Aquino hits UN for ‘mission impossible’

Aquino hits UN for ‘mission impossible’

President Benigno Aquino 3rd on Wednesday said the mission given by the United Nations to Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights in the Middle East was unclear and impossible to carry out. Speaking at a ceremony at Malacañang honoring the … Read more »

  • Four missing in Philippine trash avalanche

    MANILA: Four people were missing after a huge garbage dump collapsed just outside the Philippine capital on Friday, the provincial police chief said. The four maintenance men who work on the dump site in the town of Rodriguez could not … Read more »

  • AQUINO’S BRUNEI TRIP TO COST TAXPAYERS P7M

      The Philippine government will be spending P7 million for President Benigno Aquino 3rd’s overnight trip to Brunei, where the 22nd high-level meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will be held. Last year, the government allocated P11 … Read more »

  • Maceda: Only more jobs can ease poverty

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    THE failure of the government to provide employment to about four million jobless Filipinos nationwide is the reason why the incidence of poverty in the country remains high and unless it is addressed the number will continue to grow up. … Read more »

Nation

Britons arrested for assaulting security guards

SECURITY marshalls at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig arrested two Britons for allegedly assaulting two guards who stopped them from skateboarding in the commercial establishment on Saturday. Taguig City Police Chief Senior Supt. Arthur Asis said Britons Sam Reynolds … Read more »

Regions

Mayon eruption may ignite wild fires – DENR

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Wednesday has placed all forest and fire protection officers in Albay province on high alert against threat of potential wildfires due to the impending explosion of Mayon Volcano. In a statement, … Read more »

Top Stories

  • ‘Purisima must go’ if the PNP is to modernize

    Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Alan Purisima is jeopardizing the passage of a measure that aims to modernize the police institution because unless he steps down, Congress may not pass the legislation, a lawmaker said on Wednesday. In a television … Read more »

  • Stay indoors, Filipinos in Hong Kong advised

    THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has urged overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong to stay indoors and keep away from protest rallies there. “I urge and advise our OFWs in Hong Kong to be mindful about their … Read more »

  • Terrorists recruiting suicide bombers

    FOREIGN terrorists who have been hiding in the Philippines and who have reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have been trying to recruit local “suicide bombers” for the longest time but continue to fail, … Read more »

  • Manila port extortions probed

    MALACAÑANG on Wednesday said a multi-agency task force will investigate reports of massive extortions perpetrated by some individuals and well-entrenched rings inside and outside the Port of Manila. Cabinet Secretary Jose Rene Almendras said Task Force Pantalan was formed to … Read more »

  • PNP official says model used forged business card

    A senior official of the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday denied knowing personally a female model who bragged that she avoided a traffic citation when she used his signed business card. Chief Supt. Alexander Ignacio, head of the PNP … Read more »