Advertisements


Aguirre’s closest political ally gunned down in Quezon

MULANAY, Quezon -- A barangay captain was shot dead by still unidentified riding-in- tandem gunmen in Bgy. Cambuga, here, on Saturday night. Town police commander Chief Insp. Bonna Obmerga identified the slain village chief as Domingo Ruedas. Obmerga said Ruedas was standing in front of his variety store at said….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalApr 8th, 2018

Ex-DOJ chief outraged by murder of supporter in Quezon

    Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has expressed outrage over the killing of one of his family's political supporters, a reelected village councilor in Mulanay, Quezon. Marlon Moldon, a Barangay Ajos councilor whom Aguirre said was a staunch supporter of his family, was assassinated in Barangay Sta. Rosa on Thursday, May 17. In a statement on Friday, Aguirre branded Moldon's assassination as a "cowardly act of the desperate and of the power hungry." "Murder and violence are the hallmarks of men who cannot fully live under the rule of law. They have no place in the politics of Quezon Province. They have no place in politics anywhere," Aguirre said. ...Keep on reading: Ex-DOJ chief outraged by murder of supporter in Quezon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Anti-drug cop, 3 suspects shot dead

An anti-narcotics agent was gunned down in North Cotabato on Thursday while three drug suspects were killed in stings in Bulacan and Quezon in the past two days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

UAAP: Ateneo commences title defense opposite Adamson

Games on Sunday at the MOA Arena 12:00 PM – FEU vs La Salle 4:00 PM – Ateneo vs Adamson Ateneo de Manila University is the favorite to win it all yet again in the 81st Season of the UAAP Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Blue Eagles will immediately face a tough test to begin their title defense, however, in the form of battle-hardened Adamson University on Sunday at the MOA Arena. The defending champions meet one of their expected to be closest competitors in the season at 4:00 PM. Of course, all of the action will be on S+A, S+A HD, and livestream. Meanwhile, intact Far Eastern University wages war against new-look De La Salle University at 12:00 PM. In Women’s action, the NU Lady Bulldogs begin their quest for a four-peat up against the UST Tigresses at 8:00 AM in the same venue. Over at the Blue Eagle Gym in Katipunan, Quezon City, there will be matchups between the Ateneo Lady Eagles and UP Lady Maroons at 9:00 AM, between the Adamson Lady Falcons and the La Salle Lady Archers at 11:00 AM, and between the UE Lady Warriors and the FEU Lady Tamaraws at 1:00 PM. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

2 Trump aides convicted

NEW YORK — Donald Trump stood accused of conspiring to commit campaign fraud and two of his closest aides faced jail time Tuesday, after court proceedings delivered a legal and political one-two punch to his embattled presidency. In a drama that played out simultaneously across two US cities, courts found the aides guilty of eight […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Two Trump lieutenants found guilty, president implicated

NEW YORK: Donald Trump stood accused of conspiring to commit campaign fraud and two of his closest aides faced jail time Tuesday, after court proceedings delivered a legal and political one-two punch to his embattled presidency. In a drama that played out simultaneously across two US cities, courts found the aides guilty of eight charges [...] The post Two Trump lieutenants found guilty, president implicated appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Israeli help

It has never been done before simply because it was unthinkable. That is dragging a third country into a domestic conflict or internal security operation involving local suspected Islamic terrorists. Even the United States, the country’s closest military ally, limits its participation in such operations to intelligence and surveillance support….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Car theft, drug suspects gunned down

Car theft and drug suspects were killed in separate shootouts with police officers in Cavite, Quezon and Albay over the weekend, authorities said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Car theft, drug suspects gunned down

Car theft and drug suspects were killed in separate shootouts with police officers in Cavite, Quezon and Albay over the weekend, authorities said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

SBP of QC, Davao’s Hugpong forge alliance

Quezon City’s Serbisyo sa Bayan Party (SBP) yesterday forged an alliance with Davao City Mayor and presidential daughter Sara Duterte’s regional political party Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Lorenzo M. Tañada: Filipino hero and nationalist

