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Gordon says more government officials could be involved in P8.7-B ROW...

The chief prober in the Senate inquiry into the P8.7-billion road right-of-way (ROW) scam moved to expand the list of liable officials facing charges...

Roque shelves Senate bid

Former Presidential Spokesman Harry L. Roque, Jr. on Monday announced that he is no longer running for senator in the 2019 polls. Instead, he said...

PNP campaign vs PAGs gains headway ahead of 2019 polls

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has already neutralized 47 members of private armed groups (PAGs) since August as part of its preparations for the...

Comelec breaks rules for Bong Go filing of candidacy Accompanied by...

The Commission on Election (Comelec) was forced to break its rules for the filing of Certificate of Candidacy on Monday after former Special Assistant...

Fox to DOJ: Reverse BI ruling on my deportation

AUSTRALIAN nun Patricia Fox on Monday pleaded to the Department of Justice (DOJ) anew to reverse the decision issued by the Bureau of Immigration...

Promotion, new post await controversial police officer

Ozamiz City Police head Chief Insp. Jovie Espenido is set to get a promotion and will be reassigned to the Bicol region, Philippine National...

House panel keen on tackling draft Charter

THE House Committee on Constitutional Amendments remains keen on passing the draft federal constitution under the Duterte administration in order to address the shortcomings...

Tambayang Mocha at Drew on DWIZ 882

The signing of a contract for the program Tambayang Mocha at Drew on DWIZ 882 was capped by a “Duterte fist” by (from left)...

PJA proposes marshal system to ‘protect’ judges, members of Judiciary  

THE Philippine Judges Association (PJA) has sought the creation of a marshal system that would protect judges and members of the Judiciary against violent...

Taiwan extends help to Typhoon Ompong victims in North Luzon 

Taiwan has donated $250,000 as humanitarian relief fund to assist with the recovery and rehabilitation work in the areas devastated by Typhoon Ompong in...

As Boracay reopening nears, DENR issues call for ‘responsible tourism’

Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu has reminded tourists, particularly those who plan to dive underwater or snorkel, to avoid committing acts that will harm...

PNP files raps vs 8 suspects in ambush of 6 drug-enforcement...

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has already identified and filed charges against eight of the 10 suspects involved in the ambush of six agents...

Facebook officials uncover, removes 583,000 fake accounts, SP Sotto reports

Officials of Facebook confirmed Monday uncovering over 583,000 "fake FB accounts"  that has since been removed, Senate President Tito Sotto said The Senate leader told...

Comelec exceeds target voter registration figures

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) registered an additional 2.5 million people who would like to participate in the 2019 polls. Comelec Spokesman James B. Jimenez...

NBI to conduct parallel probe on death of PDEA agents

THE National Bureau of Investigation is set to conduct a parallel investigation into the killing of five agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency...

BI reshuffles Naia officers

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) on October 7 reshuffled around 500 officers assigned at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). Deputy Port Operations Division Chief...

Galvez in historic visit to MILF seat of power

GEN. Carlito G. Galvez Jr. visited on Saturday Camp Darapanan and met with the top leaders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), making...

Zamboanga BOC officials suspended over 23,000 sacks of ‘missing’ rice

Two Customs officials have been placed under preventive suspension over the “disappearance” of 23,000 sacks of smuggled rice in Zamboanga City, Malacañang said.

Poll lawyer rejects DILG plan to ban ‘narcopoliticians’ in 2019 elections

ELECTION lawyer Romulo Macalintal on Thursday said the plan of the Department of the Interior and Local Government to ask the Commission on Elections to disqualify politicians linked to illegal-drug activities and corruption in the coming 2019 midterm polls is “unconstitutional.”

Customs and Naia authorities turn over seized illegal drugs to PDEA 

The Bureau of Customs and the Port of Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday turned over more than P15.4 million worth of illegal drugs to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in line with the bureau’s drive to stop all forms of smuggling in all ports in the country.
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