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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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Fake OTC medicines seized in Tondo

The Food and Drug Administration warned consumers on Sunday about the proliferation of fake over-the-counter medicines. FDA Director Nela Charade Puno said that counterfeit OTC medicines may pose serious health risks when consumed. “The presence, proliferation, and selling of counterfeit OTC medicines in the market poses great danger and health risks to consumers,” said Puno. “The […]

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The Pasay City police intelligence chief was killed in an encounter with the suspect in the killing of a Grab driver last year during a follow-up operation Sunday. Senior Insp. Manuel Taytayon was declared dead on arrival at the San Juan de Dios Hospital in Pasay after he sustained bullet wounds in the chest. The […]

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Police have arrested more than 32,000 people for being “topless” while walking or hanging out in the streets of Metro Manila since the anti-loitering operations were launched in almost six months ago. And despite the repeated warnings and relentless operations, operatives of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) continue to arrest more violators of […]

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DILG Undersecretary in-law falls in buy-bust

Department of Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Martin Diño confirmed that his brother-in-law was one of the three people arrested in a buy-bust operation last Nov. 12 in Marikina City, a police official said Friday. Senior Supt. Roger Quesada, Marikina police chief, said Diño confirmed Friday that Manuel Bautista, 52, is his brother-in-law who was […]

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Another diesel, gas price cut coming

Filipinos are in for another financial relief as the prices of diesel and gasoline are anticipated to be rolled back by more than P2 and P1 per liter in the next few days. This is already the 18th rollback for diesel products and 17th for gasoline products this year. Oil companies are scheduled to adjust […]

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