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Romualdez: House realigned P77.5 billion in 2023 budget bill to health, education

The House of Representatives has realigned P77.5 billion worth of allocations in the proposed P5.26 trillion budget for 2023 to fund or increase allotments for previously unfunded and deficient government critical government programs in health, education and transport sectors, among others. Ako Bicol party-list Representative Elizaldy Co, the chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, said the bulk of the realignments were a result of...


DOJ Sec. Jesus Crispin Remulla, sinabing patuloy na makikipag-usap sa United Nations kaugnay sa karapatang pantao | 24 Oras

24 Oras is GMA Network’s flagship newscast, anchored by Mike Enriquez, Mel Tiangco and Vicky Morales. It airs on GMA-7 Mondays to Fridays at 6:30 PM (PHL Time) and on weekends at 6:00 PM. For more videos from 24 Oras, visit http://www.gmanetwork.com/24oras. News updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and the COVID-19 vaccine: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/covid-19/ #Nakatutok24Oras Breaking news and stories from the Philippines and abroad: GMA News and Public Affairs Portal: http://www.gmanews.tv Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gmanews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gmanews Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/gmanews GMA Network Kapuso programs on GMA Pinoy TV: https://gmapinoytv.com/subscribe


Lower power rates expected

MANILA, Philippines — Consumers are expected to benefit from the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC)’s reset of power transmission rates, with households consuming 200 kilowatt hours seen saving as much as P47.52 in their monthly electricity bills. Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian, vice chairman of the Senate committee on energy, said a reset of power transmission rates by the ERC, which has been delayed for 10 years, could provide some respite to...


HR officer ng isang pabrika, patay matapos pagbabarilin | UB

Unang Balita is the news segment of GMA Network's daily morning program, Unang Hirit. It's anchored by Arnold Clavio, Susan Enriquez, Ivan Mayrina, Connie Sison, and Mariz Umali, and airs on GMA-7 Mondays to Fridays at 5:30 AM (PHL Time). For more videos from Unang Balita, visit http://www.gmanetwork.com/unangbalita. News updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and the COVID-19 vaccine: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/covid-19/ #Nakatutok24Oras Breaking news and stories from the Philippines and abroad: GMA News and Public Affairs Portal: http://www.gmanews.tv Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gmanews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gmanews Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/gmanews GMA Network Kapuso programs on GMA Pinoy TV: https://gmapinoytv.com/subscribe


Putin okays annexation of Ukrainian regions

KYIV: Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed laws formally absorbing four Ukrainian regions into his country, even as his military is struggling to hang on to control of the regions it illegally annexed. The documents finalizing the annexation carried out in defiance of international laws were published on a Russian government website on Wednesday morning. Earlier this week, both houses of the Russian parliament ratified treaties making the...


Kulay abong likido, rumagasa sa gully o canal ng bulkang Mayon | Saksi

Saksi is GMA Network's late-night newscast hosted by Arnold Clavio and Pia Arcangel. It airs Mondays to Fridays at 11:00 PM (PHL Time) on GMA-7. For more videos from Saksi, visit http://www.gmanews.tv/saksi.News updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and the COVID-19 vaccine: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/covid-19/#Nakatutok24OrasBreaking news and stories from the Philippines and abroad:GMA News and Public Affairs Portal: http://www.gmanews.tvFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/gmanewsTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/gmanewsInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/gmanewsGMA Network Kapuso programs on GMA Pinoy TV: https://gmapinoytv.com/subscribe


DHSUD starts rollout of Marcos admin’s housing program

The rollout for the national housing priority program has already started in several areas in the country, the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) said Wednesday. During the 30th Annual National Convention of the Subdivision and Housing Developers Associations, DHSUD Secretary Jose Rizalino Acuzar said the Pambansang Pabahay para sa Pilipino program is being conducted in partnership with local government units. DHSUD...


Senator Tulfo: No business permit if 13th month unpaid

Senator Raffy Tulfo warned employers that their business permits will not be renewed with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) should they fail to timely give the 13th month pay of their workers. “Ganito na lang po, mag-issue po kayo ng warning sa lahat po ng mga employer na there will be dire consequences kapag hindi po naibigay ang 13th-month pay on time this year 2022,” Tulfo told Lennard Serrano, assistant secretary of the Department of...


Ex-Leyte town mayor gets 10 years over illegal cockfights

MANILA, Philippines — Former mayor Charita Chan of Babatngon, Leyte has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison over the illegal issuance of a permit for cockfights in 2009. In a 31-page decision promulgated on Sept. 30 and issued yesterday, the Sandiganbayan’s Third Division found Chan guilty of violating Section 3 (e) of Republic Act 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. The court also ordered Chan’s perpetual disqualification...


