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House resolution urges six-month extension of Mindanao martial law
by Ryan Macasero - November 19, 2018 - 9:56pm
"After the elected officials assume office, the martial law can end and the Philippine National Police can reassume peace and order responsibilities in Mindanao and with the civilian elected officials by their side,"...
CHR raises concern over random drug testing implementation in colleges
by Ryan Macasero - November 15, 2018 - 7:40pm
The Commission on Human Rights expressed concern over mandatory drug testing for college students in a statement released on Thursday.
Imported trash should be sent back to South Korea, Iligan rep says
by Ryan Macasero - November 12, 2018 - 8:28pm
Rep. Fredrick Siao (Iligan City) on Monday called for the sender of 51 containers of garbage shipped from South Korea to the Philippines to take it back
NBI recommends charges vs. Lapeña over 'vanishing' containers
by Ryan Macasero - November 12, 2018 - 5:47pm
The National Bureau of Investigation recommended Monday afternoon charging former Bureau of Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña for alleged violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act.
DOJ indicts Rappler on tax evasion charges 
by Ryan Macasero - November 9, 2018 - 7:06pm
The Department of Justice found probably cause to indict Rappler Holdings Corporation —  the holding company of Philippine news site Rappler — its President Maria Ressa, and its independent Certified...
No special treatment for Imelda, says Albayalde
by Ryan Macasero - November 9, 2018 - 5:54pm
Speaking to reporters at the Philippine National Police Academy in Cavite Friday afternoon, police chief Oscar Albayalde said that they would give no special treatment to Imelda Marcos, who was convicted on plunder...
Pope Francis declares first Lucena bishop 'venerable,' moves a step closer to sainthood
by Ryan Macasero - November 9, 2018 - 3:20pm
Pope Francis issued a decree declaring the first bishop of Lucena, Alfredo Obviar, a "venerable."
Parents will welcome mandatory drug tests for school kids, Palace says
by Ryan Macasero - November 8, 2018 - 4:08pm
Panelo said he believes drug testing, even of young kids, is a good idea "because at least parents will know if their children are addicted —  or being used in the drug industry."
Grab launches 'premium' tricycle service in Pangasinan
by Ryan Macasero - November 6, 2018 - 5:15pm
Grab announced the launch of its GrabTrike Premium in Binalonan, Pangasinan on Monday. The service is in partnership with Piaggio —  an Italian scooter brand —  to provide a...
Palace: Michael Yang is economic adviser to Duterte
by Ryan Macasero - November 6, 2018 - 3:56pm
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo acknowledged Tuesday that Davao-based Chinese businessman Michael Yang is an economic adviser to President Rodrigo Duterte, about a month after the president denied it.
Duterte inaugurates Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange
by Ryan Macasero - November 5, 2018 - 8:12pm
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday inaugurated the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange, a flagship project under the "Build, Build, Build" infrastructure program
Cop arrested for cocaine in upscale Taguig nightclub
by Ryan Macasero - November 1, 2018 - 5:13pm
A police officer from the Manila Police District was arrested on Wednesday night for drug possession at a night club in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.
China to speak up for Philippines' rights record at UN, foreign minister says
by Ryan Macasero - October 31, 2018 - 9:35pm
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has vowed to defend the Philippines at the United Nations and in other international human rights forums.
Panelo stretches 'lawless violence' to cover drug smuggling at Customs
by Ryan Macasero - October 30, 2018 - 7:05pm
Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said that as far as the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is concerned, corruption is considered "lawless violence" and justifies putting military personnel at...
Lapeña no-show at shabu smuggling probe
by Ryan Macasero - October 30, 2018 - 3:53pm
Former Bureau of Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña was a no-show on Tuesday's Senate probe into the alleged P11-billion smuggled shabu that slipped past the BOC.
A closer look at 'bungkalan', the supposedly sinister plot
by Ryan Macasero - October 29, 2018 - 7:21pm
Following the murder of nine farmers last week in Sagay City, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, warned those occupying idle lands and housing units that they would shoot and arrest them
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