WHO looks forward to work ‘very closely’ with Biden

The World Health Organization chief on Monday congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, saying the WHO looks forward to working with their administration “very closely.”

Typhoon ROLLY and Typhoon SIONY – Update – Nov 1, 2020

Typhoon ROLLY and Typhoon SIONY – Update – Nov 1, 2020

Pangasinan raises ‘blue alert’ as ‘Rolly’ nears

The Pangasinan Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) here has placed the entire province under “blue alert” due to typhoon “Rolly”.

Navy safeguards northern islands

Northern Luzon Command’s (Nolcom) Naval Forces Northern Luzon conducted a flag-raising ceremony on Fuga Island on August 8.

‘Igme’ brings scattered rains over PH Saturday

The low pressure area spotted near Batanes has developed into tropical depression Igme and will bring some rains in most parts of the country on Saturday.

2 ex-PhilHealth execs to cooperate with probe: DOJ

Two former officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) have agreed to disclose details of the anomalies hounding the state insurer, an official of the Department of Justice (DOJ) said Saturday.

ASG leader transferred to Camp Crame

Abu Sayyaf sub-leader Abduljihad Susukan was transferred on Saturday to the headquarters of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Camp Crame, Quezon City. In a statement, PNP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac said Susukan, his wife Nafrisa, and security escorts arrived from Davao City to the Clark International Airport, Angeles, Pampanga around 10:32 p.m. on Friday.

PH imposes temporary ban on chicken imports from Brazil

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has imposed a temporary ban on the import of poultry meat from Brazil as a precautionary measure after the detection of SARS-COV-2, the causative agent of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), in chicken wings imported from the country.

Megaworld nets P5.9B in H1; grows office business amid pandemic

Megaworld, the country’s leading developer of integrated urban townships, posted a 34-percent drop in its net income during the first half of 2020 to PHP5.9 billion from PHP8.9 billion during the same period last year.

Go recommends October school opening

enator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Thursday recommended to the government to further postpone the opening of the school year on August 24.

La Union records 31 new Covid-19 cases

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – The provincial government of La Union has recorded 31 new confirmed coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in a single day.

DOH, FDA laud EO regulating e-cigarettes, similar devices

MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have lauded the recent signing of Executive Order No. 106 by President Rodrigo Duterte which prohibits the…

NFNL conducts search, rescue operation for missing fishermen from Ilocos Norte

San Fernando City, La Union —The Naval Forces North Luzon (NFNL) is conducting search and rescue operation after receiving information of two missing fishermen from Burgos town Ilocos Norte. According…


CA orders reinstatement of 51 GMA talents in labor suit

MANILA – The Court of Appeals (CA) has ordered broadcast firm GMA Network to reinstate 51 of its employees who filed a labor suit for their regularization. “Accordingly, the court finds…

Notorious Communist Rebel Surrenders to Ilocos Authorities

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – A member of  the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) surrendered to the authorities at Barangay Sulvec, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur on Tuesday…

Anti-‘endo’ in gov’t bill hurdles House panel

MANILA – The House Committee on Civil Service and Professional Regulation has endorsed for plenary deliberation a measure providing civil service eligibility and permanent appointment to contractual, job order, and casual…