The rise of ‘LGU citizenship’

Gideon Lasco - @inquirerdotnet 02/05/2021

It used to be that regardless of where you live in the Philippines, you expected more or less the same policies and services, with only the urban-rural divide making a difference—for instance, in health care. Of course,…

Makati, Baguio, Davao among 7 high-risk areas for COVID-19 transmissions

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 11/26/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Seven cities and towns in Luzon and Mindanao have been listed as high-risk areas for COVID-19 transmissions, OCTA Research said in its report released on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. In Luzon, these are Makati…

Cebu City vs Makati today

JONAS PANERIO 11/25/2018

THE CEBU City Sharks-Casino Ethyl Alcohol will try to repeat over the Makati Super Crunch when they plunge back into action in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup on Monday at the Ynares Sports Arena in…

Makati court denies gov’t bid for his arrest

Inquirer.net 10/22/2018

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is still a free man after Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 148 turned down the government’s request for an arrest order against the senator on Monday. In a 33-page ruling, RTC Judge…

Cebu City Sharks defends home floor, takes down Makati Skyscrapers

Jonas N. Panerio 10/07/2018

The Cebu City Sharks-Casino Ethyl Alcohol took advantage of some good old home cooking as they took down the Makati Skyscrapers, 70-66, in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup on Saturday night at the raucous…

DOJ asks another Makati City court to order Trillanes’ arrest

Inquirer.net 09/07/2018

The Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday asked the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 150 to order the arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV after President Rodrigo Duterte revoked the amnesty given to him by former President…

Peter Lim a no-show at Makati court

Inquirer.net 08/28/2018

CEBU businessman and suspected big-time drug lord Peter Lim failed to show up before the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 65 for his supposed arraignment on Tuesday. His absence prompted Judge Gina Bibat-Palamos to defer his…

High-profile drug suspect Peter Lim a no-show at Makati court

Inquirer.net 08/28/2018

Accused drug lord Peter Lim on Tuesday failed to show up before the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 65, prompting Judge Gina Bibat-Palamos to defer his arraignment. Lim was charged with two counts of conspiracy to…

Makati court orders arrest of Peter Lim

Inquirer.net 08/14/2018

The Makati City Regional Trial Court has already ordered the arrest of Cebu-based businessman Peter Lim who is accused of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. Makati RTC Judge Gina Bibat-Palamos has also set the…

Labor group stages ‘Triple Whammy’ protests in Makati amid price hikes

Inquirer.net 05/29/2018

MILITANT labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) staged protests in government and private offices in Makati City on Tuesday, to call attention to various issues such as the rising prices of basic commodities, low wages, and contractualization.…

Porn airs in public through digital billboard in Makati

Inquirer.net 03/20/2018

A pornographic video was aired on one of the digital billboards flagging the Executive Building Center in Makati Avenue, Makati City today, around 2 p.m. The spectacle was captured by a bewildered netizen named Mulong Sermonia who…

Pantino secures PSC-Phinma International Juniors 2 title

John Carlo Villaruel 11/26/2017

Cebuano netter Arthur Craig Pantino overcame a sluggish start to hack out a 5-7, 6-0, 6-3 victory over fellow Filipino John Bryan Otico and claim the PSC-Phinma International Juniors 2 title yesterday at the Manila Polo Club…

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