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NBI motion on drug smuggling case draws rebuke from DOJ

A panel of prosecutors from the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday reprimanded the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) after the latter attempted to...

Criminal raps for grave coercion, attempted homicide filed vs CamSur lawmaker,...

Several employees of the Camarines Sur provincial government have sought the criminal prosecution of Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr., a town mayor and several others...

Tandang Sora flyover users get 6-day reprieve – MMDA

MOTORISTS using the Tandang Sora flyover and the intersection underneath along Commonwealth Avenue have gotten a reprieve on the planned closure of the busy...

MMDA imposes deadline on removal of ‘obstructions’ on QC footbridge

THE Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday warned utility firms to remove and/or relocate their utility wires that obstruct pedestrians’ path on a...

‘Floating cocaine’ intended for foreign markets – PNP

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) is continuing its investigation into several blocks of cocaine that were fished out from the waters off Camarines Norte...

PPCRV gets clearance to access Comelec server

THE Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) will once again be allowed to access the main server of the Commission on Elections for...

PHL, Canada begin 5-day course on military-resource management

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the Canadian Ministry of Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces began a five-day Defense Resource Management Course...

Comelec junks Andaya-Eusebio’s bid for House seat in May polls

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has stopped former Pasig City Mayor Maribel Andaya-Eusebio from running for representative of Camarines Sur’s second district after the poll...

Senator loses ‘lucky’ SUV in Greenhills fire

AN auto repair shop was gutted by fire, including a high-end decade-old car of reelectionist Sen. Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito, which was inside the...

Squatter families fear eviction amid Manila Bay land-reclamation ‘frenzy’

Around 45,000 squatter families who took residence near the compound of the Bataan Shipping and Engineering Co.  (Baseco) are facing possible eviction to pave the...

‘PhilPost printing of INC stamps constitutional’

CITING its principle of “benevolent neutrality” in resolving disputes between the  State and the Church, the Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that the Philippine Postal Corp. (PhilPost)...

Nothing to do with press freedom, DOJ chief says of Ressa’s...

JUSTICE Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra on Thursday dismissed the claim of Maria Ressa, chief executive officer and executive editor of online news provider Rappler, and her...

Comelec lists all areas under Bangsamoro body

THE government is now a step closer toward finally realizing the creation of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) following the announcements...

Solons bat for review of ‘high’ RORO fees

LAWMAKERS on Thursday pushed for the review of the business models of roll-on, roll-off (Roro) operators as they found that the system is more...

Poll, investment scammers on the prowl in BOC, Davao

By Rea Cu and Manuel T. Cayon Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero has warned Bureau of...

Sinaloa drug ring member gets life for 2015 cocaine bust

A SUSPECTED member of the Mexican Sinaloa drug syndicate was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Regional Trial Court in Makati City four years...

Chinese student in ‘taho’ tantrum faces deportation proceedings

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced on Wednesday that it has taken into custody Chinese student Zhang Jiale to face deportation proceedings for throwing...

Police tortured suspect to admit complicity in Jolo bombings, rights group,...

One of the suspects arrested by the police in connection with the twin bombings in Sulu was allegedly tortured to admit the crime,...

Go, Roxas, Revilla, Tolentino top violators on posting illegal campaign materials–report

Poll candidates with existing posted illegal campaign materials by Friday this week could soon face sanctions from the Commission on Elections (Comelec).

House bill pushes P500-million electronic upgrade for PHL libraries

A lawmaker is pushing for the passage of measure seeking to hike the budget of the National Library to P500 million to upgrade...
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