The Communist Party of China announced that they will now start weekly arrests of foreign vessels that engage in fishing activities in Scarborough Shoal.
Manila, Philippines — A Polytechnic University of the Philippines graduate topped the March 2014 Electronics Engineering (ECE) board exams with a grade of 86.70 percent. Emanuel Seguiran Gabriel of PUP-Maragondon topped the 907 passers out of the 2,574 who took the Electronics Engineer Licensure Examination, according to the list provided by the Professional Regulation Commission and the Board of Electronics Engineering. University of Santo Tomas graduate Justin Spencer de Leon Mamaradlo ranked second with 85.70 percent […]
Commission on Audit chair Grace Pulido Tan defends COA Commissioner Heidi Mendoza on the issue of the delay of her confirmation with the Commission on Appointments.
Three cities and two provinces in Northeast Mindanao will experience a 12 hour power shutdown on March 8, 2012, according to the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines. Here is the list of the areas affected.
MANILA, March 7 (PNA) — As tensions in the disputed Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac continue to run high, Malacanang on Friday expressed hope that will not worsen. Reports showed that there have been bulldozing and fencing activities in the area which have gotten agrarian reform beneficiaries worried that there would be a repeat of the Hacienda Luisita massacre in 2004 where at least seven protesting farmers died in a clash with the police and military. […]
Manila, Philippines — Globe Asiatique founder and president Delfin Lee is now detained in a detention facility of the National Bureau of Investigation in San Fernando, Pampanga, as authorities considered his safety and security. Pampanga Regional Trial Court executive judge Edgar Chua issued the commitment order for him to be detained at the NBI facility because of alleged threats to his security. He will remain there while his case is being heard by the Pampanga […]
Globe Asiatique founder Delfin Lee faced the Pampanga Regional Trial Court that had issued the warrant for his arrest. Lee was transported from from the headquarters of the Philippine National Police Task Force Tugis Camp Crame and reached San Fernando City in Pampanga at around 8:30 this morning. Lee faced Pampanga RTC branch 42 judge Ma. Amifaith Fider-Reyes. He was arrested Thursday night in a hotel in Malate, Manila. Lee faces a syndicated estafa case.
Senate Blue Ribbon Committee Chairman Senator TJ Guingona says that they will evaluate the testimony of Dennis Cunanan, to assess whether to conduct more hearings or wrap-up the said investigation.
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency announced the arrest of Carmelito Bartolo alias “Mel”, the leader of the Bartolo crime group operating in Pampanga which is involved the illegal manufacture and sale of counterfeit drugs.
The Philippine Medical Association found an ally in the group called the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition in its condemnation of a controversial print ad of the Bureau of Internal Revenue. According to TDC National Chairperson Benjo Basas, the BIR should not have made a sweep generalization about doctors in their print ads that pictured medical practitioners as tax evaders or tax cheats. The controversial half-page print ad that came out last Sunday showed a teacher carrying on […]
Eagle News reporter Meanne Corvera provides an update on the hearing at the senate regarding another pork barrel whistleblower, Dennis Cunanan. An emotional Cunanan denied receiving any pork barrel commissions, as he answered questions from senator Francis Escudero who asked him directly if he had received any kickbacks as claimed by Benhur Luy. Luy, the principal whistleblower in the P10 billion pork barrel scam, alleged that Cunanan had received P960,000 from his boss then Janet-Lim […]
On-Leave Technology Resource Center Director General faces the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, where he will be the first official from an implementing agency involved in the pork barrel scam.