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Duterte signs EO for 8888 citizen complaint center

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte signed an executive order (EO) laying down the mechanisms and terms for the 8888 Citizens' Hotline …

Philippine president calls for removal of all US troops

I want them out, says Rodrigo Duterte on visit to Japan, saying there will be an end to ‘war games’ with US military<p>The Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, has continued his anti-US rhetoric by calling for the removal of all foreign troops from the Philippines, possibly within two years.<p>Speaking …

Japan to invest $1-B in Philippine farms: Piñol

MANILA – Japan and the Philippines have agreed to agricultural investments "in the vicinity" of $1 billion, or close to P48 billion, for the …

Trucks to be banned from Skyway to improve safety

INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / JILSON SECKLER TIU<p>All trucks will be banned from using Metro Manila’s Skyway starting Nov. 15, 2016 in an effort to improve …

Transportation

Google scraps Project Ara modular phone

One of the most ambitious smartphone projects in recent years is hitting the brakes.<p>Google's Project Ara modular phone program has been suspended, said Lily Lin, a spokesperson for Google. Reuters earlier reported the program's halt.<p>Unlike traditional phones, where if you were lucky you could swap …

Mobile Technology

155 antipoverty ‘consultants’ fired

National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) Lead Convenor Liza Maza answer questions during her visit at PDI. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO<p>The National …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

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Copyright

DA chief frowns at rice subsidy program for poor families

MANILA - Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol has described as a logistical nightmare the proposal to distribute 20 kilos of rice to poor beneficiaries …

Swallows in a Spring Snowstorm

Palace memo shows LTO, LTFRB chiefs get to keep their jobs

The heads of the Land Transportation Office and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board are keeping their posts after all. Current …

Duterte gives Aquino appointees 7 days to hand over courtesy resignation

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday issued Memorandum Circular No. 4 ordering the presidential appointees of the past administration to hand over …

Modern Living: The one storey home you've always wanted

On the waterfront of the river in Tagus, in the south of the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, a fantastic bungalow has been built, which thanks to its …

Living Rooms

The CEO of $3.8 billion Slack has a smart idea to help people get off work early

It's why one of Slack's internal mantras is "work hard, go home."<p>"The most productive employees from my experience are those who go home at 5:30 p.m. but are hyperfocused at work," Butterfield said at a press gathering on Friday. "People can only think really hard for six to eight hours a day."<p>But …

Venture Capital

Strong economy hasn't panned out evenly — NEDA

The Philippine gross domestic product continues to perform well, but the economic benefits of a strong economy has not been broadly shares across the …

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Belmonte takes chairmanship of West Philippine Sea panel

MANILA, Philippines — Quezon City Rep. Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Tuesday accepted the offer to chair the newly formed West Philippine Sea committee …

Mark Zuckerberg reveals 'painful' turning point in Facebook's history

Mark Zuckerberg has led Facebook to become one of the most valuable and respected companies in the world. But despite all of his successes, he rarely talks about the challenges he's faced along the way.<p>In a new interview with Y Combinator president Sam Altman, published on Tuesday, Zuckerberg …

Mark Zuckerberg

Military seizes Abu Sayyaf strongholds in Basilan

MANILA – The Philippine military on Monday seized known strongholds of Abu Sayyaf Group in Basilan, following President Rodrigo Duterte's orders to …

Duterte determined to talk with Reds despite word war with Sison

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte was hurt by the sharp exchanges against him and Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding …

Asia

DIY mistakes you probably make (and how to fix 'em)

It has happened to most of us home improvement novices: we read those instructions carefully, did what we thought we were supposed to do, but in the …

Duterte has new ‘narcolist’

GRAVE MATTERS President Duterte and Philippine National Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa put their heads together during a meeting at …

Duterte plans subway to ease Metro traffic woes

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte will pursue a subway project that will connect the capital's business districts, as he moves to ease traffic …

Dela Rosa defends killing of 'armed', 'drug-crazed' suspects

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine National Police Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa defended his officers over the deaths of suspects in …

Troops seize three Abu Sayyaf lairs in Basilan

Government troops overran three lairs of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group in two days of operation in Basilan province, a Mindanao-based military …