Monthly Archives: November 2016

19 Maute Group militants slain

MANILA — At least 19 members of the Islamic militant Maute Group have been slain as government troops, backed by helicopter gunships, continued their offensive to flush out the bandits from an

Palace convoy ambushed

MANILA — Seven Presidential Security Group (PSG) members and two soldiers were wounded when a powerful explosion rocked a passing convoy of President Duterte’s advance party yesterday morning in Marawi City. Despite

De Lima given 72 hours to reply as House serves ‘show-cause’ order

MANILA — The House Committee on Justice formally served yesterday the show-cause order against Sen. Leila de Lima before the Office of the Senate Secretary and gave her 72 hours to respond

SC asks govt to answer motions vs Marcos burial

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) yesterday ordered the government to answer in 10 days the two motions to reconsider its November 8 decision allowing the burial of the remains of the

Anti-Marcos protests mark Bonifacio Day

MANILA — Various groups on Wednesday are set for protests in sites across the country against the burial of late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. The protests, marking

Congress on trial

MANILA — Senate Majority Leader Vicente C. Sotto III yesterday expressed fears that the Upper Chamber’s refusal to answer a House of Representatives’ request that it should investigate Senator Leila de Lima