Incoming finance chief Diokno is highest-paid official in 2021

Incoming finance chief Diokno is highest-paid official in 2021

By Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Gov. Benjamin Diokno remained the country's highest-paid government official in 2021, the Commission on Audit’s (COA) latest report on salaries and allowances showed.Diokno received P41.81 million in 2021 to top the list for the...

SWS: 34% of Filipinos’ lives worsened in past 12 months

SWS: 34% of Filipinos’ lives worsened in past 12 months

By Thirty-four percent of Filipinos thought their quality of life dropped in the past 12 months, results of a nationwide survey released on Thursday showed.Of the 1,440 adult Filipinos who participated in a Social Weather Stations (SWS) quality-of-life survey, 32...

Palace: Duterte order is to ‘continue wearing face masks’

Palace: Duterte order is to ‘continue wearing face masks’

By Malacañang on Tuesday reiterated Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra's "legal opinion" that the country's main pandemic task force's decision on the mandatory wearing of face masks would supersede any order issued by local government units (LGUs).Guevarra said...

CHR welcomes incoming NSA adviser’s anti-red-tagging stance

CHR welcomes incoming NSA adviser’s anti-red-tagging stance

By The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Saturday welcomed incoming National Security Adviser (NSA) Clarita Carlos' stance against red-tagging, saying it would help protect the lives and security of Filipinos.In a statement, CHR spokeswoman Jacqueline de Guia said...

Comelec: 3 presidential, 2 VP bets failed to beat SOCE deadline

Comelec: 3 presidential, 2 VP bets failed to beat SOCE deadline

By The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday said three presidential candidates and two vice-presidential failed to file their statement of contributions and expenditures (SOCE) on time.The SOCE includes cash and in-kind contributions received by a candidate...

Gov’t OKs 100% capacity for establishments under Alert Level 1

Gov’t OKs 100% capacity for establishments under Alert Level 1

By Establishments under Alert Level 1 are now allowed to operate at full capacity, the Palace announced on Tuesday.Citing an Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases decision, acting Palace spokesman Martin Andanar said only fully vaccinated...