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Defensor sued over bank loan

By: Gail T. Momblan FORMER provincial administrator Manuel “Boy” Mejorada filed another round of cases against Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. before the Office of the Ombudsman on Dec 13, 2018. This time, Defensor is facing charges for Violation of Section 3 (e) of Republic Act No. 3019 (Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act), grave misconduct, gross […] The post Defensor sued over bank loan appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2018Related News

CPP orders NPA to escalate attacks vs gov’t forces nationwide

  LUCENA CITY -- The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has ordered its armed wing, New People's Army (NPA), to intensify its attack against government forces across the country as Congress approved the third extension of martial law in Mindanao. "The CPP calls on the New People's Army to mount tactical offensives across the country in response to the extension of martial law in Mindanao," the CPP said in a statement on Wednesday. The CPP tasked all Maoist-inspired guerillas "to exert all possible effort to punish the worst fascist units and officers of the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) who have committed grave crimes against the people." Earlier, the S...Keep on reading: CPP orders NPA to escalate attacks vs gov’t forces nationwide.....»»

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

Binay said PH in grave danger if Paolo Duterte intel is true

Binay said PH in grave danger if Paolo Duterte intel is true.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsDec 12th, 2018Related News

China, US discuss plans for trade talks

BEIJING --- China's economy czar and U.S. trade envoys discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive. Vice Premier Liu He talked by phone with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer talked by phone about "the promotion of the next economic and trade consultations," said a two-sentence Commerce Ministry statement. It gave no other details. The announcement indicated talks are on track despite China's weekend threats of unspecified "grave consequences" if the Huawei Technologies Ltd. executive isn't released. S...Keep on reading: China, US discuss plans for trade talks.....»»

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

Napoles appeals transfer to Correctional, cites threats to life

Businesswoman and plunder convict Janet Lim Napoles asked the Sandiganbayan to reconsider her transfer to the Correctional Institute for Women citing "grave threats" to her life......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2018Related News

Abra town mayor, vice mayor suspended over anomalous road project

BAGUIO CITY - The Abra provincial board has slapped Lagayan town mayor Jendricks Luna and his wife, Vice Mayor Joy Chrisma Luna, with a six-month suspension over an allegedly fraudulent road project worthP1.07million.   The suspension order was passed on Dec. 6 and transmitted on Dec. 7 but Luna has not issued a statement, saying he has not yet read the board's decision.   Except for one member, the provincial board chaired by Vice Governor Ronald Balao-as found the Lagayan officials guilty of dishonesty and grave misconduct in connection with the 1,740-meter-long Bai-Nagba Road in Ba-i village.   The Luna couple's suspension stemmed from a complaint file...Keep on reading: Abra town mayor, vice mayor suspended over anomalous road project.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 8th, 2018Related News

Bikers promote road safety, environment

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL –  The 4th Tour of the Fireflies, One Negros Cycle, as part of the 14th Wildlife Month gathered about 3,500 bikers to promote road safety, road sharing and advocate for the environment. The fun ride of some 48.3 kilometers, aside from being an environmental advocacy by using bikes to lessen carbon footprints and […] The post Bikers promote road safety, environment appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsDec 4th, 2018Related News

3 police academy cadets face dismissal over oral sex complaint | ABS-CBN News

Three Philippine National Police Academy cadets were recommended dismissed for grave misconduct over a complaint from 2 freshmen who claimed they were forced into oral sex, the head of the school said.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsDec 3rd, 2018Related News

Extortion charges slapped on cops

Seven cops from Las Piñas City accused of extorting from a relative of a drug suspect were charged with kidnapping with serious illegal detention after surrendering on Thursday. National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) head Police Director Guillermo Eleazar said Friday an administrative case for grave misconduct were also filed against PO1 Erickson Rivera, PO3 […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsNov 30th, 2018Related News

Grave crime, weak defense

This is a rare case of rape. Most of the time this crime is committed by persons who are not related to the victim. In this case however, rape was committed by no less than the father of the victim......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 28th, 2018Related News

Philippine Hall of Fame: It’s not Papa

Philippine baseball legend Filomeno “Boy” Codinera must be laughing in his grave calling this one a strike......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 23rd, 2018Related News

House OKs bill banning corporal punishment of children

The House of Representatives on Monday approved on final reading a bill preventing corporal punishment and promoting the positive and nonviolent discipline of children. With 163 voting in the affirmative, two negative and zero abstention, the lower chamber approved on third reading House Bill No. 8239, or the "Positive and Non-Violent Discipline of Children Act" which seeks to protect children from physical, humiliating, or degrading acts as a form of punishment. The proposed measure shields children from the grave consequences of corporal punishment by prohibiting the infliction of all forms of humiliating or degrading punishment on them in all settings. HB 8239 defines phy...Keep on reading: House OKs bill banning corporal punishment of children.....»»

