DAVAO CITY, Philippines - With the common goal of making Mindanaos cacao globally competitive, industry leaders convened here Wednesday for a three-day summit aimed to provide a platform for the discussion of industry issues and the creation of strategic alliances that will help strengthen the regions cacao sector.
MANILA The Joint Congressional Power Commission (JCPC) will keep an eye on possible abuses on the joint resolution granting President Aquino emergency powers to address the looming power crisis in 2015, Oriental Mindoro Representative Reynaldo Umali on Thursday said.
MANILA Schools, colleges and universities in the country have been required to submit a certified and notarized list of graduates of courses or holders of degrees who are possible examinees of licensure examinations, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) said on Thursday.
MANILA In line with efforts to boost the morale of its personnel wounded in battle, Philippine Army (PA) commander Lt. Gen. Hernando DCA Iriberri will lead the Christmas gift-giving activities to 483 Army personnel and Civilian Active Auxiliary (CAAs) confined at AFP Medical Center in Quezon City this Friday.
MANILA Aside from a 12-day Christmas furlough, former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Thursday asked the Sandiganbayan First Division to grant her a few hours medical leave from Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) to undergo mammogram at Makati Medical Center.
MANILA Promoting its Gulayan sa Paaralan program, the Department of Education (DepEd), together with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), conducted a cook-off challenge using the produce from vegetable gardens in public schools.
MANILA Senator Aquilino Pimentel III has condemned the bus bomb attack that killed 11 people in Bukidnon last Tuesday and the attempted ambush-slay on Iligan City Congressman Vicente Belmonte on Thursday.
BUSAN, South Korea President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived here Thursday to join other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders for the 25th Anniversary of the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit.
MANILA Amid reports of recruitment in southern Philippines, an expert of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (UNCTED) on Thursday said that there is still no evidence that Jihadist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has reached the Philippines.
MANILA Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday expressed confidence over the economys ability to create jobs as the Labor Force Survey registered 1.046 million newly employed persons in October 2014, bringing the total employment to 38.839 million, or a 2.8 percent increase, from the 37.793 million employed in October 2013.
MANILA House leaders condemned in the strongest possible terms the ambush against Iligan City Rep. Vicente Varf Belmonte Jr. Thursday afternoon near the Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental, killing his two bodyguards and two drivers.
MANILA An influential Church leader has supported the call not to allow Smartmatic from further participating in any election-related activities of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in connection with the 2016 national and local polls.