Monthly Archives: January 2017

Duterte extends deadly drug war

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday extended his deadly drug war until the last day of his term in 2022, but conceded the police force acting as his frontline troops was

2 kids killed, 3 hurt in Basilan bomb blast

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Two children were killed while three others were wounded in a roadside bomb explosion on Al Barka town in Basilan on Sunday morning. Lieutenant Colonel Raphael Franco Alano, the

Jakarta terrorist killed

MANILA — Fifteen terrorists including an Indonesian jihadist have been killed in artillery barrages and air strikes in Butig, Lanao del Sur, Armed Forces chief Gen. Eduardo Año said Sunday. “According to

‘War on drugs now just cover for cops’ crimes’

MANILA — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and leftist coalition Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) are in agreement: the abduction, extortion and killing of Korean Jee Ick-joo, by no less than police

Aquino moves for dismissal of complaints

MANILA — Former President Benigno Aquino III has formally denied having direct participation in the botched Philippine National Police Special Action Force (SAF) operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao province, that led to the

Lacson exposes more police scams

MANILA — Close circuit television footage of a police officer planting “shabu” (crystal meth) in table drawers inside an office was presented by Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Thursday to show that the