Detained Senator Bong Revilla Jr. admitted today that he had closed several bank accounts at the height of the pork barrel fund scam controversy but maintained that all the money from his bank accounts were legally acquired.
Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr., attended the Sandiganbayan hearing regarding his bail as well as to hear the report of the Anti-Money Laundering Council.
A joint task force was able to nab 3 kilos of shabu said to have an estimated price of 15 million pesos.
A low pressure area was spotted by the PAGASA but said LPA will dissolve once it hits the country. Next week will mark the start of the northeast monsoon or “amihan” season.
According to the Department of Foreign Affairs, the United States continues to extend its help in the speedy disposition of the case involving the death of a transgender in Olongapo. DFA further added that the incident will not have a negative effect in the relationship of the two countries, both of which are complying with the provisions found in the Visiting Forces Agreement.
(Reuters) – Philippine police on Wednesday filed murder charges against a U.S. Marine over the death of a transgender Filipino he met in a bar outside the former U.S. naval base of Subic Bay. The Philippine government also wants to take custody of Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton while he stands trial, said a senior Philippine official, who warned that the case could damage military ties between the allies. “Based on two witnesses’ […]
Food security czar Francis “Kiko” Panglinan said prices of commercial rice will go down in the coming days with the entry of more imported rice from Thailand and Vietnam.
A low pressure area is being monitored by the PAGASA near Surigao del Sur, causing rains in Metro Manila and other areas.
For the first time, Vice President Jejomar Binay spoke against the alleged discrimination of the current administration to Congressman Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, among other alleged violations like the controversial DAP and discrimination against opposition members facing PDAF charges.
For the third time, a hand grenade was thrown at the Manila Police District Station 1, causing an explosion.
Due to the issue of security, the Department of Labor and Employment has implemented a total ban on deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Yemen.
MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News Service) – The peace panels of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are set to craft a clear transition plan for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to the Bangsamoro as they continue work on implementing the provisions of the Comprehensive Agreement of the Bangsamoro (CAB). This is happening even as Congress continues deliberations on the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Based on a […]