Philippine-based companies that offer online gambling services to offshore markets, such as China, fueled office market growth in the country last year. -- REUTERS

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday approved the recommendation of his pandemic task force to enforce stricter quarantine Thirty-seven percent of Filipinos are optimistic that their lives will improve over the next 12 months, a non-commissioned survey shows. Of

Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi -- PHILSTAR Six electricity consumers on Friday filed a complaint with the Ombudsman against Department of Energy Opposition coalition 1Sambayan on Friday said it may only name its official candidates for next year's elections by late September, saying

Five people who are believed to be involved in a scam that milked millions of pesos from its victims, were arrested

The President's security force said on Friday that it is all set to handle the last State the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo R. Duterte, saying stricter rules would be enforced during

Moody's Investors Service lowered its Philippine growth forecast this year to 5.8% from the 7% it gave in January. -- Photo by Michael Varcas, The Philippine Star