Poe despises RJ’s duopoly

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.

PNP steers clear of PDEA-BoC ‘word war,’ urges ‘harmonized’ drive vs drugs

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.

Pullout from IPU urged

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.

Evil, dark crimes

October 22, 2018
CANBERRA -- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a national apology to thousands of victims of institutional sex abuse Monday, admitting the state utterly failed to stop “evil, dark crimes” committed over decades.

No arrest

October 22, 2018
THE Makati City regional trial court yesterday junked the Department of Justice’s motion for the issuance of an arrest warrant and hold departure order against opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on non-bailable coup d’etat charges.