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DOH: Dengue cases double in Taguig, on the rise in 9 other Metro Manila areas

The number of dengue cases doubled in Taguig in the first 8 months of this year, compared to same period in 2018, the Department of Health said Sunday, adding that the mosquito-borne disease also saw a spike in 9 other cities in Metro Manila. → Read More

P5.5 million worth of drugs seized in Metro Manila post offices

MANILA - Authorities seized P5.5 million worth of illegal drugs in two post offices in Metro Manila earlier this month. → Read More

2 kidnap suspects killed in Antipolo City police op

MANILA - Two kidnap suspects were killed in an operation to rescue an abducted couple in Antipolo City, Rizal early Saturday morning. → Read More

Deaf passes board exam for teachers

Kevin Gamboa’s mother said she felt as if her world had collapsed when she learned that her son could not hear. → Read More

DILG chief lauds Moreno, mayor’s ‘decisive leadership’ for Manila cleanup drive

DILG Secretary Eduardo Año on Saturday praised Manila Mayor Isko Moreno for his administration's resolve dealing with his city's problems. → Read More

Mayor Isko steadfast on clearing Manila streets, says more areas to follow

Moreno said there was an attempt to bribe him to let up on his campaign to rid the city’s streets and sidewalks of illegal vendors, bribes ranging from P5 million a day to P1.8 billion a year. → Read More

Isko Moreno launches Manila online complaint desk

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Friday launched an Online Complaint Desk where his constituents could file their grievances to encourage people’s participation in governance. → Read More

Vico Sotto takes oath as Pasig Mayor, vows fight vs corruption

Vico Sotto took his oath as Mayor of Pasig City on Sunday promising to fight corruption and end partisanship. → Read More

Slain South Korean last seen alive in Makati hotel: police

MANILA - The South Korean national whose body was found in Antipolo City on June 16 was last seen alive in a hotel in Makati, police said Saturday. → Read More

Decaying algae causes stench, fish kill in Muntinlupa pens

MANILA - An excessive growth of decaying algae has not just brought a disturbing stench to residents living along the coast of Laguna de Bay, but also caused a fish kill affecting fish pens in Muntinlupa City’s Barangay Bayanan. → Read More

PDEA files charges vs Chinese allegedly behind P1.8-B drug shipment

PDEA files charges vs Chinese allegedly behind P1.8-B drug shipment → Read More

2 'persons of interest' tagged in Binay aide's slay

MANILA - The Makati City Police said Saturday that they have identified two persons of interest in the killing of Monaliza 'Monette' Bernardo, former Makati City Mayor Junjun Binay's long-time aide. → Read More

Oplan Baklas: Comelec starts removing illegal campaign materials

The Commission on Elections began removing illegal campaign materials in the Philippine capital Thursday as part of their 'Oplan Baklas.' → Read More

More firms cited in Manila Bay cleanup, including SM, PICC

Seventeen more establishments along Manila Bay were cited for violation of pollution laws, as the massive government-led cleanup of the area continued, authorities said Friday. → Read More

79 arrested in weeklong Pasay City drug roundup

Police said Saturday it arrested 79 suspected drug pushers and users in its week-long drug roundup in Pasay City. → Read More

Duterte's remarks on S. China Sea may be used against PH: analyst

SINGAPORE - President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent pronouncements on China’s actions in the disputed South China Sea may be used against the Philippines, an analyst said Saturday. → Read More

Electronics, cosmetics, baby products top Christmas season sales: Lazada

Electronics, baby products, and health and beauty products were among the most sought after goods in online shops this Christmas season, according to Juan Pavez Spencer, CEO of Lazada E-Logistics Philippines. → Read More

Boracay pickpocket incident caught in CCTV footage

BORACAY ISLAND – One of the tourists who trooped to Boracay Island after it reopened ended up losing her phone on the second day of her visit. → Read More

What it’s like to rent a grave at Manila North Cemetery

At Manila North Cemetery, a grave can be rented for five years for P600, which covers an apartment-style niche and a tombstone. → Read More

Ex-PNPA director says he expected sacking over cadets' oral sex issue

The sacked director of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) on Thursday said he already expected to be relieved of his post after two freshmen claimed that upperclassmen instructed them to perform oral sex as a form of punishment. → Read More