The Philippines will raise the reported chasing incident involving two Chinese vessels and a team of Filipino journalists sailing in the West Philippine Sea “if proven to be true,” the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday.
While honored with the confidence of business tycoon Ramon S. Ang that he fits the vice presidency, House Committee on Ways and Means chairperson Joey Salceda said he is “too busy” to even entertain the possibility.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. and US State Secretary Antony Blinken on Friday discussed the two nations’ concerns over the continued presence of Chinese vessels at the West Philippine Sea, including the Julian Felipe Reef.
The Department of National Defense (DND) on Friday has directed the military to investigate reports that a Filipino vessel carrying a news team of local media network ABS-CBN was chased by two Chinese missile boats off the West Philippine Sea.
Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano once again called on the House of Representatives to call for a hearing on the proposed P10,000 financial assistance to each family to determine if the government has the money to implement it.
The compassionate use permit issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Ivermectin seems to be a political accommodation rather than a medical decision, said former Health Secretary Janette Garin.
President Rodrigo Duterte has directed the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to expedite the payment of its obligations to private and government hospitals, Malacañang announced Thursday.
Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar slammed Senators Panfilo Lacson, Imee Marcos, and Nancy Binay for criticizing the government’s response to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Both the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Quezon City Police District (QCPD) committed lapses in the covert operation that led to the shootout between their agents last February, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has found.
Global constrictions on the acquisition of coronavirus vaccines may result in reduced supplies from the COVAX Facility, National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Tuesday.
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