PHILIPPINE National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde yesterday assured the United Nations and the rest of the global community that human rights protection is well-entrenched in their organization amid the election of the Philippines to the UN Human Rights Commission anew.
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte accompanied Special Assistant to the President Christopher ‘Bong’ Go in filing his certificate of candidacy (COC) yesterday at the main office of the Commission on Elections in Intramuros, Manila where thousands of his supporters and friends patiently waited for him.
VOTERS in Makati City are not certain of finding the name of former mayor Jejomar Erwin ‘Junjun’ Binay in the list of official candidates for next year’s midterm polls after the local office of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reported he is “perpetually disqualified” from seeking any public office.
LUCENA City -- Quezon Rep. Vicente ‘Kulit’ Alcala yesterday filed his certificate of candidacy for governor, dismissing speculations that there will be “no fight” for the post just like what happened last election where incumbent Gov. David Suarez ran unopposed.
LIAN, Batangas -- Police on Saturday reported that a back rider man was shot dead while on board a motorcycle driven by a friend in Bgy. San Diego, town police chief Senior Insp. John Conrad A. Villanueva identified the victim as Victor Mendoza Villafranca.