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A group of administration PDP-Laban congressmen led by Ronnie Zamora, Neptali “Boyet” Gonzales II, Abraham Tolentino, and Dan Fernandez have crossed party lines to support Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano’s bid to become Speaker of the House of Representatives. They expressed support for the Taguig-Pateros representative notwithstanding the fact that he belongs to the Nacionalista Party. Zamora […]

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The Supreme Court has cleared 10 members of the 1968 Board of Directors of the Philippine National Bank, one of them former Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, of graft charges that arose from the P108 million in alleged behest loan granted to a sugar milling company. In a decision written by Associate Justice Jose C. Reyes Jr., […]

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An alleged courier for the New People’s Army “Milisyang Bayan” submitted himself to the military and police in Lopez, Quezon Sunday. Lt. Col. Arnold Gasalatan, commander of the 85th Infantry Battalion, identified the surrenderee as Crispin Gonzalez, 59, an alleged militia of the NPA Platoon Southern Luzon, Sub-Regional Military Area 4B operating in Quezon. According […]

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Senate President Tito Sotto is convinced that the Chinese trawler did not deliberately hit and sink the Filipino fishing vessel in the Recto Bank last June 9. Sotto aired his belief  yesterday after seeking opinion from an “Coast Guard expert” on the Recto Bank incident two weeks ago. He shared to reporters the unnamed expert’s response to his […]

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Duterte returns from productive ASEAN summit

President Duterte returned to the country late Sunday night from productive discussions with fellow Southeast Asian leaders at the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit over the weekend in Bangkok, Thailand, Malacañang said yesterday. The summit focused on ASEAN community-building and key regional and global issues. According to Malacañang, Duterte expressed concern on the […]

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ZAMBOANGA CITY – At least 11 Grade 9 students were injured when a newly built P4-million covered court at the Sinubong National High School in Barangay Sinubong here collapsed following days of intermittent rains yesterday morning. Police Regional Office for Zamboanga Peninsula director Police Brig. Gen. Froilan F. Quidilla said the incident happened at about […]

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