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BoC intercepts packages with P2-M illegal drugs

  The Bureau of Customs (BoC) said on Wednesday its agents assigned at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) intercepted five different packages containing P2 million worth of illegal drugs. According to BoC-NAIA, the packages from various warehouses in Pasay City were seized after they were found containing shabu, ecstasy, marijuana, and cocaine. BoC said […]

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Overseas voters may play a crucial role in May

  THE nation’s overseas voters began casting their votes last Saturday, April 13, for the midterm elections. There are today some 1.88 million registered vot­ers abroad, of which about 25 percent are expected to cast their votes for 12 new members of the Senate and for party-list organizations for the House of Representa­tives. The overseas […]

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Betrayal and renewal

  FOR a country whose population is more than 80% Catholics, Holy Week is definitely a very sacred time of the year as the faithful commemorate the sacrifices and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is a time when Filipinos troop to the provinces – to visit families or vacation with families. But some stay put […]

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One of you will betray me

  ONE of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver, and from that time on he looked for an opportunity to hand him over. On the first […]

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Editorial Cartoon (April 17, 2019)
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Man leaps to death after killing girlfriend and her brother

  A Chinese man died after jumping from the fifth level of a public hospital in Sta. Cruz, Manila, in the wee hours of Tuesday, allegedly after killing his girlfriend and her brother. Police Master Sgt. Jorlan Taluban, investigator on case, identified the fatality as Qiu Shaojie, about 36 to 40 years old. Roving barangay […]

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