INC sets new world record

September 17, 2019
Among the local independent and non-INC witnesses invited to grace the event were Manila 6th District Congressman and House of Representatives Minority Leader Bienvenido “Benny” Abante, Jr. as well as a delegation from the Jesus is Lord Movement, which is headed by pastor and incumbent CIBAC partylist representative Eddie Villanueva.

Usec. Joel Egco, mawawalan na ng trabaho?

September 16, 2019
Ngayon kasi, sa ika-10 taon ng ‘Ampatuan Massacre’ kung saan 32 sa 58 na mga biktima ng angkan ng Ampatuan sa Maguindanao noong Nobyembre 23, 2009 ay mga “kapatid” natin sa media, inaasahan na ng lahat ang paglabas ng desisyon ng korte, sa pagtatapos ng litigasyon noong nakaraang Hulyo.

Bulacan mayor defying ARTA?

September 15, 2019
THE province of Bulacan continues to battle with a “garbage crisis” over the alleged continued refusal of Norzagaray Mayor Alfred DG Germar to issue a business permit and immediately moving to close the lone accredited sanitary landfill facility located in his municipality.

Don’t involve DENR in politics

September 15, 2019
THE province of Bulacan continues to battle a “garbage crisis” over the alleged continued refusal of Norzagaray Mayor Alfred DG Germar to issue a business permit and immediately move to close the lone accredited sanitary landfill facility located in his municipality.

PACC rebuffs De Lima, warns LGUs; An “injustice” to RD Gilbert!

September 13, 2019
OVER the continuing brouhaha as regards the seemingly “systemic” corruption at the Bucor-- Bureau of Corruption, err, Correction-- now also being “itemized” by an ongoing Senate probe, detained illegal drug suspect (and senator) Leila de Lima on Thursday issued a brief, four- paragraph reaction lashing at Atty. Manuelito ‘Manny’ Luna, commissioner and spokesperson of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission, to wit:

Early xmas for 4 overseas Filipino workers

September 12, 2019
CHRISTMAS came early for four distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) stranded in Saudi Arabia, with a group of placement and recruitment agencies stepping in to arrange their immediate repatriation after the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Alkhobar, Saudi Arabia, relayed their appeal to go home after suffering abuses at the hands of their former employers.

Atake sa Abante, Atake sa Media

September 12, 2019
Mga kilala at itinuturing din nating mga kaibigan ang mga nasa likod ngayon ng Abante— si ex-press Usec. Rey Marfil at Boyet Jadulco na pareho nating kasama sa ‘Senate beat’ kung saan nakita naman natin ang propesyunalismo nila sa trabaho, katangian ng isang mamamahayag na alam nating “dinala” nila sa Abante bilang mga “Bosing” ng pahayagan na dati nilang pinagsusulatan.

Tulfo charged anew

September 11, 2019
THE legal tussle between the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and veteran columnist and newspaperman, Ramon Tulfo, continues with assistant commissioner Teresita Angeles suing the latter and the Manila Times for, among others, 6 counts of “cyber forgery.”

There’s more to ‘MORE’ than meets the eyes

September 10, 2019
IN THE long-drawn “battle” between the nearly century-old, Panay Electric Company (PECO) and MORE Electric Power Company (MORE Power), the ‘Johnny-come-lately’ power distributor in the island owned by businessman Enrique Razon, the main stakeholders, the consumers, are yet to see something to behold at:

Sen. Dick is back with his old ‘trick’

September 09, 2019
IF there is one decision that the public can praise the leadership of the 18th Senate, it would be its decision to retain Sen. Richard ‘You-Know-Me’ Gordon, as chair of both the ‘Blue Ribbon’ (Public Accountability of Public Officers) Committee and, the Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Dulay aide sues Tulfo, newspaper

September 08, 2019
NEWSPAPER columnist Ramon Tulfo and the top executives of Manila Times were sued anew for libel and cyber-libel before the Quezon City Prosecutor’s Office, the third to be filed by officials of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in less than two months.

2 ‘fake’ Bureau of Customs men fall

September 05, 2019
THE special “hotline” launched last month by the Intelligence Group (IG) of the Bureau of Customs (BoC) has started to bear result with the apprehension this week of two bogus customs personnel claiming to represent the office of IG deputy commissioner, Raniel Ramiro.