Why green energy can’t gain ground in the Philippines
The piecemeal and problematic implementation of the Renewable Energy Law is blocking clean and cheap energy for millions of Filipinos.
DND: US to help in Mindoro oil spill cleanup
The US government will help the Philippines in cleaning up the oil spill in Oriental Mindoro, the Department of National Defense (DND) said on Tuesday.
PH reports 983 new Covid-19 infections from March 6-12
The Philippines logged 983 new Covid-19 infections from March 6 to 12, the Department of Health (DOH) said.
PressOne.PH, MindaNews, newest members of the International Fact-Checking Network
Independent news organizations PressOne.PH and MindaNews are the latest members of the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN).
Verde Island Passage in danger as LNG projects flock to Batangas
The ‘solution’ to the looming energy crisis breeds irreversible damage to the ‘Amazon’ of the oceans.
The last fishermen of Ilijan
Gas projects destroy way of life in Batangas fishing communities.
DOTr continues push for PUV drivers to join coops
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) will continue pushing for public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers to join accredited cooperatives.
PH logs 913 new Covid-19 infections from Feb. 26 to Mar. 5
The Department of Health (DOH) reported 913 new Covid-19 cases from February 27 to March 5, 2023.
Cha-cha not based on president’s support – Padilla
Neophyte Senator Robin Padilla said that amending the 1987 Constitution is not dependent on the endorsement of the sitting president.
7 of 10 Filipino Catholics pray at least once daily—SWS
Seven out of 10 Filipino Catholics pray at least once daily, a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey has found.
Senate employees inflationary aid increased to P50,000
Senate employees will be enjoying an increase in their inflationary aid after Senate president Juan Miguel Zubiri authorized the adjustment from P12,200 to P50,000.
PH Coast Guard slams Chinese official over laser-pointing incident
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) slammed the replies of Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin about the February 6 laser-pointing incident in Ayungin Shoal.
DepEd changes a word in Panatang Makabayan
The Department of Education (DepEd) has changed a word in the Panatang Makabayan with a Filipino term for prayer which is more inclusive to Muslim students from the Muslim and Moro communities.
Slight physical bullying is OK – Padilla
Neophyte Senator Robin Padilla said that slight physical bullying is “OK,” while mental torture must be fixed first.
DFA: 2 Filipinos killed in Turkey quake
Two Filipinos were killed in the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria earlier this week, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Friday.
DOH discovers one case of Omicron subvariant XBB.1.5
The Philippines has reported one case of the highly transmissible Omicron subvariant XBB.1.5.