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July 03, 2022 - Sunday
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National

Rollback in oil prices seen next week

After consecutive weeks motorists can heave a sigh of relief as oil prices are expected to be rolled back.   The projections of oil industry players for the pump prices of petroleum products are forecasted to break the five straight weeks of price hikes for diesel and four consecutive weeks of increases for gasoline. &n ...

GDM | 6 hours ago

National

Marcos Jr. vetoes bill creating SMC's ecozone in Bulacan Airport

On his first day as the newly-sworn President, Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. vetoed on Saturday the bill proposing San Miguel Corporation's $15-billion Bulacan Airport City Special Economic Zone and Freeport. "At the foreground, fiscal prudence must be exercised particularly at times when resources are scarce and n ...

Patricia Francia Lachica | 7 hours ago

National

Citizen Duterte's top agenda is to sleep 8 hours a day

Now that he is no longer obliged to face and solve the problems of the Philippines, former President Rodrigo Duterte hopes to spend more time sleeping at his house in Bangkal, Davao City, at the ideal eight hours of sleep every day. Duterte made the revelation in his speech during the thanksgiving concert rendered to him by his support ...

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Romeo Braceros Jr | 11 hours ago

National

Farmers present programs in agri for PBBM

Peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) on Friday proposed plans for the agriculture sector that can be done in the first 100 days of the Marcos Jr. administration, especially as President Bongbong Marcos Jr. is the temporary agriculture chief.  “To achieve genuine food sufficiency amid a looming food crisis, th ...

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Patricia Francia Lachica | 11 hours ago

National

Clark International Airport remits P176-M to national treasury

The government-run Clark International Airport Corp. reported that it had remitted a total of PHP176,739,971.00 this year as dividends to the Bureau of Treasury that contributed to the national government's funding requirements for COVID-19 responses. "Despite the overwhelming challenges at the Clark aviation complex brought a ...

Glen Jacob Jose | 13 hours ago

Metro

22K indigents get P175-M PCSO medical aid in June

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) released over PHP175.26 million medical assistance to 22,539 eligible beneficiaries nationwide in June. Citing the latest data released on Friday, the PCSO said the funds were released to beneficiaries through the agency's Medical Access Program (MAP). ...

GDM | 13 hours ago

National

PNP vows to maintain crime index decline in the new admin

The Philippine National Police (PNP) expressed its support for President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. and vowed to work hard to support the Chief Executive's peace and order goals. PNP Officer-in-Charge, Lt. Gen.Vicente D Danao Jr. assured the full and unqualified united action of the PNP as President Marcos announced ...

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Glen Jacob Jose | 13 hours ago

National

PBBM extends free EDSA bus rides; Okays free train rides for students

President Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos, Jr. approved a memorandum submitted by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) seeking to extend the free  EDSA Carousel bus rides and provide free rides for students who will be using the MRT-3, LRT-2, and PNR when in-person classes resume in August. The memo resulted from Pr ...

Catherine Cueto | 1 day ago

National

DBM releases P6.2-B for targeted subsidy program

The Department of Budget and Management has released a total of P6.2 billion to cover the first tranche of the targeted subsidy program of the government to help beneficiaries from the rising cost of goods.   The Targeted Cash Transfer (TCT) Program was rolled out by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) last ...

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GDM | 1 day ago

National

11-M Libreng Sakay, offered to Central Luzon

More than 11 million free rides in public utility vehicles were delivered to health care workers and authorized persons outside of residence (APORs) throughout Central Luzon under the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board's (LTFRB) service contracting program (SCP) Phase 3. From Pampanga, Bataan, Bulacan, Tarlac, Zam ...

Joy Crisostomo | 1 day ago