Central Luzon police shift focus on jueteng after ‘tokhang’ freeze

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—Following the formal freeze of the “Oplan Tokhang” last week, the National Police (PNP) in this region have now set their...

Faeldon, former BOC officials seek dismissal of drug-smuggling raps

FORMER Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor  E. Faeldon on Thursday sought the dismissal of the criminal charges filed against him and several others, before the Department...

Three ASG bandits surrender in Basilan

A relative of slain Islamic State leader Isnilon Hapilon and two members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) under top leaders Furuji Indama and...

T.R.O. halts R.E.S. application, renewal–ERC 

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has been unable to process pending applications for new retail electricity supplier (RES) licenses, as well as applications for...

Duterte to jeepney drivers: Support modernization or face consequences

Malacañang on Wednesday urged jeepney drivers and operators to contribute to the development of the jeepney-modernization program, rather than holding strikes and protests that...

Military continues operation to clear Marawi of ‘straggler’

The military will continue its operation in Marawi City despite Tuesday’s declaration of President Duterte that it has been liberated from the clutches of the Islamic...

Rebellion raps set vs Maute-IS sympathizer arrested in Taguig

THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Wednesday announced the arrest of a Filipino woman believed to be involved in the recruitment of foreigners into the...

Lawmakers sense cover-up, eye tougher antihazing law

Senate probers have noted an apparent obsession in a Facebook chat among Aegis Juris fraternity members with concealing information instead of manning up for the fatal...

Transport execs elated over Naia’s delisting from worst airports list

Transportation officials have welcomed the exclusion of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia)  from the list of the worst airports in the world. “Work, work,...

No bounty reward for soldiers­—Lorenzana

Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana on Tuesday said the $5-million, or roughly P250 million, bounty for slain Islamic State (IS)-Maute Group leader Isnilon Hapilon...

DFA lists lone Filipino casualty in California wine country wildfires 

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday said  California authorities have found the remains of a Filipino resident who may have perished in...

PHL joins air patrols to rid extremist threats in Southeast...

The Philippine government appears to have learned its lesson on terrorism and is taking the extra mile in trying to avoid the occurrence of...

AFP reaffirms commitment in fight against illegal drugs

Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo M. Año reaffirmed last Sunday the military’s commitment to the country’s war against illegal drugs, citing their February 2017...

Senators eye wider access to intelligence documents

A Senate oversight panel has expressed support for a proposal to widen senators’ access to certain sensitive information with national security implications, but will...

Chief Justice Sereno: Truth is on my side

CHIEF Justice Maria Lourdes A. Sereno has shrugged off the apparent indifference of judges and court employees in her current plight, saying that she...

PDEA lead ushers new tack in war vs drugs­­–Palace

The Duterte administration is aiming to implement the war on drugs with a different approach when it decided to tap on the Philippine Drug...

Comelec chief Bautista resigns

Beleaguered Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres D. Bautista has finally decided to resign from his post by the end of the year, amid...

PNP lists accomplishment in bloody anti-drugs war 

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recorded a total of 8,315 high value targets (HVTs) as it pushed on its relentless campaign against illegal...

Army installs new vice commander and COS   

The Philippine Army has installed a new vice commander and chief of staff (COS) in a minor movement at the headquarters, following the retirement...

House members move to block Palace plan to impeach Morales  

Several lawmakers have expressed their support to Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, amid  a reported looming impeachment complaint to be filed against her by a group close...