First Lady Liza Marcos lauds teachers, urges them to 'keep the faith'

FIRST Lady Mary Louise "Liza" Araneta Marcos lauded teachers for their sacrifice, especially during the pandemic and urged them to "keep the faith and hold your head up high". In her speech during the National Teacher's Day celebration in Bangued, Abra on Wednesday, Araneta-Marcos said that she understood the trials of teachers as she is also one herself. "They say that teaching is a noble profession, and I believe in that, as to be a good...


Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene in Mar-a-Lago dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Lawyers for former President Donald Trump asked the US Supreme Court on Tuesday to step into the legal fight over the classified documents seized during an FBI search of his Florida estate, escalating a dispute over the powers of an independent arbiter appointed to inspect the records. The Trump team asked the justices to overturn a lower court ruling and allow the arbiter, called a special master, to review the roughly 100...


MMDA eyes expanding walkway at EDSA Busway

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is planning to expand the walkway for passengers at the EDSA Busway, its spokesperson Mel Carunungan said on Wednesday. At a public briefing, Carunungan said MMDA chairperson Carlo Dimayuga III wants passengers to be able to walk “both ways” in the area. “Yun po 'yung gusto ng aming chairman na sana mapalawak po 'yung walkway kasi gusto po niya na from both ways po puwedeng maglakad 'yung mga...


Malapitang pamamaril sa isang lalaki sa Las Piñas, huli cam | UB

Unang Balita is the news segment of GMA Network's daily morning program, Unang Hirit. It's anchored by Arnold Clavio, Susan Enriquez, Ivan Mayrina, Connie Sison, and Mariz Umali, and airs on GMA-7 Mondays to Fridays at 5:30 AM (PHL Time). For more videos from Unang Balita, visit http://www.gmanetwork.com/unangbalita. News updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and the COVID-19 vaccine: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/covid-19/ #Nakatutok24Oras Breaking news and stories from the Philippines and abroad: GMA News and Public Affairs Portal: http://www.gmanews.tv Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gmanews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gmanews Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/gmanews GMA Network Kapuso programs on GMA Pinoy TV: https://gmapinoytv.com/subscribe


San Miguel ambushed by Blackwater in horror conference debut

Ayonayon the unlikely hero in brave Bossing comeback


Mga de-motorsiklong salarin na bumaril kay Percy Lapid, nakunan sa dash cam ng kaniyang sasakyan

Nasapul sa dash cam ng sasakyan ng broadcaster na si Percy Lapid ang mga de motorsiklong salarin na bumaril sa kaniya Lunes ng gabi sa Las Piñas City. Sa ulat ni Marisol Abdurahman sa "24 Oras" nitong Miyerkoles, makikita sa dash cam ng sasakyan ni Lapid ang dalawang lalaking nakamotorsiklo na nagmula sa isang kanto at bumubuntot. Ilang saglit pa, nawala na ang mga lalaki sa frame, at narinig ang ilang putok ng baril. Sunod namang bumangga nang...


Opposition solons slam Palace over defense of Marcos’ Singapore trip

The public should know whether or not public funds were used when President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and individuals close to him went to Singapore over the weekend to watch Formula 1 racing, members of the opposition said on Wednesday. The lawmakers made the remarks after Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin defended Marcos’ trip to Singapore, saying one should not be too concerned about the source of funds used as the President did his job. "We...


California serial killer 'on a mission' in slayings

STOCKTON, California: A California serial killer seems to be "on a mission" throughout the fatal shooting of six men and the wounding of one woman dating back to last year. Ballistics tests and some video evidence linked the crimes in Stockton and Oakland, about 70 miles (110 kilometers) apart, police said. "We don't know what the motive is. What we do believe is that it's mission-oriented," Stockton Police Chief Stanley McFadden said Tuesday....


Pagkuha sa passport photo ng isang bata mula Cavite, naging instant glam shoot | SONA

State of the Nation is a nightly newscast anchored by Atom Araullo and Maki Pulido. It airs Mondays to Fridays at 10:30 PM (PHL Time) on GTV. For more videos from State of the Nation, visit http://www.gmanews.tv/stateofthenation.News updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and the COVID-19 vaccine: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/covid-19/#Nakatutok24OrasBreaking news and stories from the Philippines and abroad:GMA News and Public Affairs Portal: http://www.gmanews.tvFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/gmanewsTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/gmanewsInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/gmanewsGMA Network Kapuso programs on GMA Pinoy TV: https://gmapinoytv.com/subscribe


2 barangay execs, 5 others to face raps over illegal quarrying in Tarlac

Seven individuals, including two barangay officials, were arrested for their alleged involvement in illegal quarrying activities in Tarlac. According to John Consulta’s report on “24 Oras,” the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said illegal quarrying has been going on for years without proper permit from the Mines and Geoscience Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). The persons arrested will be facing charges...


