Monthly Archives: December 2017

Trillanes on Paolo Duterte resignation: ‘Pure BS’

MANILA — The resignation of presidential son Paolo Duterte as Davao City vice mayor was just an attempt to “preempt investigations against him,” Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said on Monday as he questioned the

Paolo Duterte quits as Davao City vice mayor

MANILA — Presidential son Paolo Duterte resigned as vice mayor of Davao City on Monday, citing failed marriage with his first wife, Lovelie. “When I was growing up my parents never failed to remind me of

Palace appoints Faeldon to DND

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former Bureau of Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon as deputy administrator of the Office of the Civil Defense of the Department of National Defense (DND). His

Jeepney phaseout begins January 2018

MANILA — It’s the end of the road for the country’s iconic jeepney. Beginning next week, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) will remove jeepneys that are at least 15 years old from

House passes bill declaring Kalayaan Island Group as alienable, disposable land

MANILA — The House Committee on Natural Resources has declared the Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) in Palawan as alienable and disposable land for agriculture, residential and commercial purposes. The .79-sq. km. island

Palace still relying on China’s ‘good faith’ 

MANILA — Malacañang on Monday said it continues to rely on “China’s good faith” after a Reuters report said Beijing has “reasonably” expanded its islands in the South China Sea. “We don’t know where these works