MANILA The wave of food poisoning cases involving close to 300 child victims from Pangasinan to Davao should drive local government units (LGUs) into fast tracking the implementation of Republic Act 10611, or the Food Safety Act of 2013, in their respective jurisdictions.
MANILA For having a much lower price compared to the other options, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said the refurbishment of the more than 80,000 Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines remains to be the best option.
MANILA A key business leader from Mindanao was officially sworn in as member of the Mindanao Development Authority Board of Directors (MinDA-BOD), strengthening further the participation of the private sector in delivering good governance and development initiatives in the island-region.
MANILA Chief Supt. Raul Petrasanta, one of the frontrunners for the next Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, on Friday asked the Court of Appeals (CA) to stop the implementation of the Office of the Ombudsman (Ombudsman) order dismissing him from the service for his alleged involvement in the anomalous contract with a courier service for the delivery of gun licenses.
MANILA Out of the 603 listed Most Wanted Persons (MWPs) in the National Capital Region (NCR), the Philippine National Police (PNP) has already captured 445 MWPs through the aggressive implementation of PNPs "Oplan Lambat-Sibat as part of the guidance of Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II.
MANILA Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) hoisted public storm warning signal no. 1 over at least six areas in Luzon, as tropical storm "Egay" moves closer to Northern Luzon on Friday.
The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) has raised its alert level as the city continues to experience unstable weather condition that could result to flash floods, landslides and other weather-related incidents.
Mayor Beng Climaco has taken over direct supervision and control of the City Administrators Office, pending the appointment of a new city administrator vice Antonio G. Orendain Jr., who quit the post he held for several years under the administrations of four mayors effective June 30, this year
Citing the critical need to deliver services to IDP communities, Mayor Beng Climaco pressed members of the Early Recovery Coordination (ERC) team to explore and exhaust all efforts to rehabilitate and improve the condition of the roads leading to the transitory sites in Masepla.
MANILA President Benigno S. Aquino III has issued Executive Order 185, modifying tariff rates on certain imported products, particularly environmental goods, as part of the country's commitment to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
MANILA Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero III on Friday said the capability of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) to patrol the countrys vast territory should be increase by beefing up its manpower and equipment.