Action now

MADRID -- Thousands of activists from around the world including Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg hit the streets of Madrid on Friday to demand urgent action on the climate crisis from world leaders attending the COP25 summit in the Spanish capital.

3 men held for loose guns

In Zaragosa, police led by Major Jaime Ferrer arrested Ferdinand Torres, 51, farmer after a search made on his premises at 6 a.m. in Bgy. Sto. Rosario Old yielded a Smith and Wesson cal. 38 revolver with five bullets and a magazine assembly for cal. 45 pistol with three live ammunition.

CIDG bag weapons

AGENTS of the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group on Tuesday arrested a suspected crime gang leader in Pangasinan following a raid in his residence which led in the seizure of a cache of unlicensed weapons, a report to PNP-CIDG director, Brigadier General Joel Napoleon M. Coronel said.

Revival of talks with Reds eyed

December 06, 2019
Sison is currently in the Netherlands on self-exile. He earlier said he was not surprised the President ended the talks. However, the National Democratic Front which represents communist rebels in the peace negotiations said it was not closing its doors on reaching an agreement with the government.

Duterte admin cuts poverty

“The magnitude of poverty reduction are among the biggest since 1986. More so, it breaks the usual trend where poverty incidence is lower but the number of poor people is higher due to higher population growth in poor families which are typically bigger-sized,” Salceda said.