The 63-year-old conservative secured 553 votes against 254 won by former defense minister Shigeru Ishiba, a hawkish self-confessed “military geek”, in a two-horse race for leader of the Liberal Democratic Party.
AT least 15 persons were confirmed dead, nine wounded and 64 others were missing when a portion of a mountain eroded and covered at least 24 residential houses due to heavy rains yesterday morning in City of Naga, Cebu.
AMID monitored moves by forces opposed to the Duterte administration, all geared at polarizing the nation and attracting support for their cause, the Philippine National Police yesterday went on high alert ready to keep peace and order amid planned protests by Left-led groups in today’s 46th anniversary of the Martial Law declared by former President Ferdinand Marcos in 1972.
Malacañang assured that the mayors who were “missing in action” in their respective cities and towns during the onslaught of typhoon “Ompong” will be given “due process” as the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) launched an investigation on their absence.
LUCENA City -- A bloody encounter between policemen and a suspected drug pusher resulting in the death of the latter took place during a drug-bust operation at Purok Pagkakaisa, Bgy. Ilayang Iyam, here, before dawn yesterday.
THIS will be a long week for legislators, as the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations has released a schedule of sponsorship and floor deliberations that indicate the House will be conducting sessions until Friday in order to finish discussions on the P3.757 trillion 2019 national budget.
CAMP Olivas, Pampanga -- Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde told the officials and officers of the Police Regional Office 3 (PRO3) to be true to their duties as protectors of the citizenry.
JOINT elements of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Regional Force Unit (RFU) 2 based in Isabela and Aurora Municipal Police Station arrested on Wednesday the no. 1, municipal level, most wanted person (MWP) in Aurora, Isabela.
THE Department of Justice (DoJ) recommended the indictment of controversial Ozamis City police chief Jovie Espenido and three other police officers for six counts of homicide in connection with June 2017 deaths of several criminals known as “Ozamis 9.”
NAIC, Cavite -- Members of the Police Intelligence Bureau of Batangas and the Naic PNP, under the supervision of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 4A, arrested a lady jail guard and a former member of the PNP during a raid here last Tuesday afternoon.