Duterte joins Muslim community in celebrating Eid’l Fitr, calls for national unity

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte joined the Muslim community on Sunday in celebrating Eid’l Fitr calling all Filipinos to unite as the country faces pressing challenges. As Muslims journey towards spiritual purification through a month-long fasting, the President reminded the Muslim Filipino community to thank Allah. “On this special day, remember to thank Allah for … Read More

Tropical cyclone imminent by end-June

MANILA — A low-pressure area (LPA) that can intensify into a tropical cyclone (TC) may develop in late this month, bringing cloudy skies and rain to the country. The LPA will bring to Luzon cloudy skies and either rain showers or thunderstorms, according to the state weather bureau, PAGASA’s forecast for the 10-day period ending … Read More

DOTr launches PUV Modernization Program

  MANILA — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) officially launched Monday (June 19) the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) Modernization Program which seeks to provide safe, comfortable and environmentally sustainable mode of public transport to commuters. The program aims to enhance commuter experience by upgrading vehicles to meet safety, energy efficiency and emission standards through overhauling … Read More

NCRPO appeals to public not to spread ‘police memo’ on Maute Group attack

MANILA — The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Tuesday appealed to the public to refrain from spreading a memorandum from the Valenzuela police station claiming that Maute Group members are planning to conduct bombing attacks in Metro Manila. “Today, a document allegedly from the Station Intelligence Branch of Valenzuela Police Station was circulated … Read More