General News

General News

Local shares rebound, peso ends sideways

MANILA: The local stock barometer rebounded on Tuesday after a two-day decline, while the peso ended sideways against the US dollar.

The Philippine Stock Exchange index

BFAR told to submit proof of cyanide usage in Bajo de Masinloc

MANILA: The National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) has directed the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) to submit pieces of evidence on claims that Chinese fishermen are using cyanide in the Bajo de Masinloc (Scarboroug…

Police to be deployed to major tourist spots in C. Visayas

CEBU CITY: The Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 (Central Visayas) said Tuesday the deployment of police officers to major tourist destinations is in place as Operation Plan Summer Vacation starts.

Lt. Col. Gerard Ace Pelare, PRO-7 spokesperson, said th…

More investments, upskilled Filipinos seen with economic reforms

MANILA: The amendments to the economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution are vital in attracting more foreign investments and upskilling Filipino workforce, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Tuesday.

‘We just want to get those amendments incor…

DepEd amends school calendar amid gradual shift to April-May break

MANILA: The Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday released its amended school calendar amid its gradual shift back to the pre-pandemic April-May school break.

According to DepEd Order No. 3, series of 2024 dated Feb. 19, the ‘adjusted end of the…

PNP, firm ink pact on P20-M drones, radio equipment

MANILA: The Philippine National Police’s (PNP) operational capability is seen to get a boost with the acquisition of drones and other modern equipment.

PNP chief Gen. Benjamin Acorda Jr. and Okada Foundation Inc. president James Lorenzana signed a me…