MGB exec seeks security for mine sites to deter communist...

Mining companies operating in remote areas with zero military presence are forced to pay revolutionary tax or risk attacks by communist-led New People’s Army...

House eyes ‘coercive’ shift vs Sereno

TO compel  Chief Justice Maria Lourdes A. Sereno to attend hearings on the impeachment complaint against her, the House Committee on Justice is eyeing...

Military sets offensive as Duterte ends peace negotiations with Left 

The military is poised to conduct relentless combat operations against the New People’s Army (NPA) after President Duterte stopped the peace negotiations with the...

House plenary vote on Sereno impeach case set on Dec. 13

The plenary of the House of Representatives will decide on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes A. Sereno before the Congress on...

Palace justifies Santiago’s ‘removal’ from DDB post

The former head of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) was not only removed for his statements against the Duterte administration’s war on drugs, but...

Malacañang rejects calls to fire Tugade

Malacañang expressed its support on Monday for Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur P. Tugade, amid resignation calls for the transportation chief due to...

Sereno: Duterte, Alvarez behind impeachment moves against me

EMBATTLED Chief Justice Maria Lourdes A. Sereno on Monday  expressed belief that President Duterte and House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez are actually behind the bid to impeach...

Drilon: Plan to extend martial law in Mindanao needs Congress’s OK

MALACAÑANG will need to go back to Congress to seek authorization for the planned extension of martial law in Mindanao, Senate Minority Leader Franklin...

Steady power at Asean summit venues—NGCP

THE National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) reported over the weekend there were no transmission-related power interruptions at Association of Southeast Asian Nations...

Lawyers say sedition, other charges against Trillanes could land him in jail

Senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV is facing possible imprisonment anew after being charged for allegedly insighting a coup d’etat charges and suggesting to soldiers to shoot...

PNP reaps kudos for summit security

The Philippine National Police (PNP) commended on Thursday all its personnel who took part in ensuring the security of the just concluded 31st Association of Southeast Asian...

Duterte tells Left: Why talk to me if I’m fascist, dictator

President Duterte on Tuesday night slammed the Left for challenging him to resume negotiations with the communists, while, at the same time, calling him a fascist...

Government sticks to Asean summit ‘zero incident’ goal, DILG’s Cuy says

The head of the security committee for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations  summit said on Wednesday that the government will not lower its guard until...

China offers revised cooperation, development framework with Asean

China has offered to formulate a China-Asean Strategic Partnership Vision 2030 “and upgrade the ‘2+7’ cooperation framework model into a ‘3+X’ cooperation framework.” “This will...

Lawyers set filing of sedition, other criminal charges against Trillanes

A GROUP of lawyers are set to file inciting to sedition and other criminal charges against Sen. Antonio F. Trillanes IV on Thursday over his...

De lima to AFP: Defy Duterte directive to halt WPS projects

Detained Sen. Leila M. de Lima on Tuesday prodded the Armed Forces to complete the construction of soldiers’ sheds in remote South China Sea...

SC upholds gun ban during election period

THE Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the constitutionality of a resolution issued by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) requiring private security personnel and bodyguards to...

Australia boosts PHL’s counterterrorism capability

Southeast Asia, especially the Philippines, cannot afford to have the Arab-based terror group Islamic State (IS) in its midst, owing to the destruction it...

Canada eyeing to be Asean’s key trade partner–Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said Canada is now looking forward to becoming a key trade partner of the Philippines and other members of...

Duterte opens Asean Summit with calls against terrorism, drugs

President Duterte on Tuesday made no hesitation in listing terrorism and illegal-drug trade on top of the agenda of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations ...