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26 families lose homes in Malate fire

AT least 26 families lost their homes after fire hit a residential area in Malate, Manila, early yesterday morning. A report from the Manila Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said that 12 houses were razed during the fire that struck…

Thief-turned-drug peddler critical in gun attack

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A known thief-turned-drug peddler is now fighting for his life in a hospital after two masked men shot him repeatedly inside his residence Thursday night in Malabon City. Jerick Solibaga, 26, of 649 Sitio 6, Gulayan, Bgy. Catmon, sustained bullet…

Puerto Princesa mayor out again

PUERTO Princesa City Mayor Lucilo Bayron would have to again vacate his seat after the Ombudsman conceded it has lost its jurisdiction over his case with the “perfection” of his appeal before the Court of Appeals (CA) where he assailed…

Duterte to bare new narco-politicos list

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is set to name soon suspected narco- politicians and other personalities in his updated version of his drug list during a meeting with representatives from mining companies in Malacañang on Thursday. A photo released by Malacañang showed…

Free college elates senators

SENATORS lauded the President’s signing into law of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education saying that the landmark legislation will have a lasting impact on the country’s future. Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri said that education is an excellent investment…

State workers’ wage hike prioritized

THE 2018 national budget amounting to P3.767 trillion includes the third tranche of the wage increase for government workers, as provided for in the fourth round of the implementation of the Salary Standardization Law (SSL). This was announced by House…

Top US officials in PH for ASEAN meetings

THE Philippines welcomed the visit of top US State Department officials who will participate in ASEAN-related meetings to discuss a wide range of issues including the security situation in Marawi. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the US and…

Fake DoLE inspector faces raps

THE Department of Labor and Employment has filed charges against a man posing as a Labor inspector. Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III said they filed charges against Jorge Domasig Dimayuga who was arrested by the Philippine National Police in…

Court allows Mike Arroyo’s Taiwan travel

THE Sandiganbayan Seventh Division has allowed former First Gentleman Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo to travel to Taiwan. The anti-graft division granted the travel request of Arroyo, husband of former President-turned Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, that was filed last July 31.…

PNP gets text complaints against over 1K errant cops

THE Philippine National Police Counter-Intelligence Task Force yesterday said it is validating complaints against 1,122 police officers and men sent on their hotline launched created by PNP chief Director General Ronald “Bato” M. dela Rosa last March. PNP-CITF chief Senior…

Free tuition law signed

GOOD news for deserving students of state colleges and universities. President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the bill granting free tuition in state colleges and universities, Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra announced yesterday. Duterte signed the law ahead of the 30-day…

House leader vows free college will be funded

THE chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations gave assurances that his panel will allot the necessary funding to finance Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act which was signed into law by President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte. Davao City Rep.…

A united House hails okay of tertiary education act

LAWMAKERS of the House of Representatives crossed party-lines in welcoming the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to sign into law a measure that will provide free college education in state universities and colleges and other government learning institutions. The solons,…

Sereno ouster nixed

FORMER president now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is not supporting the impeachment suit against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno. This is according to her former legal adviser, Atty. Larry Gadon, whose impeachment complaint against Sereno is waiting for lawmakers’ endorsement.…

P22B drugs ‘missing’

THE House committee on ways and means will look into a report that 18 crates, which are part of the P6.4 billion shabu shipment seized at two warehouses in Valenzuela City, are missing. In the continuation of the House probe…
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