Quiboloy not ‘armed and dangerous’ even with 19 guns – PNP

Faith Argosino 04/08/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Kingdom of Jesus Christ (KJC) founder Apollo Quiboloy, who has an arrest warrant for sexual abuse, is not considered “armed and dangerous” even though he has 19 assorted firearms, the spokesman of the Philippine…

Marcos signs EO reinforcing PH maritime security in WPS

Faith Argosino 03/31/2024

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has signed an executive order geared at strengthening the country’s maritime security and domain awareness in light of China’s recent aggressive threats in the West Philippine Sea (WPS). Executive Order…

PDEA warns vs. proliferation of Marijuana-flavored vapes

Faith Argosino 03/17/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has cautioned the public on the proliferation of electronic cigarettes or vape containing marijuana oil. It issued the warning after monitoring an upsurge in the product’s presence nationwide…

Edsa People Power Anniv: Marcos asked to focus on fight vs corruption

Faith Argosino 02/25/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) has opposed proposals to amend the 1987 Constitution and urged the current administration to instead focus more on people’s needs and eradicating corruption. NCCP’s pronouncements…

131 policemen dismissed within first 45 days of 2024

Faith Argosino 02/22/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) revealed that the organization has dismissed from service around 131 policemen from January 1 to February 14, 2024. PNP spokesperson Colonel Jean Fajardo said in a press briefing on…

Bomb threats strike several gov’t agencies, LGUs on Feb 12

Faith Argosino 02/12/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Several offices of national government agencies and local government units (LGU) received bomb threats on Monday, authorities said. The San Marcelino Public Information Office revealed on social media that the Department of Education’s (DepEd) division office…

Suspect in Mindanao State University bombing surrenders – AFP

Faith Argosino 02/12/2024

MANILA, Philippines — One of the suspects linked to the fatal bombing at the Mindanao State University (MSU) last December 3 surrendered to authorities on Sunday, according to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). AFP said in a…

PNP will not enforce arrest warrant for Duterte if ICC issues one

Faith Argosino 02/07/2024

MANILA, Philippines — If the warrant of arrest from the International Criminal Court (ICC) for former President Rodrigo Duterte ever comes out, the Philippine National Police (PNP) will not enforce it, according to its spokesperson Col. Jean…

Sen. Marcos calls UN Special Rapporteur Khan a ‘threatening’ foreign meddler

Faith Argosino 02/05/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Imee Marcos called UN Special Rapporteur Irene Khan “meddlesome” after the latter recommended the abolition of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-Elcac), which she said is already outdated.…

Duterte has stopped taking fentanyl before becoming President — Panelo

Faith Argosino 01/29/2024

MANILA, Philippines —  Former President Rodrigo Duterte stopped taking Fentanyl even before his election as the chief executive of the country in 2016, according to his then chief legal counsel, Salvador Panelo. President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.…

BuCor reports transfer of 48 inmates from NBP to Leyte Regional Prison

Faith Argosino 01/21/2024

MANILA, Philippines — In line with the government’s efforts to decongest jails, 48 inmates, or persons deprived of liberty (PDLs), from the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City have been transferred to Leyte Regional Prison in Abuyog,…

PNP orders inventory after case folders of erring cops went missing

Faith Argosino 01/15/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has ordered its regional directors to conduct an inventory of its records concerning erring policemen with administrative cases after the files of some National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO)…

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