Monthly Archives: November 2015

4 jihadist camps for ISIS recruits in PH

MANILA — Foreign jihadists linked to the Islamic State have established four training camps in the forested ridges of Mindanao to train Filipino militants who are being recruited as fighters for the

PDP-Laban names Duterte as 2016 bet

MANILA – The Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Laban (PDP-Laban) on Monday officially proclaimed Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano as the party’s bets for president and vice president in the

Duterte bares platform

MANILA — Aside from stamping out corruption and criminality in the country, presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte on Monday vowed to push for a federal system of government that he said would bring

Catholics blast Duterte for ‘cursing’ Pope Francis

MANILA — Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s speech at his proclamation event on Monday was met with a range of reactions, but his profanities, among which appeared to be against Pope Francis,

Miriam tops FB presidential survey

MANILA – She may be trailing rivals in recent surveys for the 2016 race, but Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago emerged as the netizens’ top choice for president in a poll run by Facebook.

Roxas unfazed by allies’ support for Duterte

MANILA — They are free to choose whom to support in the elections, said Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas of his allies in Mindanao who turned their backs on him to support