Monthly Archives: June 2017

Digong’s ‘new’ friends

By Perry Diaz ON May 23, 2017 while President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte was enroute to Moscow for a five-day visit, the rebel group Maute struck. At about 2:00 PM, the Battle of

Duterte hires 59 former AFP, PNP men to Cabinet, agencies

MANILA — Six former Armed Forces chief of staff and four officers who turned renegades are among former men in uniform appointed by President Duterte to key civilian positions in his administration.

BSP to pursue reforms under new leadership

MANILA – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is committed to pursue liberalization initiatives as well as capital market reforms amid the scheduled changing of the guards in the central bank next

SMB seizes lead

MANILA — There’s rest for the weary, but only San Miguel Beer can afford it this time. After breaking down TNT KaTropa with clinical precision on both ends in the second half,

FilAm gets 45 years for sexually abusing foster child

CHICAGO—A Filipino American from a far western suburb of this city has been sentenced June 15 to 45 years in prison for sexually assaulting a foster child between January and May in

8-hour ceasefire in Marawi ends with gunfire, mortar blasts

MARAWI CITY — Fighting between government troops and Islamic State-inspired terrorists resumed in Marawi City on Sunday as soon as an eight-hour ceasefire enforced by the military to allow residents to celebrate