Lacson wants De Lima’s former bodyguard-driver invited in Senate inquiry

MANILA – Senator Panfilo Lacson expressed interest on Tuesday to invite Senator Leila de Lima’s former bodyguard and driver Ronnie Dayan in the Senate investigation on the killing of former Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolanda Espinosa. Lacson made the comment after joint operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) from La Union and Pangasinan … Read More

Palace sees Dayan’s arrest to shed truth behind proliferation of drugs at NBP

MANILA – Malacanang welcomed on Tuesday the arrest of Senator Leila de Lima’s former bodyguard and driver Ronnie Dayan. ”We hope that Mr. Dayan’s arrest would lead to the uncovering of truth in the proliferation of drugs in Bilibid,” Presidential Communications Office (PCO) Assistant Secretary Ana Marie Banaag said in a press statement. Banaag said … Read More

President Duterte wants ERC investigated over alleged corruption — Andanar

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has called for ‘immediate’ investigation of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) after one of its official killed himself over alleged corruption in the regulatory body. ”President Duterte has ordered the immediate investigation of the ERC,” Presidential Communications Office (PCO) Secretary Martin Andanar said an interview with Filipino media who covered … Read More

Proposed minimum PHP39,000 monthly salary for teachers needs careful study –DepEd

MANILA – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones said on Friday that a suggestion by Senator Richard Gordon to increase the starting monthly salary of public school teachers from PHP19,000 to PHP39,000 needs careful study. ”Perhaps to fulfill that promise, without creating an even wider gap with the policemen and the nurses and others, … Read More