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Rody, Leni at PNPA event

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AMID talk of impeachment and alleged ouster plots against either of them, President Rodrigo Duterte did the unexpected when he invited Vice President Leni Robredo to sit beside him at the commencement exercises of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA)…

DU30 eager to get on Chinese battleship

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte bared that he will soon board a Chinese battleship which will visit Philippine shores. “China is sending one of its biggest ships. I told the ambassador of China that I will board it,” Duterte said, without elaborating…

Duterte hits US, EU

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte took the US to task for its failure to stop the activities of the Chinese in the South China Sea. The President said that only the US can deal with China over the contested waters. “Why in…

Martial law can finish all problems -- Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte warned yesterday he may impose martial law and suspend elections for tens of thousands of local posts, fuelling concerns about democracy under his rule. Duterte said he was considering both measures as part of his controversial campaign…

82% of NCR residents feel safe due to war vs drugs

EIGHTY-TWO percent of residents of Metro Manila agree with the government’s war against drugs and feel much safer when they are in the streets and in the confines of their homes, a Pulse Asia survey showed. National Capital Region Police…

Final desisyon, binaligtad

MARIING binatikos ng isang abogado ang ginawang biglaang pagbaligtad ni Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II sa final at executed decision na inisyu ni dating Justice Secretary at ngayon ay Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa, at ipinaaresto pa…

Recom inaresto sa graft case

INARESTO sa loob mismo ng Sandiganbayan si dating Caloocan City Mayor Recom Echiverri na nahaharap sa kasong graft at falsification of public documents. Ito ay dahil sa warrant of arrest laban sa kanya na inisyu ng 3rd division ng anti-graft…

Congress urged to expand info drive on Con-Ass

A HOUSE leader yesterday called on the Congress to expand its scheduled information dissemination drive on the Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) by engaging with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and civil society groups to shift to overdrive…

BIR sues Mighty for P9.5B

The Bureau of Internal Revenue yesterday lodged a P9.564 billion tax evasion case against tobacco firm Mighty Corporation and its officials for supposedly using bogus tax stamps on their products to evade the payment of excise tax to the government.…

PH, Thailand sign agri, other vital deals

The Philippines signed agricultural deals with Thailand as well as agreements in tourism, science and technology as well as accords to ensure security and stability in the region including the South China Sea, and address such issues as terrorism, sea…

Solons back renewed anti-drugs campaign

LAWMAKERS have expressed support for the renewed anti-illegal drugs campaign of the Philippine National Police (PNP) dubbed “Oplan Double Barrel: Reloaded,” but sought enough safeguards to prevent abuses which marked the agency’s earlier operations. Members of the House committee on…

Mom Killed in front of daughter 10

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“SCRAM!” The masked killers supposedly yelled at the witnesses after shooting Marissa Adona, 48, inside her house in Caloocan City. The doomed woman’s 10-year-old daughter and other housemates scampered off like rats as the gunmen continued blasting their target over…

Alan: just give absolute trust to Du30

SEN. Alan Peter Cayetano said Filipinos should just give their “absolute trust” to President Rodrigo Duterte on the issue concerning the Philippines territorial dispute with China. Cayetano made the remarks as he defended the President over his statements that the…

HR abuses not discussed by Duterte, Suu Kyi

Human rights abuses in the Philippines and Myanmar were not brought up during President Rodrigo Duterte’s meeting with Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi. “Those things were not discussed... It’s not at all an issue to us,” Trade…

DU30’s stand on same-sex marriage lauded by Atienza

PRO life solon Lito Atienza yesterday welcomed the pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte that he is against same-sex marriages. Atienza, representing Buhay Party-list, said that same-sex marriage should not be allowed in our culture, especially that the Philippines is pre-dominantly…
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