Economic managers to recommend special session on 2019 budget

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:44:39 +0000

ECONOMIC managers, led by Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, will recommend to President Rodrigo Duterte to call for a special session of Congress to deliberate on the 2019 national budget. “There…READ

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‘EO 70 to give military fangs vs NPA’–Madrigal

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:30:36 +0000

NEW Armed Forces Chief Benjamin Madrigal Jr. welcomed the formation of a national task force by President Rodrigo Duterte against communist rebels, saying it will strengthen the military in its…READ

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6 local officials dropped from drug list

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:21:37 +0000

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) dropped six local officials from its narco-list, saying their participation was limited to “pleading for the release of relatives arrested for drug use.” In…READ

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Makati holds groundbreaking ceremony for first intra-city train system in PH

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:43:03 +0000

THE Makati City government on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that would pave the way for the construction of the first intra-city mass transit in the country. The…READ

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House seeks Diokno ouster over 2019 budget irregularities

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:24:28 +0000

THE House of Representatives adopted a resolution on Wednesday calling for the resignation of Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to quit his post, a day after he was summoned for a…READ

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UK PM May hit by leadership challenge over Brexit deal

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:01:03 +0000

  LONDON: British MPs launched a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Theresa May over her Brexit plan on Wednesday but she vowed to fight off the leadership challenge, warning that…READ

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No limit on poll propaganda until start of campaign period in Feb—Comelec exec

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:42:51 +0000

UNTIL the campaign period starts in February, everything is fair game insofar as premature campaigning is concerned, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec), a spokesman for the poll body said on Wednesday….READ

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Suspects in P11-B ‘shabu’ smuggling face raps before Justice dept, says anti-narcotics chief

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:17:01 +0000

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) will file charges against personalities involved in the alleged missing P11-billion “shabu” at the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday, according to Director General…READ

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SWS: Majority of Filipinos believe US will defend PH against foreign invasion

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:01:56 +0000

SIX out of 10 Filipinos believe that the US will defend the Philippines in case of an invasion by another country, a survey by Social Weather Stations (SWS) said. The…READ

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Beyonce, Bollywood, Hillary as India’s richest daughter weds

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:57:58 +0000

MUMBAI: Topping anything in hit film “Crazy Rich Asians,” the only daughter of India’s richest man ties the knot on Wednesday after days of lavish celebrations that included a Beyonce…READ

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