"Where did the fund go and who authorized the disbursements?" A lawmaker asked the DOE to answer these questions in relation to the nearly P21 billion-fund from the Malampaya Gas Project that was already spent but for unknown purposes.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon requested Thursday that the chamber defer approval of the Department of Justice’s proposed 2018 budget after Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II failed to give an accurate report on the number of drug-related deaths since last year.
North Korea is a highly secretive nation and predictions of what it will do next are often little more than conjecture. Still, Kim is likely to be carefully weighing the timing of even a new nuclear test because it will antagonize North Korea's sole major ally, China.
North Korea would be "crossing a red line" if it put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile, South Korea's president said on Thursday, but the United States had promised to seek Seoul's approval before taking any military action.
The Philippine economy grew at a sizzling pace in the second quarter, topping expectations as a government-led construction boom and an extended rebound in the farm sector took some of the sting off a peso currency wallowing at 11-year lows.
Americans' debt level notched another record high in the second quarter, after having earlier in the year surpassed its pre-crisis peak, on the back of modest rises in mortgage, auto and credit card debt, where delinquencies jumped.
The creator of the hugely popular Facebook Messenger game EverWing has confirmed that Filipinos are their biggest market globally, and is now thus set to further cater to the country by launching a Filipino fairy through a contest.
Hyundai had initially championed fuel cell technology as the future of eco-friendly vehicles but has found itself shifting electric as Tesla shot to prominence and battery-powered cars have gained government backing in China.