Locsin: How about jailing public officials with mind of 9-year-old?

Inquirer.net 01/24/2019

MANILA, Philippines — How about jailing adult elected public officials – with the mind of a nine-year-old – for pocketing a portion of their “pork”? Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. raised this question on Tuesday amid…

Palace: Probe slay of Cebu prosecutor

Inquirer.net 01/21/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang has ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Philippine National Police to thoroughly investigate the murder of a former Cebu City prosecutor who was ambushed in Cebu City last week. “We are…

Execs to nat’l agencies: Help us

Inquirer.net 12/30/2018

WORST N. SAMAR FLOODING IN 30 YEARS TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines – Local officials of Northern Samar are seeking immediate assistance from national agencies as the province struggles with its worst flooding in 30 years. “We are appealing…

DOLE reminds employers: Follow proper pay rules on New Year’s Day

Inquirer.net 12/30/2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has reminded employers to observe proper payment of wages for employees who will work on New Year’s Day, a regular holiday. In a statement, DOLE said Labor…

Youth urged: Emulate Jose Rizal’s principles

Inquirer.net 12/29/2018

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang urged the Filipino youth to draw inspiration from the life of Dr. Jose Rizal and emulate the principles that made him the country’s greatest hero. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo issued the statement on…

Usman’s floods displace 282 families in N. Samar

Inquirer.net 12/29/2018

TACLOBAN CITY — Floods have displaced 282 families or 1,280 individuals in 12 barangays in Catarman, Northern Samar, due to heavy rains spawned by Tropical Depression “Usman.” The families have been staying in the town’s auditorium after…

7.1-magnitude quake rattles sea of Davao

Inquirer.net 12/29/2018

MANILA, Philippines – A 7.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Davao Oriental on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Engr. Rommel Allan Labayog, Phivolcs Zamboanga City station chief, said the temblor was strongly felt in the…

Court clears Arroyo of electoral sabotage case

Inquirer.net 12/28/2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Pasay City Regional Trial Court has dismissed the electoral sabotage case against House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. This is the last criminal case against the former President after she was cleared of plunder by…

CHR launches probe vs father who tied son upside down

Inquirer.net 12/27/2018

MANILA — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has launched an investigation into an incident involving a father who tied his young son upside down to force his wife working abroad to come home. “While the CHR…

Garins face raps for mauling cop

Inquirer.net 12/27/2018

Manila — Guimbal Mayor Oscar Garin and his son Rep. Richard Garin are facing seven criminal complaints filed by the police officer they beat up in Iloilo and four administrative cases filed by the Philippine National Police…

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