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Election period for 2018 village, youth council polls begin

Barangay and SK Election

The Commission on Election (COMELEC) formally announced on April 14 the start of barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan election period.

BIR hits highest tax collection, Du30 strengthens friendly ties to China, and more exciting stories for this week!


Before you take your break this week, you deserve to know the stories that defined the headlines. Take a short break and watch this week’s recap!

Fast Facts on the Boao Forum for Asia 2018


The Boao Forum for Asia 2018 came at a time when the Philippines’ relationship with China was at a delicate balance.

PH ranked 54th in global transparency survey, spice up your weekend with these big headlines!


Craving for the top stories of April’s first week? Here’s a sneak peek: Philippines ranked 54th in the World Justice survey for transparency. Speaking of politics, the Philippines’ Commission on Election will hold a simulation for the upcoming village polls, while the Senate of the Philippines is planning to transfer to Taguig!

Palace dismisses fear of rice shortage, NFA pitches reservation plan


Malacañang said that rice supply is still at a normal level; thus, silencing fear of shortage. NFA, on its part, proposes a rice reserve system.

‘Endo’ ban out of Malacañang’s control, corporations still prefer job contracting


Malacañang said it could not totally scrape ‘job contractualization’ since the said practice would be legal under the Labor Code.

DOST eyes transfer to Clark

DOST Region 3 director Julius Sicat

Plans are underway for the transfer of the DOST to Clark Freeport Zone. This is under the plans of President Rodrigo Duterte to decongest Metro Manila.

CILA holds forum on tax reform law


In a bid to dispel doubts cast on TRAIN Law, CILA organized a seminar that allowed Clark’s investors to explore more about this latest legislation.

Philippines ranked as the third happiest among 55 countries and more top stories in Trending Klipps


3rd happiest people on Earth, firecracker injuries, zero casualty, Metro Mania, less pollution, particulate matter, TRAIN Act, income tax, charter change, federalism — all of this in this week’s Trending Klipps!

BCDA formally starts construction of new Clark airport terminal

people shoveling

Clark International Airport will soon have its new passenger terminal to accommodate 8 million passengers per year.