A total of 20 combined international and domestic flights were delayed yesterday afternoon due to a red lightning alert that was issued by the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). The weather bureau had issued the red lightning alert at 4:49 p.m, said The Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa). It was then downgraded to yellow alert at 5:29 p.m. and was lifted completely at 5:37 p.m. Miaa would like to reitirate


President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the “freezing” of several high-ranking officials and staff of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on accusations of corruption. In a declaration, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the names of the concerned BOC representatives and staff would be revealed for illegitimate operations at the suitable moment as they face administrative and criminal charges. The recent action of the president underlines the zero tolerance of this administration

Rodrigo Duterte and Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

President Rodrigo Duterte praised his ally and former House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, calling the ex-president a real living icon in Philippine politics. Duterte state that there are no other chief executive in the history of the Philippines that comes close to Arroyo in carrying out decisive activities even if they prove unpopular. He characterized Arroyo’s 27-year career as remarkable, in which she held numerous appointed and elected positions in


MANILA, Philippines — Despite his new record-high net satisfaction rating, President Rodrigo Duterte said that he was just doing his job. Duterte received a net satisfaction rating of +68 in a survey conducted from June 22 to 26 by the Social Weather Stations surpassing his previous personal record of +66 in March 2019. Asked to comment, the President said in translated Tagalog that he does not focus on this kind

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are joining the Los Angeles Clippers and NBA balance of energy has moved to a club that comes with never even reached a conference final. As NBA teams began signing agreements Saturday (Sunday in Manila) with totally free agents negotiated over the last week, spinning heads were still trying to work up a cope with a talent shakeup detailed in media reports all week that

Teodoro Locsin Jr.

MANILA, Philippines -The Philippines has endorsed the terms and conditions of a reference proposed by China for an agreement on the joint exploration for oil and then gas in the West Philippine Sea, in accordance with Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. “I accepted China’s version of the Terms of Reference (TOR) as superior to our personal. Everything certainly going well,” Locsin posted to Twitter on Sunday. Whenever retired diplomat and

Kawhi Leonard

The “Board Man” contains decided. Kawhi Leonard will likely be teaming up with Paul George the next NBA season with the Los Angeles Clippers, in accordance with league sources. ESPN Senior citizen NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski has confirmed Friday night that Leonard agreed upon with the Clippers while the Oklahoma City Thunder traded in George for a record-setting number of draft choices. “Kawhi Leonard has been seen recruiting Paul George

Angat dam

THE water level at Angat Dam has decreased due to the “monsoon break,” in accordance with the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and then Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). On Friday, the water level at Angat a little dropped to 161.69 meters, a 0.17-meter reduction from the previous day. Previously, Angat had raised above the 160-meter critical mark after consecutive seems to increase to a total of 3.9 meters from Sunday to Wednesday


With rice tariffication in place, bulking up investments in research and development in agriculture and investing in irrigation, among others, can markedly increase rice yields and farm productivity in the long run, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said in a statement on Thursday. NEDA, in partnership with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), conducted an assessment on the projected impact of the removal of the quantitative restriction


Malacañang on Thursday said the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) should validate a reported destruction of reef ecosystems in Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal and Spratly Islands due to China’s reclamation and illegal fishing activities. “I think this is under Department of Agriculture, kasi iyongFisheries (BFAR) sa kanya (because BFAR is under DA) – they should conduct a study on that, to validate that particular finding of one particular group,” Presidential Spokesperson Salvador