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PDEA rewards P3.1M to informants

PDEA Director General Aaron N. Aquino (second from left) leads the Awarding Ceremony for Operation: "Private Eye". Awardees include the 13 confidential informants who provided information t.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsDec 14th, 2018Related News

PDEA rewards P3.1M to informants

PDEA Director General Aaron N. Aquino (second from left) leads the Awarding Ceremony for Operation: "Private Eye". Awardees include the 13 confidential informants who provided information t.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsDec 14th, 2018Related News

Samar diocese snub proposal to keep 1 Balangiga bell in Manila – Manila Bulletin

Samar diocese snub proposal to keep 1 Balangiga bell in Manila  Manila Bulletin By Leslie Ann G. Aquino. The Diocese of Borongan in Eastern Samar has rejected the proposal to keep one of the three Balangiga Bells in Manila. Bishop … Source link link: Samar diocese snub proposal to keep 1 Balangiga bell in Manila – Manila Bulletin.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 13th, 2018Related News

Former PDEA exec linked to shabu missing for 2 months now

MANILA, Philippines – Ismael Fajardo , the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency's top 2 official sacked after being linked to recent multibillion-peso shabu (methamphetamine) shipments, has been missing for two months already. This was confirmed by his former boss PDEA chief Director General Aaron Aquino during a press conference at their ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 12th, 2018Related News

Party drugs consumption seen to increase this holiday season

MANILA, Philippines --- Party-goers will most likely to raise their consumption of party drugs this holiday season, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) chief Director General Aaron Aquino said. Aquino said that in the previous months, the PDEA had intercepted party drugs in airports and high-end bars, hotels, condominiums, and subdivisions. "I assume there will be an increase in consumption, especially left and right ang mga parties ngayon (parties happen left and right)," he told reporters on Wednesday. He said the PDEA will continue to launch operations against illegal drugs, including those being used in holiday events. "Hindi titigil ang PDEA (The PDEA will not stop...Keep on reading: Party drugs consumption seen to increase this holiday season.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 12th, 2018Related News

Maria Ressa is second Filipino named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is the second Filipino to be part of the prestigious “Person of the Year” roster of Time magazine after late President Cory Aquino in 1986. Ressa, who is facing several tax evasion charges, joins the late Jamal Khashoggi, detained Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe and the Capital Gazette, a small newspaper, in […] The post Maria Ressa is second Filipino named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopDec 12th, 2018Related News

Comelec exec runs wild in airport | The Manila Times Online

Commission on Elections Commissioner Rowena Guanzon was reported to have run amuck at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 last week and threatened to sue airport officials. A sourceREAD.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsDec 12th, 2018Related News

Antonio Trillanes IV leaves for US, Europe

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV took the 3 a.m. Eva Air flight at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 yesterday for trips to the United States and Europe......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Comelec exec ‘runs wild’ in airport

Commission on Elections Commissioner Rowena Guanzon was reported to have run amuck at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 last week and threatened to sue airport officials. A source…READ The post Comelec exec ‘runs wild’ in airport appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Dec 11th, 2018Related News

Denials in the face of truth

Accused drug dealing conspirator, now detained Sen. Leila de Lima, one of the major political figures in ensuring trumped-up charges of plunder against three opposition leaders, had the nerve to deny that she and her yellow patron, then President Noynoy Aquino and his administration, persecuted their political foes. Leila was in position then, when she, […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Trillanes seeks SC ruling on Duterte amnesty revocation

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV will question before the Supreme Court the ruling of Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 148 that affirmed the constitutionality of Proclamation No. 572, which voided the amnesty given to him by former President Benigno Aquino III. In his motion dated Dec. 9, released to the media Tuesday, Trillanes' legal counsel Reynaldo Robles urges the Makati RTC to allow them to take their case straight to the Supreme Court. The decision that they want to appeal was the Oct. 22 order where the court affirmed the legality of President Rodrigo Duterte's proclamation. However, in the same ruling, the court refused to order the arrest of Trillanes and reopen the cou...Keep on reading: Trillanes seeks SC ruling on Duterte amnesty revocation.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 11th, 2018Related News

