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Arrest warrant out for ‘new’ Customs chief

A WARRANT of arrest for estafa issued by the Quezon City Regional Trial Court remains unserved against a certain ‘Ariel Victorino,’ who has been repeatedly floated as the ‘new’ commissioner of the Bureau of Customs, replacing customs chief, Nicanor Faeldon.…

PNP to public: Take security, road safety precaution

TAKE all necessary security precautions that will keep you, your family and your house safe this summer and please don’t forget to check your ‘BLOWBAGETS’ or Brakes, Lights, Oil, Water, Battery, Air, Gas, Engine, Tires and Self or the drivers…

Pnoy secured against reds

FORMER President Benigno Aquino is being secured round-the-clock by 12 soldiers and policemen assigned with the Presidential Security Group amid calls made by security officials and other top officials of the country on the communist New People’s Army not to…

Add’l P5K monthly COLA for state workers pressed

SENATOR Antonio Trillanes IV has sought the passage of Senate Bill No. 286 providing for an additional P5,000 monthly Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for over 1.2 million government employees. He earlier sponsored SBN 286 which seeks to address the…

Sandigan clears another ex-PCSO exec

ANOTHER former official of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) was cleared of plunder charges. The Sandiganbayan exonerated Ma. Fatima A.S. Valdez, former PCSO Board Director, co-accused of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The anti-graft court in its latest ruling said…

2 of 14 missing Pinoy sailors rescued

THE two Filipino seamen rescued after their ship sank in the Atlantic Ocean are still onboard the freighter that saved them. The freighter is still in the Atlantic Ocean taking part in the search and rescue operation for the missing…

Lady solon: Legalize divorce to solve troubled marriages

A progressive woman party-list lawmaker yesterday strongly urged Speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez to prioritize the immediate passage of a proposed law legalizing divorce in the country as ultimate solution to troubled marriages. “Sana po as much as possible ilagay niya…

Sueno denies charges by subordinates

INTERIOR and Local Government Secretary Ismael ‘Mike’ D. Sueno denied all allegations hurled against him by his three undersecretaries. Sueno said he is not abusing his power and position as head of the DILG as alleged in a confidential letter…

No problem picking bgy execs

CONTRARY to the claim of opposition, appointing barangay officials nationwide is not a tedious or complicated task for President Rodrigo Duterte. In defending the President’s plan to appoint barangay officials instead, Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers proposed the…

Give add’l allowance to gov’t employees

SENATOR Antonio Trillanes IV pushed the granting of an additional allowance for all government employees. Trillanes filed Senate Bill No. 286 or the bill providing for an additional allowance for all government employees, through the Cost of Living Allowance (COLA).…

Cops told: Secure vital installations, other ‘soft targets’

ALL Philippine National Police units yesterday were reminded to fully secure all vital installations and other ‘soft targets’ in their jurisdiction as the 170,000-strong police force went on nationwide alert as part of its Oplan Ligtas SUMVAC (Summer Vacation) 2017.…

Duterte supporters hold ‘palit bise’ rally in Luneta

ABOUT 5,000 supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday trooped to the Rizal Park to call for the ouster of Vice President Leni Robredo. The people funded-rally dubbed “Palit Bise” was led by several personalities who are vocal critics of Robredo…

Prelate urges ‘Rody’ to address housing problem

A CATHOLIC priest urged President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte not to forget the poor and marginalized and his campaign promise to provide housing for the informal settlers Fr. Pete Montallana, lead convenor of the Sikap Laya, Inc. (SILAI), said the government…
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