Jails, Justice System Strained as Philippine Drug War Intensifies

MANILA —  In a teeming prison for crime suspects in the Philippines' capital Manila, Rody Lacanilao, an inmate … an influx of detainees from President Rodrigo Duterte's yearlong …...

Palace: President studying best way to reacquire questionable Marcos wealth

… the public on Friday that President Rodrigo Duterte was studying “how … willing to return to the Philippine government part of their wealth … to get access to...

Senate won’t interfere in drug cases vs De Lima, Lacson says

… said the Senate has “no business in arrogantly” asking President Rodrigo Duterte … business in arrogantly asking our president to release Sen de Lima … to get access...

Fitness test sa 600 pulis

SAN JOSE, Occidental Mindoro (PIA) – Sumabak kamakailan ang may 600 bilang ng mga kapulisan sa lalawigan sa tatlong araw na physical fitness test na nagsimula noong ika-23 ng...

Sec. Piñol and food security

By: Johnny Dayang Unlike previous Secretaries of the Department of Agriculture, its incumbent head, Sec. Manny Piñol, a former journalist with a passion for farming, has remarkably set the...

Aus to help Philippines with IS

Aus to help Philippines with IS

Philippines: World Bank Group to Scale Up Support for Peace-building and Development in Mindanao

… with the Philippine government, development partners, and other sectors of Philippine society,” said Victoria Kwakwa, World Bank Vice President for … Metro Manila Flood Management Project, the first...

Nepomuceno nag-resign sa BoC

By: Charina Clarisse L. Echaluce Nag-file ng courtesy resignation si Customs Deputy Commissioner for Enforcement Ariel Nepomuceno para mabigyan ng laya ang bagong Customs commissioner na si Isidro Lapeña...

DA set to review bird flu protocol

ILOILO CITY (PNA) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) will review next week the country’s protocol in responding to avian influenza, said Sec. Emmanuel Piñol Wednesday. The current protocol...

NBI inspects Mabilog’s home

By: Tara Yap ILOILO CITY – A day after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a lifestyle check, four agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) inspected the house of...

Wildfires rage in southern Europe

By: Floro Mercene Extreme weather across southern Europe has fueled thousands of small wildfire and a few large blazes in July and August this year in Italy, Croatia, Montenegro,...

Marawi battle: Philippines yet to accept offer on Australian troops

… help train Filipino troops, but Manila is yet to accept. The Philippines … ground': Foreign Minister Bishop downplays assistance   Foreign Minister Julie Bishop … to seek assurances...

Two Philippine prelates criticize country’s war on drugs

MANILA, Philippines — Two prominent Philippine bishops criticized the government' … Socrates Villegas of Lingayen-Dagupan, president of the Philippine bishops' conference, announced … Two Philippine prelates criticize country’s war...

Philippine war on drugs leaves prison system, trials bursting at seams

MANILA – In a teeming prison for undertrials in the Philippines’ capital Manila, Rody … an influx of detainees from President Rodrigo Duterte’s year-long war … Duterte’s anti-drugs crackdown,...

Philippines war against IS explained

… militants took over the southern Philippines city of Marawi in May … about 600 militants. CONSEQUENCES * Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has warned Marawi … soldiers to help...

Don’t raise 'Pak terror' at BRICS: China to PMChina on Thursday sent out a signal that it would object to any discussion about Pakistan’s role in sheltering terrorists during the upcoming BRICS summit, which will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra …

… will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. China is worried … raise the issue because US president Donald Trump recently accused Pakistan … Asian countries including Pakistan...

Most Asian currencies up; Philippine peso edges lower

Most Asian currencies up; Philippine peso edges lower

Philippines Sustains Lead Manufacturing Index, Highest in ASEAN

… Union (EU), which gives the Philippines a Generalized Scheme of Preference … Philippines Sustains Lead Manufacturing Index, Highest in ASEAN

16 teams vie for GSM 3×3 semis

A total of 16 teams will vie for the two final slots as the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament stages its semifinal round today at the SM...

E-Trikes ipapamahagi sa mahihirap

By: Analou De Vera Nakatakdang ipamahagi ng Manila city government ang 80 electric tricycles (E-Trike) sa pangalawang batch ng beneficiaries sa Malate. Sinabi ni Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada na...