There was a time when the Philippine Senate was a pantheon of intellectual and political giants – Manuel L. Quezon, Jose P. Laurel, Claro M. Recto, Jose W. Diokno, Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino and definitely, Lorenzo M. Tañada......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Group of ex-political detainess gather along Commonwealth to protest killings, unfulfilled promises

A GROUP of ex-political detainees gathered in Commonwealth in Quezon City ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address on Monday. Rudy Tubero, a member of the Ex-Political Detainees Initiative, said his group was protesting against the killings and the unfulfilled promises under the Duterte administration. “Nandito kami para mapakita na talagang [...] The post Group of ex-political detainess gather along Commonwealth to protest killings, unfulfilled promises appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

NPA returnee slain in Quezon town

LUCENA CITY - A former New People's Army (NPA) rebel who surrendered to the military was gunned down in San Narciso town in Quezon province on Thursday. A spot report from San Narciso police s.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

What makes the new Bangsamoro political entity “more than ARMM”?

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews / 14 July) — Flashing the peace sign shortly after suspending the Day 3 session at 10:50 p.m. on Wednesday with “95% of the work done,” Zubiri reiterated what he told MindaNews earlier that afternoon: “1,000 per cent better than ARMM” (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao). Last month, he said the same […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

The Bangsamoro law: not fully CAB-compliant but “it’s ARMM plus definitely”

QUEZON CITY  (MindaNews / 14 July) — It may not fully comply with the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), the peace agreement signed by the government (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in 2014, but “it’s ARMM plus definitely,” Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said of the new political entity that would […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

CBCP: Church an ally of government, not political opponent

Church leaders stressed that the government should regard the Catholic Church as a partner for common good, not as an enemy, amid the growing rift between President Rodrigo Duterte and the religious leaders......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Barangay disaster preparedness emphasized

MULANAY, QUEZON: Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs Francis Tolentino focused on disaster preparedness of barangays when he acted as inducting officer on Saturday night of the 460 barangay officials, including Sangguniang Kabataan chair at the people’s park in this town. “I’m aware that some barangays such as Sta. Rosa and San Isidro only have less… link: Barangay disaster preparedness emphasized.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

Profiles of candidates for Ombudsman

NINE individuals have applied for the position of Ombudsman, which Conchita Carpio-Morales would vacate in July. Below are their profiles. LABOR SECRETARY SILVESTRE BELLO 3RD Born on June 23, 1944 in Cagayan Valley. Obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science at the Manuel L. Quezon University. Received Bachelor of Laws at the Ateneo [...] The post Profiles of candidates for Ombudsman appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants

MUNICH: Hardliners of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc are poised Monday to give the German leader an ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching the country into a political crisis. Three years after her decision to open Germany’s borders to migrants fleeing war in Syria and Iraq and misery elsewhere, Merkel is still struggling [...] The post Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

NPA owns killing of Quezon village chief

LUCENA CITY - The New People's Army (NPA) operating in Quezon province on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the killing of a village chief in San Narciso town. Cleo del Mundo, spokesperson of the NPA Apolonio Mendoza Command, said a rebel hit squad killed Ruben Carabido in the house of his sibling in Barangay Busok-Busokan around noontime Monday. In her Facebook post on Tuesday afternoon, Del Mundo said Carabido was gunned down by NPA rebels while watching who among the tenants in one of the big estates he was overseeing would bring out coconuts without permission. Del Mundo said Carabido was a "legitimate target" of the NPA as he was accused of maintaining armed goons to prote...Keep on reading: NPA owns killing of Quezon village chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Robbery, drug suspects gunned down

An alleged leader of a criminal gang and a drug suspect were killed in reported encounters with police officers in Negros Occidental and Quezon, respectively, on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 5th, 2018