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US, PH forces conduct live-fire exercises in Tarlac

MANILA — Personnel from the Philippine and US Army, Marine Corps and Air Force on Wednesday participated in so-called “Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise” (CALFEX) at Colonel Ernesto Ravina Air Base,…

‘Balut’: Yucky but yummy

MANILA — Some foreigners find it yucky but to Filipinos, “balut”(boiled duck embryo) is one yummy delicacy that will never go out of style. Adding to the peculiarity of this appetizing street…

Death toll in Jolo church bombing rises to 17

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The death toll in the twin explosions that ripped through a church in Jolo, Sulu has risen to 17, which included five soldiers, while 57 others were reported…

Bukidnon province to fête lady mountaineer

MALAYBALAY CITY — The provincial government of Bukidnon will commend mountaineer Carina Dayondon for being the first Filipina to successfully climbed the highest peaks in the world’s seven continents. On Jan.…

Lower oil prices to benefit peso during 1st sem

MANILA — The drop in international petroleum prices is seen to give the Philippine peso some lift during the year’s first semester but Fitch Solutions expects the local unit to be…

MISS UNIVERSE 2018 ARRIVAL IN MANILA

Senate ratifies tax amnesty bill

MANILA — The Senate on Thursday ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the bill granting a one-time opportunity to those who have failed to pay their tax obligations for taxable…

Puerto Princesa vows to conserve Philippine cockatoo

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — Penal authorities, village leaders, and conservationists renewed here Friday a memorandum of agreement designed to protect the critically endangered Philippine cockatoo inside the Iwahig Prison and…

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in Manila

MANILA — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) at around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday for his first state visit to the Philippines. President Xi was welcomed…

La Union police forms task group to probe ambush

BALAOAN, La Union — The La Union Police Provincial Office (PPO) on Thursday formed a special investigation task group (SITG) to probe the ambush of Mayor Aleli Concepcion and her father,…

Scout Rangers feted for good showing in UK exercise

MANILA — The Philippine Army (PA) on Monday held a recognition ceremony for eight members of the First Scout Ranger Regiment (FSSR) for their exemplary performance during the Exercise Cambrian Patrol…

PH, Spain prepare MOU for defense equipment deal

MANILA — Ranking Department of National Defense (DND) officials and their counterparts from the Directorate General of Armaments and Materiel (DGAM) of Spain’s Ministry of Defense have met to discuss a…

PH, US resolve trade issues, eye stronger economic ties

MANILA — The Philippine and United States governments jointly announced that huge strides have been made towards resolving bilateral trade issues under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), saying that…

PNP monitoring groups plotting to oust PRRD

MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) continues to monitor some groups plotting moves to unseat President Rodrigo Duterte. PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde, however, said the actions appear to…

DND thanks Jordan for chopper donation

MANILA — The Department of National Defense (DND) thanked the Jordanian government for the two Bell AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters it gave to the Philippines, noting these will be a big…

PNP bares guns, big bikes in P2-B capability enhancement program

MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) entered into service more than 17,000 of its next generation firearms mostly made in Israel and Turkey. In a ceremony in Camp Crame Wednesday,…

Southwest monsoon to bring rain over northern, central Luzon

MANILA—The southwest monsoon will bring rains in some parts of northern and central Luzon on Friday, as tropical depression “Luis” moves northeast. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration…

Palace concerned over possible entry of nuclear power in WPS

MANILA – Malacañang on Thursday expressed concern over Pentagon’s report that China may bring nuclear power in the disputed West Philippine Sea. “We’re concerned about the entry of any and…

PH gymnast Yulo eyes gold in floor exercise

JAKARTA — The Philippines will try to win its first gold medal in artistic gymnastics in the 18th Asian Games when Carlos Edriel Yulo sees action in the men’s all-around finals…