Thirteen of the 15 Special Action Force (SAF) policemen who survived the bloody firefight with Muslim rebels in Mamasapano last month are ready to go home after a month of medical treatment, a police official said yesterday.
Malacañang has repeatedly issued a stern warning against critics of President Aquino, including his maternal uncle Jose “Peping” Cojuangco, that persistent calls for his resignation will not be readily swept under the rug.
Of late, I have come to thinking yet again that no matter how hard we try it is not what we want that will always happen. And yet we have to do the little things, we have to make decisions about our lives, we are kind to others but also unkind to too many.
If you have monitored the Senate hearings on the January 25 Mamasapano tragedy and the media reportage, can you adjudge as truthful the government assertion that there was no American involvement in the planning and execution of Operation Plan Exodus to “take down” Zulkifli bin Hir alias Marwan...
Despite President Aquino’s wish that the Senate should leave the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) untouched or with only minor changes, the lawmakers are ready to defy his wish as Senate President Franklin Drilon told reporters that the Senate would “examine the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)...
As a general rule, we do not discuss work-related and provide personal greetings in this column. But for those who have been regularly following us for the last five years, they are familiar with the exception to that rule which is when the birth anniversary falls on a Saturday.
This week, small sober celebrations were held commemorating the People Power revolution of 1986. It appears that great numbers of people were either unwilling or unable to celebrate, primarily because it was a working holiday and millions spent their day fuming in gridlock.
Lovi Poe and Rocco Nacino hied off to Baguio for a far-from-the-maddening-crowd Valentine date, while newlywed Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes chose El Nido in Palawan for a virtually second “honeymoon.”
The former street children residing in Tulay ng Kabataan (TNK) Foundation headquarters in Intramuros got the biggest surprise of their lives when Pope Francis and his entourage visited the orphanage after the Mass at the Manila Cathedral.