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

Amazing, electrifying

The Meralco Bolts now enjoy a great ride as renaissance men who have fought back practically from the grave and now in a good position to make a third straight PBA Governors Cup Finals......»»

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

PhilHealth exec says CSC has voided his suspension order

  A regional executive of the Philippine Health (PhilHealth) clarified on Sunday that a 90-day preventive suspension against him had already been voided by the Civil Service Commission (CSC). Dennis Adre, PhilHealth regional vice president in Davao City, said this in reaction to a recent report saying that he had been suspended after being accused of "grave misconduct, gross insubordination and gross neglect of duty." READ:PhilHealth suspends senior exec for 'grave misconduct, negligence' Adre denied the report in a statement. Citing the CSC decision dated Oct. 2, 2018, the statement said : "PhilHealth failed to comply with the second requirement for a preventive suspensi...Keep on reading: PhilHealth exec says CSC has voided his suspension order.....»»

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

Philippines marks 5 years since Super Typhoon Yolanda

TACLOBAN, Philippines – Survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan recalled their terror and loss while gathered Thursday, November 8, at a mass grave for thousands killed 5 years ago in the country's worst storm on record . Then the strongest storm to ever hit land, Yolanda left 6,300 people dead and 1,062 ........»»

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

‘Undas’ tradition: Fans flock at grave of original ‘Ang Probinsyano’

  Fans of Fernando Poe Jr., also known as "Da King" or FPJ, never forget. Every year, on All Saints' Day, they gather before the tomb of Philippine cinema's action superstar at the Manila North Cemetery, tagging along their youngsters, who now enjoy the "Ang Probinsyano" remake starring Coco Martin. Roberto Dofredo, 53, a resident of Binondo, Manila, never missed a year visiting Da King's grave. It's been like a tradition for him, right after offering candles for his dead parents, whose crypts are also at the Manila North Cemetery. "Pagpunta ko kay nanay at tatay, magtitirik ng kandila pagkatapos pupunta ako rito (After I go to my mother and father, and have ligh...Keep on reading: ‘Undas’ tradition: Fans flock at grave of original ‘Ang Probinsyano’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 2nd, 2018Related News

From plastic to blankets, shirts: Group recycles trash from cemeteries

  While Filipinos would take every "Undas" as a chance to visit the grave of departed loved ones in cemeteries, this group has a different agenda.   For years, volunteers from the Tzu Chi Foundation, a Taiwan-based non-government organization that promotes environmental protection, collect sacks of plasticbottles in cemeteries during this season and later transform them to useable items.   Margie Gorospe, a volunteer for eight years now, is stationed at Manila North Cemetery this year. She's been collecting polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles, plastic cups, and cartons since October 31.   By Friday, the group has already collected a total...Keep on reading: From plastic to blankets, shirts: Group recycles trash from cemeteries.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 2nd, 2018Related News

SAF 44 remembered

Members of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force 44 (SAF 44) was remembered as the nation paid respect to its dead during the Undas. Aurelyn Kayob, the widow of PO2 Jerry D. Kayob, one of the 44 SAF troopers slain in the Mamasapano encounter in Maguindanao nearly four years ago, visited the grave of […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsNov 2nd, 2018Related News

[ANALYSIS] The real score on foreign direct investments

  "EJKs will frighten investors." Such was the grave warning from Mahathir Mohamad at a forum in Manila in October 2017, covered by Bloomberg News. As former prime minister of Malaysia and one of the architects of its phenomenal economic rise, Mahathir oversaw the over-six-fold real increase in the Malaysian ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 2nd, 2018Related News

LOOK: Duterte sends flowers to Ninoy and Cory Aquino’s gravesite

President Rodrigo Duterte paid tribute to the late senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr. and former president Cory Aquino on All Saints' Day Thursday. Duterte sent flowers to the tomb of the couple at the Manila Memorial Park in Sucat, Paraaque. Wreaths from Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada and his 2019 election rival Alfredo Lim, meanwhile, were also at the Aquino couple's tomb. Supporters have also started flocking to the grave to pay their respects to the former government officials. /je ...Keep on reading: LOOK: Duterte sends flowers to Ninoy and Cory Aquino’s gravesite.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 1st, 2018Related News