Local Issues Archive

Cone has the Philippine Cup in sight. Ginebra qualify for finals clash with San Miguel. Most accomplished coach of the PBA.

Finals of the Philippine Cup begins. * * * * * * * * * *

Caloocan cop nabbed for extortion. CITF team sets the trap after complaint. Intelligence cop demanded bribe to fix documents.

Extortion to be checked. . * * * * * * * * * * *

The Philippine Eagle: It’s fight for survival. It is on the critically threatened list. 28 chicks hatched in captivity till now.

The Philippine Eagle is not alone; there is help around. * * * * * *

Crime / Terror Seven Vietnamese sailors abducted. Abu Sayyaf Group suspected: AFP. 33 captives in ASG captivity including 26 foreigners.

Six Vietnamese sailors kidnapped; one killed. * * * * * * * * * *

Reforms to boost Exports: Philexport. Middle-income economy by 2022. High-income economy possible by 2040.

Reforms in Exports to push economy. * * * * * * * * * *

CPP willing to sign ceasefire accord. No new proposals in the Netherlands round. Withdraw AFP, Release 130 prisoners.

Ceasefire may not be so easy. * * * * * * * * * *

Giant Earthquake likely in Metro Manila. More than 10 killed and many injured. Must prepare now to face severe earthquake, says PHIVOLCS Director.

Big earthquake imminent say experts. * * * * * * * * * * *

AFP welcomes transgender legislator. Changes are taking place under President Duterte. I will encourage youth to join ROTC.

Armed Forces welcome transgender legislator. * * * * * * * * * * *

75 Mining contracts cancelled by DENR. Industry outraged; May seek legal recourse. Environmental damage due to indiscriminate mining, claims government.

Mining can effect environment considerably. * * * * * * * * * * *

Aiza calls for revolutionizing HIV treatment. Calls for doing away with parental consent. Exhorts Congress and youth to modify practices.

HIV needs tackling on a mass scale. * * * * * * * * *

Palace questions statement of UN rapporteur. Callamard continues tirade against government. It is a minority view of detractors, says Abella.

UN Rapoporteur speaks again. . * * * * * * * * * * *

NPA recruitment drive: Taking advantage of the ceasefire. Ranks replenished while they talked peace. AFP to continue all-out offensive.

NPA recruitment in full swing. * * * * * * * * * * *

Temporary military constructions permitted. Reiterating faith in EDCA. No war material; only disaster relief equipment says Lorenzano.

Military constructions under EDCA to store disaster relief material only. * * * * * *

NPA attacks continue in spite of talks. Show sincerity by stopping violence: AFP. People are suffering and miserable: Guerrero.

NPA continue violent acts. * * * * * * * * * * * *

Philippines Air Force bombards Butig. Search on for terrorist leaders and foreigners. MILF assisting the government in locating Hapilon.

PAF bombards IS terrorists. * * * * * * * * * * * *

NPA claims but Army denies. NPA claims it killed 8 soldiers in North Cotabato clash. AFP: No casualties from Army, one dead from NPA.

Army denies casualties. * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Cop slays South Korean businessman. Anti-drugs official of PNP. Extortion of ransom even after killing.

South Korean businessman kidnapped and strangled. * * * * * * * * * *

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. * * * * * * * * * * * *