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PNP plans to issue provisional LTOPF

PLANS are already underway to issue Provisional License to Own and Possess Firearms (LTOPF) in the country as part of the Philippine National Police Firearms and Explosives Offices’ effort to convince holders of over 1.7 million registered guns to regularly…

Prosecutors decry 7 assaults vs colleagues

THE Prosecutors’ League of the Philippines is calling for justice and a stop to the violence that has plagued its ranks resulting to the serious wounding and death of seven prosecutors with five of the incidents occurring under the Duterte…

Prosecutors decry 7 assaults vs colleagues

THE Prosecutors’ League of the Philippines is calling for justice and a stop to the violence that has plagued its ranks resulting to the serious wounding and death of seven prosecutors with five of the incidents occurring under the Duterte…

Pinoys urged to support smoking ban

MALACAÑANG and the Department of Health called yesterday on all Filipinos to help in the enforcement of the executive order on nationwide smoking ban which took effect yesterday. “The implementation of EO 26 is a realization of our dream of…

NPC cites better state of media under Duterte administration

The National Press Club of the Philippines (NPC), the largest and one of the most firmly established organizations of professional media men in the country, cited the government’s policy for “greater transparency and a safer environment for today’s journalists.” In…

SONA protesters told: Respect the law

THE Philippine National Police leadership yesterday called on all protest groups set to march towards Batasan Pambansa where President Duterte will make his second State-of-the-Nation-Address (SONA) today to guard their own ranks, respect the law and fully cooperate with troops…

Prosecutors decry assaults on colleagues

THE Prosecutors’ League of the Philippines is calling for justice and a stop to the violence that has plagued its ranks resulting in the serious wounding and death of seven prosecutors with five of the incidents occurring under the Duterte…

'Martial law only in south'

DEFENSE Secretary Delfin Lorenzana yesterday assured Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan that the government has no plans to declare martial law outside of Mindanao. Pangilinan asked Lorenzana if martial law will also be declared in the Visayas noting that the Abu…

‘Kneel and repent,’ erring gov’t men told

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s “kneel admonition” to errant government officials showed his disgust and impatience with corruption and bureaucractic red tape. Malacañang said that it shows he wants a “pro-active, ethical, efficient, and systems-oriented government.” “The President, as everyone is aware,…

Palace eyes AFP war chest boost

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MALACAÑANG is set to ask Congress for an additional budget to fund the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) offensives against Islamic State-linked terrorist groups in Marawi City, where firefights have been raging for two months now. Executive Secretary Salvador…

Maranao leader decries human rights violations

WHILE military officials deny human rights violations in the implementation of martial law, a Maranao leader insisted there were. Samira Gutoc-Tomawis of Rescue Marawi movement turned emotional when she cited some human rights violations committed by the government troops amidst…

House leaders urged to emulate Duterte

ILOCOS Norte Gov. Imee Marcos has urged leaders of the House of Representatives to heed President Rodrigo Duterte on respecting co-equal branches of government. Still mum on whether she would attend the next House hearing on the alleged tobacco excise…
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