By Frances Mangosing
The Department of Social Welfare and Development on Wednesday clarified that it has not received food aid from the United Kingdom for Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) victims, contrary to a British news report that UK food aid ended up in some Manila shops.
By Maila Ager
Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto revived calls for a review or repeal of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (Epira) after the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) decided to raise the cost of electricity this December.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The strict security measures being imposed by the Philippine National Police (PNP) against former President, now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo are “most unChristian and unkind,” spokesperson and counsel of former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo said Wednesday.
By Niña P. Calleja
A religious organization has launched an appeal to the public to donate schools supplies to the students in the storm-ravaged areas in the Visayas as classes are already set to open in a few weeks’ time.
By Frances Mangosing
Northern Luzon and Mindanao will experience rains on Wednesday, the state weather bureau said.
By Tina G. Santos
Do not solicit or accept gifts, especially if it is in the form of cash, during the holiday season.
By Nancy C. Carvajal
The head of the gang at the Department of Budget and Management that is engaged in producing photocopies of Special Allotment Release Orders (Saros) was also involved in the P10-billion pork barrel scam, according to a source in the DBM.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
Wanted: Psychiatrists who specialize in psychosocial care.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
The national penitentiary has washed its hands of any wrongdoing in the parole last week of convicted killer Antonio Leviste.
By Gil Cabacungan
The government foregoes more than P100 million in revenue every year due to the smuggling of heavy equipment and dump trucks.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
, Norman Bordadora
The Department of Energy is looking into a possible “collusion” among power plants that suspiciously shut down almost simultaneously last month that resulted in Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) buying a more expensive supply from the spot market and charging consumers P4.15 per kilowatt hour (kWh), its biggest rate increase.
By Bong Lozada
A video of the meeting between Local Government Secretary Manuel ‘‘Mar’’ Roxas and Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez in the aftermath of Supertypphoon ‘Yolanda’’ (international name Haiyan) has been circulating in socia media.
By Julie M. Aurelio
Before enjoying the parties this Christmas, a reminder from your doctor: live a healthy lifestyle and don’t wait until the holidays to go in for a check up.