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Trillanes posts bail for libel, sets to leave for U.S. and Europe

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has posted bail for the libel charges filed by presidential son and former Davao City vice mayor Paulo Duterte. Trillanes posted P96,000 bail...

Senate likely to consider second extension of Martial Law

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – Security officials met with members of the Senate on Monday (December 10) to defend their recommendation of extending the implementation of Martial Law in Mindanao for...

HOR suspends DOTr’s truck phase-out order

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The House of Representatives (HOR) on Monday (December 10) suspended the implementation of an order issued by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) phasing out trucks 15...

Comelec to extend voting hours in May 2019 midterm elections

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has decided to extend the voting period by one hour in the upcoming 2019 midterm polls. According to Comelec Resolution No....

CHR launches ‘citizens for promoting human rights’

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Coinciding with the commemoration of the 70th international declaration of human rights, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) launched on Monday (December 10) the group ‘Citizens...

PH drug war meant to protect human rights of innocent citizens — Malacañang

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
In line with the 70th anniversary of the adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the Duterte administration reiterated anew that the government continues to honor human rights in...

Duterte orders more troops to Jolo, Sulu

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – There is no stopping President Rodrigo Duterte from sending more troops to Jolo, Sulu to put an end to terrorism and rebellion that have claimed the lives...

Solons summon Diokno over budget insertions

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez has asked Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to attend the ‘question hour’ at the House of Representatives (HOR) to shed light on the...

Stricter ‘no loading and unloading’ policy takes effect under new EDSA traffic czar

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines – Expect stricter implementation of the ‘no loading and unloading’ scheme in EDSA under new traffic chief, Colonel Edison ‘Bong’ Nebrija. Nebrija, whose formal take over...

PH to purchase US-made Black Hawk helicopters

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Friday (December 7) said the Philippines will purchase 16 US-made Black Hawk helicopters from the Sikorsky Aircraft Corp for $240M (P12.67 billion)....