Holdaper, natunton ng mga pulis sa pamamagitan ng GPS ng cellphone ng biktima | UB

Unang Balita is the news segment of GMA Network's daily morning program, Unang Hirit. It's anchored by Arnold Clavio, Susan Enriquez, Ivan Mayrina, Connie Sison, and Mariz Umali, and airs on GMA-7 Mondays to Fridays at 5:30 AM (PHL Time). For more videos from Unang Balita, visit http://www.gmanetwork.com/unangbalita. News updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and the COVID-19 vaccine: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/covid-19/ #Nakatutok24Oras Breaking news and stories from the Philippines and abroad: GMA News and Public Affairs Portal: http://www.gmanews.tv Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gmanews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gmanews Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/gmanews GMA Network Kapuso programs on GMA Pinoy TV: https://gmapinoytv.com/subscribe


NTC tells telcos to continue text blast vs. personalized text scams

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has directed the country’s telecommunications companies to continue the text blast warning subscribers of “the need to continue its efforts against personalized scam messages. In a memorandum issued on Tuesday, the NTC directed telcos to continue the text blast to subscribers from October 5 to October 11 October 2022 as part of its Kontra Text Scam Campaign. The text blast contains the message:...


Arroyo on Marcos' first 100 days: He reassured with impressive economic team

President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr.'s choice of "impressive" economic team gave assurance that the economy was a priority in his first 100 days in office, Senior Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said. "In the wake of the pandemic and global tensions in Ukraine and Taiwan, the adverse economic impact of these crises is topmost on most minds. President Marcos, Jr. reassured everyone by assembling an impressive economic team that has...


Gilbert Remulla in ‘deep discernment’ after being considered as next press secretary

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) director Gilbert Remulla on Wednesday said he was flattered that he was being considered to be the Marcos administration's next press secretary. Remulla said that he was in the process of “deep discernment.” "I'm in a process of deep discernment. However, I am at PAGCOR, enjoying and concentrating on my role here as director. I'm flattered I'm being considered and I serve at the pleasure of...


Koko Pimentel on lotto: Frequency of wins, multiple winners fuel suspicions

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III has filed a proposed resolution seeking a Senate inquiry into the “integrity and trustworthiness” of the lotto games of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office. Pimentel on Wednesday filed Proposed Senate Resolution No. 253 days after 433 bettors won the jackpot in the 6/55 Grand Lotto draw on Saturday night. “The common criticism levelled by the public against the lotto is the lack of transparency. Since the...


De Lima urges court to allow Ragos to testify

Detained former senator Leila de Lima has filed a motion for reconsideration to allow former Bureau of Corrections officer-in-charge Rafael Ragos to testify again on the drug case filed against her. In an omnibus comment filed with the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court on Tuesday, De Lima said “the prosecutors should welcome more information in the interest of justice.” In May 2022, Ragos retracted his statement against the detained former...


‘Filipinos deserve better’: MRT-3 glitch during rush hour irks commuters

A technical glitch on the signaling system reported along a track circuit approaching Taft Avenue station disrupted Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT 3) operation, leaving hundreds of commuters waiting in long lines on Tuesday evening, October 4. Following the glitch, a “provisional service” was implemented at 4:59 p.m. between the North Avenue Station and Shaw Boulevard Station, […]


Toledo on possible press secretary stint: Sino ba naman tayo para tumanggi?

Lawyer Michael “Mike” Toledo on Wednesday said he is open to accept the position of press secretary if offered by the Marcos administration. Toledo's name was among those being floated to replace Attorney Trixie Cruz-Angeles, who tendered her resignation on Tuesday. Toledo however did not confirm nor deny if he was offered the post. "I'm not in a position to dwell on it. But let me just say, given the opportunity to serve, why will I say no?"...


Man arrested for alleged blast fishing in Manila Bay

The Philippine National Police - Maritime Group seized one of the three fishermen allegedly involved in using explosives to catch fish in Manila Bay. According to Emil Sumangil’s report on “24 Oras”, the suspected jumped into the sea when the authorities tried to arrest them. The two suspects managed to escape, but authorities caught up with 31-year-old Ryan Navales. Navales refused to give a statement, but according to the police, the group has...


