MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will not benefit from the bill seeking to extend the terms of office of select elected government officials, the lawmaker who proposed the measure said Monday.
Amid the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic that drained the financial resources of Filipino families and firms, the Philippines’ total savings further fell to P3.88 trillion last year.
MANILA, Philippines — Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos is now officially the 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines after he took his oath of office on Thursday noon at the National Museum grounds in the nation’s capital.
MANILA, Philippines — A traditional, solemn and simple ceremony with the newly sworn-in chief executive delivering his inaugural speech without the aid of a teleprompter.
MANILA, Philippines — The peso on Monday breached the 55:$1 mark at an intraday weakest of 55.15 against the dollar, raising concerns that the local currency is sliding too fast despite government assurances that it remains stable.
MANILA, Philippines — “I think he should have waited for our own efforts to bear some fruit,’’ Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Sunday after the head prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) called for the resumption of the inquiry into the thousands of killings and other atrocities in the Duterte administration’s war on drugs.
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered all government departments, agencies, institutions and branches to support the implementation of the National Strategy for Financial Inclusion 2022-2028 (NSFI) to “harmonize” measures, policies, and other efforts on financial inclusion.
PARIS, France – Antibody therapies are offering promising treatment breakthroughs for cancer and other illnesses, generating greater investor interest more than 20 years after they were first commercialized.
MANILA, Philippines — The COVID-19 positivity rate in the National Capital Region (NCR) has already reached five percent, surpassing the World Health Organization’s (WHO) benchmark, independent analytics group Octa Research said on Wednesday.
MANILA, Philippines — More than two years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, government agencies can now finally implement alternative work arrangements at any time for some 1.7 million employees, regardless of their status of appointment.