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Senate OKs P3.002-T proposed budget for 2016

THE Senate approved the P3.002-trillion proposed budget for 2016 on third and final reading Thursday following three days of marathon deliberations.

Fourteen senators approved the bill while Senator Aquilino Pimentel III opposed it.

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Sandigan convicts Pasay ex-mayor, lawmaker

THE Sandiganbayan First Division has convicted former Pasay City mayor Wenceslao "Peewee" Trinidad and former representative Jose Antonio Roxas in connection with the alleged anomalous bidding procedure for the construction of the P500-million Pas

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Philippine economy expands by 6% in Q3

THE Philippines may no longer attain its economic growth target of 7 percent to 8 percent this year after it posted a 6-percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the third quarter.

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Government extends National Greening Program until 2028

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has issued an executive order expanding the coverage of the government’s National Greening Program.

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'China deprives Philippines fishing, exploration rights in West Philippine Sea'

THE Philippines branded as "flagrant and persistent" China's violations in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), depriving the Filipinos of the fishing and exploration rights.

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