Duterte’s counsel on De Lima arrest: Law shines triumphantly

The arrest of Senator Leila de Lima is proof of a working democracy in the country, President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief legal counsel said Friday Presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo said the arrest shows that the law is enforced regardless of who is the subject of the arrest “The arrest of Senato De Lima shows that the law is enforced regardless of who is the subject of a warrant of arrest whether the...

Philippine gov’t to mark drug-free homes with stickers

Under a new initiative announced by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), drug-free residences will be marked with stickers saying something like “Hey, no need...

Philippine gov’t to mark drug-free homes with stickers

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested, but defiant

The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal drug war was arrested Friday on charges supporters said were meant to silence her, but she vowed to...

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested, but defiant

Death of an Ogilvy Philippines employee renews concerns about working too much

Working yourself to death Deadlines are killing you Please stop and give yourself a good rest A young publicist from Ogilvy & Mather Philippines reportedly died last...

Death of an Ogilvy Philippines employee renews concerns about working too much

What’s this? Huge, hairy sea creature washes up on a beach in the Philippines

The carcass of an unusual globster that bears a striking resemblance to an oversized shih tzu has washed up on a beach in Cagdainao, Dinagat Islands on Wed afternoon The...

What’s this? Huge, hairy sea creature washes up on a beach in the Philippines

De Lima ordered arrested by RTC

A Regional Trial Court (RTC) has ordered the arrest of Senator Leila de Lima for her alleged involvement in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) illegal drug trade Presiding Judge...

De Lima ordered arrested by RTC

Boxing: Manny Pacquiao ‘in negotiations’ to fight Amir Khan

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was "in negotiations" to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout "My team...

Boxing: Manny Pacquiao ‘in negotiations’ to fight Amir Khan

Driver of the bus in Tanay crash apologized for broken brakes before ramming into a tree

Moments before the tragic Tanay bus accident took place, 37-year-old driver Julian Lacorda Jr, apologized to the passsengers after realizing that the brakes of the vehicle were...

Driver of the bus in Tanay crash apologized for broken brakes before ramming into a tree

Pedophile on the run from US police arrested in Tuguegarao City

A convicted American pedophile wanted by US federal authorities was arrested by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) over the weekend The 38-year-old was arrested at his...

Pedophile on the run from US police arrested in Tuguegarao City

Palace to create a “social media policy” for bloggers who want to cover presidential events

Do bloggers have a place in Malacañang Communications Secretary Martin Andanar seems to think so Bloggers and social media organizations may soon find themselves covering...

Palace to create a “social media policy” for bloggers who want to cover presidential events

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