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Faeldon files suit vs Lacson

FORMER Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon personally filed an ethics complaint against Sen. Panfilo Lacson for dragging him into the corruption mess hounding the agency. But Lacson said he will also file a case against Faeldon and still wishes him good…

Bautista ouster suit may be thrown out

THE chairman of the House committee on justice yesterday hinted at the possibility of the impeachment complaint against embattled Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista being dismissed this Wednesday due to insufficiency in form. Oriental Mindoro Rep. Reynaldo Umali,…

PDEA charges Faeldon et al over P6.4-B shabu

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FORMER Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon has been charged with a string of drug and criminal charges before the Department of Justice over the smuggling of P6.4-billion shabu seized last May. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) sought the indictment of…

Hazing horror returns

Manila police, UST probe death of law student; hazing law repeal urged AFTER a long period since its last victim, death by hazing has shocked the nation again with the discovery of the tortured body of a freshman law student…

Hold your horses, DU30 tells Reds

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is not opposed to resuming peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), but neither is he in a hurry to revive the talks. Duterte said he has done his best to meet the…

More benefits for men in uniform pushed

WITH the lives of uniformed and law enforcement personnel at risk in the performance of their duties especially in the Marawi conflict and anti-crime campaigns, Sen. Antonio “Sonny” F. Trillanes IV has sponsored Senate Bill No. 1462 or a bill…

Drug war won’t syop — Duterte

“THE drug killings will not stop”. “Hindi mahinto ang patayan. Because sasabihin ko sa kanila, ‘yung mga big-time, I am after your neck or necks… walang, walang compromise ‘yan,” the President said, stressing that he is not intent on killing…

Alvarez opens ASEAN lawmakers’ confab

WITH the ceremonial banging of the gong, Speaker and ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) President Pantaleon Alvarez formally opened yesterday the 38th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), which is being held at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel from September…

Gascon comes under Digong withering fire

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“ARE you pedophile, or gay?” President Rodrigo Duterte asked Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chairperson Chito Gascon the latter is being so “fixated” on young boys. Duterte also indicated he is looking forward to meeting with Gascon in person. “Why…

Loren: Enough budget for all

SENATOR Loren Legarda yesterday stressed that no agency will be able to fulfill its mandate with a measly P1,000 budget for one year. Legarda, Finance Committee chair, vowed to give all government agencies the necessary budget for 2018. “Hindi naman…

SC justices to testify vs CJ — Alvarez

SPEAKER Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez said that more witnesses, including Supreme Court justices, have expressed willingness to testify against the Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno in the impeachment hearing in the House committee on justice. Alvarez said this would show the…

Sereno hopes for fair play from solons

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THE camp of Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is confident that the mechanisms of the country’s democratic system will afford her a fair, transparent and just opportunity to be heard. “We remain hopeful that our Congress will decide…

Maute suffers debacle

Terrorists lose command center to military after fierce battle TWO strongholds of the Maute- Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror group were wrested by government troops on the 117th day of military operations to liberate Marawi City from…

Ready for 'reds' and 'yellows'

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte expects and welcomes the “reds” and the “yellows” coming together in a protest rally to mark the 45th anniversary of martial law next week, but warned anew he would use force if protesters would break the law.…

Trillanes amassed wealth in China?

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte charged that Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV earned hidden wealth when he served as the country’s backdoor negotiator to China at the height of the Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal stand-off in 2012. “Yung mga dummy na ‘yan o nagbigay…
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