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Graft pre-trial of ex-PNP chief Alan Purisima reset to June

MANILA, Apr 18 (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan has reset the graft pre-trial of former Philippine National Police chief Alan Purisima in connection with the alleged anomalous courier service deal that the PNP entered into in 2011. The pre-trial, scheduled on […]
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Poe urges creation of transport safety board anew after Nueva Ecija bus crash

MANILA, Apr 19 (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday called anew for the creation of a National Transport Safety Board following the Nueva Ecija bus accident that killed at least 32 people. In a statement, Poe also said the […]
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Pangilinan: Report on ‘state-sponsored’ EJKs backs Lascañas’ death squad claim

MANILA, Apr 19 (Mabuhay) – A report on alleged “state-sponsored extrajudicial killings” authored by a retired police intelligence officer supports the claim of self-confessed hitman Arturo Lascañas about the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS), Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan...
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Duterte declines UP honorary degree

MANILA, April 19 (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday politely declined to accept the offer of an honorary degree from the University of the Philippines (UP), saying that accepting awards is not in his personality. “With due respect sa […]
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6 years not enough to decide Marcos electoral protest—Macalintal

MANILA, April 18 (PNA) — Six years is not enough to recount all the election results being questioned by defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos due to the huge number of clustered precincts he wanted to reopen. In a […]
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De Lima: SolGen resorting to ‘basest of technicalities’, not arguments

MANILA, Mar 21 (Mabuhay) – “Desperate.” This is how Senator Leila de Lima described the move of the Solicitor General seeking the dismissal of the senator’s petition to nullify her arrest. Solicitor General Jose Calida told the Supreme Court in […]
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PHL Navy: BRP Gregorio Velasquez capable of surveying Benham Rise 

MANILA, March 21 (PNA) – The Philippine Navy (PN) is ready to deploy its sole survey and hydrographic ship, the BRP Gregorio Velasquez (AGR-702), if ordered to survey Benham Rise. The statement was made by Armed Forces of the Philippines […]
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Myanmar urged to support PHL-led initiatives for ASEAN

MANILA, March 22 (PNA) – The Philippines has asked Myanmar to support its agenda for ASEAN, as the country chairs the summit this year,Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez told reporters Wednesday. Lopez has joined President Rodrigo Duterte in his visit to […]
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Duterte admin will ‘look like a bully’ if Robredo impeached — LP solon

MANILA, Mar 21 (Mabuhay) — A House of Representatives leader on Tuesday said the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte will “look like a bully” if the lower chamber votes to impeach Vice President Leni Robredo based on the complaint endorsed […]
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Duterte:  I never ordered cops to execute drug suspects

DAVAO CITY, Dec 28 (Mabuhay) — President Duterte has categorically denied he ordered authorities to just shoot and kill drug suspects even as he dismissed criticisms that those who died outside of police operations were victims of extra-judicial killings. “Did […]