President Rodrigo Duterte declared Jan.21 as a special non-working holiday in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Isabela City in Basilan, and Cotabato City to give way for the coming first plebiscite to ratify the proposed Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).
Tan said the red-tag “can cause anxiety among parents and students, while encouraging the military and the police to harass UP faculty and students.”
MANGGAGAWA Party-list slammed on Wednesday the decision of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc to disqualify them to join the 2019 midterm polls, saying such decision insults the Filipino workers.
Anti-narcotics operatives here recovered P375,000 worth of shabu from a woman in a buy-bust operation on Wednesday, January 5, at a military checkpoint in Davao City.
As the government intensifies its campaign against illegal drugs, Makabayan representatives in Congress filed a bill to support the call to spare journalists from becoming witnesses during anti-drug operations.
The Regional Trial Court of Quezon City Branch 100 on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, dismissed the case against Baylosis and Guillermo, and ruled that their arrest by the PNP-AFP last year was illegal.
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, on Monday, told Presidential son Paolo Duterte and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s husband, Atty. Maneses Carpio to better be ready in also facing “challenges”, as he pleaded not guilty, on Tuesday, to the four libel cases lodged against him by the two in a local court here.
The Promotion of Church People’s Response (PCPR) scored the latest remark of President Rodrigo Duterte against the church and bishops, saying his tirades “it deliberately persuades religious differences and amplifies disrespect and violence among the people.”
Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Ariel Casilao told the Duterte government that it’s better to resume the peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) than to aim for “another unreachable and fantastical goal” of ending insurgency on the country in the next three years.
Davao City Police Office (DCPO) has reported a decrease in the recorded crime volume for 2018 due to the intensified campaign against criminality.