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LTFRB to accept franchise application next month

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Beginning next month, the LTFRB will once again accept franchise applications. This is after the Department of Transportation (DOTr) signed the omnibus franchise guidelines for all the public...

First PHL-US military exercises under Duterte admin to begin on May 8

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — The 33rd Balikatan exercises is set to begin on May 8. This is the first military exercise between Filipino and American soldiers under the Duterte administration.  The Armed...

48 new MRT coaches still unusable

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — The 48 new MRT coaches the government acquired from Chinese company, Dalian Locomotive Corporation and Rolling Stock Company, remain unusable. In an interview on the program “Get it...

61% of Filipinos agree to reimpose death penalty bill – SWS survey

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA – 61 percent of Filipinos agree with the reimposition of Death Penalty Bill for heinous crimes related to illegal drugs approved by the Congress. This is based on the...

Business establishments and roads at CCP complex closed to public until April 30

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA – Entry to the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) complex in Pasay City is prohibited without permission. National Capital Region Police Office Director Oscar Albayalde said this is...

PSupt. Nobleza and ASG member Dongon face multiple serious charges

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA – Serious charges now face Supt. Christina Nobleza and Abu Sayyaf member Reenor Lou Dongon in accordance with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order. Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa has...

ASEAN chairman’s statement still to be finalized – DFA

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA – A maritime law expert has expressed concern over reported contents of the draft of the ASEAN chairman’s statement. It is said that there is no mention of the...

Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah arrives in Manila for state visit

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has arrived in the country for his participation on the 30th Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit this week. He arrived shortly...

PDEA chief: Drug problem is doable under Duterte admin

Posted on: April 26th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director Isidro Lapeña believes that there is a big possibility that the problems on illegal drugs will stop under the Duterte administration. “It...

Ombudsman requests for speedy court trial

Posted on: April 26th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Just this year, the Sandiganbayan has dismissed 26 cases due to “inordinate delay”. Based on the resolution of the graft court, the cases have been dismissed because it...