A jail officer of the Digos City Jail in Davao del Sur province was arrested on Friday, September 1, for allegedly selling illegal drugs, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in this region said.
After Mayor Oscar Moreno barely secured a Writ of Preliminary Injunction (WPI) from the six corruption cases filed against him over an equipment rental from 2007-2012 when he was still the governor of Misamis Oriental, the local chief executive found himself in a legal battle once again when the Ombudsman issued another dismissal order for him.
Private First Class Rudillo Bartolome was fresh from the fighting in Marawi City and was on his way home when he was killed on the spot by police officers in Zamboanga del Sur on Wednesday, Aug. 23.
More than 21 tons of frozen dressed chicken that arrived from Luzon on Tuesday are put on hold at the Tagoloan port in Misamis Oriental while the shipment load is being further verified over concern on the contamination of the poultry products in Pampanga.
The Commission on Human Rights-10 (CHR-10) will investigate the complaint of two civilians who were accused as Communist rebels by state agents in the wake of the massive evacuation of residents in hinterland villages in Opol town, Misamis Oriental, due to the reported presence of hundreds of alleged New People’s Army (NPA) fighters.
More rural villagers are expected to arrive at the evacuation center in the municipality of Opol, Misamis Oriental after a group of armed men believed to be members of the New People’s Army were seen in the town’s four hinterland communities since last week, the mayor said Wednesday.
Northern Mindanao’s indigenous peoples (IPs) are still optimistic President Rodrigo Duterte will act on their complaints of alleged abuses perpetrated by state agents against them as they submitted a report on these violations to the Commission on Human Rights (CHR-10) in the region.
The Office of the Ombudsman indicted former Leyte Representative Eduardo Veloso with graft and malversation for the alleged used of his P24 million pork barrel funds.
Vice Mayor Nova Parojinog and his brother Reynaldo, Jr. aka Dodo were brought to Manila, 7:00 am today, to be turned over to the Regional Trial Court Branch 89 of Quezon City, court who issued the search warrants.
A Lanao del Norte lawmaker has urged appropriate committees in the Lower House to conduct an investigation, in aid of legislation, into the order of the National Police Commission (Napolcom) to remove the deputation power of some local chief executives over the police in their jurisdiction in Mindanao.