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PNP-IAS chief gets six-month suspension for sexual harassment
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 3, 2023 - 12:00am
The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the six-month suspension without pay of lawyer Alfegar Triambulo, inspector general of Philippine National Police-Internal Affairs Service in connection with a sexual...
Philippines improves in English proficiency index
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 2, 2023 - 8:45am
The Philippines improved slightly in the 2023 English Proficiency Index of international education center and think tank Education First (EF), ranking 20th out of 113 countries and economies, from 22nd among 111...
Ex-Laguna town treasurer gets 7 years for malversation
by Elizabeth Marcelo - December 2, 2023 - 12:00am
A former treasurer of Pagsanjan, Laguna may spend up to seven years in prison for failing to account for a cash shortage of P483,529.
Ex-La Union lawmaker cleared of ‘pork’ raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 30, 2023 - 12:00am
Former La Union second district representative Thomas Dumpit Jr. has been cleared of graft and malversation charges filed against him in connection with the alleged misuse of his Priority Development Assistance Fund...
DepEd to prioritize last mile schools
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 25, 2023 - 8:45am
The Department of Education will prioritize the hiring of additional teachers and the construction of more classrooms in last mile schools or LMS, Vice President and concurrent DepEd Secretary Sara Duterte said...
5 Filipinos cross West Bank border to Jordan
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 24, 2023 - 12:00am
Five Filipinos have crossed from the West Bank to Jordan amid the Israel-Hamas war, the Philippine embassy in Amman said yesterday.
Andal Ampatuan Jr. gets 210 years for graft
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 24, 2023 - 12:00am
Convicted murderer Andal Ampatuan Jr. has been sentenced to a total of up to 210 years in prison for graft charges over a P238.3-million fuel supply deal. The ruling coincided with the 14th anniversary of the Maguindanao...
Napoles seeks dismissal of plunder raps
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 19, 2023 - 12:00am
Detained businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles has asked the Sandiganbayan to dismiss the plunder case against her in connection with her alleged role in the misuse of the Priority Development Assistance Fund or “pork...
Sara honors all former VPs
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 16, 2023 - 12:00am
Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte honored the former vice presidents of the country yesterday for supposedly “strengthening” the Office of the Vice President and bringing it closer...
Restore P6 billion slashed from SUC budget, Senate asked
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 16, 2023 - 12:00am
eachers and students of state universities and colleges yesterday called on the Senate to restore the P6 billion slashed from SUCs’ budget for 2024 and instead realign some P9 billion in confidential and intelligence...
Inordinate delay: Napoles cleared in fertilizer scam
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 12, 2023 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan has dismissed the graft and malversation charges filed against businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles and four former officials of the Department of Agriculture in Caraga due to the inordinate delay in...
Sara pays tribute to Miriam at road renaming
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 12, 2023 - 12:00am
Vice President and concurrent Education Sectary Sara Duterte on Saturday paid tribute to the late senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, as she graced the unveiling of a street marker renaming Agham and BIR roads in Quezon...
Vice Sara thanks Imee for supporting Duterte family
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 11, 2023 - 12:00am
Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte yesterday thanked the President’s sister Sen. Imee Marcos for her steadfast support as she admitted that the Duterte family is going through a “rough...
UP still Philippines best in 2024 QS Asia rankings
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 10, 2023 - 12:00am
The University of the Philippines is still regarded as the best university in the country based on the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings in Asia for 2024, while four other local universities made it...
NHA, LWUA flagged over unfinished Yolanda projects
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 9, 2023 - 12:00am
The Commission on Audit has called out two government agencies over unfinished housing and water provision projects in areas affected by the 2013 Super Typhoon Yolanda.
Sara, Imee not in Yolanda rites guest list  
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 9, 2023 - 12:00am
Vice President Sara Duterte and Sen. Imee Marcos, both part of the UniTeam in the 2022 elections, were no-shows at the 10th year celebration of the onslaught of Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) in...
Livelihood key to housing program’s success – DHSUD
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 6, 2023 - 12:00am
A stable employment and sustainable livelihood for the beneficiaries of the Marcos administration’s Pambansang Pabahay Para sa Pilipino are crucial to the success and sustainability of the program, according...
No overtime pay for teachers who worked in BSKE
by Elizabeth Marcelo - November 3, 2023 - 12:00am
Teachers who served as poll workers during the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections will not receive overtime pay, according to the Commission on Elections.
Philippines, Canada Armed Forces end strategic planning course
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 29, 2023 - 12:00am
The Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Canadian Armed Forces on Friday concluded the five-day Business Planning Course 2023, a training activity that they co-hosted, which aimed to enhance strategic planning,...
Command center activated in Visayas for BSKE
by Elizabeth Marcelo - October 29, 2023 - 12:00am
The Armed Forces of the Philippines Visayas Command on Saturday activated a monitoring center at its headquarters in Camp Lapulapu, Cebu City for efficient deployment of security forces and close coordination with...
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