SENATOR Grace Poe yesterday branded as stupid the plan of Presidential Adviser on Information and Communications Technology Ramon Jacinto to limit to two the number of independent and private companies that could be allowed to build cell site towers in the country.
PHILIPPINE National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde yesterday called on his men across the country to be on alert against stepped up efforts by the New People’s Army to gain more weapons by stealing guns from security forces and even security guards.
PHILIPPINE National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde yesterday refused to be drawn into the ongoing “word war” between the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Bureau of Customs regarding a recent huge drug shipment and instead said the PNP wants all other government law enforcement agencies to join them in their effort to “harmonize” their anti-narcotics campaign.
MALACAÑANG yesterday slammed a global organization of lawmakers which it said insulted the Philippines’ justice system by expressing “deep” concern over President Rodrigo Duterte’s voiding of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s amnesty and planning a fact-finding mission on the controversy.
FORMER President-turned Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo yesterday recommended to the Senate the Philippines’ withdrawal of its membership in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) due to the organization’s continued interference in the country’s internal and judicial affairs.
October 22, 2018
SHIFTING to a federal form of government perfectly aligns with the Bangsamoro’s hope for local autonomy, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).