Monthly Archives: December 2017

Duterte vows to wage drug war until last days of presidency

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte admitted on Thursday that his bloody war on drugs was “not a good policy,” adding that Filipinos “do not enjoy killing our own folk.” But insisting that

PNP, AFP recommend 1-year extension of Martial Law

MANILA — Another year under martial law looms in Mindanao as the police and the military as well as local government units have recommended to President Duterte that it be kept in

Int’l magazine names De Lima anew as a Leading Global Thinker

MANILA — For the second year in a row, the influential Washington-based Foreign Policy magazine has named detained Sen. Leila de Lima as one of its Leading Global Thinkers for 2017, citing

Opposition senators hail De Lima’s inclusion in US magazine’s Global Thinkers list

MANILA — “You can never put a strong woman down,” said opposition senators on Thursday as they lauded Senator Leila de Lima for being recognized by the American global affairs magazine “Foreign Policy” as one

More Filipino families experienced hunger in Q3

MANILA — The number of Filipino families that experienced involuntary hunger in the third quarter of the year rose by half a million, according to the latest survey by the Social Weather

Arroyo admin execs charged over Malampaya scam

MANILA  — Two former Cabinet secretaries and five other former officials during the administration of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo were charged with 194 criminal cases by the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with