By Gil C. Cabacungan
Instead of a congressional inquiry, a militant lawmaker suggested that Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Jun-Jun” Binay Jr. be compelled to attend a lecture workshop of the Department of Interior and Local Government with his father’s political nemesis, Secretary Manuel Roxas II, as the main tutor.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Unidentified persons threw human waste at a radio station in Iloilo City early Thursday, a day after a reporter of the station was wounded in a gun attack.
By Edwin Fernandez
All is set for Friday’s special barangay elections in 12 villages here with the police acting as board of election tellers (BETs).
By Marlon Ramos
Even the man in charge of overseeing the operations of barangay (village) councils is appalled by the senseless killings that marked Monday’s balloting in more than 42,000 villages nationwide.
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 Joey Gabieta
A ballot box intended for barangay (village) election voters in a remote village in Catubig, Northern Samar, was snatched by two armed men Sunday night.
By Tina G. Santos
The Commission on Elections received reports of official ballots and ballot boxes being snatched early Monday as millions of voters trooped to public schools to cast their votes for the barangay (village) elections.
By Frinston L. Lim
With a voting population of just over 800, the special elections for five communities in Barangay (the village of) Gabi here could become one of the costliest, at least for the pockets of the candidates.
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.
WASHINGTON – The US Senate on Monday unanimously approved a resolution that “deplores the use of force” by Chinese vessels in territorial disputes in the strategic and resource-rich South China Sea. Tensions there have escalated in recent weeks, with the Philippines and Vietnam alarmed at what they say are increasingly aggressive actions by Beijing in [...]
By Inquirer Mindanao
, Julie Alipala
The continued presence of armed security men hired by a mining firm that was ordered shut down for illegal operations, has been sowing fear among members of a tribal community in Zamboanga del Sur, the province’s governor said yesterday.