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2 top N. Cotabato cops sacked over violent Kidapawan incident

KIDAPAWAN CITY (PNA) – The Philippine National Police Region 12 (PNP–12) has relieved two of its top police officers in North Cotabato province concomitant to the controversial April 1 dispersal of thousands of protesting farmers who blockaded the segment of […]
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DOTC chief promises improved MRT services by 1st quarter of 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya assured the Senate Monday that there will be an improvement in the services of Metro Rail Transit (MRT3) as new trains become operational in the first quarter of 2016. “There will be improvement […]
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Like her boss, Soliman is also delusional

I do not know if our fashion conscious Social Welfare and Development Secretary Dinky Soliman was thinking straight when she recently assured the public that sub-standard bunkhouses in the flood-ravaged areas of Tacloban City will demolished by the end of […]
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PNP chief won’t ‘retire’ until police visibility goal is achieved

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ricardo Marquez on Thursday said he would not leave the organization until he fulfills his promise of increasing police visibility in communities. “The instruction is, I just want to see […]
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Escudero: Red tape should have no place in gov’t

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero is urging the government to further streamline state agencies and offices whose functions are “teeming with duplication” to improve the budgeting process and public service delivery. He said the national government should go...
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12 senators sign Santiago report saying BBL draft is unconstitutional

MANILA (Mabuhay) – At least 12 senators have already signed the committee report drafted by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago stating that the Bangsamoro Basic Law should be substantially revised if it is to withstand legal scrutiny before the Supreme Court. […]
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MILF sugarcoated Mamasapano report – Trillanes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The report of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Special Investigative Commission on the Mamasapano incident on January 25 is likely sugarcoated, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV  said in a television interview Wednesday. He is not convinced the […]
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Senators stand by report on Mamasapano clash

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The leaders of the Senate committees which looked into the bloody Mamasapano clash stood by their report Monday amid the ‘concern’ aired by the Commission on Human Rights. Senator Grace Poe, head of the Senate committee on […]
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Sen. Pia Cayetano renews call to protect sanctity of Rizal monument

MANILA (Mabuhay) – As the nation commemorates the 118th anniversary of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal, Senator Pia Cayetano on Tuesday renewed call to protect and preserve the sanctity of the Rizal monument in Manila. “I enjoin our national […]
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China stopped harassing PHL ships

Gazmin cites enhanced military ties with US in calmer but disputed waters MANILA, Dec 1 (Mabuhay) – Chinese vessels stopped harassing Filipino ships en route to the disputed Ayungin Shoal after the Philippines and the United States signed the Enhanced […]