Senator Manny Pacquiao’s ascension as the new leader of the PDP-Laban will bring fresh vigor to the ruling party whose membership has shrunk over the past few years, according to the party’s outgoing president, Senator Koko Pimentel.
Senator Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday night vowed to fight for “the poor, the jobless, the voiceless and the hopeless” instead of the wealthy and moneyed class under the new PDP-Laban leadership with him as the new party president.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is not inclined to recommend any truce with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) this holiday season, noting that the communist terrorists have been demonstrating insincerity in previous agreements.
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday dismissed allegations of the Anakpawis Party-list that the firearms and explosives seized in an operation that led to the arrest of the daughter of slain National Democratic Front (NDF) consultant Randy Echanis were planted.
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday said its probe on the alleged violations of health protocols by Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque and Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao is expected to be completed next week.
At least they showed the hearings are fair.
The 1987 Constitution will be the main guide on whether there is basis to criminalize “red-tagging,” Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
Malacañang asked the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to ensure the safety of the 1- year-old child of suspected New People’s Army leader Amanda Echanis, who was arrested for alleged illegal possession of firearms and explosives.
Online predators who are targeting children for sex will be held accountable, Malacañang said Thursday.
Malacañang assured that the government will settle its remaining debt to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC).
Malacañang welcomed the United Kingdom’s (UK) move to authorize the use of BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine against coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Malacañang on Thursday agreed with the statement of Interior Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya that government officials should set an example by following health protocols amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Senator Manny Pacquiao has added fuel to the speculation that he will run for higher office in 2022 after he was named as the new national president of President Rodrigo Duterte’s political party, PDP-Laban.
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will be conducting a forensic examination of the mobile phone left behind by missing Department of Tourism (DOT) lawyer Ryan Oliva, NBI Deputy Director Ferdinand Lavin said on Wednesday, Dec. 2.
There is no indication yet that missing lawyer Ryan Oliva was abducted or killed, National Bureau of Investigation-Special Action Unit (NBI-SAU) Chief Emeterio Dongallo Jr. admitted on Wednesday (Dec. 2).
The Task Force Against Corruption (TFAC) now has over 90 reports of corruption, Department of Justice (DOJ) Undersecretary Emmeline Aglipay-Villar said on Wednesday (Dec. 2).
Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente reminded Filipinos and former Filipinos who have become citizens of other countries that their foreign spouses and children can’t travel to the Philippines without them.
House Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco wants lawmakers to be among the first in line to be vaccinated against COVID-19, amid a global race to gain access to the much awaited vaccine.
MANILA – The House of Representatives on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved on third reading a measure creating anti-drug abuse councils (ADACs) in all provinces, cities, municipalities, and barangays across the country.
MANILA – The country’s roadmap and timeline for the acquisition of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine is on track, National Policy Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Wednesday.
MANILA – Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday said the government is ready to resume peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) but said the group needs to show sincerity.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson is not too keen on having the bicameral conference committee handling the P4.5-trillion budget bill be “reduced” to a committee of two, even as he stressed anew the need for transparency in the entire process.
House Secretary General Mark Llandro Mendoza denied there’s a COVID-19 outbreak at Batasang Pambansa Wednesday (December 2) despite 98 individuals testing positive for the virus last month.
Senate Minority Leader Frank Drilon on Wednesday lamented how the government is treating the inefficiencies and obvious shady schemes perpetuated by the Philippine International Trade Center (PITC) with “kid gloves.”