Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said April 24 the Philippines apologizes for allegedly violating Kuwait’s sovereignty while saving abused Filipino workers in the country.
A House Bill that aims to make Baybayin the Philippines’ official script has been approved.
Active members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines will soon be able to ride Metro Rail Transit Line 3 free of charge.
Soldiers, police and coast guard members participated in emergency simulations on Boracay island on April 24, two days before the island is scheduled to close for a six-month cleaning period.
On Thursday April 19, the Duterte administration announced plans to build eight major bridges connecting the Visayan Islands to each other, Luzon, and Mindanao.
On April 23, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency warned the public of residential shabu laboratories.
Ride-sharing app Grab announced it is sanctioning nearly 500 drivers in the Philippines who cancelled at least 10 percent of their rides over the last week.
Around one million Filipinos have applied for election spots, with the campaigns set to begin on May 4.
Residents of war ravaged Marawi City were allowed to return to their former homes briefly on April 19 for the first time since fighting started in May of last year.
Annual military exercises between the United States and the Philippines will also include Australia and Japan this year.