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MPD rookie cop arrested for rob-extort

AGENTS of the Philippine National Police Counter-Intelligence Task Force (PNP-CITF) late Friday evening arrested an anti-narcotics operative of the Manila Police District accused of demanding money from the parents of an arrested drug offender in exchange for the lowering of…

Truck crushes 2 bikers

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A MAN and a woman were killed when the motorcycle they were riding crashed into a trailer truck yesterday before dawn in Malabon City. Niheda Joe Matsui, 20, of 231 Sitio 6 Brgy. Catmon, and his back rider Allyana Nicole…

Crackdown on oxalic acid sale pressed

THE environment-advocate group EcoWaste Coalition urged the Quezon City government to crack down on illegal sale of oxalic acid, a poisonous bleaching and cleaning compound. The group, through its Project Protect coordinator Thony Dizon, made the appeal following the death…

'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…

Yes!

VOTING jointly, members of the Senate and House of Representatives granted President Rodrigo Duterte’s request for an extension of martial law in Mindanao until December 31. After seven hours of deliberation during a joint session, 261 lawmakers voted yes and…

Most senators also voted for extension

AT least 16 senators voted for the extension of martial law in Mindanao until December 31 as President Duterte had requested. Those who voted yes included Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, Senate Majority…

I don’t need martial law to do my duty – DU30

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WTH or without military rule, President Rodrigo Duterte said he could do his job of protecting the country. “I can operate with or without martial law. I’ll just have to do my duty. It’s in my oath of office. I…

Saudi imposes ‘dependent fee’ on foreign workers

THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has advised Filipinos intending to work in Saudi Arabia that its government now requires expatriate workers to pay for each family member or dependent holding a resident permit or iqama. The POEA said starting last…

Warning on fake POEA FB pages

THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has advised overseas Filipino workers to disregard job vacancies offered in fake POEA Facebook accounts. POEA officer-in-charge Bernard P. Olalia said there is a proliferation of Facebook pages that use the name and logo of…

BFP reshuffles key officials

Acting Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) head Chief Supt. Leonard Bañago has implemented a revamp involving top ranking officials of the bureau. Bañago replaced Fire Chief Director Bobby Baruelo who retired last July 10. He tapped Chief Supt. Leonides Perez…
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