Monthly Archives: January 2017

It’s bishops vs Duterte

MANILA — A ranking official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Wednesday said the Church would continue to criticize President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, after the foulmouthed

Duterte warns of zero tolerance vs lazy gov’t workers

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday warned that he would have “zero tolerance” for non-performing government workers as he vowed to get rid of corruption in the bureaucracy. “The problem with

Drug lord’s bank accounts frozen

MANILA — The Court of Appeals (CA) has ordered the freezing of some 160 accounts and insurance policies in 16 banks and three other financial institutions that convicted drug lord Peter Co

AFP denies sabotaging the peace talks

MANILA — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Eduardo Año denied allegations by the National Democratic Front (NDF) that security forces might be sabotaging the peace talks. In

Sereno: Unresolved killings weakening rule of law

MANILA – The perception of the rule of law in the country has diminished due to unresolved killings of drug suspects, Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno said yesterday. Breaking her silence on

PH to ask US to remove Joma Sison from terrorist list

MANILA — The Philippine government will be sending a formal request to remove Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison from the United States’ list of international terrorists.