Agricultural losses due to the “weak” El Niño now affecting the country are estimated to have reached P4.35 billion with an estimated volume of 233,007 metric tons (MT) of crops and damaged 149,494 hectares of farmland.
Vice President Leni Robredo said indifference seemed to be the prevailing sentiment among Filipinos regarding the arrest of Rappler Chief Executive Officer Maria Ressa for alleged violation of the Anti-Dummy Law.
Thai demonstrators on Sunday protested against alleged cheating in the junta-ruled kingdom’s first election since a 2014 coup, a week after the controversial poll sowed confusion over the ballot results.
Ernest Hemingway’s legacy helps to bring Americans and Cubans together, an American congressman said as he opened an archive at the legendary writer’s onetime home in Havana, despite tensions between the two nations.
Rights groups on Sunday condemned what they called a “massacre” of 14 farmers by police in the central Philippines as authorities defended the incident as a legitimate operation against suspected communist rebels.
Administration senatorial candidate and former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chair Francis Tolentino recently warned the public of the harmful effects of red tide amid the ongoing effects of El Niño.
Malacañang said Atty. Jude Sabio is just “hallucinating” for claiming his life is under serious threat following an arrest order against him for deficiency in compliance with the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).
Detained Senator Leila de Lima on Sunday reminded President Rodrigo Duterte that the country’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) is not an “escape hatch” for him to evade prosecution.
Administration senatorial bet and former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald dela Rosa said that dismissed Police Colonel Eduardo Acierto failed to validate his supposed evidence against former Presidential adviser Michael Yang.
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