By Julie M. Aurelio
For the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), the use of water cannons to turn back protesters during President Aquino’s delivery of his fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday violated UN standards and was not necessary for a “very manageable” mass action.
By Annelle Tayao-Juego
A member of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) was mugged and robbed by six men after he stepped out of the PSG compound in Malacañang Palace to buy something to eat before dawn on Monday.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
After a seven-year manhunt, the leader of the “Spider” robbery group and seven gang members were arrested by authorities while in a drug session inside a house in Pasig City on Monday.
Motorists are advised to brace themselves for heavy traffic in Parañaque City as the 45-day repair and rehabilitation of the Sucat Interchange Bridge start this weekend.
A pilot project of the Department of Labor and Employment seeks to assist 700 unemployed youth in Quezon City to become job-ready through training and internships.