Faeldon plea to junk drug raps rejected

Faeldon plea to junk drug raps rejected

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has junked former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon’s plea to dismiss the string of criminal complaints filed against him by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in relation to the P6.4-billion drug smuggling scandal that sneaked past the Customs systems during his term.

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Not enough military support for revolutionary gov’t—Chiz

Not enough military support for revolutionary gov’t—Chiz

President Rodrigo Duterte does not have enough support in the military to establish a revolutionary government, Sen. Francis Escudero said on Thursday.

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Trillanes files ethics complaint vs Gordon

Trillanes files ethics complaint vs Gordon

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Thursday filed an ethics complaint against Sen. Richard Gordon for allegedly resorting to name-calling and malicious statements against him, making unwarranted accusations against other senators and behaving in a disorderly manner during Senate hearings.

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PNP glad drug war has wide support, but sad cops are slay suspects

PNP glad  drug war has wide support, but sad cops are slay suspects

Although demoted from the lead role in President Duterte’s war on drugs, the Philippine National Police still welcomes the Pulse Asia poll that found majority of Filipinos support the crackdown on narcotics.

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Jeepney drivers urged to form cooperatives

Jeepney drivers urged to form cooperatives

Jeepney operators should form cooperatives and consortiums so they can acquire at least 10 new jeepneys offered at P1.4 million each under the government’s public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program, transportation officials said at the House of Representatives on Thursday.

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AFP: New ‘emir’ among latest fatalities

AFP: New ‘emir’ among latest fatalities

The military said on Thursday that there was a “big possibility” that a top Malaysian militant tipped to become the point man of the Islamic State (IS) group in Southeast Asia had been killed in a clash with troops overnight.

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