INQToday: Napoles draws 108 years jail term for graft, malversation of Baterina’s PDAF
President Bongbong Marcos tells newly promoted generals of the Armed Forces of the Philippines that they must be ready to defend the archipelago.
Without further details, Marcos’ remark came in light of incidents in which Chinese vessels hit Philippine boats in the Ayungin Shoal.
The Sandiganbayan finds pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles guilty of graft, this time for another case involving a former Ilocos Sur lawmaker, who was acquitted by the same court.
This time, the verdict pertains to another case involving a former Ilocos Sur lawmaker whom the anti-graft court acquitted.
Israeli ambassador to the Philippines Ilan Fluss says the two missing Filipinos in war-torn Israel were “likely kidnapped.”
“It is likely that two OFWs have been kidnapped. But I am saying this: it is likely,” Fluss said in an online interview.
The Philippine National Police says it will go on full alert level status starting Saturday, Oct. 28 for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections on October 30.
According to PNP Chief General Benjamin Acorda Jr. on Friday, raising the status to full alert means that 100% of the police force will be doing their assigned roles in securing a safe environment during the electoral process.
An urgent police manhunt entered its second day late Thursday for a man accused of gunning down 18 people at a bowling alley and a bar in the US state of Maine.
Dozens of law enforcement agents surrounded the family home of 40-year-old suspect Robert Card, but by mid-evening agents left the property in Bowdoin, near Lewiston, to hunt for him elsewhere.