Faeldon questions complainant’s authority to represent PDEA in drug case

Nicanor Faeldon

Former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon called on Thursday the complaint filed against him before the Department of Justice (DOJ) as “ludicrous” and “baseless” as it failed to directly link him to the P6.4-billion shabu smuggling scandal.

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Japan newspapers vow to fight ‘fake news’

Amid the continuing dissemination of inaccurate and distorted information, the 70th National Newspaper Convention adopted a resolution pledging that newspapers will “contribute to people living safely and with peace of mind, and aim to realise a free and peaceful society, through free speech and a free press.”

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De Lima says prosecution plan to amend charges a sign of weak case

Sen. Leila De Lima INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON

The State prosecutors’ plan to revise the drug trafficking charges they filed against Senator Leila De Lima is an “admission of their lack of evidence,” the senator said on Thursday.

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UST admin silence on Atio hazing case boggles Escudero

UST admin silence on Atio hazing case boggles Escudero

Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero said on Thursday he was “saddened, dismayed and disappointed” over the apparent apathy of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) administration on the death of its law student Horacio “Atio” Castillo III.

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Delhi braces for pollution ‘airpocalypse’ as smog looms

Delhi braces for pollution 'airpocalypse' as smog looms

As Hindus across India celebrate Diwali this week, scientists fear a ban on firecrackers and other emergency anti-pollution measures implemented by authorities may not be enough to prevent a repeat of 2016’s “airpocalypse” in Delhi.

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Chiz to Duterte critics: Present gov’t just similar with previous admin regarding threats

Chiz to Duterte critics: Present gov’t just similar with previous admin regarding threats

Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero is telling critics of President Rodrigo Duterte that the present administration is no different from the previous government regarding threats against the oppositions, pushing for the impeachment of a chief justice and sending to jail a senator.

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AFP ‘increasingly becoming confident’ Malaysian terror leader now killed

AFP ‘increasingly becoming confident’ Malaysian terror leader now killed

Government forces were “increasingly becoming confident” that Malaysian radical leader Dr. Mahmoud Ahmad is now dead, believing that he was among the 20 remaining terrorists holed up in Marawi City that were killed by soldiers since Wednesday.

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