By Nestor Corrales
Graft and corruption charges were filed against officials of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) in Caraga (Region XIII) for their alleged involvement in multi-million peso anomalous projects since 2012, the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) said Friday.
A group opposing a proposed coal-fired power plant in Subic on Thursday took a swipe at some Cabinet officials who had described the project as a solution to the looming power crisis in the country.
By Ador Vincent S. Mayol
A coalition of 80 organizations is moving ahead with a plan to gather 5.4 million signatures to pass legislation via a people’s initiative to scrap the pork barrel system.
By Chito O. Aragon
A rookie policeman was killed while three other officers were wounded Friday when a lone drug suspect shot at a team of intelligence and anti-narcotics operatives during a raid on a drug den in Tagbilaran City, Bohol.
By DJ Yap
The chair of the House of Representatives committee on higher and technical education called Friday for an investigation into the drowning of seven college students during a school excursion in Bulacan last Tuesday.