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Philippines never abandoned bilateral talks with China over sea dispute – Sec. Yasay

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay said some of his counterparts expressed concern over the alleged continued militarization in the West Philippine Sea. Secretary Yasay said,...

53 out of more than 300 erring cops arrive in Basilan

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
BASILAN, Philippines — On board a C-130 Philippine Air Force plane, 53 members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) dubbed as ‘scalawags’, arrived at the Edwin Andrews Airbase, Zamboanga City...

Malacañang enumerates compelling reasons for the resumpton of GPH-NDF peace talks

Posted on: February 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Since President Rodrigo Duterte has already shown his sincerity to attain lasting peace in the country, Malacañang said it is the National Democratic Front’s turn to show...

House passes 10-yr Philippine passport validity bill on 3rd and final reading

Posted on: February 14th, 2017 | No Comments
  PHILIPPINES — The Lower House on Monday approved the proposed 10-year validity of Philippine passports in its 3rd and final reading. The House Bill No. 4767 gained 216 votes...

Free housing granted to over 2,000 Yolanda victims

Posted on: February 9th, 2017 | No Comments
PHILIPPINES — President Rodrigo Duterte has announced the awarding of free houses and conditional granting of lots to 205,000 beneficiaries who were victims of Typhoon Yolanda in November 2013. The...

CITF holds list of ‘scalawag’ policemen facing investigation

Posted on: February 8th, 2017 | No Comments
PHILIPPINES — The Counter Intelligence Task Force (CITF) vows not to tolerate any official or member of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in its investigation of alleged rogue cops among...

NAPOLCOM submits decision over two “narco” generals

Posted on: February 7th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — National Police Commission (Napolcom) has finished its investigation into the two “narco” generals tagged by President Rodrigo Duterte. Napolcom Vice Chairman Rogelio Casurao said the agency already...

Poe proposes 20% VAT discount for poor youth

Posted on: February 6th, 2017 | No Comments
Aside from senior citizens, the indigent youth can now be given a chance to enjoy the 20% discount on the value added tax. That is if Congress passes a measure...

Rogue PNP, NBI officials conspired over Jee Ick Joo kidnap-slay case – CPNP

Posted on: February 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — PNP Chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa confirms the collusion between rogue cops and NBI personnel in the Jee Ick Joo kidnap slay case. Dela Rosa also...

New LRTA admin to prioritize rehabilitation of LRT Line-2 facilities

Posted on: February 2nd, 2017 | No Comments
The new administrator of The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) will focus on improving its facilities to provide better services to its passengers. These include the rehabilitation of the elevators...