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Palace: Public servants must never be tainted with corruption

Public servants must never be tainted with corruption, Malacañang said yesterday, after President Duterte decided to let go of National Irrigation Administration Administrator Peter T. Lavina who resigned over extortion allegations.

Laviña resigns as NIA chief

National Irrigation Administration chief Peter Laviña has resigned from his post following reports that he allegedly demanded a kickback of “40 percent” from contractors.

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NBI nabs 4 fake Duterte aides

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) confirmed yesterday the arrest of four fake members of newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte’s transition team, who duped a bank of P1 million allegedly for Duterte’s thanksgiving party in Davao City on Saturday.

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Presumptive Philippine president-elect Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte is planning to visit the Vatican to make a personal apology to the pope for calling him a “son of a whore,” the politician’s spokesman said yesterday.

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Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte may release jailed communist rebels in an effort to restart peace talks aimed at ending a decades-old insurgency that has claimed tens of thousands of lives, his spokesman said Tuesday.

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The victor of the Philippines’ presidential election, tough-talking city mayor Rodrigo Duterte, announced plans yesterday for a radical overhaul of the country’s unitary system of government that would empower the provinces.

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