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Documents: Duterte common-law wife had close to P200M in banks

DIGONG’S ‘LITTLE President Rodrigo Duterte and partner Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña. RAFFY LERMA/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO<p>Aside from P2.2-billion bank …

Aguirre denies allowing Sombero to leave Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II insisted that he did not allow former police officer and alleged bribery bag man Wally …

Industry outraged over cancellation of 75 mining deals

MINING SAFETY Miners follow safety protocols at Philex Mining Corp.’s Padcal operations. Mining stocks have tumbled after the environment secretary …

What political noise? Veteran analyst sees PSEi reaching 10,000-mark under Du30

While it is currently consolidating, the country’s stock barometer could retest the 8,000-mark within this year and possibly reach 10,000 within the …

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Four Super Bowl Ads as Measured by Emotional Impact

Most Popular<p>Brands didn't spend millions of dollars to be told 33% of comments to an ad were negative, positive or neutral. Brands bought them to …

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CBCP: Illegal drugs, summary killings are wrong

Relatives of victims of killings in the antidrug war condole with each other during a Mass held at the Our Lady of Victory Chapel in Malabon City. …

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In Philippine Drug War, Death Rituals Substitute for Justice

As a growing number of families are left mourning the victims, ceremonies have become a more common part of life in Manila’s slums.<p>As soon as Rick Medina saw the body slumped onto the curb on the evening news last November, he knew it was his 24-year-old son, Ericardo. The corpse — dumped on a …

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Authorities uncover more cybersex dens in Lucena City

LUCENA CITY—Authorities have uncovered more than 10 cybersex dens catering to foreign clients in Lucena City, but most had been shut down before they …

'Bilibid scandal' whistleblower, pinatay sa Davao del Norte

Patay ang isang guwardiya ng Davao Prison and Penal Farm, na dating kinilala bilang taong nagsiwalat sa mga iligal na kalakaran sa loob ng New …

Analysis: With assassins on the Philippines police payroll, the world must wake up to the horror of Duterte's war on drugs

The Philippines’ firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte swept to power last year vowing to rid his country of drugs-related crime. Instead the streets he pledged to clean have run with the blood of over 7000 citizens murdered in an outbreak of vigilante violence.<p>A report released on Tuesday by human …

How to watch Super Bowl LI live on iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV

This Sunday we’ll celebrate one of the biggest U.S. traditions of the year, the Super Bowl. This year’s game marks Super Bowl LI and sees the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, TX.<p>As has been the case for the past few years, you have a few options for live streaming the …

Duterte‘most responsible’ for drug slays

This picture taken on January 18, 2017, shows policemen investigating a body of an alleged drug user on the ground after an unidentified gunmen shot …

Frightening

In December 2014, the global human rights monitor Amnesty International slammed the administration of President Benigno Aquino III for what it said …

Duterte terminates ceasefire with Reds

President Rodrigo Duterte. (Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP)<p>MLANG, North Cotabato—Saying he does not expect peace with communist rebels “during our …

DOJ bars NBI from conducting anti-drug operations

MANILA, Philippines - Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) are now prohibited from conducting anti-illegal drug operations under a …

10 volleyball players to watch in UAAP Season 79

The 10 volleyball players to watch in UAAP Season 79. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTOS/TRISTAN TAMAYO<p>As the 79th season of UAAP volleyball opens on Saturday, …

Valdez eyes maturity, improvement ahead of 1st game in Thailand

Alyssa Valdez with her new teammates in Thailand. Photo from Valdez’s Instagram account.<p>Alyssa Valdez has had one of the most successful volleyball …

4 NBI execs relieved amid probe on Korean’s kidnap-slay

National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Director Dante Gierran has relieved four of its officers as part of its investigation following reports that …

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‘PNP paid killers P5,000 per drug user’

ANOTHER FATALITY The body of drug suspect Jayson Reuyan lies on BAC-11 Street near the Parañaque River in Pasay City after he was killed in a police …

Operator ng bus na nag-counterflow, ipinatawag ng LTFRB

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>Viral ngayon sa Facebook ang video ng isang nag-counterflow na bus sa Regalado Avenue sa Quezon City. Kita pa sa video …

AI: ‘Very top of government’ responsible for killings in PH

A crime scene investigator of the Metro Manila police inspects the bodies of two men who were linked to illegal drugs and were found dumped on the …

Cops are paid to kill in PH war on drugs – Amnesty Int'l

MANILA, Philippines – “Pressures from the top” and “financial incentives” have created an “informal economy of death” to drive police killings in the …

4 killed on day war on drugs halted, says PNP

POLICE PURGE Director General Ronald dela Rosa, Philippine National Police chief, admits a breakdown in police discipline and says he was taking …

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Dela Rosa orders PNP: Stop war on drugs

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – National police chief Ronald dela Rosa on Monday, January 30, ordered all police units to stop anti-illegal drug …

Crime victimization at record-low, but fears of unsafe streets rise—SWS

Fewer Filipino families have been victimized by crime in the past six months of the Duterte administration but fears of an unsafe neighborhood have …

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CCTV shows 'bribe' transfer between Lam aide, BI men

MANILA - Senator Richard Gordon presented at a legislative inquiry on Tuesday several CCTV clips showing the transfer of millions of pesos from …

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Amid intense inquiry from senators, former BI exec breaks down

Former BID Associate Commissioner Atty. Al Argosino cries during the Senate Committee on Accountability of Public Officers and Investigations’ second …

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PNP is ‘most organized criminal group,’ says De Lima

Sen. Leila De Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/MARIANNE BERMUDEZ<p>Senator Leila de Lima on Monday dubbed the Philippine National Police (PNP) as “the most …

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Duterte orders 'cleansing' of PNP, extends drug war again

MANILA, Philippines – After the murder of a South Korean that President Rodrigo Duterte admits "embarrassed" him, he has ordered the "cleansing" of …