By Marlon Ramos
Like in previous barangay (village) elections, violence marred Monday’s balloting in some of the over 42,000 villages across the archipelago, but the police said cases of violence were isolated and could not disrupt the election proceedings nationwide.
By Julie M. Aurelio
The Quezon City Prosecutor’s Office has recommended a string of charges against the alleged gunman in the ambush of Maconacon, Isabela, mayor Erlinda Domingo after his arrest last Friday during a pot session at the Salaam Mosque compound.
By Cathy Yamsuan
Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Tuesday there has been information that the 13 men who were killed in a shootout with lawmen in Quezon last Sunday belonged to a group that was allegedly involved not only in the illegal numbers game jueteng but also in assassinations commissioned by prominent and small-time politicians.
By Maricar Cinco
A reelectionist city councilor and his bodyguard were killed in an ambush by a lone gunman Wednesday afternoon in San Pablo City, less than two weeks before the official start of the election period.
By Marlon Ramos
The Philippine National Police (PNP) is bracing itself for possible “zombie” attacks in the coming 2013 midterm elections.
By Michael Lim Ubac
The military is now prohibited from issuing a hit list—officially called “order of battle”—with the enactment of a law against enforced disappearances, Malacañang said on Saturday.
By Bobby Lagsa
A 63-year-old man was shot dead by still unidentified assailants in Barangay (village) Agusan in Cagayan de Oro Sunday noon.
Death came at breakfast for the head of an urban poor association in Malabon City on Wednesday morning.
By Carla P. Gomez
, Inquirer Visayas
BACOLOD City, Philippines—A former member of a breakaway faction from the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army was shot and killed on Sunday by suspected NPA rebels while heading home in Cauayan town, 119.9 kilometers south of this city. Timoteo Salazar, 54, was on board his motorcycle about 10:30 a.m. when three men armed [...]