Week-long march from S. Luzon to Digong’s SONA kicks off in Calamba

Inquirer.net 07/17/2018

TAGAYTAY CITY – Amid heavy rains, activists from Southern Luzon kicked off Tuesday a seven-day march from the provinces to President Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) next week. “Dutertemonyo,” a 14-foot-tall effigy of the…

Man jailed for faking own ‘abduction’ to escape debtors

Inquirer.net 07/17/2018

COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE operatives in Pasay City arrested a man who faked his own abduction to try to free himself from mounting debt. Jon Dominic Maceda and his accomplice, Anby Molina, were arrested by members of Counter-Intelligence Task Force…

Storm cancels Game 2 of Kings vs E-Painters

Inquirer.net 07/17/2018

Heavy rains and flooding caused by typhoon Henry forced the Philippine Basketball Association to call off Game 2 of the Barangay Ginebra-Rain or Shine Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinal series on Tuesday, which, for sure, Gin Kings coach Tim…

Economists: Federalism can spell disaster to PH

Inquirer.net 07/16/2018

A SHIFT to federalism can only spell disaster for the Philippines, possibly stoking “hyperinflation” and ceding more powers than what many local government units (LGUs) are ready to handle, top economists from the University of Asia and…

OFWs’ dollars to PH up in May

Inquirer.net 07/16/2018

DOLLARS sent home by Filipinos abroad continued to rise in May thanks mainly to those with long-term contracts as land-based workers and seafarers, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said on Monday. In a press statement, the central…

NBI files case vs Aquino, others

Inquirer.net 07/16/2018

DENGVAXIA ISSUE The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) yesterday filed a criminal complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman against former President Benigno Aquino, former Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, former Health Secretary Janette Garin and several others…

PH pride: World Cup champion France’s goalkeeper is Filipino

Inquirer.net 07/16/2018

Two world-class Filipino athletes brought pride to the Philippines on July 15: Senator Manny Pacquiao who scored a knockout win to claim the WBA welterweight title and Alphonse Areola, one of the three goalkeepers of France, the…

Cebu Coast Guard seizes guns bound for Mindanao

Inquirer.net 07/16/2018

  Coast Guard units in Cebu intercepted over the weekend 46 automatic pistols that were bound for Mindanao. The Coast Guard said Monday that the .45-caliber pistols with magazines were seized by its men from two rolling…

Puyat: A lot of work ahead for DoT

Inquirer.net 07/15/2018

The Department of Tourism (DoT) took it as a challenge to improve its services after Palawan slid from the ranking of the world’s best islands. The island of Palawan ranked sixth place out of the 15 world’s…

Fewer births, more deaths as Singapore population ages

Inquirer.net 07/15/2018

SINGAPORE — Last year, the number of babies born fell to a seven-year low, while the number of deaths was the highest in at least two decades. A total of 39,615 births were registered, four percent fewer…

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