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New terrorattack looms

THE terrorist group Daulah Islamiyah, which is linked with the Maute and the Abu Sayyaf groups, has been plotting to attack another city in the country. Citing intelligence reports, Presidential Communications Office (PCO) Secretary Martin Andanar bared this yesterday as…

3 new PNP unit directors installed today

PHILIPPINE National Police Officer-in-Charge, Deputy Director General Ramon C. Apolinario will install the new directors of the PNP Maritime Group, Information Technology Management Service and Drug Enforcement Group in Camp Crame this afternoon. Named as new director of the PNP…

Drive vs reds stepped up

PHILIPPINE National Police troops nationwide have been ordered to intensify intelligence operations to thwart attempts by the communist New People’s Army to stage more terror attacks in the countryside in the wake of President Duterte’s order declaring the CPP/NPA/NDF as…

Int’l terror threat persists in South

THE terrorist group Daulah Islamiyah, which is linked with the Maute and the Abu Sayyaf groups, has been plotting to attack another city in the country. Citing intelligence reports, Presidential Communications Office (PCO) Secretary Martin Andanar bared the threat as…

HRW ‘blind, deaf and dumb’ -- Palace

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MALACAÑANG slammed the Human Rights Watch (HRW) over its "penchant for playing blind, deaf and dumb" after it accused the Philippine government of ignoring alleged abuses under its anti-narcotics drive. "The latest remarks of the Human Rights Watch (HRW) that…

Human Rights Day marked

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MALACAÑANG reiterated yesterday President Rodrigo Duterte’s commitment to uplift the lives of Filipinos, especially the poor, marginalized and vulnerable. The Palace made the remark yesterday as the world marked International Human Rights Day. Noting that the Philippines is an active…

Ona blames Garin in dengue vaccine mess

FORMER Health Secretary Enrique Ona yesterday belied the statement of his successor, Janette Loreto-Garin, that the negotiations for the controversial dengue vaccine started during his stint at the Department of Health. In a social media post, Ona said Sanofi Pasteur…

Pinoy publisher wins suit vs Sino firm

IN a landmark decision, a Manila City Regional Trial Court has ordered a Chinese firm and its three local partners to pay a Filipino publisher more than P24.7 million in damages after being found guilty of copyright infringement. In a…

Duterte holds out hope for peace talks revival

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has hinted at resuming peace talks with the Reds, stressing that his decision to formally end the peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) serves as “cooling off” period. Duterte said Labor Secretary Silvestre…

ML extension violates Constitution — Lagman

THE extension of martial law is unconstitutional. Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said that extension defies grounds and duration imposed by the 1987 Constitution. Earlier, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) recommended to President Rodrigo Duterte the extension…

Japan grants P23M for schoolbuildings

THE Government of Japan will sign on Wednesday five grant contracts amounting to about P23 million (US$477,444) for school building projects in the Philippines. Japanese Ambassador Koji Haneda will sign the five grant contracts with the recipient organizations at the…

76-anyos na ama ginawang punching bag ng anak!

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BUMAGSAK sa kulungan ang isang pedicab driver pagkatapos umanong gulpihin niya ang kanyang 76-taong gulang na tatay at pagmumurahin ang mga rumespondeng barangay tanod noong Biyernes ng gabi sa Malabon City. Kinilala ni Malabon police head of investigator Sr. Insp.…

Houses for soldiers, cops in 2018!

AS promised by President Rodrigo Duterte, policemen and soldiers will be provided with decent houses come 2018. The budget for the housing units will be sourced from the P900 million supposedly funds intended to Oplan Double Barrel. House appropriations committee…

Mt. Kanlaon on alert level 2

The phreatic eruption that occurred at 9:47 a.m. was caused by magma rising from the crater. Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum, however, said that the eruption is not sever but advised the public from going near the volcano. With Alert Level…
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