOL: AFP

Manila, Jan. 18 -- Military efforts to secure the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebsicite are now complete with only minor adjustments to be done, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs ... Read More