Tugade to push with phaseout of old units

Inquirer.net 06/17/2018

THE Department of Transportation (DOTr) has stood firm on its stand to proceed with the modernization plan for public utility vehicles (PUVs). Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade said on Sunday that he would not be threatened to pull…

Albay churches to set ‘holy hours’ in support of ‘Day of Reparation’

Inquirer.net 06/17/2018

LEGAZPI CITY — All Albay Catholic churches would hold a series of Masses and setup the “holy hours” where the holy sacrament would be displayed to show support of the Day of Reparation launched by the Archdiocese…

Inday Sara issues Father’s Day message for ‘Digong’

Inquirer.net 06/16/2018

Like father, like daughter DAVAO CITY—Like her father, Mayor Sara Duterte said Saturday her sense of humor is twisted. “I have your twisted sense of humor and the drive to achieve and these are some of my…

DFA halts appointment schedule due to system maintenance

Inquirer.net 06/16/2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Saturday that it would not open appointment slots for June 16, due to system maintenance. In an advisory, the DFA said that the closure of processing for the appointment…

Albayalde: Nothing new in campaign vs ‘tambays’

Inquirer.net 06/16/2018

THE recent Philippine National Police (PNP) directive to be strict against “tambays” or bystanders on the streets at night is not a change of policy but just a prompt enforcement of existing laws, according to PNP chief…

Digong told to give PH’s highest civilian award to Miriam

Inquirer.net 06/15/2018

A husband’s PLEA THE late Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago was posthumously nominated for the Quezon Service Cross, the country’s highest civilian award, in December 2017, more than a year after she passed away. Both chambers of Congress…

Duterte: I have no interest in Boracay or its half-naked ladies

Inquirer.net 06/15/2018

STA. ROSA CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte said neither he nor anyone on his cabinet has interest in Boracay, the Philippines’ world-renowned beach island that the government recently ordered closed for rehabilitation. Speaking before more than 4,000…

Ombudsman seeks suspension of Davao solon

Inquirer.net 06/15/2018

THE OFFICE of the Ombudsman has sought the suspension of Davao del Norte Rep. Antonio “Tonyboy” Floirendo Jr. in connection with the graft case he is facing before the Sandiganbayan. In a motion filed on Wednesday, prosecutors…

DFA OKs ePayment for passport processing

Inquirer.net 06/14/2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) officially launched on Thursday its ePayment portal for passport processing fee. Passport applicants are now required to prepay their processing fees through the DFA’s authorized payment centers. An additional P50 convenience…

Solons: Arming brgy chiefs will be ‘recipe for disaster’

Inquirer.net 06/13/2018

Opposition lawmakers have expressed fear that arming barangay (village) captains would be a “recipe for disaster” and could only lead to more abuse and violence in local villages in the country. At the oath-taking of newly elected…

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