BI to probe P10K Fee for free entry

February 17, 2020
Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete yesterday disclosed that the Bureau of Immigration - an attached agency of the Department of Justice - will conduct a formal investigation on the revelation of Sen. Risa Hontiveros regarding the alleged existence of “pastillas scheme” where a Chinese visitor can pay P10, 000 in exchange for a ‘trouble-free’ entry into the country.

State witness role okay but no to WPP

February 17, 2020
LAWYER Larry Gadon yesterday said that Peter Joemel “Bikoy” Advincula is willing to become a state witness in the inciting sedition case recently filed against former senator Antonio Trillanes IV and several others in connection with the viral “Ang Totoong Narcolist” videos.

DOJ to probe Immigration ‘pastillas scheme’

February 17, 2020
JUSTICE Undersecretary Markk Perete yesterday said that the Bureau of Immigration -- an attached agency of the Department of Justice -- will conduct a formal investigation into the revelation of Sen. Risa Hontiveros about the alleged “pastillas scheme” in which a Chinese visitor can pay P10, 000 in exchange for a “trouble-free” entry into the country.

PNP fake news victim

February 17, 2020
PHILIPPINE National Police chief General Archie Francisco F. Gamboa yesterday categorically dismissed as fake news circulating in social media a report that he has ordered the donation of the Combat Duty Pay and Combat Incentive Pay of PNP personnel to the COVID-19 response operations of the government.