Suspected rebel killed in Masbate clash

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:42:17 +0000

A suspected member of the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed on Sunday morning in a clash with Philippine Army soldiers in a village in Milagros town in Masbate province, an Army report said.

The post Suspected rebel killed in Masbate clash appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Pork products from Vietnam banned amid African swine fever reports

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:32:28 +0000

Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol on Sunday has ordered a temporary ban on pork coming from Vietnam amid reports that pork samples from that country tested positive for African Swine Fever (ASF).

The post Pork products from Vietnam banned amid African swine fever reports appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Fewer drug addicts? Thousands were killed without due process — Trillanes

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:04:14 +0000

Fewer drug addicts? Thousands were killed without due process — Trillanes

There are fewer drug addicts because they were killed “without due process.”

The post Fewer drug addicts? Thousands were killed without due process — Trillanes appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Do not politicize Dengvaxia — Gordon

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 07:40:08 +0000

Senator Richard Gordon said on Sunday that the public should not “politicize” the Dengvaxia issue amid calls of resignation against Public Attorney’s Office chief Persida Acosta.

The post Do not politicize Dengvaxia — Gordon appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Guanzon: Campaign violators list only covers those living in Metro Manila

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 07:14:48 +0000

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon clarified on Sunday that the list of campaign poster violators posted on her Twitter account only covered those residing in Metro Manila.

The post Guanzon: Campaign violators list only covers those living in Metro Manila appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

SWS poll on fewer drug users ‘proves’ drug war to be ‘effective’ — PNP spox

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 04:36:41 +0000

SWS poll on fewer drug users ‘proves’ drug war to be ‘effective’ — PNP spox

The survey results showing that majority of Filipinos see fewer illegal drug users in their areas “proves” that the government’s war on drugs campaign is effective.

The post SWS poll on fewer drug users ‘proves’ drug war to be ‘effective’ — PNP spox appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Comelec to voters: Don’t accept pre-marked ballots, report them

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:16:54 +0000

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) reminded voters on Friday to make sure that their ballots are not pre-marked before they cast their vote in the upcoming May 2019 elections.

The post Comelec to voters: Don’t accept pre-marked ballots, report them appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

US, China hold 2nd day of talks with no tariff decision

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:48:45 +0000

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer walk together as they leave their hotel in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. U.S. and Chinese negotiators opened talks Thursday on a sprawling trade dispute as Beijing reported its January exports rebounded despite President Donald Trump's tariff hikes. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators held a second day of talks Friday after President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser said he has yet to decide whether to escalate a technology dispute by going ahead with a March 2 tariff increase on imports from China.

The post US, China hold 2nd day of talks with no tariff decision appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Prince Philip won’t be charged in UK car crash

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:51:31 +0000

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prince Philip waits for the bridal procession following the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England. Buckingham Palace said Saturday Feb. 9, 2019, that 97-year-old Prince Philip has decided to stop driving, less than a month after he was involved in a collision that left two women injured. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool, File)

Prince Philip won’t face charges in connection with a car collision that left two women injured, British prosecutors said Thursday.

The post Prince Philip won’t be charged in UK car crash appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more