LOOK: Pope Francis Eats 80th Birthday Breakfast With Homeless

Pope Francis shares food to the homeless during his 80th birthday. Pope Francis celebrated his 80th birthday on Saturday, eating breakfast with eight homeless people at the Vatican before celebrating Mass with cardinals. This comes as greetings flowed in from officials around the world for the highest official of the Catholic Church. According to the … Read more

Proposed P3.35-Trillion 2017 Budget Gets Bicameral Approval

Bicam OKs proposed P3.35-trillion 2017 budget of the Philippines for the year. The Senate and the House of Representatives have reached an agreement on a common version of the proposed P3.35-trillion 2017 budget of the Philippines. This comes with at least two session days left before Congress goes on Christmas break this year 2016. This … Read more

Malacañang Palace Says: New York Times Report is ‘One-Sided’

An official of the Malacañang Palace accused New York Times reporter Daniel Berehulak of not doing thorough research. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar released a statement accusing New York Times reporter as one-sided on presenting issues in the Philippines. Andanar on Monday accused Daniel Berehulak of not doing thorough research. This is following the article which … Read more

Report: Russia Interfered in US Election to Help Donald Trump Win

A report come out telling the participation of Russia in Donald Trump’s win in US elections. A secret assessment of the Central Intelligence Agency has discovered that Russia interfered in the US presidential election in November with the goal of helping Donald Trump win the White House race. This was reported by the Washington Post … Read more

Pres. Obama Orders Full Review of 2016 Election Cyberattacks

Obama gave attention on cyberattacks during the US Presidential elections. Outgoing US President Barack Obama has ordered to conduct a review of all cyberattacks that took place during the 2016 US Presidential elections. This was disclosed by the White House on Saturday as concerns over Russian interference in the elections between Hillary Clinton and Donald … Read more

South Korea Parliament Impeaches President Park Geun-Hye

South Korea parliament voted to impeach scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye. The lawmakers of South Korea passed an impeachment motion against South Korean President Park Geun-Hye over a corruption scandal that has paralyzed her administration and triggered massive street protests in the previous months. The decision made on Friday means stripping away Park’s sweeping executive powers … Read more

Duterte to Sign Phil Broadband Plan in January 2017 – DICT

The DICT said the broadband plan of the Philippines will be ready for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature by January 2017. The National Broadband Plan (NBP) of the Philippines that will cost between P77 billion and P200 billion will be ready by January next year 2017. This was announced by the newly-established Department of Information and … Read more

Donald Trump Selects Two More Secretaries and US Envoy to China

Donald Trump names next Cabinet secretaries including homeland security, environment chiefs and US envoy to China. US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday picked the secretaries of Department of Homeland Security, Environmental Protection Agency and US ambassador to China. This happens as Trump continues to build his Cabinet secretaries as he prepares to take office on … Read more

Commission on Appointments Defers DOH Secretary’s Confirmation

Commission on appointments confirms position of four Cabinet members and five envoys but defers DOH secretary’s confirmation. The Commission on Appointments deferred the interim appointment of Dr. Paulyn Jean B. Rossell-Ubial as secretary of the Department of Health due to the reservation made by Rep. Harry Roque during the plenary session. However, without opposition, the … Read more