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Wife links CIDG’s Marcos to husband’s slay

CIDG Region 8 Director Marvin Marcos during the Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs Joint with the Committee on Justice and Human Right …

Asia

Rodrigo Duterte Says Donald Trump Endorses His Violent Antidrug Campaign

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines said on Saturday that President-elect Donald J. Trump had endorsed his brutal antidrug campaign, telling Mr. Duterte that the Philippines was conducting it “the right way.”<p>Mr. Duterte, who spoke with Mr. Trump by telephone on Friday, said Mr. …

Philippines

JBC nominates 5 names to replace SC Justice Perez

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has arrived at a shortlist of 5 nominees to replace Associate Justice Jose …

War of words as prelude to MMFF

The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) has never been immune to controversies in its 42-year history. Remember the disqualification of Erik Matti's …

Philippines

No blockbuster fare in this year’s MMFF

Academician Nicanor Tiongson, head of the eight-member screening committee of the 2016 Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), is confident that with …

Asia

Orbos: Coming MMFF about ‘changing norm’

Even if it won’t repeat the commercial success of previous years, the coming Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) should be celebrated for “changing the …

Duterte: I told Dela Rosa not to remove CIDG-8 chief

President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted that it was he who called PNP chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa to have him reinstate ertswhile the …

Asia

Contrary to PNP, AFP says no reason to raise terror alert

MANILA - There is no reason to raise the terror alert level in the Philippines despite the recent bombing attempt in Manila, the Armed Forces of the …

Terrorism

Filipinos Are Outraged at Attempts to Rehabilitate a Late Dictator as a National Hero

Susan Quimpo was preparing for a protest outside the Philippines’ Supreme Court when she heard that a helicopter was already carrying the body of the …

South-east Asia

Bong Go denies asking PNP chief Bato to reinstate CIDG Region 8 chief

President Rodrigo Duterte's top aide has denied that he ordered PNP Director General Ronald dela Rosa to reinstate Criminal Investigation and …

Philippines

Advice to Duterte: check on your hubris

November 28, 2016<p>Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales. From Ombudsman’s FB<p><b>By ELLEN T. TORDESILLAS</b><p><b>THE</b> statement of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales that …

Duterte admits spanking bottoms of female cops

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte KING RODRIGUEZ/Presidential Photo<p>Too many prohibitions in these “modern times” spoil the fun, President Duterte said on …

Asia

‘Black Friday’ marchers denounce burial of Marcos at Libingan

Yesterday’s placards and candles have been replaced by today’s tablets and smartphones as millennials take their gadgets to Rizal Park for last …

Ferdinand Marcos

'P-- ina mo': Duterte cusses out foreign reporter who asked about killings

President Rodrigo Duterte cussed out a foreign reporter who asked him about killings related to his administration's drug war after going on a …

Asia

Doug Kramer continues recovery from mild stroke

Doug Kramer. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netDoug Kramer is looking forward to his return some time next year as he recuperates from a mild …

Philippines

Duterte curses at foreign journalist who questioned killings

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte whispered a swearword at a foreign reporter who asked about the killings in his administration’s war …

Asia

'Let's gang bang her': Anti-Marcos protester gets rape threats

MANILA, Philippines – The Internet is calling out several men for being shameless pigs, after they targeted a female anti-Marcos protester online and …

SUZUKI CUP | Phil Younghusband buries equalizer as Azkals force draw vs Indonesia | InterAksyon.com | Sports5

AFP<p>Phil Younghusband fired a sensational goal at the 82nd minute to help the Philippine national men’s football team draw even versus Indonesia, 2-2, …

Soccer

Why we MUST protest

We should join the mass actions to protest the Marcos burial—especially the ones called for Nov. 25 and Nov. 30—because the times call for it. Our …

Philippines

Marcos’ burial splits Ramos, Duterte

ADDING HIS VOICE Former President Fidel V. Ramos says in a press conference that the burial of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos at Libingan ng mga …

Ferdinand Marcos

Paul Lee felt like a rookie again in Star debut

MANILA, Philippines – For Paul Lee, playing his first game in a Star Hotshot uniform brought back memories of his rookie season.<p>Lee was sent to Star …

OFW mother of 2-year-old boy mauled to death gets P50K

The Overseas Workers Welfare Association (OWWA) extended cash assistance worth P50,000 to the overseas worker and mother of a two-year-old boy who …

Asia

Department of Education: Rewrite Philippine History books to include the full story of the Martial Law era.

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Education

Pahayag ni Sen. De Lima ukol sa subpoena ng DOJ

Pahayag ni Sen. De Lima ukol sa subpoena ng DOJ. Current top breaking Philippine headlines regarding the nation, world, metro manila, regions and …

DOJ subpoenas De Lima, 2 aides over drug raps

TINGNAN: Subpoena ng DOJ Panel of Prosecutors vs Sen. Leila De Lima. | via @JohnsonDZMM pic.twitter.com/90QnUNRZ6A<p>— DZMM TeleRadyo (@DZMMTeleRadyo) …

Asia

With support of China's Xi, Duterte to ban fishing in disputed lagoon

MANILA - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will issue an executive order declaring part of the disputed Scarborough Shoal a marine sanctuary …

China

Pre-trial of Napoles, ex-solon Valdez moved to Feb. 2017

MANILA – The pre-trial of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles and former Association of Philippine Electric Corporation (APEC) …

Philippines

DILG chief hints Ronnie Dayan may surface soon

Interior Secretary Mike Sueno on Monday hinted that Ronnie Dayan, the former driver of Sen. Leila de Lima who is being linked to the illegal drug …