Duterte looking forward to Trump visit

MANILA — In a sign of improving relations, President Rodrigo Duterte is now looking forward to welcoming US President Donald Trump in November for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)/East Asian Summit in the Philippines. “We confirm US President Donald Trump’s visit to the Philippines this November,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said. He said Trump’s … Read More

Presidential spouse graces “Life After Tokhang” launch

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte’s common-law wife Ma. Cielo “Honeylet” Avanceña will be the guest of honor in the formal launching of the community-based recovery and wellness program for drug users dubbed “Life After Tokhang” (LIFT) in simple ceremonies in Camp Crame on Monday, October 2. LIFT is the recovery and wellness program initiated by the Philippine … Read More

Duterte dismisses corruption allegations, flags falsified documents

  DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Saturday decried allegations of corruption against him, saying that the documents released pertaining to his bank transactions were falsified. Duterte expressed his ire over falsified bank statements and allegations of corruption before Davao City lawmakers during the installation of new officers and induction of new members of … Read More

Nueva Ecija village chief, pal nabbed for drugs

TALAVERA, Nueva Ecija — A village chief and his alleged cohort were arrested in an anti-illegal drug operation in Barangay Minabuyoc here Friday. Senior Supt. Antonio Yarra, Nueva Ecija police director, said Minabuyoc barangay chair Ruben Beltran, 52, and Ronnel Roxas, 27, of Barangay Fatima, Cabanatuan City, yielded eight heat-sealed sachets of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride … Read More

Isabela welcomes Black Nazarene

NAGUILIAN, Isabela — Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker here  on Wednesday welcomed the image of Black Nazarene through a Eucharistic celebration. The image of Black Nazarene came from Quiapo Church in Manila and will stay at the St. Joseph the Worker in Naguilian town until September 25. The Knights of Columbus Grand Knight Bobot Callueng of … Read More