5,002 guests

Nation

244 rogues in uniform dismissed so far by ‘Bato’

BELIEVE it or not but Philippine National Police chief, Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. de la Rosa is rewriting PNP history as he has become the country’s top who has fired more than 200 rogue cops in just one year…

Maute not the only enemy

GOVERNMENT troops are not only dealing with the Maute Group but also with other terrorists and rebels in Mindanao, which is why there is a need to extend martial law in the southern region until the end of the year.…

DU30 to Reds: Stop attacks or no talks

NO formal talks until the Reds end hostilities. President Rodrigo Duterte Tuesday night told the government peace panel negotiating with communist rebels that formal talks between the two sides would not resume until the New People’s Army (NPA) ceases attacks…

US citizens warned on risky travel to Mindanao

THE United States on Tuesday urged its citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to the city of Marawi, Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago including the southern Sulu Sea. In the security message that replaced the travel warning dated Dec. 20,…

BBL to breeze thru Congress — Alvarez

  • Written by
  • Read: 69 times
THE House of Representatives will pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) without delay. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez assured proponents of the BBL that the measure will be approved in the Lower Chamber at least before Christmas. “Itong BBL wala namang problema…

Rody signs 2018 holidays

The public can plan ahead for vacation for 2018 as President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Proclamation 269, declaring 10 regular holidays and eight special non-working days for next year, paving the way for several long weekends. The 2018 regular holidays…

Clearer guidelines for Uber, Grab needed

AT least three lawmakers have filed two separate measures seeking to regulate and set clear the requirements, guidelines and standards for the operation of Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Grab. Quezon City Rep. Winston “Winnie” Castelo filed…

Ping bucks reopening of Mamasapano probe

SENATOR Panfilo “Ping” Lacson is not in favor of reopening the Senate invetigation on the 2015 Mamasapano incident which killed 44 members of the elite Special Action Force (SAF) of the Philippine National Police (PNP). Lacson asked what will be…

New MAMASAPANO probe pointless?

SENATOR Panfilo “Ping” Lacson is not in favor of reopening the Senate investigation into the 2015 Mamasapano incident which killed 44 members of the elite Special Action Force (SAF) of the Philippine National Police (PNP). Lacson asked what would be…

SONA security preps in place, says Albayalde

HAVING been on full alert status since December last year, National Capital Region Police Office chief, Director Oscar D. Albayalde yesterday said that all security preparations are in place to ensure the peaceful holding of President Duterte’s 2nd State-of-the-Nation-Address (SONA)…

Barangay, SK polls deferment backed

THE House of Representatives will push for the postponement of the barangay elections scheduled this October. But this time, Alvarez said, Congress will no longer allow hold-over officials but instead will propose the appointment of officers-in-charge. In a radio interview,…

Charges against PNoy ‘bugok and all wrong’

  • Written by
  • Read: 279 times
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has dismissed as “bugok and all wrong” the charges against former President Benigno Aquino III recommended by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales over the 2015 Mamasapano massacre. “The charges are there to ensure failure,” the President told Palace…

Maute cases transferred

THE trial of the rebellion cases against members and supporters of the Maute terror group may now proceed. The Supreme Court has allowed the transfer of the trial of the cases from Cagayan de Oro regional trial court to Taguig…

7 PNP officials in new police reorg

SEVEN Philippine National Police officials led by Chief Superintendent Noli Taliño have been named to positions of major responsibility in the wake of the latest reorganization of key PNP posts ordered by Director General Ronald “Bato” M. dela Rosa. The…
Subscribe to this RSS feed