US, South Korea hold ceremony to return home war remains

AP 07/13/2018

SEOUL, South Korea — The United States and South Korea held a ceremony on Friday to return home the remains of two servicemen killed during the 1950-1953 Korean War. Seoul’s Defense Ministry said the remains of an…

US, China economic trade war starts

AFP 07/06/2018

The US and China on Friday launched tit-for-tat tariffs on each other’s imports, the opening shots in what Beijing called “the largest trade war in economic history” between the world’s top two economies. At the stroke of…

Drug war worsened jail overcrowding in 2017, says COA

Inquirer.net 07/04/2018

Overcrowding in the country’s jails — housing suspects who have not even been convicted yet — got worse last year, as the Duterte administration waged its war on illegal drugs. The Commission on Audit (COA) said the…

Fighting the drug war: Human rights

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/01/2018

DUTERTE YEAR 2 (SECOND OF FOUR PARTS) To ensure that government authorities fall within the limits allowed by law in their campaign against illegal drugs, the Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) has launched a…

Fighting the drug war: Cleaning the ranks

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/30/2018

DUTERTE YEAR 2 If he could only turn back the hands of time, Wilfredo Hortezuela would not have allowed his eldest son to become a policeman. “Risgo kaayo trabahoa. (It’s a very risky job),” he said. Persistence…

CPPO chief: Deaths cannot be avoided in war against drugs

Nestle L. Semilla 06/27/2018

CASUALTIES cannot be avoided in an intensified campaign against illegal drugs, said a top official of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO). Senior Supt. Manuel Abrugena, CPPO director, said that casualties are a natural occurrence especially when…

Intensify war against illegal gambling or face dismissal

Nestle L. Semilla 06/25/2018

CIDG-7 TO POLICE THE Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) has urged the region’s chiefs of police to intensify their campaign against illegal gambling. This after the Philippine National Police (PNP) has implemented the…

Koreas mark war anniversary in mood of detente

AFP 06/25/2018

The two Koreas marked on Monday their war anniversary in a mood of detente, with Pyongyang dropping its customary anti-US rhetoric and Seoul saying talks have begun on moving the North’s artillery back from the tense border.…

US prepares to receive war remains from NKorea

AP 06/23/2018

Seoul, South Korea — The U.S. military said Saturday that it was moving “assets” to a U.S. air base near South Korea’s capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea’s returning of the remains…

Duterte solicits help of village chiefs in drug war

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/07/2018

NIP it in the bud. This was the challenge of President Rodrigo Duterte to village chiefs in the wake of the administration’s relentless fight against illegal drugs. Mr. Duterte stressed the “vital role” played by barangay captains…

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