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Update: “Dragon” Melvin Odicta and wife shot dead

Update: “Dragon” Melvin Odicta and wife shot dead

The bodies of the slain Odicta couple, suspected drug lords have arrived in their home city of ...

“Dragon” Melvin Odicta and wife shot dead

“Dragon” Melvin Odicta and wife shot dead

Aklan Police Provincial Director Senior Superintendent John Mitchell Jamili confirmed that suspected Iloilo druglord Melvin “Dragon” Odicta and ...

Suspected Drug Pusher Killed In Roxas City

Suspected Drug Pusher Killed In Roxas City

A suspected drug pusher involved in an early morning drug buy bust was shot and killed by ...

Crime Incidence Comparison July 2015 vs 2016

Crime Incidence Comparison July 2015 vs 2016

The war on drugs during President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s first month in office has produced an immense ...

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Aquino won’t certify FOI bill

Despite his election campaign promise in 2010, President Aquino is not certifying as urgent the passage of the freedom of information (FOI) bill, although senators approved their own version ...Full Article

HK journalists kicked out of APEC for shouting at Aquino

APEC hosts Indonesia on Monday denied stifling press freedom after withdrawing the credentials of several Hong Kong journalists for shouting questions at the Philippine leader, insisting that they had ...Full Article

Joker: No need to impeach Aquino, just abolish DAP

Former Senator Joker Arroyo said the impeachment of President Benigno Aquino III won’t even “reach first base” even if his administration’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) is considered illegal. He ...Full Article

Santiago: Where’s ‘daang matuwid’? Even GPS can’t locate it

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago said Monday that it is difficult to find the Aquino administration’s “daang matuwid” and hinted that even a “Global Positioning Service (GPS)” cannot locate it. ...Full Article

‘Porkless’ budget passes; Aquino gets to keep P450B

Amid the public outrage over the pork barrel system, the House of Representatives has formally “removed” a total of P25.4 billion in the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) from ...Full Article

At least 15 senators back PDAF abolition, says Sen. Aquino

Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV on Friday announced he is certain that the proposed abolition of the controversial Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or “pork barrel” for legislators ...Full Article