Health Department to quarantine at least 500 Filipinos from Diamond Princess at New Clark City

The Department of Health announced yesterday that the passengers from the coronavirus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess will be quarantined for another 14 days at New Clark City (NCC) in Tarlac, even if they have already tested negative for the disease during their stay on the ship. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said in a press ...

‘Pastillas’ whistleblower alleges immigration officials receive PHP20,000 a week in bribes

‘Pastillas’ whistleblower alleges immigration officials receive PHP20,000 a week in bribes

Immigration officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) receive as much as PHP20,000 (US$393) per week in bribes for agreeing to be part of the pastillas scheme, a...

Teachers’ group accuses Manila cops of ‘profiling’ Muslim students

Teachers’ group accuses Manila cops of ‘profiling’ Muslim students

A teachers’ party-list group has accused the Manila Police District (MPD) of compiling a list of Muslim students, an act they said was tantamount to profiling. The Alliance...

Because it apparently had to be said, VP Robredo clarifies she’s not part of rally to oust Duterte

Because it apparently had to be said, VP Robredo clarifies she’s not part of rally to oust Duterte

While it’s no secret that President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo do not have a warm relationship, the VP today clarified that she is by no means part of...

Justice Secretary orders probe into former corrections officer’s killing, videos from crime scene ‘defective’

Justice Secretary orders probe into former corrections officer’s killing, videos from crime scene ‘defective’

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra yesterday ordered an investigation into the killing of former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) officer Frederic Santos, an official who accused of...

Man arrested for shooting noodle vendor, blames victim for resisting

Man arrested for shooting noodle vendor, blames victim for resisting

A man was arrested in Manila’s Port Area after he was allegedly caught on camera shooting a noodle vendor in the neck during a robbery. Suspect Alexander Ogdamina, 36, was...

Former corrections officer shot dead while waiting for daughter outside school

Former corrections officer shot dead while waiting for daughter outside school

Lawyer Fredric Santos, the former legal division chief of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), was gunned down this afternoon in the village of Poblacion in Muntinlupa by two...

Chinese driver who spat at cop arrested by immigration officers for being an ‘undesirable alien’

Chinese driver who spat at cop arrested by immigration officers for being an ‘undesirable alien’

None of this would’ve happened if he just followed traffic rules. Zhou Ziyi, the 50-year-old Chinese driver caught on camera spitting at a Manila traffic cop after leading...

(UPDATED) Health Department bracing for return of Filipinos aboard virus-hit cruise ship, one patient recovers

(UPDATED) Health Department bracing for return of Filipinos aboard virus-hit cruise ship, one patient recovers

The Department of Health today announced that it is finalizing plans to repatriate the 538 Filipinos aboard the Diamond Princess, the coronavirus-hit cruise ship docked in...

‘I will sink and swim with him’: Dela Rosa has no plans to support senators’ VFA petition out of loyalty to Duterte

‘I will sink and swim with him’: Dela Rosa has no plans to support senators’ VFA petition out of loyalty to Duterte

Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa is no longer President Rodrigo Duterte’s police chief, but even now it seems like the boss man still has him on a pretty tight...


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