The Philippine National Police may have to be renamed soon if President Rodrigo Duterte pushes through with his plan to revive the Philippine Constabulary.
Former President Benigno Aquino III has the best performance rating among the five Presidents the country has had since 1986, according to a survey made by Social Weather Stations.
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered soldiers to arrest corrupt and erring cops following the suspension of the administration’s war against drugs.
President Rodrigo Duterte wants to reduce the number of Presidential Security Group members guarding him in public to two to set an example for politikos who employ a handful of bodyguards or more.
The absence of dead bodies since Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa suspended the administration’s war against drugs is “concrete proof” that his own men are responsible for the nightly drug-related killings that happened in the last few months, Senator Leila de Lima said Tuesday (Jan. 31).
In a rare occurrence, President Rodrigo Duterte read most of his prepared speech and demurred from uttering curse words– until he quoted United States President Donald Trump– when he faced newly promoted officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Tuesday (Jan. 31) in Malacañang for their oath-taking.
The reimposition of death penalty in the country will curb rape, right? Wrong, says Gabriela party-list Rep. Emmi de Jesus.
It was business as usual for President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo at the Legislative Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) meeting at Malacañang Monday (Jan. 30) even if their relationship has soured due to rumors.
Even individuals who commit heinous crimes aren’t beyond saving in the eyes of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).
Robredo is set to submit her comments on eight bills which she deem to be important to national development after meeting President Rodrigo Duterte Monday (Jan. 30) at the Legislative Executive Development Advisory Council’s (LEDAC) gathering in Malacañang.
Looks like the dilatory tactics of anti-death penalty restoration bill lawmakers paid off.
The abductors of Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo– some of whom were reportedly policemen– demanded ransom from his wife while the Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP AKG) pursued several leads on the case.
Former police official Wally Sombero, the alleged middleman of Chinese gambling lord Jack Lam, has cleared Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II of any involvement in the alleged bribery of two former Bureau of Immigration officials.
Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo is set to fly to South Korea soon to personally apologize over the death of Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo at the hands of the police.
Vice President Leni Robredo looked at ease to be back in Malacañang Monday (Jan. 30) for the first Legislative Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) meeting under President Rodrigo Duterte.
Even BUHAY party-list Rep. Lito Atienza admitted that the 293-strong House of Representatives (HOR) mustered a quorum on the day that the death penalty bill was scheduled to be sponsored.
President Rodrigo Duterte has no standing order to arrest former police official Wally Sombero, the supposed middleman of Chinese gambling lord Jack Lam who supposedly gave a P50-million bribe to two former Bureau of Immigration executives, the Philippine National Police said Tuesday (Jan. 31).
Dismissed Bureau of Immigration deputy commissioner Al Argosino has accused former BI intelligence chief Charles Calima Jr. of asking P18 million from the P50 million they received from Chinese gambling lord Jack Lam in exchange for keeping quiet about the case.
National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Director Dante Gierran says he won’t resign even if his agents get implicated in the “tokhang for ransom” involving victim Jee Ick Joo, a Korean trader.
In what could be a twist of irony, the “zero killings” immediately after the Philippine National Police suspended its anti-drug operations and focused on internal cleansing may have raised new questions.
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has asked the National Bureau of Immigration (NBI) for a list of all of its confidential agents and “strikers,” or errand boys.
Malacanang refused to read too much on the zero number of casualties in the first 24 hours since Police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa ordered his men to stop the anti-drugs operations and focus on cleansing their ranks of rogue cops starting Monday.
Former Bureau of Immigration associate commissioners Michael Robles and Al Argosino got a scolding from Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday (Jan. 31) for insisting they received P50 million from Chinese gambling lord Jack Lam as evidence of his wrongdoing.