By Leila B. Salaverria
Senator Sergio Osmeña III said on Tuesday he would support moves to authorize President Benigno Aquino III to use P1 billion in Malampaya gas royalty funds to support the interruptible load program (ILP), rather than giving him more powers to establish additional generating capacity.
There was no fire alarm at the garment factory outside Florence where Chen Changzhong worked and lived.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
Government lawyers on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to issue an entry of judgment on its 2012 decision dismissing with finality one of the coco levy cases to conclude litigation over the funds and allow the proceeds to benefit the coconut farmers and their industry.
The Cabinet Cluster on Port Congestion (CCPC) said that efficiency at the Port of Manila has increased two weeks after the city of Manila lifted its controversial truck ban.
Pro-democracy protests brought widespread travel chaos to Hong Kong Monday with many schools and businesses shuttered but the city’s stock exchange said it would operate as usual.