Floirendo accepted his removal after seeing that the House leadership deemed his services were no longer needed in the CA.
Two Makabayan bloc lawmakers expressed dismay on the acquittal of “Pork Barrel Queen” Janet Napoles in the illegal detention case filed by Benhur Luy.
Duterte appointed former Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff and retired general Roy Cimatu as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources secretary.
A multi-sectoral group on Monday has called for a Senate inquiry to probe deeper into the allegation that some local government and military officials in Sulu are colluding with the ISIS-linked Abu Sayyaf Group.
The Army’s 10th ID dared Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao to file cases in courts against soldiers whom he believed committed abuses in the performance of their duty as state security forces.
At least six militiamen under the Army’s 72nd Infantry Battalion surrendered to NPA in Sagundanon, Kibawe town in Bukidnon.
The extrajudicial killings in the Philippines was done in the course of US-driven counterinsurgency programs.
The name of lawyer Ramon Edison C. Batacan has surfaced lately as one of the potential candidates to head DENR
Gina Lopez was unfit to be the head of Department of Environment and Natural Resources because she was “adamant in defending her illegal action,” Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano said in a statement on Friday.
The National Union of Journalists in the Philippines criticized City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte, for threating “Radyo ni Juan” broadcaster Dodong Solis.