Malacañang said it respect the dismissal of the graft complaints against former Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya over the allegedly anomalous Metro Rail Transit-3 maintenance contract with Busan Universal Rail, Inc.
Senator Joel Villanueva on Wednesday called on the Inter-Agency Task Force to begin drawing up a clear-cut master list of beneficiaries to ensure no overlaps in the selection given the limited resources.
Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing anew for the institutionalization of a comprehensive “Human Trafficking Preventive Education Program” to protect the Filipino children and youth from the different forms of trafficking.
Stressing the need for a swift and efficient whole-of-nation approach in addressing the Covid-19 pandemic, Senator Kiko Pangilinan on Wednesday said that the key solution to a more efficient vaccine roll-out is to involve the local government units (LGUs) and the private sector.
Senate President Tito Sotto said on Wednesday that anyone working to “overthrow” the government should not be able to join the party-list system and become a representative in Congress.
The filing of charges against corrupt officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) validates the Senate’s oversight function, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
Health care workers will get the first doses of coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine from China’s Sinovac, Malacañang said.
Malacañang urged Filipinos to trust medical experts after a survey showed that nearly half in the country do not intend to get vaccinated against coronavirus.
Malacañang assured assistance to local government units (LGUs) that cannot afford to procure coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines.
Ousted House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano isn’t keen on fading into irrelevance after losing the speakership to Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco.
MANILA – Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Tuesday said forensics experts are hopeful that the recovered urine from the second autopsy conducted on the remains of flight attendant Christine Angelica Dacera would help uncover the circumstances behind her death.
MANILA – After the agriculture sector survived a series of challenges in 2020, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar said they are confident of achieving their target of 2.5 percent growth for 2021.
MANILA – Leaders from various political parties and power blocs in the House of Representatives met on Tuesday to back Speaker Lord Allan Velasco’s resolution proposing amendments to the restrictive economic provisions in the 1987 Constitution.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Tuesday welcomed the latest survey of Pulse Asia showing him as the most approved member of the Cabinet.
Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Tuesday (Jan. 12) assured the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) prepared to investigate the killing of Mayor Christopher Cuan of Libungan, Cotabato.
Criminal complaints have been filed before the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) against 25 current and former officials of the Philippine Health Corporation (PhilHealth) over P1.1 million worth of alleged health claims in Region I, Justice Assistant Secretary Neal Bainto said on Tuesday (Jan. 1).
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed charges against nine dismissed policemen over the killing of four soldiers in Jolo, Sulu last year.
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Monday started his one-month leave to fully recover from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), DILG Undersecretary and spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Monday expressed disappointment with the release from custody of nine dismissed members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) who were implicated in the fatal shooting of four Army intelligence operatives in Sulu last June 29.
Why should Filipinos be denied the right to choose what brand of COVID vaccine they will be injected with?
The government has included China, Pakistan, Jamaica, Luxembourg, and Oman in its travel restrictions because of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) variant.
Filipinos cannot choose the brand of coronavirus vaccine because only China’s Sinovac vaccine will be available between February and June, Malacañang explained.
Malacañang on Tuesday denied monopoly allegations on the procurement of coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines.
Senator Lito Lapid took time off from his busy schedule to witness the virtual oath taking of his son Mark as the new chief operating officer of the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA).