All administrative powers of government emanate from the people, as spelled out in the Constitution, President Aquino said Monday. If there is a public servant who is indebted by virtue of gratitudeto a patron who squeezed that person in position, can we depend on that person to look after the interest of the Filipino, the President said in his keynote speech delivered in Filipino during an event organized by Surpreme Court.
Seven banks have been given the green light by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to establish 162 new branches in restricted areas including the cities of Makati, Mandaluyong, Manila, Para?e, Pasay, Pasig and Quezon.
ZAMBOANGA – Gunmen on Monday kidnapped an Australian man living in the violence-plagued southern Philippines, the military said.
The House of Representatives passed on Monday night a bill seeking to strengthen the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA), but its principal author claimed that the measure has been “watered down.”
Following reports that the Ampatuan clan is trying to withdraw money from their bank accounts in Cotabato City, a new freeze order, this time from a Manila court, has been issued preventing the powerful family from utilizing their assets.
MANILA – Philippine and Chinese authorities have rescued five Filipinas from a human trafficking syndicate, the foreign department said Monday.
The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation hired an appraiser for National Power Corp.’s 116 artworks ahead of their disposal in the next two years.
A diffused tail-end of a cold front is again affecting northern Luzon, even as rain looms over parts of the country in the next 24 hours, state weather forecasters said Monday afternoon.
Chevron Philippines Inc. will raise its gasoline prices by P0.85 starting Tuesday, Dec. 6, the company said Monday.
LONDON — World stocks and demand for German government bonds rose on Monday as confidence grew European leaders would make big strides in solving the euro zone’s debt crisis at a crucial summit this week.