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DESPITE winning in the recent midterm elections, politicians on the so-called ‘narcolist’ are not off the hook as the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) said it will still pursue administrative charges filed against them.
FRAUD and violence in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) during the recently concluded national elections will lead to a multitude of conflicts, a UK-based non-government organization reported.
CIVIL society organizations (CSOs) with community-level projects addressing violent extremism will be the recipients of a grant of around $3 million said the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).
THE Commission on Audit (CoA) said the Department of National Defense (DND) has failed to implement various projects which has been pending for three to 11 years and failed to return the funds associated with the projects, incurring long-running payables to other agencies.
PETER Joemel Advincula, the man claiming to be the netizen “Bikoy” in the video series against President Rodrigo R. Duterte, surrendered to the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday.
THE House of Representatives approved on second reading Wednesday the refiled bill creating the Coconut Industry Trust Fund, which Malacañang had vetoed.
CHINA has deployed anew clam-harvesting fleets to the South China Sea in the last six months, including in Scarborough Shoal, according to American-based think-tank Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI).
TUESDAY’S SUPPOSED proclamation of winners for senators and party-list groups was postponed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as canvassing of election returns (ER) was still ongoing.
THE House of Representatives passed on third and final reading Monday a bill requiring companies to disclose their corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.
THE House of Representatives is set to discuss pending local and national bills in the next three weeks as regular sessions resume Monday.
ANALYSTS cited different factors which led to the fall of some dynasties in parts of the National Capital Region during the recent election.
MORE THAN 100 public transportation drivers nationwide have so far been tested positive for using illegal drugs, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said in an update Thursday on its surprise drug tests which began late last year.
THE SANDIGANBAYAN approved the plea bargain of former Department of Agriculture (DAR) Caraga regional head Datu Yusoph B. Mama over the misappropriation of P184,904 in public funds for his personal use.
TWO VOTE counting machines (VCM) were burned on Tuesday morning by still unidentified armed men in Jones, Isabela, an area identified as an election hotspot and categorized under “grave concern.”
QUEZON CITY 1st District Rep. Vicente “Bingbong” P. Crisologo, who is running for mayor, was released on Monday afternoon after being arrested on Sunday night for supposed obstruction of justice in relation to an alleged vote-buying scheme by his team.
MORE POLITICIANS have been resorting to vote-buying rather than inflicting harm on their opponents, one of the factors for the significant decline in election-related violence this year compared to previous polls, according to the Philippine National Police (PNP).
MALACAÑANG warned on Friday that President Rodrigo R. Duterte will not allow any form of cheating by the election commission in the 2019 midterm elections on Monday, stressing that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) should ensure the integrity of the ballots.
POLICE confirmed that Daraga, Albay Mayor Carlwyn G. Baldo, the main suspect in the killing of Ako Bicol party-list Representative Rodel M. Batocabe and his security escort, surrendered on Friday morning to the authorities.
A CRIMINAL complaint of estafa was filed against Peter Joemel Advincula — the man who claims to be “Bikoy,” the man behind the viral “Ang Totoong Narcolist” videos — for organizing a beauty pageant and later disappearing without giving the prizes to the winners.
THE QUEZON City Prosecutor’s Office has recommended the filing of a libel charge against Davao del Norte 1st District Rep. Pantaleon D. Alvarez for his “defamatory” comments against Davao del Norte 2nd District Rep. Antonio R. Floirendo Jr.
THE number coding scheme for provincial buses will be lifted on Friday, May 10, and Tuesday, May 14, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said.
A TOTAL of 247,830 police and military officers will be deployed nationwide to secure the midterm elections on May 13.
A TOTAL of 247,830 police and military officers will be deployed nationwide to secure the midterm elections on May 13. The Philippine National Police (PNP)...
THE Department of Transportation (DoTr) said the government has obtained an undertaking from China to prioritize Filipino workers in all China-assisted infrastructure projects.
THE Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) is preparing to file charges against politicians who supported the collection of “permit-to-campaign” fees by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New Peoples’ Army (CPP-NPA).
ABOUT 8,235 rallyists participated in several protests nationwide on Labor Day, according to the Philippine National Police (PNP), and there were no reported untoward or violent incidents as of 3 p.m. Militant groups, including labor organizations, conducted protest actions at Welcome Rotonda in Quezon City, Liwasang Bonifacio, Recto Avenue, and España Blvd. in Manila.