Monthly Archives: October 2017

54% believe drug war kills only poor – SWS

MANILA — Half of adult Filipinos believe only the poor are killed in the administration’s anti-drug campaign, results of the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey revealed. The Third Quarter Social Weather

Opposition slams Roque’s ‘dubious role’

MANILA – Opposition lawmakers Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman and Ifugao Rep. Teddy Baguilat scored the appointment of former Kabayan Party-list Rep. Harry Roque as the new spokesperson of President Rodrigo Duterte. Lagman

More than 2,000 bombs, IEDs recovered in Marawi

MANILA — Government troops have recovered more than 2,000 pieces of unexploded bombs and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Marawi City while working to restore basic services in the war-devastated city. Lt.

Jinggoy Estrada seeks court nod to go abroad for father’s treatment

MANILA — Sen. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada, recently released from detention after posting bail, has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to go on his first trip abroad in three years to accompany

Ombudsman indicts ex-Immigration execs on plunder

MANILA – The Office of the Ombudsman on Friday has indicted former Immigration Commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles for plunder in connection with their reported extortion of P50 million from gaming

Duterte formally appoints Año to DILG

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has formally appointed retired Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo Año as undersecretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Duterte signed