19 PNP officials sacked over P4.54M rubber boat scam

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal of 19 Philippine National Police (PNP) officials over the anomalous procurement of P4....

Palace condemns murder of Agusan del Sur Mayor, son

Malacañang has condemned the murder of Mayor Dario Otaza of Loreto, a town in Agusan del Sur province, and his son Daryl, by armed men belie...

Customs official suspended for failure to declare firearms in SALN

Failure to declare firearms in one’s Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) may be fatal to a government employee. Exhibiting...

DepEd opens applications for Senior High School teachers

The Department of Education (DepEd) calls on interested teachers, professionals, practitioners, and experts to apply for full-time and part-...

OFW personal remittances reach $17.9 billion

Personal remittances from overseas Filipinos (OFs) totaled US$2.3 billion in August 2015. This brought personal remittances for the period J...

Palace wishes MMDA Chairman Tolentino well, asks public not to make 'incident' a 'defining moment'

Malacañang wished Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino well, as President Benigno S. Aquino III ackno...

Palace commends Gilas Pilipinas for silver win

Malacañang joined the entire Filipino nation Saturday in congratulating the men’s national basketball team, Gilas Pilipinas, for winning the...

Man gets 4-year jail term for fraudulent SSS claim

The Quezon City Regional Trial Court has sentenced a claimant attempting to obtain Social Security System (SSS) disability benefits for pulm...

Aquino approves 10 percent across-the-board increase in public employees’ compensation pension

President Benigno Aquino III has signed Executive Order No. 188, imposing a 10 percent across-the-board increase in employees’ compensation ...

Filipino nurses ready to take Germany’s recognition test

POEA administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac said Thursday that eight more Filipino nurses under the Triple Win Project of Germany passed the B2 le...

Number of unemployed Filipinos down in July 2015

The number of unemployed Filipinos went down in July 2015 as the market continues to reflect the continued strength of the economy, but inte...

DSWD warns public anew of 4Ps text scams

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has warned the public anew on text scams that continue to circulate across the count...

PTV returns to Cebu’s airwaves with new transmitter

After a four-year hiatus, PTV Channel 11 Cebu is making a comeback, following the installation of a brand new 10-kilowatt transmitter from I...

CSC to donate used pens, pencils to DepEd after exams

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is initiating a social responsibility program by collecting pencils and pens used by examinees after taki...

DOJ, DILG, DOST sign Cybercrime Prevention Act IRR

Bad news for cybercriminals and unscrupulous netizens: The Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the anti-cybercrime law has been sign...

DBM warns public, LGUs against fake calls, scammers

The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has cautioned the public—particularly local government units—against individuals posing as Bud...

Ombudsman indicts Vitangcol, 5 others over MRT3 maintenance deal

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales directed the filing of Informations against Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT3) ex-General Manager Al Vitangcol II...

PH extends sympathies to countries affected by terrorist attacks Friday

The Philippine government extended its sympathies to friendly countries devastated by terrorist attacks on Friday adding that the Department...

Consul-General convicted over false personal data sheet

The Office of the Ombudsman obtained the conviction of former Consul-General Ma. Lourdes Ramiro-Lopez for Falsification of Public Document i...

DOH employee convicted over GSIS loan scam

The Office of the Ombudsman announced Thursday it obtained the conviction of a Department of Health (DOH) employee over a GSIS loan scam.