The Butuan City Hall of Justice (HOJ) is set to be closed for two-days at the end of the month to undergo disinfection against the COVID-19 virus, the Supreme Court (SC) said.
The government’s inter-agency panel reviewing drug operations in the country might include the fake buy-bust operation conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement (PDEA) in Dumaguete City, said Justice Undersecretary Emmeline Aglipay-Villar said.
Malacañang on Friday urged the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to resume testing even its chairman, Senator Richard Gordon said the government should settle its P931-million debt to the PRC first before they could continue their Covid-19 testing services.
Senator Imee Marcos on Friday said “amen” to Pope Francis’ endorsement of same-sex civil unions.
A theoretical extra day of voting in the May 2022 presidential elections will cost at least P2 billion, twice the Commission on Elections’ initial estimate, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said on Friday.
Opposition Senator Leila de Lima on Friday backed calls from the members of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) seeking an audited financial statement on the expenses during the 30th Southeast Asian Games last year.
Malacañang will check the conditions of jail facilities in the country following the death of Baby River, a three-month-old infant who was separated from her mother Reina Nasino, a jailed activist, just a month after she was born.
A negative coronavirus test is no longer a pre-requisite for boarding a flight abroad, Malacañang announced Friday.
The government has allowed select foreign nationals to enter the Philippines starting November 1, according to Malacañang.
Malacañang announced that the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has approved the resumption of the motorcycle taxi pilot study.
Religious gatherings are now allowed at 30 percent capacity in areas under a general community quarantine (GCQ), Malacañang announced Friday.
Malacañang expects that the proposed 2021 national budget to be submitted to the Office of the President “on or before the second week of December.”
Around 900 informal sector workers who were displaced due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic are set to benefit from the initial rollout of the “free bicycles project” of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
The next complaint that the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will file before the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) will hopefully include the bigger fishes behind the “pastillas” scheme, said National Bureau of Investigation-Special Action Unit (NBI) Chief Emeterio Dongallo Jr. on Thursday (Oct. 22).
There are still few Filipinos tourists taking trips abroad despite the lifting of restrictions, Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said on Thursday (Oct. 22).
Peter Joemel Advincula, alias Bikoy, on Thursday (Oct. 22) pleaded not guilty before a Quezon City court over charges of conspiracy to commit sedition.
The Supreme Court (SC) has allowed a regional trial court (RTC) in Iligan City to close until November after one of its staff caught the COVID-19 virus.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is set to issue a legal opinion on the memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), said Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Thursday (Oct. 22).
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Thursday said there is no delay in the release of crucial funds allocated for pandemic-hit sectors under the Bayanihan to Recover as One or Bayanihan 2 Act.
Senate President Tito Sotto on Thursday said he doubts civil unions for same-sex couples will be legalized in the Philippines despite Pope Francis’ endorsement of legal partnerships for the LGBT.
Senator Risa Hontiveros sought for a hike in allocation for the Commission on Election (Comelec) budget to prepare for the 2022 presidential elections in light of the major health adjustments necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Senator Grace Poe on Thursday called for intensified support mechanism for vulnerable mothers amid the pandemic, with the doubling of domestic burden lodged on them as they need to simultaneously perform household and familial duties while working.
Aside from COVID-19 vaccines, there are key programs in need of bigger funding from the 2021 national budget, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson is not alone in pushing for a bigger allocation for COVID-19 vaccines in the national budget for 2021.