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NBI to probe if there’s sabotage in MRT-3 glitches

THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has been directed to investigate if there was sabotage that disrupted the operations of the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT 3) recently. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said he has issued a Department Order…

Teen killed in Port Area riot

A riot among minors in Port Area, Manila, early yesterday morning resulted in the death of a 15-year-old boy who got stabbed in the process. Gary Oliveros, an out-of-school youth and resident of Block 8, 154 Baseco Compound, Port Area,…

Suspect grabs cop’s gun, killed

A handcuffed suspect was shot dead after he allegedly grabbed the gun of a policeman while on their way to the hospital Sunday night in Pasig City. In a report to Eastern Police District (EPD) director Senior Supt. Romulo Sapitula…

50 left homeless in Pasay fire

SOME 50 persons were displaced while a woman was injured in a fire that gutted six houses yesterday in Pasay City. Report coming from Bureau of Fire Protection of Pasay City said the injured woman, Cristina de Leon, suffered minor…

Ama itinumba sa harap ng mga kainuman

Nasawi ang isang ama habang sugatan naman ang kanyang dalawang anak makaraang pagbabarilin ng hindi pa nakikilalang mga salarin habang nag-iinuman, kasama ang ilang kapitbahay, sa tapat ng kanilang tahanan sa Quezon City. Dead on the spot si Ronilo Galo…

Noisy man stabbed dead for disturbing sleeping man

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A man, who commanded his neighbor to lower his voice while arguing with his mother was stabbed dead by the latter following their heated altercation Sunday night in Malabon City. Jay Ranile, 44, mechanic, of 251 Pinagsabugan, General P. Borromeo,…

Mocha for senator? Not final — Speaker

JUST a proposal. This was the clarification made by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on the inclusion of Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson in the administration’s senatorial line-up for the 2019 mid-term elections. In an interview, Alvarez said that as the Partido…

Palace explains why DDB chief was axed

FOR accepting a house from Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog and going on extravagant trips abroad with his mistress, President Rodrigo Duterte let go and fired former Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) chief Dionisio Santiago. This was according to presidential spokesperson…

Democracy under threat — Chief Justice

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THE Philippines’ Supreme Court chief justice warned on Monday that an attempt by allies of President Rodrigo Duterte to impeach her could threaten the country’s democracy. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno gave the warning as legislators in the House of…

RevGov anathema to opposition solon

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OPPOSITION lawmaker Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman slammed President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat of establishing a revolutionary government to preempt moves to oust him. According to Lagman, only destabilization, chaos or designs to topple the government will justify President Duterte’s projected declaration…

Legislative mill will grind on –– lawmakers

TWO House leaders assured the public that work in the House of Representatives will not be stalled by the hearings on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno. In a press conference, Deputy Speakers Gwendolyn Garcia and Sharon…

Graft scandal

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Indonesia speaker swaps hospital for detention amid corruption accusations JAKARTA -- Indonesia’s parliament speaker has been charged in a major graft scandal thought to have cost the state $170 million, after a bizarre drama that involved a failed raid on…

Du30 won’t sack Tugade

TRANSPORTATION Secretary Arthur Tugade stays. Malacañang insisted yesterday that President Rodrigo Duterte still has full trust and confidence in Tugade despite the Metro Rail Transit Line 3’s spate of glitches that have inconvenienced commuters. When asked for his comment on…
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