Philippine government officials present during the meeting were PDP-Laban President Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III, Energy Secretary and PDP-Laban Vice Chairman Alfonso Cusi, Cagayan Economic Zone Authority Secretary and PDP-Laban Vice President for International Affairs Raul Lambino, Foreign Affairs Acting Secretary Jose Eduardo Malaya III, and Senators Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go and Francis Tolentino.
In filing House Resolution 337, Minority Leader and Manila Rep. Bienvenido Abante Jr.; Deputy Speaker and Cibac party-list Rep. Bro. Eddie Villanueva; Muntinlupa City Rep. Ruffy Biazon and Manila Rep. Manuel Luis Lopez, want to look into allegations that the booming business has led to the influx of unregistered foreign workers.
GRAPEFRUIT Service Inc. (GSI), the company that was raided by the National Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO) and Bureau of Immigration (BI) last September 11 denied being involved in illegal online gambling or any illegal online activities, and insisted that it is the authorized service provider of a corporation that operates a crypto-currency business which is legitimate and legal in the Philippines.
SENATOR Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go reminded the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) during the Senate Committee on Finance budget hearing of both agencies to maximize existing drug rehabilitation facilities to give drug dependents willing to be rehabilitated a chance to reform themselves.
WASHINGTON — Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future youth movement received Amnesty International’s “Ambassadors of Conscience” award on Monday for their work highlighting the need for urgent action to avert climate disaster.
AS the deadline for freed convicts loomed police yesterday assured the safety and security of convicts freed through Good Conduct Time Allowance who have been given until tomorrow by President Duterte to surrender or face arrest by law enforcement authorities.
In 1999, a Cebu court convicted Francisco “Paco” Larrañaga (great grandson of the late president Sergio Osmeña, Sr.), Rowen Adlawan, Roberto Caño, Ariel Balansag, Josman Aznar, James Andrew Uy, and James Anthony Uy. The Supreme Court upheld this decision five years later in 2005.
Garay said that the Sandiganbayan did not acquire jurisdiction over the persons of the Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) linked to Napoles by whistle-blower Benhur Luy, hence, the anti-graft court cannot pierce the veil of their corporate fiction to determine their real owners and there is also no established liability of the NGOs declared by a court of competent jurisdiction.
Manila City Ordinances number 8564 and 8565 passed by the Manila City Council under Vice Mayor and presiding officer Honey Lacuna, Majority Floorleader Joel Chua and members of the majority bloc on the initiative of Moreno provide P500 monthly allowance for Grade 12 students, PWDs, solo parents and senior citizens and P1,000 for PLM and UDM students.
NATIONAL Capital Region Police Office director Major General Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar yesterday disputed Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chair Director General Aaron N. Aquino’s claim that the continuous “recycling of seized drugs” by some rogue police officers in Metro Manila was the reason why the “illegal drugs industry” is not dying.
PRO12 director, Brigadier General Alfred S. Corpus said that an initial investigation showed that the truck was on its way to Surallah municipality from Polomolok when its driver lost control of the vehicle causing it to crash into the ravine in Barangay Lambangan in T’boli.
For his part, BGen Leopoldo Imbang Jr. Commamder of IBCT said many times their troops have prevented the ASG’s scheme in deliberately prepositioning explosives in the outskirts of Metro Jolo ready to be picked up and delivered by other ASG members to their targets.