Council approves anti-terror ordinance that will penalize possession of extremist materials and paraphernalia

THE DAVAO City council has approved the anti-terror ordinance, which penalizes the recruitment and membership to local and international extremist groups. “We will just...

Duterte wants martial law until end of 2017

By Ian Nicolas P. Cigaral Reporter PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte plans to extend military rule in Mindanao until the end of the year to defeat a...

SWS: Satisfaction with state institutions ‘good’

PUBLIC SATISFACTION ratings of chief government institutions under the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte settled in the “good” territory during the second quarter...

Tugade defends LTFRB, says ‘cap’ being planned on TNVS applications

TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY Arthur P. Tugade on Tuesday said the government is planning to put a “cap” on the wave of ride-sharing drivers applying for...

US congressional body to investigate PHL drug war

By Jil Danielle M. Caro A US congressional body is set to conduct this week a hearing on the “human rights consequences of the war...

Marawi siege cases moved to Taguig court

THE SUPREME Court (SC) announced yesterday that it has decided to move all cases relating to the Marawi City siege to the Regional Trial...

Police says it is ‘100% ready’ for SONA security as it appeals for peaceful...

By Jil Danielle M. Caro THE PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) yesterday appealed to protesters that will hold rallies during the President’s 2nd State of the...

Imee Marcos’s SC appeal for ‘Ilocos 6’ release re-raffled after Justices inhibit from case

THE PETITION filed before the Supreme Court (SC) by Ilocos Norte Governor Imelda Josefa “Imee” R. Marcos for the release of six provincial employees...

Military labels NPAs as ‘communist terrorists’

MEMBERS OF the New People’s Army (NPA), who continue to carry out attacks in various parts of the country despite efforts of the communist...

Cebu bus co-op signs deal for 60 e-buses with Australian firm

AT LEAST 60 electronic buses will soon operate in Metro Cebu under the Cebu Provincial Bus and Mini Bus Operators Cooperative, which has signed...

DMCI still looking into cause of Skyway beam collapse

THE CONTRACTOR of the Skyway Stage 3 project, DM Consunji, Inc. (DMCI), said it is still investigating the cause of yesterday morning’s collapse of...

Cebu City mayor mulls banning private cars in downtown area after BRT launch

MAYOR Tomas R. Osmeña is considering a ban on private vehicles within Cebu City’s downtown area when the bus rapid transit (BRT) project becomes...