Isko orders roads cleared

This was the call made by Mayor Isko Moreno to professional squatters and beggars whom he said, had notably increased in numbers in major roads and thoroughfares in Manila in recent days to take advantage of motorists, even as he ordered that they (roads) be cleared to protect the passersby.

Tessie Aquino-Oreta,75

CNN Philippines — Former Senator Tessie Aquino-Oreta has died, her son confirmed on Friday. She was 75. Her son, Malabon Mayor Lenlen Oreta, said she passed away on Thursday night. The cause of death was not disclosed.

DOH assures Rep. Yedda’s committee on welfare of children: Anti-kid hospital execs face sanctions

THE Department of Health (DoH) has assured the House committee on the welfare of children chaired by Tingog party-list Rep. Yedda Marie K. Romualdez that immediate appropriate sanctions will be slapped against medical personnel of government hospitals who will be found guilty of the alleged refusal to admit children needing emergency medical services.