Cop on Duterte narcolist ‘positive’

February 21, 2020
ONE of the 357 policemen ordered adjudicated by Philippine National Police chief General Archie Francisco F. Gamboa for their alleged involvement in illegal drug activities has tested positive for use of shabu and will be immediately subjected to summary dismissal proceedings, National Capital Region Police Office director Major General Debold M. Sinas told the Journal Group yesterday.

Immigration whistleblower now under WPP

February 21, 2020
IMMIGRATION Officer Allison Chiong, the whistleblower in the ‘pastillas’ scandal -- or the scheme of ensuring smooth entry into the country of Chinese workers of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) -- was provisionally admitted into the government’s witness protection program (WPP).

Bong Go aids fire victims in Dumaguete

February 21, 2020
They received additional financial assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP), livelihood assistance from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and housing materials assistance from the National Housing Authority (NHA).

House panel okays 13 locations as protected areas

February 21, 2020
These are Mt. Arayat in Pampanga; nine watersheds in Mindoro Occidental and Mindoro Oriental, a group of small islands in the town of Carles in Iloilo, the Tugbo watershed in the city of Masbate and the town of Mobo in Masbate, the Hinakpan mystical hills in Guihulangan, Negros Oriental, and the Tirad Pass landscape in Gregorio del Pilar in Quirino and the towns of Sigay, Cervantes and Suyo in Ilocos Sur.

DOJ indicts Garin, 8 others over Dengvaxia deaths

February 21, 2020
Government prosecutors who conducted the preliminary investigation into the second batch of complaints on the deaths of children inoculated with Dengvaxia vaccine found probable cause to indict former Health secretary and now Iloilo Representative Janette Garin and nine other Health department officials.

Muslim studes' profiling hit

February 21, 2020
“Maling-mali ito. Profiling has no place in a nation that respects and draws strength from the diverse beliefs of its people. Guilt by association is wrong, and sometimes fatal. Baseless stereotyping can end in lethal results. What is sad is that this is an official directive, and aimed at children at that,” Hataman, a former governor of the now-defunct ARMM, lamented.

PNP urged to stop profiling of ‘X-men’

February 21, 2020
“This incident shows that LBGTs are still victims today of harassment and abuse. Sadly for our democracy, they are still considered second class citizens when they try to assert their rights to which they are rightfully entitled,” said House Deputy Majority Leader and Bagong Henerasyon party-list Rep. Bernadette Herrera.

Virus spread

February 21, 2020
BEIJING — An eruption of new virus cases in South Korea, Iran and Chinese hospitals and prisons rekindled concerns Friday about the spread of a deadly disease that has killed more than 2,200 people.

Meet the new Regal baby, Sarah Edwards

February 21, 2020
REGAL Films used to be the top discoverer of new stars with their Regal Babies, but when the local film industry slackened, they stopped building up their own stars and became contented just borrowing stars from the two top networks. This is not good since introducing new stars that the viewers will idolize is the true lifeblood of showbusiness.

A show of force on 'All-out sundays'

February 21, 2020
THIS weekend's edition of “All Out Sundays” will be a show of force assembling top GMA stars in its very first Kapuso Shoutout Day. They will kick-off the shout-out party with empowerment songs from Kris Bernal, Kate Valdez, Glaiza de Castro, Kyline Alcantara, Thea Astley, Shayne Sava, Lexi Gonzales, the AOS QTs, Miguel Tanfelix, Hannah Prescillas, Golden Cañedo, Jeremiah Tiangco, Jong Madaliday, Garret Bolden, Ken Chan, Migo Adecer, Derrick Monasterio, Rita Daniela, Gabbi Garcia, headed by Julie Anne San Jose, Christian Bautista, Mark Bautista, Aicelle Santos and Alden Richards.

Gladys at Christopher role models

February 21, 2020
MAITUTURING na role model ang mag-asawang Gladys Reyes at Christopher Roxas ng mga married couple na naging tagumpay ang pagsasama sa kabila na pareho pa silang bata nang ikasal in 2004 after their almost eleven years bilang magkasintahan.