Activists to protest at Chinese embassy over ‘piracy’ in West Philippine Sea

MANILA, Philippines — West Philippine Sea activists will hold a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy on the eve of Independence Day after what they called China Coast Guard’s “Jack Sparrow” move at Ayungin (Second Thomas) Shoal recently. “They cannot do a ‘Made in China’ Jack Sparrow act in our backyard and expect no.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJun 5th, 2024Related News

Ensuring the integrity of the BSP

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Gov. Eli Remolona is confident that Malacañang “will act decisively” on the ghost employee issue that has tainted the integrity of the country’s top monetary authority......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJun 4th, 2024Related News

Iana Bernardez dreams to act with mom Angel Aquino in a project, but Angel has a condition

"If you were to produce a film for your mom, what genre would it be and what role would you give her?" this author asked Iana......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesJun 3rd, 2024Related News

‘Motu proprio’

On the basis of motu proprio, (Latin for “on his own impulse”) only the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee is authorized and empowered to conduct “inquiry in aid of legislation,” newly elected Senate president Francis “Chiz” Escudero declared. This means the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee is the sole body that can act on matters without any Senate Resolution referred to it in plenary session, Escudero pointed out. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 3rd, 2024Related News

Marcos: Any Filipino death from foreign attack triggers US-PH defense pact

In April, Marcos said the Philippines' Mutual Defense Treaty with the US would be invoked if a foreign power kills a Filipino serviceman. He now expands the list to include any Filipino citizen, and says their death would be 'very close to... an act of war.'.....»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 31st, 2024Related News

British Chamber looks forward to anti-agricultural economic sabotage act being signed into law

The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines supported the Senate’s ratification of the bicameral conference committee report of the Anti-Agricultural Economic Sabotage Act on 22 May 2024......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceMay 29th, 2024Related News

How AI Could Help Small Business Owners: Automation and Marketing Magic

Running a small business is a juggling act. From managing finances to marketing your brand, the sheer number of tasks can be overwhelming, especially if you’re just starting and still in the process of feeling it out. Fortunately, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is emerging as a powerful tool that can streamline operations and empower small business […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMay 27th, 2024Related News

CHR seeks accountability over recent bombing of Cotabato Catholic chapel

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) denounces the recent grenade attack by still unknown perpetrators during a Catholic Mass in Cotabato City, an act which injured two civilians......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 25th, 2024Related News

A cowardly act : LTO official gunned down, ambushed in QC

The Land Transportation Office on Saturday condemned the killing of Mercedita Gutierrez, chief of the LTO central office's Registration Section......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 25th, 2024Related News

Police continue to hunt man in ‘lewd act’ video at Cebu City mall

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police in Cebu City are still searching for the man captured in a viral video committing a lewd act inside a shopping mall along the Natalio Bacalso Avenue in Cebu City on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. This was according to Police Lieutenant Colonel Janette Rafter, Deputy Director for Operations of the.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 23rd, 2024Related News

‘Lewd act’ at mall in Cebu City: Public’s help to catch culprit sought

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police are asking for the assistance of the public in identifying the man, who was captured on video touching himself inappropriately while looking at a female victim at a food court. This happened inside a shopping mall along the Natalio Bacalso Avenue in Cebu City on Tuesday, May 21,.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 22nd, 2024Related News

Davao activists hail Supreme Court decision vs red-tagging

DAVAO CITY, Philippines -The Supreme Court this week ruled that red-tagging – the act of labeling activists and others as........»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMay 14th, 2024Related News

British Chamber expects passage of anti-agricultural economic sabotage act

The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines looks forward to the passage of the Anti-Agricultural Economic Sabotage Act to further assist on inflation and food supply–echoing the government’s prioritization of imposing stringent measures to protect the local farmers and consumers. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceMay 14th, 2024Related News

EcoWaste Coalition: Over 20 Stores Sell Mercury Cosmetics in Pasay City

9 May 2024, Quezon City.  The toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition denounced the rampant sale in Pasay City of imported skin-whitening products laden with mercury as if such act is within the bounds of law.The group revealed the unlawful act after identifying over 20 retail stores that sell one or more brands of cosmetics adulterated with mercury, a highly toxic chemic.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 10th, 2024Related News

Philippines won’t use water cannons, invites China to talks

The Philippines has no plans of “attacking anyone with water cannons or any other offensive,” President Marcos said yesterday in the wake of the most serious act yet by the Chinese against Filipino vessels in Philippine waters......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 6th, 2024Related News

Minor and collateral inconsistencies

This is the tragic story of an 11-year-old girl, Leticia, resulting from an act of depravity by the common law husband of her biological mother, Charo, from a previous relationsh.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 3rd, 2024Related News

Labor Day 2024: Cebu engineer honors construction workers

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Nothing beats a simple act of kindness after a long day at work. In this story, a civil engineer who was on his way home chanced upon five construction workers who were walking along a busy highway at the South Road Properties. Emmarson Vincent Resmeros shared on his Facebook account on April.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 1st, 2024Related News

Senate urged to act swiftly on bill to develop natural gas

The Senate should take swift action on a proposed legislation that would lay down state policy for the full development of the Philippine natural gas industry as the measure is a legislative priority of President Marcos, according to key members of the House of Representatives......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceApr 30th, 2024Related News

House leaders: Probe deepfake President Marcos audio

Congress resumes session today with House leaders seeking an investigation into a deepfake video showing President Marcos allegedly issuing an order to soldiers to act against a foreign country......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 28th, 2024Related News

DOJ indicts Manibela chair of libel over defamatory remarks vs DOTr chief

In indicting Valbuena, the DOJ said that his statements claiming that bribe money for the public utility vehicles modernization program reaches Bautista and Malacañang qualifies as libel as it gives malicious imputation of a criminal act......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 26th, 2024Related News