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Monday, March 27, 2017

Tawi-Tawi solon granted travel for peace talks anew

MANILA - The Sandiganbayan 6th Division has allowed Tawi-Tawi Rep. Ruby Sahali Tan to join the resumption of peace talks in the Netherlands. In an open court on Monday, the Sandiganbayan granted Tan'...

Japan’s largest warship since World War II to visit PH

The Philippine Navy (PN)'s humanitarian and patrol capability got a big boost the Japan Ministry of Defense (JMOD) formally transferred two units of the Beechcraft TC-90 training aircraft Monday morn...

EU member vows not to criticize PH internal affairs

A top diplomat from the Hungarian government, a member of the European Union (EU), vowed it will not meddle in the internal affairs of the Philippines despite criticisms from the EU calling on Dutert...

Palace: Politicians paid for NY Times ‘demolition job’ against Duterte

This gives Duterte three percent of total votes, tying him with Pope Francis, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, actress Emma ...

Robredo warned on Duterte dinner invite

The Palace, which previously rescinded an invitation to Vice-President Leni Robredo and asked her to stay away from cabinet meetings, confirmed on Saturday that President Rodrigo Duterte has indeed i...

Sue the Kadamay-led ‘Occupy’ groups for trespassing – Lina Law author

Today is the deadline set in the eviction orders issued by the National Housing Authority (NHA) against the members of the militant urban poor group that shepherded its followers to illegally occupy ...

NCRPO flaunts Pulse Asia survey result: 82% metro residents ‘feel safer’

A police officer lists down the names of suspected drug users and pushers at a processing center in Tondo, Manila on July 13, 2016. Photo by Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News. MANILA -- contrary to what...

Duterte tops initial count for this year’s TIME’s Most Influential list

MALAYBALAY CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte said he had advised government officials dismissed over corruption issues to go out quietly so they wouldn't be embarrassed. “I whispered to them, some of ...

Senate panel sets Benham Rise inquiry

DEFENSE and Foreign affairs officials were among those invited by the Senate Committee on Economic Affairs that will on Wednesday investigate alleged Chinese activities in Benham Rise. Senator Sherwi...

Communist Party of Philippines to Declare Unilateral Ceasefire by March 31

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) on Saturday announced it was set to declare a unilateral ceasefire not later than March 31. This was in anticipation of “the fourth round of peace talks b...

Amid impeachment rap vs him, Duterte vows to stay in ‘right path’ | SunStar

“Impeachment involves the power and discretion of Congress, so it will be a congressional call, not the President's call,” Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II explained in an interview yesterday. ...

Koko sees firm plot to unseat Rody, Kiko thinks otherwise

MANILA, Philippines – Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said the measure postponing the barangay elections this year could breeze through Congress, especially if certified urgent by President Rodrigo Duterte...

British envoy urges Iloilo students to avail of UK’s Chevening scholarship | SunStar...

With its impending exit from the European Union (EU), Great Britain is looking to boost economic ties with Iloilo and the rest of the Visayas. “Finance, innovation and education are the three key poi...

LGBT concerns greater than same-sex marriage | SunStar

A “slap in the face” is how a leading voice among the local LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community described the “turnaround” of President Duterte on the issue of same-sex marriage a...

UK PM trade envoy lauds development of Iloilo | SunStar

ILOILO CITY -- British Ambassador Asif Ahmad on Friday urged the students in this city to avail of the United Kingdom's government scholarship. Speaking before students of the University of Iloilo, A...

4 out of 5 Pinoys in Metro Manila feel safer because of war on illegal drugs: NCRPO

Malacañang on Sunday said the recent survey showing that 8 out of 10 Metro Manila residents felt safer on the streets was proof that the administration's war on drugs was accepted by Filipinos, contr...

A eulogy for Mom

Lila Shahani on mother Leticia: 'I wanted to birth her into the afterlife the way she had birthed me into this life. My only sentiment, throughout it all, was the deepest gratitude.' Lila Ramos-Shaha...

Filipino security guard juggles work, study; finishes cum laude

That news about Erwin Macua, the security guard of Saint Theresa's College who recently graduated Cum Laude in General Education from that very school where he works reminds me of a friend who has a ...

P700-million drug rehab center breaks ground in Bukidnon

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday led the groundbreaking ceremony for a P700-million drug abuse treatment and rehabilitation center in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. Pres. Duterte leads groundbreakin...

China says in touch with Philippines about naval visit

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands after a signing ceremony in Beijing, China, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Duterte was meeting Thursday with Xi in B...