THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) and Department of Justice have been asked to investigate possible criminal liabilities by two officials of the Liberal Party over the alleged improper payment of customs tariffs and duties.
THE 292-strong House of Representatives will affirm a panel recommendation dismissing the consolidated impeachment complaint against six Supreme Court justices and newly-retired Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro during Congress’ resumption of session.
PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency chair, Director General Aaron N. Aquino yesterday thanked the Presidential Palace for expressing its complete support on their proposal to subject students to a mandatory drug test as part of their program to ensure drug-free schools nationwide.
FEARING a repeat of the still unresolved Canadian garbage dumping scandal, a national environmental health and justice group has called on authorities to reject illegal trash imports and return them to their origin at once.
MALACAÑANG yesterday defended President Rodrigo Duterte’s issuance of Proclamation No. 572, saying it is “by no means an intrusion or usurpation into the powers of the other independent branches of government” and said it is Senator Antonio Trillanes IV who continues to violate the concept of amnesty and seeks to subvert it.
TWO members of the House of Representatives welcomed the selection of the 3rd telecommunications player, saying improvement of the mobile internet service is more important than making political issue out of it.
President Rodrigo Duterte denied he was behind the killing of a lawyer for communists, as critics blamed the Philippine National Police for the death of human rights lawyer and peasant advocate Benjamin Ramos in Negros Occidental.
TACLOBAN City -- LAKAS-Christian Muslim Democrats (CMD) President Martin Romualdez yesterday vowed to work on appropriating more funds to build adequate housing units, provide potable water and electricity supply, and other basic needs of Yolanda victims.