PRO-7 exec: Slain cop is same cop in narco-list

Nestle L. Semilla 10/14/2018

THE police officer killed in the Oct. 12 Talisay City ambush is the same person included in President Rodrigo Duterte’s narco-list. Supt. Reyman Tolentin, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said this in an interview with…

Politicians on ‘narcolist’ down to 85 — PDEA

Inquirer.net 10/14/2018

The number of “narcopoliticians” has been trimmed down to 85 after the arrest and death of 8 others, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said. According to PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino, the 85 “narcopoliticians” were included in…

PH gives aid worth $300K to Indonesia for quake-tsunami victims

Inquirer.net 10/10/2018

BALI — The Philippines has sent over US$300,000 in assistance to Indonesia ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte’s arrival here for the Southeast Asian leaders’ meeting. At a press briefing on Wednesday, Manila’s ambassador to Indonesia Leehiong Wee…

Duterte eyes suspension of excise taxes on oil

Inquirer.net 10/09/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said his administration was eyeing the suspension of excise taxes on oil amid the record-high inflation in the country. “Maybe,” Duterte said when asked for his comment, adding that Finance Secretary Carlos…

Mocha Uson fumes over reports she was fired, cries ‘fake news’

Inquirer.net 10/08/2018

Resigned Assistant Communications Secretary Mocha Uson fumed on Monday over what she described as “fake news” about her supposed dismissal from her post. Uson vehemently denied an INQUIRER.net report that she was allegedly fired by President Rodrigo…

Jeepney drivers warned against joining transport strike

Inquirer.net 10/07/2018

The government warned on Sunday that it would not tolerate jeepney drivers who would join a transportation strike that might happen within the month. Several transportation operators have announced their plan to hold a transport strike due…

Palace: People will know if Duterte has serious ailment

Inquirer.net 10/04/2018

The public will know if President Rodrigo Duterte has a serious ailment. This was Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque’s assurance on Thursday as speculations on the President’s health resurfaced after skipping an event in Malacañang after allegedly being…

Nograles drops Senate bid

Inquirer.net 10/03/2018

DAVAO 1st District Rep. Karlo Nograles yesterday dropped his plan to run for Senate in the 2019 midterm elections. The House appropriations panel chair and nephew of President Rodrigo Duterte said in a statement that he would…

Mocha quits gov’t post

Inquirer.net 10/03/2018

SAYING she was making a “sacrifice,” controversial Assistant Communications Secretary Mocha Uson resigned from her post yesterday morning. Uson announced her resignation during the hearing of the Senate committee on finance on the proposed budget of the…

Duterte didn’t admit hand in murders – Palace

Inquirer.net 10/01/2018

EJK ‘only sin’ remark won’t bolster ICC case, cause impeachment Malacañang has belittled claims that President Rodrigo Duterte’s supposed admission that his “only sin is the extrajudicial killings” could bolster the case before the International Criminal Court…

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