5.3 quake jolts Occidental Mindoro

5.3 quake jolts Occidental Mindoro

Occidental Mindoro was jolted by a magnitude 5.3 earthquake on Monday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. 

US provides addt’l $1M in assistance to ‘Odette’ victims

US provides addt’l $1M in assistance to ‘Odette’ victims

The US government has provided an additional $1 million (P51.1 million) in humanitarian assistance to families and communities affected by typhoon "Odette," its embassy in the Philippines announced on Thursday. “As friends, partners and allies, we will continue to...

Monetary Board closes Pangasinan-based rural bank

Monetary Board closes Pangasinan-based rural bank

The Monetary Board (MB) of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) shuttered the Rural Bank of San Nicolas (Pangasinan), Inc. and placed it under receivership of state deposit insurer, Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation.