Russia to send newer, S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

Russia to send newer, S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

MOSCOW — Russia announced Monday that it will supply the Syrian government with more modern S-300 missile defense systems, following last week’s downing of a Russian plane by Syria, a friendly fire incident that sent regional tensions over the war-torn country soaring.

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Senate passes bill giving coconut farmers greater representation in PCA board

All 18 senators present on Monday passed on the final reading a measure that will provide coconut farmers greater representation in the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) board, which was tasked to manage the coco levy fund.

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Palace: Colonoscopy, endoscopy part of Duterte’s routine check-up

Malacañang on Monday reiterated that President Rodrigo Duterte remains healthy even as he admitted having undergone certain medical procedures recently.

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No second chance for ‘narco’ cops; over 300 sacked – Albayalde

No second chance for ‘narco’ cops; over 300 sacked – Albayalde

More than 300 policemen who tested positive for using illegal drugs have been dismissed from the force, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said Monday.

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Pimentel: Martial law victims best proof vs Enrile lies

Filipinos who lived through martial law should debunk claims there were no arrests, torture and killings during the 21-year rule of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

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Lightning kills boy, injures 2 others in Zamboanga City

Lightning kills boy, injures 2 others in Zamboanga City

A 14-year-old boy died and two others were in critical condition when lightning hit them at around noon on Saturday, Sept. 22, in Sitio Baluno, Barangay Salaan in this city.

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