Senator decries sea incident ‘cover-up’

“The claim that the Chinese vessel “accidentally” hit and sank our ship because it was “suddenly besieged by 7 or 8 Filipino fishing boats” is ridiculous. Equally incredible is the excuse that the Chinese vessel failed to rescue our fishermen because it was “afraid of being besieged’ by our boats,’” Hontiveros said.

Cop in kid's slay sacked

NATIONAL Capital Region Police Office director Major General Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar on Friday signed the dismissal papers of a Caloocan City policeman accused of killing a 6-year-old boy while claiming to be running after a wanted criminal last April 28.

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency agents seize party drugs in posh Bonifacio Global City hotel

AGENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday seized nearly P7 million worth of suspected Ecstasy and cocaine inside a room of the posh Shangri-la at the Fort in Bonifacio Global City which was found to have been rented too by a moneyed drug trafficker arrested by the police for illegal drug possession last May 22, PDEA chair Director General Aaron N. Aquino said.

Wary island

“Developments in Hong Kong from the Umbrella Movement to the recent protests, have cemented the view of people in Taiwan that the PRC can’t be trusted to preserve their autonomy,” Bonnie Glaser, a Taiwan expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, told AFP, referring to the 2014 pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that failed to win any concessions from Beijing.