President Rodrigo Duterte lauded on Monday the troops of the Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom)-Joint Task Force (JTF) Sulu for their “highly successful” conduct of Operation “Perfect Storm” against the Abu Sayyaf’s kidnapping group in Parang town on November 3 that killed seven terrorists.
“Money had been rolled inside each pastillas,” said Justice Sec. Menardo Guevarra, “he (Duterte) wanted them to eat the pastillas.”
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Tuesday called for a Senate inquiry into what she described as a questionable P9.5 billion loan facilitated by the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) for the construction of sports facilities used during the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.
“We’ll never get justice because of his hatred towards me and my family,” Marcos claims.
Collins Dictionary said on Tuesday that “lockdown” is its Word of The Year in 2020 following a dramatic increase in usage during the spread of Covid-19.
Following the lead of Twitter and YouTube, Facebook on Monday removed several pages linked to former Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon, whose content pushed unsubstantiated claims of election fraud.
PhilHealth President Dante Gierran will seek board approval to expand dialysis coverage to 133 free sessions a year, according to Malacañang.
Malacañang said the appointment of Major General Debold Sinas as the next chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) won’t affect the administrative and criminal charges filed against him for hosting a mañanita in May, a traditional dawn serenade, that allegedly violated lockdown protocols.
President Rodrigo Duterte exercises on a treadmill every day to stay healthy during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, his spokesman said.
Malacañang on Tuesday said it was saddened by the 11.5 percent contraction of the Philippine economy.
President Rodrigo Duterte was “calm” during his meeting with suspended immigration personnel tagged in the so-called “pastillas” scheme Monday, Malacañang said.
Senator Imee Marcos on Tuesday defended her bill providing for mail-in voting during elections, emphasizing that thousands of vulnerable citizens may be unable to vote in the 2022 polls unless a more socially sensitive and convenient voting system for them is put in place.
Senator Cynthia Villar on Tuesday underscored the importance of a Sewerage Treatment Plan (STP) to help clean and save Manila Bay.
Senator Win Gatchalian on Tuesday hailed the Senate’s third reading approval on Wednesday of a measure that would increase teachers’ allowance for teaching supplies.
Senator Bong Go on Tuesday renewed his appeal to the executive department to augment the already depleted calamity funds of the local government units, especially those still trying to recover from the onslaught of Typhoons “Rolly” and “Siony” as new Tropical Storm “Ulysses” threatens to hit the country.
The World Health Organization chief hailed as “encouraging” Pfizer and BioNTech’s announcement Monday that their vaccine has in trials proved 90-percent effective in preventing Covid-19 infections.
US Attorney General Bill Barr gave federal prosecutors blanket authorization Monday to open investigations into voting irregularities, as President Donald Trump claimed that he lost the presidential election due to fraud.
The first female vice president, and a symbol of American diversity — Kamala Harris has electrified many women and minority voters on the US left, who view her as the future more than Joe Biden.