No rights abuses reported so far under Mindanao martial law

06/17/2017

The Commission on Human Rights has not received any rights abuses in Mindanao, nearly after a month since President Rodrigo Duterte placed the entire region under martial law in response to the siege of Marawi City by…

What to do in case of error in your BPI account

06/07/2017

WITH Bank of the Philippine Islands’ electronic banking channels — including automated teller machines, mobile and web-based platforms deliberately placed on offline mode to address an “internal data error” on Wednesday, here are some key takeaways from…

DUTERTE TO SUSPEND WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS

Nestle Semilla 05/31/2017

IF CONFLICT SPREADS TO VISAYAS DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Wednesday that he would suspend the writ of habeas corpus in the Visayas if the threat of terrorism extended beyond Mindanao. Speaking during the…

RESERVATIONS CANCELED

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 05/27/2017

Travel agencies, agents withdraw bookings due to Marawi siege Hotels and resorts are bearing the brunt of the siege in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, that prompted President Duterte to put the entire Mindanao under martial law.…

GILAS NOW 3-0

05/14/2017

Philippine National Team clobbers Malaysia to stay undefeated in SEABA Games today: Smart Araneta Coliseum 3 p.m. – Thailand vs. Myanmar 5 p.m. – Singapore vs Malaysia 7 p.m – Indonesia vs. Vietnam Gilas Pilipinas was unstoppable…

Sandigan OK Binays spiritual trip to Israel

05/11/2017

Former vice president Jejomar Binay and his wife Elenita can go ahead with their spiritual trip to Israel this month. The Sandiganbayan has allowed the requests of the couple despite their graft charges in court. In separate…

Tipster in Sulu ASG operation gets P1M reward

05/06/2017

ZAMBOANGA CITY — An informant, who reportedly helped the military in last month’s operation in Sulu, which led to the death of Abu Sayyaf leader Alhabsy Misaya, received a P1 million cash reward on Friday, Maj. Gen.…

Spanked children more likely to defy parents, be anti-social

05/05/2017

Spanking, or the act of slapping a child’s buttocks, as a form of punishment has been some sort of a ritual in a lot of households. This disciplinary measure has been accepted as a societal norm in…

Number of young smokers on the rise — survey

Inquirer.net 05/05/2017

Despite a decline in the number of Filipino adult smokers, younger smokers aged 13 to 15 went up in the past four years. This was according to the 2015 Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) released on Friday…

Filipinos believe criminals deserve a second chance

04/28/2017

Half of adult Filipinos surveyed agree that a heinous criminal having a chance for reformation is a valid argument against the reimposition of death penalty. In the Social Weather Stations (SWS) first-quarter survey first published in BusinessWorld,…

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