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Duterte wants China to return PHL’s right to fish in WPS

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Sept. 22 (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he will visit China within the year to ask them to return to the Philippines its fishing rights in the disputed West Philippine Sea (WPS). ”One […]
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Duterte: EU, US ‘hypocrites’ for regulating use of non-renewable energy among developing nations

By Jigger J. Jerusalem CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 22 (PNA) – Firebrand Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday called the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) “hypocrites.” Duterte made the statement after the ceremonial switch-on of the […]
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On martial law anniversary: Labor group calls for justice for slain leader, victims of extrajudicial killings

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA  (PNA) – The militant Partido Manggagawa (PM) called on Wednesday for a stop to the killings due to the war on drugs and justice for one of its leaders who was ambushed and killed in […]
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De Lima hits Aguirre claim, clears Aquino of drug links

MANILA, Sept 22 (Mabuhay) — Senator Leila de Lima has cleared former President Benigno Aquino III of insinuations that he benefitted from drug payoffs at the New Bilid Prison. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II reportedly said that another official of […]
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1,197 drug suspects killed since July — PNP data

MANILA, Sept 22 (Mabuhay) — A total of 1,197 drug suspects have been killed since the Duterte administration started its intensified campaign against illegal drugs in July. Data provided by police regional offices showed that as of 6 a.m., September […]
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Duterte warns of another explosion in Mindanao

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY, Sept. 20 (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of another possible terrorist attack in Mindanao or in other parts of the country. “There will be another explosion believe me,” Duterte said before a meeting Monday […]
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Gov’t, NDF peace panels to draw up formal bilateral truce in next Oslo talks

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY  (PNA) – The government and the National Democratic Front (NDF) of the Communist Party of the Philippines are expected to draw up the final bilateral ceasefire in the next round of the peace negotiations […]
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12 cops already slain in anti-illegal drug operations of PNP

MANILA  (PNA) – There is now a total of 12 policemen killed in the anti-illegal drug operations launched by the Philippine National Police (PNP) since July 1, 2016. In a press conference on Monday, Police Supt. Arnel Esmana, of the […]
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Mayon Volcano poses danger even without looming blast

By Catherine J. Teves MANILA  (PNA) – A major eruption isn’t yet imminent in Mayon Volcano but this mountain still poses danger due to continuing volcanic activities there. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) science research specialist Ryan...
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Drilon urges Palace: Tell other Cabinet execs to ‘stop talking’ for Duterte

MANILA, Sept 19 (Mabuhay) — Saying Malacañang looked ridiculous for appearing to have too many spokespersons, Senator Franklin Drilon on Monday urged the Executive Secretary to issue an order telling Cabinet officials to “stop talking” for President Rodrigo Duterte. During...