Philippine News/Info

Malacaang belied on Friday the allegations of human rights group Amnesty International (AI) that President Rodrigo Duterte has made the country an even “more dangerous place” for setting aside human rights values.

“There is no truth to the statement of Amnesty International that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has made [...]

Fri, Jul 20, 2018 8:46:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

With sexual harassment stories constantly popping up on our feeds, we can’t help but feel discouraged. But, sometimes, we find a gem that gives us hope. A viral video has been going around from last month. At a bar in Savannah, Georgia 21-year-old waitress Emelia Holden was groped by a [...]

Fri, Jul 20, 2018 8:46:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has already submitted on Friday the shortlisted nominees to replace Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales.

Morales’ seven-year term will end on July 26. Here is the transmittal letter sent to the President.

…Keep on reading: LOOK: JBC shortlist for next Ombudsman [...]

Fri, Jul 20, 2018 8:29:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

NAGA CITY – Vice President Leni Robredoon Fridayexpressed dismay over some politicians politicizing the distribution of government projects and equipment.

“Don’t sacrifice public service just because of politics like refusal to accept the equipment. Mayor wouldn’t want to accept the equipment because it came from a different party. Those things slow [...]

Fri, Jul 20, 2018 8:27:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO)has started investigations on some five of its officials after the Commission on Audit (COA) flagged the agency over the P38 million worth of “deficient” disbursements for the 2017 Asean Summit.

In its 2017 audit report, the COA flagged the PCOO for its purchases of [...]

Fri, Jul 20, 2018 8:24:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Isang mataas na opis­yal ng casino operator ang kinasuhan ng perjury dahil sa mali at malisyosong akusasyon laban sa isang manufacturing company. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Hindi magiging prayoridad ng Senado ang Charter change o panukalang pag-amiyenda sa Konstitusyon sa pagbabalik ng sesyon ng Kongreso sa susunod na linggo. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Matapos makitaan ng “probable cause” ay pinakakasuhan ng Department of Justice (DOJ) ang self-confessed druglord na si Kerwin Espinosa at iba pang sangkot sa kaso droga. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Dahil sa nalalapit na ang eleksyon ay nauuso ang pagpatay sa ilang local officials kaya’t iminungkahi ni Samar Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento sa Philippine National Police (PNP) at Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) na magtatag ng National Task Force na tututok sa crackdown laban sa private armed groups at [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Isang 36-anyos na drug pusher ang naaresto ng mga otoridad sa isang buy bust operations kamakalawa sa Don Rufino Alonzo Street, Barangay Poblacion Singko, Cotabato City. [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source