November 24, 2017, 8:40 pm
Facebook iconTwitter iconYouTube iconGoogle+ icon

National

9 Aquino Cabinet men face rap

by PETER J. G. TABINGO on November 22, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
THE Department of Transportation yesterday filed criminal complaints for plunder, graft, and violation of RA 9184 or the Government Procurement Reform Act against nine former Aquino Cabinet officials in connection with alleged irregularities in several maintenance and services contracts for the Metro Rail Transit-Line 3 (MRT 3).
 

Sereno to snub impeach hearin

by WENDELL VIGILIA on November 22, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez yesterday said the House committee on justice will allow the lawyers of Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno to cross examine the witnesses that will be presented in the impeachment case against her if she will attend today’s hearing on the determination of probable cause.

Make Mindanao pilot area for

by Evan Orias on November 22, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
FORMER Chief Justice Hilario Davide yesterday said government should test federalism first in Mindanao before implementing it nationwide, because a drastic shift in the form of government could be fatal. 

Duterte warns anew of retaliat

by JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR on November 22, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday reiterated his warning of possible retaliatory attacks from the terrorist groups after the Maute Group was driven away from Marawi City last month.

Massive revamp at POEA looms

by GERARD NAVAL on November 22, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is facing a massive revamp for illegal recruitment activities involving officials of the agency, according to acting Labor Secretary Dominador Say.

Roque explains away Santiago r

November 22, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
DIONISIO Santiago, sacked chairman of the Dangerous Drugs Board, yesterday said his supposed accuser has denied sending President Duterte a letter complaint alleging he went on junkets abroad, among others.

Justices note violations by PN

by GERARD NAVAL on November 22, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
TWO Supreme Court justices yesterday said they are looking at several human rights possibly being violated in the PNP’s conduct of its anti-drug war dubbed as “Oplan Double Barrel.”

SSS welcomes Congress probe

November 22, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
THE Social Security Commission (SSC), the policy-making body of the Social Security System (SSS), yesterday said it welcomes investigations from Congress and third party institutions on the insider trading and other anomalies involving four SSS officials.

BOI draws flak for ‘vague’ car

November 22, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
LAWMAKERS yesterday slammed the Board of Investments (BOI) for its failure to set clear-cut rules to guide investors and its decisions on issues affecting the local automotive manufacturing industry.

6 Abu Sayyaf men nabbed in Sul

by VICTOR REYES on November 22, 2017
[totalcount] [comment_count]
SIX members of the Abu Sayyaf Group, including a known killer, were arrested by Navy forces Monday night off Tongquil in Sulu.

Pages

Front Page

Column of the Day

Climate Change Consciousness Week

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | November 24,2017
‘Sen. Legarda stresses urgency for the Philippines to be climate-smart.’

Opinion of the Day

I had a dream

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | November 24, 2017
‘If this were not a dream, what would have been the Secretary’s take from it all?’