Truck driver, 3 others injured in Bohol accident

TAGBILARAN CITY — At least four passengers onboard a truck were injured when the driver lost control of the vehicle in Alicia town, Bohol on Wednesday. According to Staff Sergeant Milon Lech Suico, the traffic investigator at the Alicia Police Station, the accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. at Purok 2 in Barangay La Hacienda. He said the truck was loaded with feeds and dry goods and was headed to Alicia from Carmen town. The driver, who was...


Robin Padilla undergoes drug test amid call to make it mandatory for artists

Actor-turned-lawmaker Senator Robin Padilla on Wednesday underwent drug testing at the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Quezon City and yielded negative results. Padilla made the initiative amid calls for mandatory drug testing on actors as he reiterated his position that drug tests should be voluntary and not mandatory. The proposal was made by Surigao del Norte Representative Robert Ace Barbers in light of the arrest of actor...


'Habagat' out, 'amihan' in -- Pagasa

THE season of the southwest monsoon, locally known as "habagat", is over as the northeast monsoon or "amihan" has begun, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) announced on Wednesday. Pagasa Administrator Vicente Malano said in a statement that recent analyses indicated a significant weakening of the southwest monsoon over the last few days and the strengthening of the high pressure over the...


Over 4K workers lose jobs in Mactan ecozone

A total of 4,203 workers lost their jobs after the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) trimmed down its employees due to the high price of petroleum products. According to a report by Lou-Anne Mae Rondina on "24 Oras," most employees were from apparel companies selling products outside the country. In a statement, MEPZ said they were forced to cut workers because of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Typhoon Odette, and the current global...


2 suspects in Lapid slay caught on video

MANILA, Philippines — The motorcycle-riding gunmen who killed hard-hitting radio commentator Percy Lapid in Las Piñas were recorded on footage from the dashcam installed in the victim’s car. Police, however, said the suspects could not be identified as they wore helmets. The suspects were seen tailing Lapid’s Toyota Innova, based on video recorded from the rear view camera in his vehicle. Gunshots rang out before Lapid’s car rammed into another...


Rodriguez vows to continue supporting Marcos government

MANILA, Philippines — Former executive secretary Victor Rodriguez yesterday confirmed that he is no longer part of the Marcos Cabinet even as he vowed to continue supporting the administration as a private individual. Rodriguez, a former Marcos campaign spokesman, announced last month that he was stepping down as executive secretary but was staying on as presidential chief of staff, a post abolished by former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo....


Bacolod spots 22 flood-prone areas

THE city government of Bacolod has identified 22 flood-prone areas following a heavy downpour on Monday, October 3. Mayor Alfredo "Albee" Benitez, after meeting with Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran and personnel from the Department of Public Works and Highways, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, and City Engineer's Office on Tuesday morning, said short- and long-term plans will be put in place to alleviate the problem. The flood-prone...


Habagat season is over

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) yesterday officially declared the end of the southwest monsoon season, signaling the start of colder weather in the country. PAGASA has monitored significant weakening of the southwest monsoon, locally known as habagat, over the past days. There was also the strengthening of the high-pressure area over Asia that has led to the gradual...


PBBM, muling inilatag ang mga prayoridad ng kanyang administrasyon | UB

Unang Balita is the news segment of GMA Network's daily morning program, Unang Hirit. It's anchored by Arnold Clavio, Susan Enriquez, Ivan Mayrina, Connie Sison, and Mariz Umali, and airs on GMA-7 Mondays to Fridays at 5:30 AM (PHL Time). For more videos from Unang Balita, visit http://www.gmanetwork.com/unangbalita. News updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and the COVID-19 vaccine: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/covid-19/ #Nakatutok24Oras Breaking news and stories from the Philippines and abroad: GMA News and Public Affairs Portal: http://www.gmanews.tv Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gmanews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gmanews Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/gmanews GMA Network Kapuso programs on GMA Pinoy TV: https://gmapinoytv.com/subscribe


Patience pays off as Mike Ayonayon turns hero for Blackwater

Mike hopes heroics vs SMB will open more opportunities


Isang taong gulang na bata, patay matapos aksidenteng maputukan ng nahulog na baril ng kanyang amang pulis | 24 Oras

