Local Issues Archive

Common rail station for 3 Lines Department of Transportation signs agreement with MRT, LRT operators. Facility to save time and effort of Passengers.

Better rail amenities. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Fleeing Abu Sayyaf bandits to be bombed. Duterte orders AFP not to worry about civilian casualities. Malaysia and Indonesia to do the same.

Abu Sayyaf bandits to be bombed. * * * * * * * * * *

Martial Law may be last resort. Duterte: No one can stop me. Saving the nation is more important.

Martial Law being considered. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Chinese nationals question legality of probe. File affidavit to claim constitutional guarantees. DOJ functioned as complainant, investigator and Judge.

Chinese illegal aliens seek redressal of rights abuses. * * * * * * * *

Japan to provide 1 Trillion Yen. Investments and ODA over five years.

Japan offers help. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Jailed Drug lord Hapon funded jailbreak. Fellow inmate arranged the attack on Cotabato jail. Unwilling inmates threatened and forced to flee.

Jailbreak an inmates’job. The scourge of drugs has so deeply penetrated the bloodstream of the nation

Policeman shot dead by history-sheeter to avoid arrest. War on drugs takes fatal turn. Another policemen injured during raid on drugs session.

Policeman shot while searching. * * * * * * * * * * * *

The Silent Majority (TSM) exhorts Velasco to inhibit. Proximity of Velasco’s son a worrying factor. No concrete reason for doubts.

Dignity and integrity of Velasco  on test. * * * * * * * * *

PH needs to expand circle of allies: Russia. World powers show interest in strategic partnerships. Russia offers reliable and unconditional, close friendship.

Russia offers friendship. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Jack Lam permitted to return. Three conditions stipulated by Duterte. Bribe money being recovered.

Jack Lam to return. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Miss Universe participants for Sinulog parade. Street parade to take place on January 15. Swimwear round and other engagements on January 17th.

Miss Universe contestants to attend street parade. * * * * * * * * *

Gang war in Brazil prison kills 60. Inmates burnt alive, decapitated. Control of drugs behind the gang wars.

Prison carnage. * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Fireworks ban a thumping success:: PNP Chief – Health Department receives fewer medical emergencies. Night patrolling and official monitors do the trick.

Ban on fireworks successful. * * * * * * * * * * * *

A million surrenders? Awesome! PNP report for last six months. 32% reduction in crime; 18% increase in murders

Surrenders touch one million. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Philippines slated to become ‘next Hawaii’. Japanese gambling magnate setting up shop here. Targeting the vast Chinese tourist industry

gambling investors arriving. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Government peace panel attends NPA meet. Top communist consultants also present. 48th anniversary of CPP in Davao City.

Peace is not close. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Nina strikes, then weakens slightly. Massive rescue efforts mobilized.

Nina is here. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Panelo clarifies statement. The President was just pointing out the restrictive clauses. There is no intention behind his arguments.

Panelo, Chief legal Counsel speaks out. * * * * * * * * * *

Martial Law: Robredo rebukes Duterte. Filipinos have always stood for freedom. Memories of the suffering under Marcos still linger.

Martial Law dreams. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Abu Sayyaf approach families of hostages. Attempt to collect Ransom directly. P100 million demanded.

Abu Sayyaf demands ransom. * * * * * * * * * * * *

With Christmas come hordes of beggars. Social workers planning to augment their incomes. Tribal leaders agree to send them back

Beggars flock to Metros around Christmas. * * * * * * * * * *

Prepare for a wet Christmas and Noche Buena. Landslides, flash floods likely in hills – Moderate to heavy rains forecasted.

Noche buena may bring rains. * * * * * * * * * * *

Where is the UN rapporteur now? Abu Sayyaf kidnaps crewmen to mock Duterte. Do the ordinary people not have any human rights?

Abu Sayyaf at it again. * * * * * * * * * * *

Duterte invites NPA for Christmas at their homes. Assures safe passage for those without arms. Come, spend time with your families.

NPA and other communists invited. * * * * * * * * * * *