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Guerrero wants smuggled goods seized swiftly

Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero has ordered all district collectors and enforcement commanders to swiftly seize smuggled goods as part of the bureau’s intensified anti-smuggling operations. In a memorandum dated Nov. 22, Guerrero directed all district collectors, Enforcement and Security Service district commanders, and others concerned to promptly confiscate smuggled goods in a bid to curb unlawful import […]

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Malacañang said yesterday that Filipinos are now safer despite the latest Social Weather Stations survey which showed that 1.4 million families were victims of common crimes. The SWS said 6.1 percent of the respondents said they were victimized by common crimes like pickpocketing or robbery, break-ins, carnapping, and physical violence in the past six months. The figure is […]

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Fair weather and cloudy skies will prevail over the country this weekend while the northeast monsoon or “amihan” continues to affect Northern and Central Luzon, the State weather bureau said Friday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said that the effects of the northeast monsoon will continue to be felt over Luzon. Amihan […]

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Duterte skips 155th Bonifacio Day rites

President Duterte skipped the 155th birth anniversary celebration of revolutionary Andres Bonifacio in Caloocan City Friday. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte was represented by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. Panelo said the President had to skip the event to address the “insurgency” in Mindanao. “ES will attend instead of PRRD. He has to fly to […]

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Bonifacio debates divide nation

An official of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines said yesterday that debates on naming revolutionary leader Andres Bonifacio as the national hero must end as they divide the nation. NHCP Deputy Executive Director for Administration Carminda Arevalo said that all of our forefathers who fought for our freedom such as Bonifacio are national […]

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Duterte to award Quezon Service Cross to Miriam

President Duterte is set to confer the Quezon Service Cross, the highest national recognition of outstanding civilian service in the country, on the late Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Monday. The conferment will take place in the afternoon in Malacañang, a year after Duterte nominated Miriam for the award on Nov. 20 last year. The nomination came a year […]

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