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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Options mulled for tri-level pass works

MANDAUE City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing said the city has already started preparing traffic mitigation measures for the expected P1 billion tri-level pass project in the city. Among the measures eyed by ...

DOJ’s Aguirre to DBM: Release retirement pay of PAO lawyers

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II is urging the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to comply with the order of the Regional Trial Court in Quezon City for the release of the P139-milli...

AFP overruns Maute-Abu Sayyaf encampment in Lanao del Sur

AT least 36 members of the Maute Group have been killed in several days of fighting in Piagapo town in Lanao del Sur, which culminated in the capture of the group's camp yesterday morning. Brig. Gen....

Isolated rains, thunderstorms to prevail over PH on Monday

The low pressure area being monitored by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration intensified into a tropical depression yesterday morning. According to PAGAS...

Attack by Chinese Navy vs. Filipino fishermen worries Senator de Lima

It was China's Navy and not its Coast Guard that fired shots to drive away Filipino fishermen from Union Banks in the heavily disputed Spratly archipelago on April 9, making the incident more unsettl...

Policewoman arrested with ‘mother-in-law of Abu Sayyafs’

Keeping each other company. No less than the chief of the Philippine National Police wants Supt. Maria Christina Nobleza (left) dismissed after she was caught at a military checkpoint in Bohol along ...

Morales explains Ombudsman jurisdiction over De Lima drug cases

OMBUDSMAN Conchita Carpio Morales yesterday vented her frustration at numerous incidents of dismissal of corruption charges against public officials by the Sandiganbayan on what she said was a nebulo...

Philippine Lawyer: Rodrigo Duterte’s drug was is ‘mass murder’ that kill...

A lawyer in the Philippines has filed a complaint at the International Criminal Court accusing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte of crimes against humanity. The attorney, Jude Sabio, represents an...

Malacañang blames suspension of drug war for rise in property crimes

The Palace on Monday said the temporary suspension of the government's war on drugs became a “window of opportunity” for drug suspects to rob people and steal cars. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto ...

Philippines heightens security for Asean summit

Philippines police have been placed on the highest alert in preparation for the 30th Asean summit this week in Manila to be attended by the leaders of member nations. Philippine National Police (PNP)...

Cubao, Quiapo next on clearing list

After conducting clearing operations on the Baclaran service road in Parañaque City last week, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) officer in charge Tim Orbos said other congested areas ...

Farmers break Hacienda Luisita walls

Life in Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac is backbreaking for farm workers. Their lives are expected to change, depending on how they are going to use the parcels of the sugar estate that they would get und...

Ex-basketball star Bong Alvarez accused of domestic violence by GF

BAGUIO CITY — Retired basketball player Paul “Bong” Alvarez was arrested on Sunday (April 23) on a domestic violence charge filed by his girlfriend, police said. Mary Anne Dungca Ting, 38, complained...

LP slammed for ‘playing it safe’ on impeachment

An opposition leader in the House of Representatives yesterday belittled the Liberal Party's ability to impeach President Duterte, saying that keeping LP stalwart Vice President Leni Robredo is the h...

Palace defends DND officials’ visit to Pag-asa

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana's visit to Pag-asa Island in Palawan is legal, the Palace said Sunday. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella issued the statement after China challenged two Phil...

Barangays to take over cleared roads

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will turn over the cleared portion of Roxas Boulevard in Baclaran, Parañaque City to barangay officials to make them accountable in addressing problems c...

Quiet birthday celebration for Robredo as she turns 52

Vice President Leni G. Robredo turned 52 yesterday and celebrated her birth anniversary at her home in Quezon City. The Vice President spent her special day in private with her three children Aika, T...

Abu Sayyaf leader, 3 others killed in Clarin, Bohol clash

ASG IN BOHOL. Military troops operate against members of the ASG in Bohol province. File photo sourced by Rappler. MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – “Sleeping with the enemy.” National police chief Ron...

Sense of entitlement

THE forced occupation of more than 5,000 government housing units in Pandi in Bulacan province by members of urban poor group Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) does not only set a bad precede...

Russian navy visits Philippines as Duterte tightens ties with U.S. foes

President Duterte of the Philippines is a law unto himself. He is a strong willed man who practices what he believes. Duterte for long has felt that overdependence on the US has been to the detriment...