20 slain in pre-polls violence

“Number has been increased by the PNP to respond to numerous complaints from the public on vote buying/selling. We urge the public to help document suspected violations, preserve the evidence, and inform authorities of the incident right away,” Banac said.

‘Expedite land titles for poor’

Director Jeanette Cruz of the Housing and Urban Development Coordination Council (HUDCC) explained that the National Housing Authority (NHA) was not able to fully exercise their administration over the area because of a special patent that was still not provided by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-National Capital Region (DENR-NCR).

Bad gov’t deals scored

May 12, 2019
“When it is paid for by the Filipino… If the contract ends by 2040, the profit that they projected to receive until 2077 — that agreement reached some tables already. But we are the ones who are going to pay for the profit that they won’t be able to receive once the contract ends,” he added.

Game of tariffs

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump cranked up the heat in a trade battle with China on Friday, ordering a tariff hike on almost all remaining imports from the world’s second-biggest economy, but Beijing said talks would continue to resolve the row.