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6 dead, 120 injured in Surigao quake

A powerful nighttime earthquake in Surigao del Norte killed at least six people and injured more than 120 others as officials yesterday combed through cracked buildings looking for more casualties.

The Cabinet is still intact after President Duterte decided to keep three Left-leaning members despite the stalemate in the peace process with the local communist group.

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Mexican First Lady Margarita Calderon arrived yesterday morning in Manila for a two-day special visit to the Philippines.

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The House Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability will launch another leg of its investigation on the controversial P10-billion Poverty Eradication and Alleviation Certificate (PEACe) bonds with Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon “Dinky” J. Soliman participating as among the key resource persons in the congressional hearing.

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On target

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Manila, Philippines – The Philippines is on track to meet its goal of providing 2.3 million poor households with conditional cash through the government’s flagship poverty reduction program called the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), based on a joint review by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), and World Bank […]

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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III made an assurance Tuesday that the government is on top of the situation as typhoon Pedring battered Luzon, devastating mostly agricultural areas. “I am in constant touch with these members of my cabinet and the Executive Secretary has been instructed to keep me and the public […]

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