Duterte remark against COA defended

September 18, 2018
MALACAÑANG yesterday defended President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to local officials to defy “stupid” Commission on Audit (COA) circulars and even joking that the state auditor in Ilocos Norte should be pushed down the stairs so that he would not be able to report on the local government’s transactions.

‘MATA’ partylist comes under fire

September 18, 2018
A FORMAL complaint was filed before the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) against partylist group ANG MATA headed by Rep. Tricia Nicole Velasco-Catera for alleged violation of medical profession regulations.

Malolos court convicts Palparan

September 18, 2018
THE Malolos regional trial court yesterday found retired Major General Jovito Palparan and two other military officers guilty of kidnapping and serious illegal detention in connection with the disappearance of University of the Philippines (UP) students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeno.

85th Dengvaxia death?

September 17, 2018
Ronald Sibayan, 11, of Valenzuela City, received the controversial vaccine a year ago. His family has sought the help of Chief Public Attorney Persida V. Rueda Acosta of the Public Attorney’s Office.