Military personnel elated over EO raising combat pay of front line troops

MANILA — Military personnel, especially those serving in front line units deployed in active zones, are very happy with President Rodrigo Duterte’s Executive Order (EO) 3 which fixed their monthly…

PNP chief confirms transfer of 4 NBP inmates to Camp Crame

MANILA — Philippine National Police Chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa on Monday confirmed the transfer of four inmates from the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) in Muntinlupa City to the…

MMDA to hire hearing-impaired people for CCTV monitoring

MANILA — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) signed Monday a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the De La Salle-College of St. Benilde (DLSU-CSB) for the hiring of deaf and…

16 cops allegedly linked to ‘DDS’ face Senate inquiry into extrajudicial killings

MANILA — Sixteen out of more than 20 police officers from Davao City allegedly linked to the so-called vigilante group Davao Death Squad (DDS) were present at the Senate inquiry…

10 senior citizens with outstanding contributions to the society cited

MANILA — The Coalition of Services of the Elderly Inc. (COSE), in highlighting the 2016 Elderly Week Celebration, awarded 10 senior citizens on Sunday for their outstanding contribution to the…

3rd ‘narco-list’ set for release by President Duterte this week –DOJ Chief

MANILA — The third list of “narcotics politicians” and other personalities allegedly linked in the illegal drug trade is expected to be released by President Rodrigo R. Dutere this coming…

‘Igme’ to bring rainy weather Sunday

MANILA — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said typhoon “Igme” will bring rains to the country Sunday. As of 4:00 a.m., the typhoon’s center was located…

Sen. Angara joins call not to show alleged De Lima sex video

TACLOBAN CITY- Legislators who are planning to show the alleged sex video of Senator Leila De Lima at the House of Representatives’s public hearing should think twice, Senator Juan Edgardo…

Mandatory SIM card registration bill filed in Senate

MANILA — A measure has been filed in the Senate Friday to direct SIM card sellers to require all buyers to present valid IDs before they are sold to avoid…

President Duterte orders release of 17 Vietnamese caught poaching in PHL waters

MANILA – Almost 30 Vietnamese fishermen, who were arrested for poaching in country’s territorial sea will soon be released and brought back to Vietnam, Department of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre…

President Duterte returns from a fruitful visit to Vietnam

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte returned early Friday morning from a two-day fruitful official visit to Vietnam, saying his trip was another step forward in further solidifying the valuable ties…

DND to seek further guidelines, clarification on Duterte statement on PHL-US joint military training

MANILA — The Department of National Defense (DND) will seek further clarification and guidance from President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement on the scheduled Filipino and American military exercises this October, according…

DILG conducts discreet probe on 50 ‘narco’ politicians; mayors top list

MANILA — Department of Interior and Local Government is investigating at least 50 “narco” politicians who were previously named by President Rodrigo Duterte as being involved in the illegal drug…

Interior dept task force checks out ‘narco executives’

MANILA — A Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) official on Thursday bared that a team named Task Force Agila (TFA) is checking out ‘narco executives’ included in the…

Sen. Poe hopeful FOI bill would be passed by yearend

MANILA — Senator Grace Poe on Thursday expressed hope that the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill would be endorsed for plenary consideration and subsequent approval by December. Poe, who chairs…