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Gordon, Ejercito decry Kadamay ‘anarchy’

SENATOR Richard Gordon has described as a “ticket to anarchy” the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to give away the idle government housing units in Pandi, Bulacan illegally occupied by members of the militant Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay). Sen.…

PCG gets 4 patrol boats

THE Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will soon have four brand new fast patrol boats from France. This, as Philippine Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade visited the shipyard of French boat manufacturer OCEA in Sables d’Olonne, France on April 1 to inspect…

Shape up, Duterte tells erring BI men

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte warned yesterday erring Immigration officers that they would be sent to Jolo in southern Philippines if they do not reform. “Wala kayong patawad lahat. Doon kayo sa Jolo, kasama kayo sa pulis na gago na nasa Basilan.…

Du30 poll ratings dip no big deal

Customary for a leader’s numbers to go down over time –– Pulse Asia NEARLY eight in ten Filipinos trust President Rodrigo Duterte and approve of his performance, after nearly a year in office, even as his ratings have started to…

Output index hits Q1 high

The country’s output index continued to increase in March and hit the highest score for the first quarter of the year, a Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) survey by IHS Markit showed Monday. The Nikkei Philippines Manufacturing PMI in March recorded…

2 charged with illegal logging in Aurora

MA. Aurora, Aurora -- Two men were charged before the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office in Baler for violation of the illegal logging law, DENR official reported yesterday. The criminal complaint was filed by newly-installed Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer Atty.…

Man run over by car in Zambo dies

A 65-year-old man was killed when he was accidentally hit and ran over by a speeding car while crossing the highway the other day in Zamboanga City. The victim was identified as Alfredo Ferrer Torres, married, of Bgy. Manicahan, Zamboanga…

Distressed stude kills self

LIPA City -- A 19-year-old distressed student shot himself in his room in Block 13, Lot 64, Bon Giorno Homes, Bgy. Munting Pulo, here, the other day. Police identified the victim as Christian Dior del Mundo de Lima, single, a…

Manila corporate employee drowns in CamNor beach

DAET, Camarines Norte -- The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MDRRMO) here fielded more lifeguards and tourist police personnel at Bagasbas Beach for the rescue of two employees of Esco Tech Corp. based in Metro Manila who drowned while…

Pineda assists 2,116 solo parents

CITY of San Fernando, Pampanga -- Vice Gov. Dennis “Delta” Pineda assisted at least 2,116 solo parents from various municipalities and cities through cash and food assistance, job opportunities, health care services (Point of Care) and scholarship program for their…

22 fishers caught using fine nets

CUARTEL, CPPO, Camp General Pantaleon Garcia, Imus City, Cavite -- At least 22 fishermen were nabbed for using fine nets yesterday morning at the territorial boundary of Cavite City, said Senior Supt. Arthur Bisnar, provincial police director. Elements of Cavite…

5 Reds yield in Abra

BANGUED, Abra -- After launching massive military operations, a top member of the New People’s Army (NPA) under “KLG Mintes, ICRC”, together with four members of the Milisyang Bayan (MB), surrendered to the Army’s 24th Infantry Battalion in Sitio Barbarit,…

Pusher shot dead, 2 others held

A 29-year-old suspected drug pusher was killed in Sta. Cruz, Laguna while two others were arrested for possession of 19 sachets of shabu in Subic, Zambales, police reported yesterday. In a report submitted to acting Laguna police director Senior Supt.…

Teen stude, 4 others nabbed for rob, drugs

FIVE men, including a 15-year old student, were arrested for robbery and illegal possession of illegal drugs in separate incidents yesterday in Pasay City. Arrested were Albert Plantiano, Jaypee dela Cruz, Albert dela Cruz, Joel Almadin, all with no permanent…
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