No persecution in ‘pork barrel’ scam cases during Aquino admin – De Lima

MANILA, Philippines --- "I don't know what their definition of political persecution is."   Detained Senator Leila de Lima had this to say as "sympathetic lawmakers," including those with pending plunder cases in relation with the "pork barrel" scam, celebrate the acquittal of former Senator Bong Revilla and "cry political persecution from the previous administration."   In a dispatch from Camp Crame in Quezon City, De Lima, who was Justice Secretary at the time of Revilla's arrest and detention for his plunder and graft cases, noted Monday the Aquino administration "never resorted to public vilification or character assassination of any of those under investigation...Keep on reading: No persecution in ‘pork barrel’ scam cases during Aquino admin – De Lima.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 10th, 2018Related News

Officials to brief congressmen on 3rd Mindanao martial law extension

  MANILA, Philippines --- The executive department will conduct a security briefing with lawmakers at the House of Representatives as President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to extend martial law in Mindanao until end of 2019.   Thebriefing is set on Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. at the Aquino-Makalintal Hall inside the Batasang Pabansa Complex. It was not clear if the discussion would be open to media coverage.   READ:Duterte wants Mindanao martial law extended by one more year   Earlier Monday, security officials led by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Interior Secretary Eduardo Ao, and Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Carlito Galve...Keep on reading: Officials to brief congressmen on 3rd Mindanao martial law extension.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 10th, 2018Related News

HOAX: ‘Ninoy, Cory, and Noynoy’ book ‘pulled out’ due to low sales

Claim: A book about the Aquino family has been "pulled out" from bookstores due to low sales after the 2016 national elections. The blog philnewscourier.blogspot.com posted the claim on October 24, 2017. Since then, it was shared 8 times in different Facebook pages and groups. All of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2018Related News

OWWA brings home 109 distressed OFWs from Saudi Arabia

MANILA, Philippines – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) brought back home 109 Filipino workers from Saudi Arabia, in line with the government's efforts to help distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). The OFWs from Dammam, Saudi Arabia, arrived on Saturday morning, December 8, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 8th, 2018Related News

Why a Filipino esports player was banned from a major Dota 2 tournament

Carlo “Kuku” Palad, a Dota 2 player for Filipino esports team TNC Predator, was banned from attending an upcoming tournament after he was found to have used racist language against the Chinese team during a public game. Dota 2 developer Valve announced in a statement that it was banning Palad from participating in the upcoming […] The post Why a Filipino esports player was banned from a major Dota 2 tournament appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopDec 6th, 2018Related News

Tax amnesty in 2019–Cua

Rep. Dakila Carlo “Dax” E. Cua joined other legislators in approving the consolidated version of the tax amnesty proposal Wednesday. “In 2019, the government will launch a tax amnesty program for all national government taxes. This will give taxpayers, even those with cases pending in courts, an opportunity to settle their liabilities and move forward […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 6th, 2018Related News

BFP-6 stages Fire Olympics 2018

Over 100 fire fighters and scores of fire brigade volunteers from all over Western Visayas competed in the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Olympics. The two-day event ran from Dec 5 to 6, 2018 at the City Time Square in Gaisano City Center, Benigno Aquino Drive, Mandurriao, Iloilo City. Fire Superintendent Crosbee Gumowang, BFP-6 assistant […] The post BFP-6 stages Fire Olympics 2018 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsDec 6th, 2018Related News

Sen. Bam: Inflation rate still high, shelve plan to implement excise tax on fuel in 2019

December 5, 2018. The government should reconsider its decision to implement the excise tax on fuel under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law for 2019 as inflation rate remains far from its original target, according to Sen. Bam Aquino. “Walang basehan itong pagbawi ng pangako ng gobyerno… Source link link: Sen. Bam: Inflation rate still high, shelve plan to implement excise tax on fuel in 2019.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 5th, 2018Related News

NU Lady Bulldogs bag 5th straight UAAP title with 80 straight wins

Perfection achieved. National University completed an 80-game winning romp en route to its fifth straight title after cruising past Far Eastern University, 67-61, for the UAAP Season 81 women's basketball title Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Lady Bulldogs completed a 16-0 sweep of the tournament making 2018 the fifth straight year they've gone undefeated. "What can I say, it's amazing. Winning a few championships and going 80-0 is amazing, and I'm happy to be part of it," said NU head coach Pat Aquino who owns all five of the Lady Bulldogs' titles. "FEU deserved to be here, that team brought out the best out of us. Our goal really is not the sweep but to get the...Keep on reading: NU Lady Bulldogs bag 5th straight UAAP title with 80 straight wins.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 5th, 2018Related News