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BOL will correct ills, old system under ARMM – MILF chief

By Hanah Tabios With the scheduled plebiscite for the ratification…

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Lawmaker asks for increased penalty for overloading PUVs

By Charissa Luci-Atienza Deputy Speaker and Bulacan Rep. Linabelle Ruth…

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Lawmakers urge DOTr to suspend 15-year limit for public buses, trucks for hire

  by Charissa Luci-Atienza Lawmakers urged the Department of Transportation…

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Army chief gives Christmas cheer to wounded soldiers

By Francis Wakefield Philippine Army Chief Lt. Gen. Macairog S.…

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Pro-entrepreneurship bill gets final House nod

By Ellson Quismorio The House of Representatives has approved on…

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Vehicular accidents cause Metro Manila traffic jams Wednesday

By MB Online Several vehicular accidents involving trucks caused even…
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MPD holds Christmas outreach to Manila street children

By Ria Fernandez As the saying goes, “Christmas is for…
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Ex-Caloocan mayor Echiverri acquitted of graft

By Czarina Nicole Ong Former Caloocan City mayor Enrico Echiverri…
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Trough of LPA to bring rainshowers in Mindanao

By the Philippine News Agency The trough of a low…

DENR prods LGUs on water treatment facility

By Lyka Manalo MALVAR, Batangas—The Department of Environment and Natural…

Housewife busted for selling shabu in Zamboanga City

By Nonoy Lacson ZAMBOANGA CITY – Police authorities in this…
Cuba will leave out of its new constitution changes that would have paved the way for legal same-sex marriage (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)

Cuba decides to scrap same-sex marriage law in new constitution — official

By Agence France-Presse Cuba will leave out of its new…
FILE PHOTO: U.S. special representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun waits before a meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea September 11, 2018. Jung Yeon-je/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo/ MANILA BULLETIN

US envoy on North Korea to visit South Korea amid stalled nuclear talks

By Reuters SEOUL (Reuters) - A U.S. envoy on North…
Riot police of the Chilean Navy stand guard at the entrance of the Valparaiso port during a protest by dockworkers against port operator TPS (South Pacific Terminal), to demand temporary workers be included in collective bargaining, in Valparaiso, Chile  December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido/ MANILA BULLETIN

Port strike turns violent in Chile, complicates fruit exports

By Reuters SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A month-long worker’s strike and…
In this Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 photo piles of electronic waste is placed next to a drain chocked with plastic and garbage in New Delhi, India. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Scary statistic: 90.5 percent of plastic is not recycled

By the Associated Press The world’s burgeoning plastic…
FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo, Dutch innovator Boyan Slat poses for a portrait next to the anchors of his plastic collecting system, suspended from the roof of a building in Utrecht, Netherlands. The trash collection device deployed to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world's largest garbage patch is not collecting any trash. Slat, who launched the Pacific Ocean cleanup project, told The Associated Press in an interview Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, he is confident the 2,000-foot (600-meter) long floating boom will be fixed.(AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File/ MANILA BULLETIN)

Barrier isn’t trapping trash in Pacific Ocean after months

By the Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) —…
Eight million tonnes of plastic is spilled into the oceans each year, according to a study in the Science journal (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)

Oceans of garbage prompt war on plastics

  By Agence France-Presse Faced with images of…
Members of the Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice protest ahead of the final session of the COP24 summit on climate change in Katowice, Poland, on December 14, 2018. (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)

Nations still worlds apart at crunch UN climate summit

  By Agence France-Presse Marathon talks aimed at…