Philippines Headlines Tue, 13 Feb 2018 21:30:00 +0800House to ignore 'unconstitutional' dismissal order vs Cebu Rep. Garcia
The House of Representatives will not implement the order of the Office of Ombudsman dismissing Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia (Cebu, 3rd District) from public service, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said on Monday.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0800Tropical Storm 'Basyan' to hit Mindanao Tuesday
Signal number 2 has been raised in more areas in Mindanao as Tropical Storm Basyang maintains its strength and speed.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0800Economic sabotage raps eyed vs rice hoarders
The chairman of the National Food Authority (NFA) Council wants rice hoarders to be charged with economic sabotage and has called for more measures to prevent the manipulation of prices.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0800Duterte clears Balutan in 5-star PCSO party
President Duterte does not see any problem with the P6-million Christmas party thrown by Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) general manager Alexander Balutan, saying the activity is acceptable as long as the public benefits from the governm...Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0800Duterte threatens to sue Boracay execs
President Duterte yesterday threatened to file charges against local officials in the world-famous tourist destination Boracay, which he has described as a “cesspool.”
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0800Gas prices rolled back today
After successive weeks of price hikes, petroleum firms will roll back pump prices today due to oversupply.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0800Senate panel wants ex-Comelec chief arrested
Sen. Francis Escudero yesterday asked to have former Commission on Elections chairman Andres Bautista arrested for repeatedly skipping the Senate inquiry into his alleged ill-gotten wealth.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0800Homicide raps filed vs Noy, Garin over vaccine
Anti-corruption groups yesterday filed criminal charges against former president Benigno Aquino III and 19 others in connection with the Dengvaxia controversy.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0800‘CJ appointment void from the start’
Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno might not be impeached on the basis of failing to comply with the rules on the declaration of assets, as her appointment was void from the start, a congressman and former justice hinted yesterday.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0800ERC execs return to work
The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) will start promulgating decisions on 61 cases, including the reduction on system loss cap, after its four suspended commissioners were allowed to return to work yesterday.