Malacañang congratulated boxing champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao for his victory against American boxer Adrien Broner.
The state weather bureau said Tropical Depression Amang is currently moving west-northward and nearing Surigao del Norte where it is expected to make landfall.
The price of diesel, which is widely used in public and private transportation, is now P5.04 higher due to the controversial Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, Rep. Ariel Casilao of party-list group Anakpawis said yesterday.
Heavily-damaged buildings and houses of worship, abandoned homes, ruined business establishments and empty streets are what is left of this former bustling Islamic center devastated by five months of heavy fighting between government forces and the Islamic State (IS)-inspired Maute Group two years ago.
Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III will push through with the Senate inquiry into the passport data controversy at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
With the May 13 midterm polls still four months away, Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesman James Jimenez yesterday claimed that the poll body’s preparation for the upcoming polls is 90 percent complete.
Mayweather Jr. and Jeff Horn over recent years have given fight fans the impression that Pacquiao was over the hil and done.
A brewing storm has entered the Philippine area of responsibility Saturday morning, the state weather bureau said, adding that the weather disturbance might become the first tropical cyclone to hit the country in 2019.
The Philippines’ richest man Henry Sy Sr. — who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to leading a multi-billion dollar business empire — has died Saturday. He was 94.
Instead of taking over the facilities of the bankrupt Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines, the government should look for a white knight to revive the shipbuilding company and save thousands of jobs, Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian said yesterday.