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Ombudsman junks bribery case vs De Lima, Dayan 0

Ombudsman junks bribery case vs De Lima, Dayan

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has dropped the bribery case filed against former Sen. Leila de Lima and her former aide, Ronnie Dayan, as it found no probable cause for the accusation. The...

Monkeypox reaches PH; DOH turning to US for jabs 0

Monkeypox reaches PH; DOH turning to US for jabs

The Department of Health (DOH) reported the first monkeypox case in the Philippines on Friday and officials said they were trying to obtain vaccines and medicines against the viral disease from the United States Agency for...

Ateneo gunman’s father shot dead in Basilan 0

Ateneo gunman’s father shot dead in Basilan

MANILA, Philippines — The father of Dr. Chao Tiao Yumol, the suspect in the Ateneo de Manila University shooting, was gunned down in Lamitan City, Basilan on Friday morning, according to the police. “Kaka-confirm...

Ex-mayor, 2 others killed in Ateneo 0

Ex-mayor, 2 others killed in Ateneo

MANILA, Philippines — The grounds of Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) in Loyola Heights, Quezon City, turned into a crime scene around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday after a man shot and killed three people,...

NDRRMC set for bigger role in COVID response 0

NDRRMC set for bigger role in COVID response

MANILA, Philippines — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Wednesday said it was ready to hold bigger responsibilities in responding to the pandemic by taking over the role of the...

Help students by extending learning time – ADB 0

Help students by extending learning time – ADB

MANILA, Philippines — With schools in the Asia-Pacific region, including the Philippines, reopening from prolonged closures amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has joined calls to extend the learning time of...

COA flags delays in 14 DOTr projects worth P1.6-trillion 0

COA flags delays in 14 DOTr projects worth P1.6-trillion

MANILA, Philippines — Fourteen foreign-assisted projects of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) worth P1.61 trillion suffered “setbacks” in implementation last year, forcing the government to pay P128.42 million in additional fees to several lenders...