Rice prices may decrease by P5 to P6 per kilo this month

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 06/07/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Rice prices may decrease by P5 to P6 per kilogram between June and July, following President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s approval of reduced tariff rates for rice, House of Representatives lawmakers announced on Thursday. During…

Kanlaon Volcano remains at Alert Level 2 – Phivolcs

Luisa Cabato - Reporter / @luisacabatoINQ 06/06/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Thursday that they continued to place Kanlaon Volcano, located between Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, under Alert Level 2. Some 27 volcanic earthquakes were…

June 17 declared a regular holiday for Eid’l Adha

Jean Mangaluz 06/06/2024

  MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. declared June 17, Monday, a regular holiday for Eid’l Adha. Eid’l Adha is a Muslim holiday dubbed as the Feast of Sacrifice. “Now, therefore I, Ferdinand Marcos Jr.. President…

Market manipulation: Calata guilty, says Makati court

Tyrone Jasper C. Piad - @inquirerdotnet 06/05/2024

MANILA, Philippines — For providing “misleading and exagerrated” claims over the supposed $1.4 billion Mactan Leisure City project that inflated the firm’s share price in 2016, Calata Corp. chair Joseph Calata and another company official were fined…

Taiwan: Visa-free entry for Filipinos extended until July 2025

Charie Abarca - @inquirerdotnet 06/05/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The visa-free entry of passport holders from the Philippines, Thailand, and Brunei had been extended until July 2025 by Taiwan. The decision was made in line with their efforts to promote the New Southbound…

Kanlaon volcano eruption: NDRRMC says 1,888 individuals in 20 villages affected

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 06/05/2024

MANILA, Philippines – The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) has said on Tuesday that a total of 1,888 individuals have been affected by the explosive eruption of Kanlaon Volcano. The total affected individuals translated to…

Kanlaon volcano eruption: More than 1,000 residents flee homes in Negros

Carla Gomez - @inquirerdotnet 06/04/2024

BACOLOD CITY — Farming villages near Kanlaon Volcano in two towns and two cities in Negros Occidental and one city in Negros Oriental have been emptied of their more than 1,000 residents, who were evacuated by authorities.…

Duterte ordered transfer of P47.6B COVID funds to PS-DBM – Duque

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 06/04/2024

  MANILA, Philippines — It was then-President Rodrigo Duterte who ordered the transfer of P47.6 billion in COVID-19 funds from the Department of Health (DOH) to the Department of Budget and Management (PS-DBM) in 2020. Former Health…

Biogesic, 5 other widely used OTC drugs faked, sold publicly — FDA

Dexter Cabalza - Reporter / @dexcabalzaINQ 06/04/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The public has been warned by the Food and Drug Administration to exercise caution when buying over-the-counter (OTC) medication. The warning was given after the FDA discovered counterfeit versions of commonly used medicines manufactured…

Alice Guo ordered suspended as mayor of Bamban, Tarlac

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 06/03/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Alice Guo has been ordered suspended as mayor of Tarlac’s Bamban town by the Office of the Ombudsman. In an order dated May 31, signed by Ombudsman Samuel Martires, Guo was placed under preventive…

LTO to penalize unregistered sale, mortgage of vehicles soon

Charie Abarca 06/02/2024

MANILA, Philippines—The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is looking to penalize the unregistered sale or mortgage of vehicles in the country by mid-June. LTO Chief Assistant Secretary Vigor Mendoza II said in a radio interview on Friday they…

Law granting teachers P10,000 for supplies up for PBBM’s approval

06/01/2024

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday will sign a measure granting public school teachers an annual allowance of P10,000 starting next year, to offset their expenses in buying their own teaching supplies. The proposed “Kabalikat sa Pagtuturo (Support…

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