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The Sandiganbayan’s Fifth Division has ordered the 90-day preventive suspension of Mayor Reynaldo Tuanda of Jimalalud, Negros Oriental pending litigation of the graft case filed against him. A statement issued by the Office of the Ombudsman on Tuesday said Tuanda is accused of “granting himself a permit to operate or…

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THE Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) reported that a Cessna 152 aircraft crash-landed on the mountains of Pantabang, Aurora at about 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday. CAAP spokesman Eric Apolonio said the aircraft with still unidentified instructor pilot and a student was reportedly on a cross-country flight that took…

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THE Makati City Public Employment Services Office (Makati-PESO) will hold its 2nd mega job fair on Friday from 8 a.m. onwards at the Valenzuela Covered Court on Hormiga corner Tanay Streets, Barangay Valenzuela. Makati Mayor Abby Binay said there will be over 4,500 job vacancies to be filled during the…

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A ROOKIE policeman was arrested by colleagues for manhandling and pistol-whipping a minor over a traffic altercation on Monday evening in Caloocan City. Senior Supt. Jemar Modequillo, Caloocan police chief, said Police Officer 1 Gregorio Rollan was nabbed on a complaint filed by four persons including three minors who figured…

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THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) will deport a Chinese fugitive wanted by authorities in Beijing for economic crimes. BI-Fugitive Search Unit (FSU) operatives arrested Lin Ayong, 54, upon the request of the Chinese Embassy. “He will be deported for being an undocumented alien and for being undesirable due to his…

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TABUK CITY, Kalinga: A man was electrocuted while attempting to climb the fence of a fighting cock breeding area in Barangay Lanna, this city on Monday night. Police Officer 3 Zaldy Chomacog identified the victim as Alex Mangawit Aowing of Limos, Pinukpuk, Kalinga who had burns on his left palm…

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SEOUL: South Korea is negotiating with the United States to buy nuclear-powered submarines to guard against threats from Pyongyang, local reports said Tuesday, as President Donald Trump said Seoul would buy “billions of dollars” of US weapons. Nuclear-powered submarines can stay submerged for months, giving them a far greater range…

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Despite his previous tirades against the United States, President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said the Philippines and the US are “the best of friends.” In his speech during the 67th anniversary of the Philippine Marine Corps. in Taguig City, the President reaffirmed the Philippines’ ties with the US. “We remain…

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SEOUL: A special sauce more than a century older than the United States will be on the menu for Donald Trump at his state banquet in Seoul on Tuesday—along with a diplomatically tricky prawn. The dinner, at the presidential Blue House compound next to a former royal palace, includes a…

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