MANILA, May 20 — Government of the Philippines (GPH) chief peace negotiator Prof. Miriam Coronel-Ferrer conveyed her appreciation to the members of the House of Representatives Ad Hoc committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) for exerting due diligence as they deliberated and voted on every section of the proposed measure, noting that substantive elements of the proposed law were retained in response to the call of the Bangsamoro people for genuine autonomy.
MANILA, May 20 — Authorities retrieved from the bottom of Tapucan River, in Brgy. Tapucan, Mauban, Quezon province, 420 pieces of flitches with a total volume of 17,969.59 bd ft. worth Php 4.5 million.
MANILA, May 20 — Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) director Benjamin Magalong said on Wednesday that the CIDG Region 6 conducted police operations on wanted persons that led to the arrest of nine crime suspects,
AFP defends decision not to allow civilians to pass through Crow Valley during 'Balikatan' exercises
MANILA, May 20 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday defended its decision not to allow civilians to pass through Crow Valley, Tarlac during live-fire exercises held there during the recently concluded "Balikatan" 2015 exercises.
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, May 20 (PNA) — Smartmatic – Total Information Management (TIM) Corp. branded as “desperate moves” the attempt of its critics to prevent them from participating in the 2016 automated elections.
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, May 20 (PNA) — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced on Wednesday the closure to vehicular traffic bridges in Batangas, Camarines Sur and Pangasinan due to the on-going construction activities.
By Jelly F. Musico
MANILA, May 20 (PNA) — Senate President Franklin Drilon on Wednesday thanked the Office of the Ombudsman for acting promptly on the case filed against him and two others in connection with the construction of the Iloilo Convention Center (ICC).
MANILA, May 20 — A trooper from the 82nd Infantry Battalion was wounded during an encounter with 10 suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels at the boundary of Sitios Aray-aray and Gibas, Barangay Tigbanaba, Igbaras town, Iloilo Tuesday afternoon.
MANILA, May 20 — An official of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines-Permanent Committee on Public Affairs (CBCP-PCPA) urged members of clergy to inspect the structural integrity of their churches.