Dela Rosa admits son faces deficiencies at PNPA

By Mar Gabriel Eagle News Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa revealed on Thursday that his son faced deficiencies in some of his subjects in the Philippine National Police Academy. According to Dela Rosa, Rock, who is in his first year at the PNPA, fell short in two subjects, including communication. He said his son needed to take a removal exam in that subject to determine if he passes or fails. “Nandun ako kahapon (sa PNPA […]

DOJ issues lookout order vs Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada

(Eagle News) — The Department of Justice has issued an immigration lookout bulletin order against Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada. The order was dated January 9, but was only released to the media on Thursday. According to the DOJ, the order stems from a  letter of request made by Tiger Resort, Leisure and Entertainment, Incorporated (TRLEI), the operator of  Okada Manila resort hotel and casino, which has filed estafa and perjury charges against the businessman. The charges stem from […]

BI deploys 58 officers to NAIA, other airports as long holiday nears

(Eagle News) — The Bureau of Immigration has ordered the deployment of over 50 immigration officers to several airports in time for the long holiday. ​Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said the deployment of the 58 officers to various field offices across the country aims to “minimize, if not eradicate, long queues of passengers” in immigration counters. Of the 58, he said 38 were immigration officers assigned to the BI main office and other satellite offices in Metro […]

PNP: Policeman who died after being given Dengvaxia died due to leptospirosis

By Mar Gabriel Eagle News Service The policeman who died after being administered Dengvaxia did not die because of the controversial anti-dengue vaccine. According to the Philippine National Police Health Service,  SP02 Vicente Arugay Jr.  appeared to have died of leptospirosis instead. “Sa ER we listed two days with fever. Dun po sasabihin natin na ang manifestation ng leptospirosis medyo huli na. Wala na siyang urine output..Sa amin po, sa pagkakakita namin, sa PNP General […]

Makabayan bloc, others urge SC to junk quo warranto petition vs Sereno

(Eagle News) — Several individuals–including left-leaning lawmakers— asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to junk the quo warranto petition seeking to have the appointment of  Maria Lourdes Sereno as Chief Justice annulled. The motions for intervention and an opposition-in-intervention were jointly filed by Makabayan bloc members Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate, ACT Teachers Partylist Reps. Antonio Tinio and Francisca Castro,  Anakpawis Party-list Rep. Ariel Casilao, Kabataan Party-list Rep. Sarah Jane Elago, and Gabriela Women’s Party Reps. Emerenciana […]

NAIA named 10th most improved airport in the world

(Eagle News) — The Ninoy Aquino International Airport has made it to a British-based consultancy firm’s list of most improved airports. The country’s main gateway was tenth on Skytrax’s list, which was topped by the  Rome Fiumicino Airport. In second place was the Perth Airport, in third Calgary airport, in fourth Taiwan Taoyuan airport, and in fifth the Athens airport. The Nadi International Airport in Fiji bagged sixth place, Montreal airport seventh place, Moscow Sheremetyevo airport eighth […]

President Duterte teases Robredo: “I love to see my Vice-President”

  (Eagle News) — “I love to see my Vice-President.” This was how President Rodrigo Duterte teased Vice-President Leni Robredo, as he greeted her at the start of his speech during the graduation ceremony of the Philippine National Police Academy in Silang, Cavite on Wednesday, March 21. “Vice President Maria Leonor ‘Leni’ Robredo, this is the third time that I have greeted you, my lady,” he said as the audience applauded. “Iyong una sa PMA […]

13 senators urge ban on political dynasties

(Eagle News) — Thirteen senators signed on Wednesday night the committee report of the panel on electoral reforms and people’s participation that seeks to ban political dynasties. Those who signed Committee Report No. 367 or Senate Bill 1765 were Senate Minority Leader Frank Drilon, Senators Panfilo Lacson, Risa Hontiveros, Loren Legarda, Bam Aquino, JV Ejercito, Nancy Binay, Sonny Angara, Ralph Recto,  Sherwin Gatchalian, Francis Pangilinan, and Leila de Lima. Pangilinan is expected to sponsor the bill in the […]

It is his discretion, Duterte says on Aguirre’s move to place Napoles under provisional WPP coverage

(Eagle News) — “Diskarte ‘yan niya.” President Rodrigo Duterte had this to say amid criticisms of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre’s treatment of Janet Lim Napoles, who has been provisionally admitted to the Department of Justice’s Witness Protection Program. According to the President, in general, he leaves the discretion of managing departments to his Cabinet secretaries. “Hinayaan ko ‘yan sila (Cabinet secretaries),” he said. Aguirre has defended Napoles’ provisional admission to the program, noting that she […]

President Duterte says he would like more Moros, other groups, to join PMA and PNP academy

  (Eagle News) – President Rodrigo Duterte urged Filipinos from Mindanao, and more members of other ethnoliguistic groups and tribes to join the Philippine Military Academy and the Philippine National Police Academy, saying that the country needs more men who would serve and protect the country. Speaking during the graduation rites of the PNPA on Wednesday, March 21, the President reminded everybody that the country needs more men coming from the different provinces, and making […]

Bong Revilla asks SC to stop plunder proceedings in Sandiganbayan

Seeks provisional liberty anew (Eagle News) — Former Senator Bong Revilla has filed an urgent motion asking the Supreme Court to stop Sandiganbayan proceedings held in connection with the plunder case filed against him, and to grant him provisional liberty. In arguing for the same in the motion filed on March 16, Revilla, through his lawyers, noted that he has been in detention for  1,371 days since June 20, 2014 even if he had  a […]

Bank accounts ni CJ Sereno, ipapabusisi ng Kamara

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News) — Ipabubusisi umano ng Kamara ang mga bank account ni Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Yan ay sakaling umabot na sa Senado ang impeachment laban kay Sereno na inaakusahang hindi umano nagdeklara sa kaniyang Statement of Assets Liabilities at Net worth (SALN) ng tunay na yaman at mga ari-arian nito. Ayon kay Ako-Bicol Partylist Representative Alfredo Garbin, isa sa ikinukunsiderang maging miyembro ng panel of prosecutors. Hihilingin nila sa […]