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Motorcycles should not be banned from EDSA – Rep. Fernando

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman and now Marikina First District Representative Bayani Fernando opposed the plan of traffic authorities to ban motorcycles along EDSA. However,...

Malacañang calls on public support for fight against rebellion in Mindanao

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang welcomed the immediate approval of Congress to the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend the declaration of martial law in Mindanao for another year. With...

DOJ indicts alleged Maute-ISIS recruiter for inciting rebellion, cyber crime

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed almost 300 counts of inciting rebellion and cybercrime charges against Karen Aizha Hamidon – an alleged recruiter of Maute-ISIS terror...

Philippine College of Physicians to help identify individuals vaccinated with Dengvaxia by private pediatricians

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) has expressed concern over the condition of the more than 800-thousand children who received Dengvaxia vaccine under the government’s mass immunization...

Employees call for resignation of Dev’t Academy of the Philippines president

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Employees of the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) called on President Rodrigo Duterte to replace his appointee, DAP president Atty. Elba Cruz. “Please, Mr. President. If your...

House Speaker confident joint session will approve proposed martial law extension

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvalez is confident that the Congress will approve the martial law extension in Mindanao. Both houses of Congress are set to convene in a...

Authorities rescues 19 women, minors in a restobar in Caloocan

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Operatives of the Philippine National Police Women and Children Protection Center raided a restobar along 8th Avenue in Caloocan City, Monday night. The operation targeted 2 suspected...

Duterte sacks commissioners of Pres’l Commission for the Urban Poor on corruption allegations

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang has warned officials who use government funds in their personal trips. This is one of the reasons why President Rodrigo Duterte dismissed the five commissioners of...

Court acquits businessman Roberto Ongpin of insider trading charge

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Court of Appeals (CA) has cleared businessman and former trade minister, Roberto Ongpin in an administrative case involving the alleged insider trading in the shares of...

New presiding justice of the Court of Appeals takes oath

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Justice Romeo Barza has been sworn in as the new presiding justice of the Court of Appeals. President Rodrigo Duterte  has appointed Barza to take over the...