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‘Amihan’ to bring cloudy skies, light rains Monday

MANILA — The northeast monsoon will bring cloudy skies and light rains in Luzon on Monday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its 4 a.m. forecast that Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Region and the provinces of Aurora and Quezon will have cloudy skies with light …

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Alleged P7.3 million deposit for PCL registration questioned

Albay municipal councilor Jesciel Richard Salceda has engaged in massive vote buying by depositing, through a law firm, a manager’s check in the amount of P7.3 million to the PCL bank account. MANILA, Philippines —Questions surround an alleged P7.3-million deposit to the bank account of the Philippine Councilors League (PCL), …

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DOJ eyes more raps vs Garin, others over Dengvaxia

In a statement released last Friday, the DOJ did not identify the respondents in the resolution of the preliminary investigation for the second batch of Dengvaxia complaints case, except for Garin. MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice intends to file this week before courts in the National Capital Region …

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Second Filipino recovers in Japan; confirmed cases now 49

MANILA, Philippines — Another Filipino who was on board the cruise ship Diamond Princess docked in Yokohama, Japan, has recovered from the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19), with an official of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) saying the number of confirmed cases of infected Filipinos on the ship has reached 49. …

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Senate to push through with ABS-CBN franchise hearing

Sotto maintained that the committee, chaired by Sen. Grace Poe, will only discuss the compliance of the ABS-CBN with the requirement of its franchise granted by Congress 25 years ago. MANILA, Philippines — Nothing can stop the Senate committee on public services from hearing the franchise extension of ABS-CBN Corp. …

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