Local Issues Archive

Kerwin Espinosa pleads not guilty to drug peddling. Case shifted to Manila Court on request. Pre-trial hearings commence on November 10.

Kerwin denies charges. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Abandoning their own in the face of death? Hapilon, Maute tried to flee the battlefield. Hostages provide pinpointed intelligence about both.

Abandoning their own? * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Isnilon Hapilon and Omar maute killed in action. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announces the deaths. End of siege is quite near: AFP.

Hapilon and Omar Maute killed. * * * * * * * * * * *

World’s best, worst, most and least. The richest, poorest, coldest, hottest. World’s countries, cities and other places.

World’s notable landmarks * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Chocolate factory in Davao region by Japan. CDAMI –controlled cooperatives to supply beans. European markets also interested in Cacao from PH.

Chocolate City – Davao.* * * * * * * * * * * * *

Essentials and necessity of Water purification A student’s viewpoint

Water purification: how it works. The application of the technologies derived from nature for the betterment

China funds 8 priority infrastructure projects. 12 Filipino projects given the green signal. Donation of $3 million for reconstruction of Marawi City.

China to fund big-ticket infrastructure projects. * * * * * * * * * *

Hontiveros accuses Aguirre of conspiracy. Identify the photographer who took images : Aguirre. Aguirre files criminal and ethics case.

Conspiracy against Hontiveros? Monday saw Senator Risa Hontiveros and Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II in a

39 members want UN to stop war on illegal drugs. Killings continuing with impunity: Human Rights Watch. Constitutional guarantees being ensured to all: Abella.

39 members want the Philippines to stop war on illegal drugs. * * * * *

Leni denies being member of #TindigPilipina. Politicians should not involve in mass movements. Motives may be attributed.

Leni stays away from controversy * * * * * * * * * * *

Japanese aid to speed up infrastructure projects in PH. Rail, subway and flood projects being expedited. Delegation in China for presentation on PH economy.

Japanese boost for PH. * * * * * * * * * * * *

US dares North Korea with mission inDMZ. Deepest foray near North Korean border. Treasury powers enhanced to ban defaulters.

North Korea defiant. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Threat perception must go first:Duterte. Martial Law to stay till safety is guaranteed. Rehabilitation requires environment of peace.

Threat environment must go. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Filipino American 10 year old sings to glory. Second place in America’s got Talent Season 12. Started training in spite of Kidney failure.

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Impeachment of Bautista being studied closely. Betrayed public trust with corruption and non-disclosure. Technicality impedes proceedings for now.

Impeachment likely to fail. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Duterte invites UN Human Rights Commission. Please set up satellite office in PH. Wear body cameras during police operations.

UN Human Rights body invited. * * * * * * * * * * *

Troops capture Mosque and rescue priest. Jamaitul Islamia Marawi Foundation (JIMF) building too. Bato Mosque was command center for terrorists.

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Entire Caloocan City police force relocated. Retraining and shifting to Metro Manila. Recent human rights violations.

Caloocan City cops being disciplined. * * * * * * * * * * *

Daredevil Captain sacrifices life to save colleague. Highest ranked officer to lose life. President Duterte visits hero’s mortal remains.

Daredevil lives up to his name. * * * * * * * * * *

China not keen on stopping drugs supplies to PH. Allies should stop supplies at source: Ejercito. Target high-profile drug lords for greater impact.

China should stop smugglers. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Abdullah Maute killed in airstrike. No confirmation: Only intercepted Telegram. Omar Maute is still alive: Army.

Abdullah Maute succumbs in airstrike. * * * * * * * * * * *

PETA wins Ramon Magasasay Award for boosting theater. Four other Asian heroes honored for upholding democracy. Robredo delivers address as guest speakers.

PETA gets a pat. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Duterte rebukes United Nations Rapporteur. Callamard’s tweet angered President. See for yourself before commenting.

Rapporteur angers Duterte. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Duterte accuses Ombudsman Morales of partiality. Petition in Supreme Court challenging her continuing. Term expired in February 2015.

Ombudsman continuing irregularly. * * * * * * * * * * * * *