The Philippine embassy in the United States denied the reports that the US State has a new “no visa” policy for Filipinos that is spreading in the social media. The embassy has coordinated with the US State Department, saying there had been no such announcements.
Justice Secretary Leila De Lima confirmed with the press that the alleged pork barrel scam queen Janet Lim Napoles is ready to spill the beans.
The Supreme Court has extended indefinitely the temporary restraining order stopping Meralco from implementing the 4 peso and 15 centavos power rate increase earlier approved by the Energy Regulatory Commission.
Justice Secretary Leila De Lima visited Janet Lim Napoles in the Ospital ng Makati last night, where Napoles will undergo operation.
Due to the lost of traction power in its brake system, a southbound train of the LRT-1 stopped in Blumentritt station. After a systems resetting, LRT-1 operations went back to normal quickly.
According to the PAGASA, a low-pressure area is being monitored off the coast of Samar. The country will experience fair weather throughout the day with isolated rain showers.
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook Vigan, Ilocos Sur at 4 in the morning, with the earthquake being felt in other parts of Luzon, including Pasay City.
Manila Mayor Jospeh “Erap” Estrada visits Hong Kong bearing the official apology of the city government to the victims of the 2010 Manila hostage crisis.
A fire razed a two-story house on Betty Go Street, Barangay Immaculate, Quezon City. The fire started in the second floor, around 9 in the evening, spreading quickly. The damage caused by the fire is estimated at 500, 000 pesos.
President Aquino will intesnify efforts to locate all passengers on board of Etihad Airlines flight carrying a Filipino nurse whom by the way positive for the deadly MERS virus. Philippine health officials immediately quarantined the nurse as well as the several family members who had a close contact with him following his arrival.
Department of Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said she is more interested in having Napoles as a state witness than the former chief of staff Senator Juan Ponce Enrile. De Lima stated that it was important to know first the intention of Reyes in returning back to the Philippines after being away for more than half a year.
DOJ Secretary De Lima confirmed on Monday that one of the suspects in mauling of TV host/actor Vhong Navarro has decided to turn as a state witness against the other accused. “One of the accused has turned state witness and is now talking to our WPP and is now being handled by the WPP,” De Lima said. “So this accused will be narrating the entire incident beginning with the planning made by the group of […]