Several lawmakers on Monday took up the cudgels for Vice President Leni Robredo as she presented her office’s proposed P679 million budget for 2021, the lowest in the government bureaucracy.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III shot down Thursday (September 3) calls for his resignation amid criticism of his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the corruption controversies at Philhealth.
MANILA – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said it has no problem with the local government units (LGUs) taking over the distribution of the third tranche of the social amelioration program (SAP).
Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito Galvez Jr. has condemned the twin blasts in Jolo, Sulu that killed at least 14 people and wounded 77 others on Monday.
Solicitor General Jose Calida has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to cancel the oral arguments over the petitions that are questioning the constitutionality of the provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Law.
Meralco president and CEO Ray Espinosa told lawmakers on Monday that he would extend the suspension of disconnection notices for unpaid electric bills by one more month until Oct. 31.
Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday (August 23) called out Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) chief Vince Dizon for letting a group calling for a revolutionary government hold a meeting at Clark Freeport in Pampanga amid…
Health workers will receive additional compensation for their hard work in the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic with the passage of the proposed Bayanihan to Recover as One Act.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Saturday disputed Health Secretary Francisco Duque III's claim that the COVID-19 pandemic was a blessing in disguise of sorts for the country.
Politiko’s wife (PW) seems to be a firm believer in the adage, “out with the old, in with the new.”
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano wanted the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) to get the P10-billion tourism recovery fund meant for small and medium businesses to make it easier for his allies to push for their…
Lawmakers are finding creative ways to get their hands on pork barrel funds even as the government is tightening its belt due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The United States on Sunday reached the extraordinary milestone of five million coronavirus cases as President Donald Trump was accused of flouting the constitution by unilaterally extending a virus relief package.
Wala reserve funds! Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth) to collapse by 2022 if COVID-19 pandemic continues.
An official of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has admitted that the company may no longer be able to sustain operations by 2022 amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has come to the defense of President Rodrigo Duterte as critics continue to lambast his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The government should take advantage of Metro Manila’s return to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) to revisit and improve the response to COVID-19 pandemic, Senators Nancy Binay and Sherwin Gatchalian said Monday (August 3).
Senator Sonny Angara has vowed the swift passage of the proposed P4.506-trillion national budget for 2021 to ensure the timely delivery of services to the people, particularly amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Daming paligoy-ligoy! Duque says COVID-19 strategy to be developed in 7 days after doctors’ distress…
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III continues to drag his feet on the COVID-19 pandemic even as medical frontliners have sounded off the alarm on how overwhelmed hospitals are in Metro Manila.
Sen. Risa Hontiveros: Tama na ang pamumulitika sa COVID-19 pandemic.
After a 14-day lockdown imposed by authorities due to a high number of vendors infected with COVID-19, the Antipolo New Public Market opened on July 15. Antipolo Mayor Andeng Ynares gives a peek on the market's "new normal" set up.
A journalist shared on Facebook photos with BCDA chair and COVID-19 testing czar Vince Dizon on board a private plane to Cebu.