The internet speed in the country continues to improve despite the surge in demand and usage due to the mobility limitations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senator Grace Poe on Thursday said the Senate version of the 2021 General Appropriations Bill (GAB) was “responsive” and “compassionate” as the country continues to grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic and the aftermath of consecutive natural disasters.
The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed the proposed P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021 after a series of marathon sessions lasting past midnight.
The Supreme Court (SC) has approved a four-day work week for employees of the high tribunal starting Dec. 1.
Senator Imee Marcos on Monday called on the Department of Energy and the country’s three largest oil companies to “put people ahead of profit” and suspend oil price hikes set for Tuesday.
Joint Task Force COVID Shield commander Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday said he supports a proposal to ban caroling this Christmas season to prevent further transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
Lawmakers are pushing for legislation that would ensure Filipino contractors and workers will be given priority in local private and government construction projects, especially at this difficult time of economic slump due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senator Win Gatchalian on Tuesday expressed concern on the looming shut down of Petron Corporation’s refinery in Limay, Bataan due to huge losses amid the Covid-19 pandemic
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Tuesday urged Philhealth to be more humane toward persons seeking free dialysis coverage especially with difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
US elections were easier before, when most people voted in polling stations and their choices were automatically tallied by machine.
Western views of China have soured sharply amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with record numbers in major developed countries seeing the Asian power unfavorably, a survey showed Tuesday.
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a “devastating impact” on mental health services globally, the World Health Organization said Monday, ahead of a large fundraising push.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin Jr. cursed the son of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Thursday (September 24) for suggesting the postponement of the 2022 national elections due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
US President Donald Trump told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that China must be held accountable by the world for its actions over the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
Malacañang on Friday welcomed the slowdown in inflation in August 2020 as a “positive development.”
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 the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.