QC cracks whip vs. mercury-laden cosmetics

Manila, Jan. 18 -- To ensure the strict compliance of businesses on the ban on whitening products that contain mercury, the Quezon City government has passed an ordinance prohibiting the manufacture, ... Read More

DILG, PNP welcome ACT case before CA

Manila, Jan. 18 -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday welcomed a case filed by a teachers' organization before the Court of A... Read More

Inflation averages 5.2% in 2018: BSP

Manila, Jan. 18 -- The Philippines' average inflation last year settled above the 2018 inflation target range, even as price pressures eased during the fourth quarter, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ... Read More

Black to stress rebounding in Meralco's clash with Blackwater

Manila, Jan. 18 -- Meralco Bolts coach Norman Black will put a lot of emphasis in rebounding as his team looks to bounce back from a stinging overtime defeat to Phoenix Fuel Masters on Saturday as the... Read More

Trump cancels US delegation's trip to Davos

Manila, Jan. 18 -- The White House said Thursday US President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, due to the partial government shutdown.... Read More

Korean firm invests P2-B for solar farm in Bacolod City

Manila, Jan. 18 -- A 50-megawatt solar power plant will soon rise in the village of Vista Alegre in this city. The development of the first large-scale renewable energy project in Bacolod, with an est... Read More

PNP builds coordinating center for 2019 polls, crisis

PALO, Jan. 18 -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) opened the joint inter-agency coordinating center (JIACC) building on Thursday to enhance coordination among government agencies in the conduct of... Read More

PH opens Consulate General in Frankfurt

Manila, Jan. 18 -- The Philippine Consulate General in Frankfurt opened its doors to the general public last January 15 to render consular services to Filipinos in the southern part of Germany. The C... Read More

DND chief reiterates strong gov't support for BOL

Manila, Jan. 18 -- Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Thursday reiterated the government's strong support for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), which will pave the way for the creation of the Bangs... Read More

SoCot athletes start training for regional meet, 2019 Palaro

Manila, Jan. 18 -- At least 700 student-athletes in South Cotabato are set to undergo a 25-day intensive training, in line with the upcoming Soccsksargen Regional Athletic Association (SRAA) meet and ... Read More