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Saturday, June 3, 2023

Gunman opens fire on civilians, 1 killed, 5 wounded in Basilan province

ZAMBOANGA CITY - A man armed with an automatic rifle opened fire on a group people attending a gathering in the Muslim province of Basilan in Southern Philippines and killed one civilian and wounded five mostly minors.

Friday, June 2, 2023

EGov PH app to ease doing business, lessen corruption: PBBM

THE EGOV Super App, the country's first one-stop-shop platform for national and local government services, will provide the public with a hassle-free transaction and curb corruption, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Friday.

PBBM wants promotion of digital financial literacy

PRESIDENT FERDINAND R. Marcos Jr. has sought to raise public awareness on cashless transactions as part of his efforts to push for full digitalization in the country, Malacañang said Friday.

PH to host 2024 Forbes Asia Forum, Global CEO Conference

THE PHILIPPINES will be hosting the Forbes Asia Forum and the Forbes Global CEO Conference in 2024, Malacañang announced on Friday.

Solon pushes 3-year registration validity for old motorcycles

A LAWMAKER on Thursday requested the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to include old motorcycles in the coverage of its recent memorandum circular providing a three-year registration validity.

DBM warns public vs. fixers, scammers

THE DEPARTMENT of Budget and Management (DBM) on Thursday cautioned the public against fixers and scammers who offer assistance in exchange for money.

Solon pushes refund for water, power, internet interruptions

A LAWMAKER on Thursday pushed for the proposal requiring utility companies to refund or adjust the monthly billing of consumers for unannounced and unscheduled interruptions not attributable to natural calamities.

Pangandaman wants ‘long-term, high-impact’ projects in BARMM

BUDGET SECRETARY Amenah Pangandaman on Thursday emphasized the need to implement “long-term” and “high-impact” projects in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to attain socioeconomic development in the region.

BIR clarifies policies, guidelines on TIN card

THE BUREAU of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Thursday said it has issued a memorandum circular to provide clarity on the policies and guidelines on the validity of the taxpayer identification number (TIN) card and certificate of registration (COR).

South Korea turns over P253-M agri centers to Quirino

THE KOREAN government turned over on Thursday two agricultural centers that would boost the income of some 650 farmer households in Quirino.

3 suspected drug pushers killed in North Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Three suspected drug pushers were killed in a firefight with policemen and soldiers in North Cotabato province in the southern Philippines, officials said Friday.

5 killed, 3 wounded in fresh clashes in southern Philippines

COTABATO CITY - Government troops killed three local ISIS fighters in fierce clashes that left one soldier and a civilian dead and three more wounded in the Muslim province of Lanao del Sur in southern Philippines, police said Friday.

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Indonesian tycoon donates P41.6M to PH

INDONESIAN TYCOON Dato’ Sri Tahir has donated about PHP41.6 million to the Philippines, with a pledge to support the social welfare and healthcare programs of the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., Malacañang announced Thursday.

8 PBBM bills OK'd by Senate in 1st regular session: Zubiri

EIGHT PRIORITY bills of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. have been approved in the Senate during its first regular session under the 19th Congress. 

PNP assures security for FIBA World Cup 2023 this August

THE PHILIPPINE National Police is fully prepared to secure the country’s hosting of the 19th Edition of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Basketball World Cup 2023 this August, PNP chief Gen. Benjamin C. Acorda Jr. said Thursday.

US, 8 others ‘concerned’ over killing of Mindoro broadcaster

SEVERAL MEMBERS of the diplomatic community in the Philippines have expressed concern over the killing of radio broadcaster Cresenciano Bunduquin, who was gunned down by two motorcycle-riding suspects in Calapan, Oriental Mindoro on Wednesday morning.

PBBM wants use of agri map to boost yield, farmers' income

PRESIDENT FERDINAND R. Marcos Jr. is pushing for the use of an agricultural map to boost the yield and income of farmers.