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08/21/17 10:06 AM PST
The Armed Forces of the Philippines has announced that Mindanao State University in Marawi will reopen on Aug. 22.
08/18/17 10:42 AM PST
Ride-hailing app Uber has offered to pay Philippine regulators a ₱10 million penalty to lift a month-long suspension from operating in the country.
08/18/17 10:30 AM PST
High schoolers and high-school teachers in the Philippines will be subjected to random drug testing starting in September.
08/18/17 10:20 AM PST
Philippines Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said Aug. 17 the Philippine economy grew 6.5% in the second quarter of this fiscal year. Pernia said the Philippines has overtaken Vietnam and Indonesia’s growth rates, and is expected to also outperform Thailand and Malaysia.
08/18/17 9:11 AM PST
After announcing last month that it would withdraw from hosting the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, the Philippines has reversed its decision and confirmed it will in fact host the games.
08/18/17 9:00 AM PST
Filipino actor Robin Padilla has donated ₱5 million to the Department of Social Welfare and Development for psychosocial intervention for children affected by the Marawi crisis.
08/17/17 10:53 AM PST
The Philippine Commission on Appointments (CA) rejected long time social worker and activist Judy Taguiwalo as chief of the Department of Social Welfare and Development after her third and final confirmation hearing on Aug. 16.
08/17/17 10:33 AM PST
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Aug. 16 he plans to sell the Mile Long property in Makati, which has been returned to the government by Sunvar Realty Development Corp., which is owned by the Prieto and Ruffino families.
08/17/17 10:23 AM PST
Arcade City, a ride-sharing app that launched in the Philippines Aug. 14, one day after Uber was suspended by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, has already been ordered by the board to stop.
08/17/17 10:12 AM PST
A fire near Malacañang Palace on Aug. 16 has destroyed more than 100 homes and caused an estimated ₱2 million in damage.
08/17/17 10:04 AM PST
Philippine National Police announced Aug. 16 that 32 drug suspects were killed in 16 separate raids, marking the highest single-day death toll during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's year-long war on drugs.
08/16/17 12:08 PM PST
On Aug. 16, South Korea beat the Philippines, 118-86, to advance to the semifinals of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup.