Anti-corruption group: Many exporters fail to punish bribes

BERLIN -- Anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International says more than half of global exports come from countries that regularly fail to punish bribing of foreign officials.In its independent assessment of compliance with the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, the agency said Wednesday only 11... read more...

In Sung ‘di kuntento sa half million heart

In good spirit ang South Korean actor na si Jo In Sung nang mag-V Live ito sa programang ‘Actor & Chatter’ para mag-promote ng kanyang bagong pelikula, ang ‘The Great Battle’ na dating title ay Ansi City. read more...

Duterte and Panelo’s têtê-a-têtê falls short of expectations

President Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘national address’ that was done through a têtê-a-têtê has left some people dissatisfied since he failed to share concrete solutions for the country’s problems such as the high inflation rate which is affecting the prices of basic commodities. While he talked... read more...

Cancellation of fluvial procession remote–Mayor Bongat

Fluvial Procession file photoby Othelo Orpiada PadreNAGA CITY (Bicol Standard) -- City Mayor John Bongat said the possibility of cancelling the annual fluvial procession is quite remote."Bicol is no direct hit of Typhoon Ompong according to all forecasts," he told the Bicol Standard in an... read more...

With no ‘BBB’ funds for water, scarcity feared

THE Philippines is still at risk of experiencing a water crisis due to the bleak water-availability-per-capita situation in the country, according to experts. This grim scenario came from a policy brief released during the Arangkada Philippines Forum 2018 on Wednesday, authored by former... read more...

Catanduanes, CamSur under Signal No. 1 as Ompong maintains strength

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) maintained its strength on Wednesday evening, September 12, with Catanduanes and Camarines Sur now both under Signal No. 1. <span... read more...

Palace says probe on Bong Go up to Senate

Malacañang yesterday distanced itself from the Senate resolution calling for a probe on the government deals bagged by the relatives of public officials and employees including President Duterte’s aide Christopher “Bong” Go. read more...

Globetrotting with Filipino-French entrepreneur’s lifestyle brand Oneculture

TWO years ago Anthony Alvarez left a plum investment banking job in London to follow his childhood dream of starting his own clothing company.  An avid traveler — coupled with his passions for extreme sports, art, and music — he realized that fashion was a universal language that could... Source link

PREPARATIONS FOR THE WORST

PREPARING FOR SUPER TYPHOON OMPONG/SEPT. 12, 2018: A dark clouds was seen at the pier area that the Philippine Coast Guard of Cebu announced the cancellation of trips of all passenger vessels tomorrow (Sept. 13, 2018) cuase by Super Typhoon Ompong.(CDN PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA) Although Cebu will... Source link

Ferry ran aground in island off Tubigon; 44 passengers rescued

A passenger vessel ran aground at Mocaboc Island in Tubigon at past 1 a.m. on Wednesday, a town official said. Source link