WGEID exec lauds PH for clarifying 625 'desaparecidos' cases

BRUSSELS, Feb. 16 -- The chairman of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID) on Thursday lauded the Philippine Government for taking the initiative to clarify the 625 "desa... Read More

2 'Malasakit' desks ready to assist West Visayas farmers

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 16 -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Friday opened two Malasakit Help Desks in Western Visayas to serve its farmer-clients and other sectors that are interested to engage in a... Read More

Batangas City's Verde Island now 'energized'

BATANGAS CITY, Feb. 16 -- The dream of illuminating the famous Verde Island came to reality on Friday as the initial 40 of 300 households in Barangay San Agapito were lit up during the ceremonial swit... Read More

Cops hunt down 2 men in NoCot teacher's slay

Manila, Feb. 16 -- Police authorities have launched a manhunt for two motorcycle-riding gunmen, who killed a public school teacher from North Cotabato, in an ambush in Maguindanao Friday. "We are pur... Read More

PH condoles with kin of Fil-Am killed in Chicago

Manila, Feb. 16 -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday expressed sympathies to the family of a Filipino-American who was killed in a suburb in Chicago in the state of Illinois last mon... Read More

Cordillera power firms eye moves to lower generation cost

TABUK CITY, Feb. 16 -- Power utilities in the Cordillera region are collectively gearing up towards generating electricity at a lower cost for consumers. "We are now in the direction of hydro generat... Read More

Assess Tabuk City's poll 'hotspot' tag: Guv to PNP

TABUK CITY, Feb. 16 -- Governor Jocel Baac on Friday urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) to reconsider this city's listing as an "election hotspot". "That is a sad evaluation on our part. He (... Read More

Kalinga thankful for Papal Nuncio's foundation day visit

TABUK CITY, Feb. 16 -- The provincial government has thanked the Catholic Church for the Papal Nuncio's visit during Kalinga province's foundation anniversary. "His visit to the Philippines is a very... Read More

Northeast monsoon brings light rains over PH Saturday

Manila, Feb. 16 -- The northeast monsoon affecting the country will bring isolated light rains over most parts of the archipelago, the weather bureau said Saturday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophy... Read More

Cops nab 27 persons, seize 324 questionable vehicles

Manila, Feb. 16 -- Police authorities in North Cotabato have reported a high number of accomplishments in law enforcement on February 11-15, a police official said Saturday. "The North Cotabato polic... Read More