Monthly Archives: March 2017

PNP says media sensationalized figures of drug kills

MANILA — Philippine National Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa on Monday dismissed as “sensationalized and misinterpreted data” claims from some media sectors and Vice President Leni Robredo that President Duterte’s war

Drilon: Is Duterte allies’ bid to oust Leni political double talk?

MANILA — Could it be another political “double talk” that President Rodrigo Duterte wanted to stop an impeachment bid against Vice President Leni Robredo and yet his allies seemed unstoppable? “The President

PH cities suffer ‘dangerous’ weekend heat

MANILA — It was hardly a chill Sunday for some cities, as the highest heat indices nationwide was recorded for the month so far. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration

PH, China set talks to avoid clashes in disputed territory

MANILA — The Philippines and China are set to discuss a bilateral mechanism to “properly handle” maritime issues over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), Malacañang said. Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jinhu

AFP awaits Duterte’s order on ceasefire

MANILA — The Armed Forces of the Philippines will wait for orders from President Duterte before implementing a unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels, AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo Año said on

Australia worried ISIS might move to Mindanao

MANILA — With the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) losing ground in the Middle East, Australia said one of its primary concerns was that the terrorist group might move to