24 Oras is GMA Network’s flagship newscast, anchored by Mike Enriquez, Mel Tiangco and Vicky Morales. It airs on GMA-7 Mondays to Fridays at 6:30 PM (PHL Time) and on weekends at 6:00 PM. For more videos from 24 Oras, visit http://www.gmanetwork.com/24oras. News updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and the COVID-19 vaccine: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/covid-19/ #Nakatutok24Oras Breaking news and stories from the Philippines and abroad: GMA News and Public Affairs Portal: http://www.gmanews.tv Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gmanews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gmanews Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/gmanews GMA Network Kapuso programs on GMA Pinoy TV: https://gmapinoytv.com/subscribe


Faint crater glow seen on Mayon Volcano —PHIVOLCS

A faint crater glow visible via telescope has been observed at Mayon Volcano in Albay in the past 24 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said on Wednesday. PHIVOLCS said one volcanic earthquake was also recorded. Moderate plumes were also emitted from the crater. These drifted west-northwest and westward. Mayon Volcano emitted 391 tons of sulfur dioxide on October 1, PHIVOLCS added. Its edifice is also...


1,764 new COVID-19 cases recorded; active tally dips to 25,733

The Philippines on Wednesday recorded 1,764 new COVID-19 infections, while the tally of active infections went down to 25,733. This is the third day straight of fewer than 2,000 new infections recorded. The active cases went down by 1,059 cases from 26,792 on Tuesday, according to the Department of Health (DOH)’s data. The DOH said the new cases also pushed the nationwide caseload to 3,958,786. The top regions with the most infections in the...


Sangalang, Paraiso return from suspension to lift Letran

Louie Sangalang and Brent Paraiso returned from two-game suspensions to power defending champion Letran to a 77-69 win over San Sebastian College-Recoletos in the NCAA Season 98 men's basketball tournament Wednesday at the Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan City. Sangalang scored 11 points while Paraiso contributed 10 points and eight rebounds off the bench as the Knights improved their record to 4-3, which tied them for fifth to seventh places...


A delightful high tea from celebrity chef Justin Quek

MILLIE: Singapore’s top celebrity chef Justin Quek returns to Solaire with his Franco-Asian culinary creations. Karla and I spent a rainy afternoon at Oasis delighting in his unique sweet and savory delights for high tea. But first, a glass of chilled semi-dry Riesling from Schloss Vollrads in Rheingau, Germany, to set the mood. We were served truf...


OCTA: NCR COVID-19 positivity rate increases to 19%

The seven-day COVID-19 positivity rate in the National Capital Region (NCR) slightly rose to 19% from the previous 18.7%, independent monitoring group OCTA Research said Wednesday. OCTA fellow Dr. Guido David reported that NCR’s positivity rate increased from 18.7% on September 26, to 19% on October 3. This was however a bit lower than the 19.1% positivity rate recorded on October 2. Positivity rate refers to the percentage of people who were...


Dashcam catches Percy Lapid’s suspected killers on video

Two motorcycle riders believed to be behind the fatal shooting of broadcaster Percy Lapid have been caught on video taken by the dashboard camera inside his vehicle. According to Marisol Abdurahman’s report on “24 Oras”, the video showed the two men riding a motorcycle tailing Lapid as he drove in Parañaque on Monday night. Gunshots were heard in the footage before the broadcaster’s vehicle hit the car in front . “May sumusunod sa kaniyang...


Austria on SMB loss: 'Medyo sinuwerte kalaban, kami naman minalas'

Nag-collapse kami, says SMB coach


Philippines, Japan defense chiefs discuss strengthening bilateral cooperation

The top defense officials of the Philippines and Japan have discussed steps to strengthen their bilateral cooperation, the Department of National Defense (DND) said on Wednesday. In a statement, the DND said officer-in-charge Senior Undersecretary Jose C. Faustino Jr. and Japanese Defense Minister Yasukasu Hamada had a meeting on the sidelines of an official visit in Hawaii on September 30. Among the topics discussed during the meeting were the...


Speaker: House off to good start in 19th Congress

MANILA, Philippines — More than two months since the 19th Congress convened, the House of Representatives has gotten off to a good start, having passed several pieces of legislation, primarily the P5.268-trillion national budget for 2023, according to Speaker Martin Romualdez. “Our mission from Day One is clear: help resuscitate the pandemic-battered economy and make economic transformation the main engine to uplift the lives of the Filipino...


Rodriguez confirms departure from govt

FORMER executive secretary Victor Rodriguez on Wednesday said he has indeed left Malacañang, calling the move a "very personal decision." "I confirm that I have completely exited the administration of President Bongbong Marcos, after having spoken to him at length about my wish to spend most of my time with my family — a very personal decision that was happily made," Rodriguez posted on his Facebook page. Rodriguez, who relinquished his post as...