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PIXABAYBy Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter THE PHILIPPINES should boost its anti-drone capability to counter aerial threats used in geopolitical disputes, according to defense analysts. Chester B. Cabalza, who studied national security and policymaking at the University of Delaware, said both state and nonstate actors have increasingly

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCASTHE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) needs P95 billion for its pandemic response next year, health authorities told a House of Representatives hearing. It was allotted only P24.49 billion for the purpose, Health officer-in-charge Maria Rosario S. Vergeire said. She said the agency needs to

BW FILE PHOTOTWO senators on Monday filed separate resolutions seeking to probe rising kidnapping incidents in the country. Senator Mary Grace Natividad S. Poe-Llamanzares in Senate Resolution 195 urged the Senate public order committee to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, of abductions in Metro

PHILSTAR FILE PHOTOTHE PHILIPPINE Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO)on Monday said it had remitted P2.5 billion to the National Treasury to boost the country’s universal healthcare law.  The money that will be allotted to the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) came from revenues from gaming operations including