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The Sandiganbayan Second Division yesterday convicted three former officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Retirement and Separation Benefits System and two others in connection with the sale of overpriced land in 1996.

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Senators are upbeat that tax reform measures would finally be approved this year after President Duterte gave his marching orders to Congress to prioritize the bill lowering income and corporate taxes in his State-of-the-Nation Address last Monday.

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Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Ricardo Visaya has ordered the suspension of military operations against the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front in line with President Duterte’s declaration of a unilateral ceasefire with the rebels during his State-of-the-Nation Address last Monday.

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Determined to keep his campaign promise, President Duterte announced that soldiers would receive “incremental increase” in their salary starting next month.

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China’s foreign minister has asked US Secretary of State John Kerry to support the resumption of talks between China and the Philippines over the South China Sea, following a ruling against Beijing over the dispute earlier this month.

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The proposed 2017 national budget Malacañang will submit to Congress should reflect the promises President Duterte made during his first State-of-the-Nation Address last Monday, Senate Minority Leader Ralph G. Recto said yesterday.

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