Local chief executives in the National Capital Region should review the implementation of the Oplan Metro Yakal in anticipation of the so-called the “Big One” killer earthquake, administration senatorial bet Francis Tolentino said.
DAVAO CITY – Administration senatorial bet Francis Tolentino is pushing for a heightened inter-agency coordination and cooperation in the National Capital Region (NCR) in preparation for the so-called the Big One earthquake.
BACOLOD CITY – Administration senatorial candidate and former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Francis Tolentino urged the country’s two giant water concessionaires to invest in constructing seawater desalination plants to prevent another water shortage.
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) said Friday heads of agencies may allow their employees to forego wearing office uniforms due to the ongoing water shortage.
The water shortage affecting some residents in the National Capital Region could be “artificial,” Malacanang said.
Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo Teves has accused top officials of the Metropolitan Water Works and Sewerage System (MWSS) of lawyering for Maynilad Water Services, Inc. and Manila Water Company over their failure to provide water treatment facilities for Metro Manila.
President Rodrigo Duterte has tasked the Department of Health (DOH) to immediately respond to the measles cases and outbreaks in certain parts of the country.
The Department of Health has declared a measles outbreak in the National Capital Region and Central Luzon amid a spike in the number of those infected with the deadly viral disease.
A joint panel composed of the committees on health and good government on Wednesday recommended the filing of criminal and administrative charges against former President in connection with the Dengvaxia vaccine mess.
Over 400,000 contractual workers have been given permanent employment as part of the anti-“endo” campaign of the government, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)…
The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the issuance of a subpoena against the proprietor of CT Leoncio Trading and Construction, which was involved in the so-called “large-scale scam” worth billions of pesos in infrastructure spending under this year’s appropriations.
The Department of Education (DepEd) is adamant that it is not planing to replace the Filipino subject in the basic education curriculum with Korean and other foreign languages.
Local absentee voters will have three days to cast their votes for the mid-term elections starting April 29 next year.
Senate President Vicente Sotto III is seeking to upgrade the salaries of Commission on Elections (Comelec) employees and reorganize the poll body’s offices.
Efforts to upgrade the salaries of Commission on Elections (Comelec) employees and reorganize the poll body’s offices have been given a push in the Senate.
The P25-increase in the daily minimum wage for workers in the National Capital Region (NCR) is “subject to change depending on economic conditions,” Malacanang said.
MANILA — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Wednesday said 10 bus drivers and two conductors tested positive for illegal drug use based on the results of the “Oplan Undaspot”, which aims to ensure public safety, especially those travelling to provinces for the All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day.
Malacanang hoped on Sunday that the ongoing wage hike hearing would have a positive benefit for both workers and employers.
Malacanang on Friday asked the public to temporarily put up with the recently approved fare hikes for both public utility jeepneys and buses.
MANILA — Typhoon Ompong has affected a total of 147,540 families or 591,762 persons in 31 provinces in Regions 1, 2, 3, 4A (Calabarzon), 4B (Mimaropa), Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and the National Capital Region (NCR), the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its 6 a.m. update Monday.
With Typhoon Ompong battering a large part of the country after making landfall early Saturday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has announced that 4,688 passengers were reportedly stranded in various ports in eight regions, including Metro Manila.
Senator Gringo Honasan has asked the Sandiganbayan 2nd Division not to suspend him due to the graft case he is facing over his alleged involvement in the anomalous use of his pork barrel.
The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) may have spent 96 percent of the allocation for a solid waste volume reduction program—but it did not have a lot to show for it.
Former Agriculture secretary Luis Paez Lorenzo Jr. has insisted that the Sandiganbayan 6th Division quash the graft charges against him over his alleged involvement in anomalous fertilizer deals.