By Julliane Love De Jesus
MANILA, Philippines—As the Philippine National Police implements the new gun control law this January, journalists, bank tellers, priests, cashiers among others, can now bring their licensed firearms at work without necessarily being “under actual threat.” With the implementation of the Republic Act no. 10591 or the comprehensive law on firearms and ammunition, individuals with [...]
By Marlon Ramos
Keeping its promise to go after those who fire their guns indiscriminately in welcoming the New Year, the Philippine National Police announced Tuesday that three policemen have been arrested for illegal discharge of their firearms.
By Edwin Fernandez
A bodyguard of a local politician in Maguindanao went on a shooting rampage in the town of Datu Montawal Sunday afternoon, killing two persons before being shot dead by responding civilian volunteers.
By Bong Lozada
Fireworks are the only things to go off this New Year’s Eve.
Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of fabled AK-47 automatic rifle, has died, Russia’s ITAR-TASS news agency reported on Monday, citing the office of the presidency in the Udmurtia region where he worked. He was 94.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
A radio broadcaster was shot dead by unidentified men in Tagum City, Davao del Norte on Wednesday morning, reports reaching INQUIRER.net said.
After almost a week of detention for allegedly keeping unlicensed guns, Mayor Ernesto Balolong Jr. was released on Tuesday and reported for work at the town hall here on Wednesday.
By Alex Rey Pal
The eldest son of Negros Oriental Rep. George Arnaiz died over the weekend when he accidentally shot himself, police said Monday.
A man keeping several unlicensed firearms was arrested on Friday by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Novaliches, Quezon City.
The UN Security Council passed its first resolution Thursday on restricting the trade in illicit small arms, but Russia refused to back the measure.
A picture emerged Monday of Aaron Alexis, the man accused of killing a dozen people at the Washington Navy Yard, as a decorated sailor with a troubled past and anger issues.
By Edwin Fernandez
Policemen in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao are under strict orders not to fire their guns to welcome the end of the fasting month of Ramadan on Friday.
Those exempted from the gun ban during the May 13 midterm balloting will also be given the same privilege to carry their firearms during the barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) elections in October without having to renew their permits, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec).