INQToday: Leila De Lima granted bail, released from detention after almost seven years
Former Senator Leila de Lima has been released from the custodial facility of the Philippine National Police’s headquarters in Camp Crame after undergoing medical and physical examination.
Before her mandatory examination, de Lima greeted media members around 4:30 p.m. as she inched closer to her freedom.
While pointing out that justice came delayed for former senator Leila de Lima, several lawmakers welcome a Muntinlupa court’s decision to grant her petition for bail.
PCG says PH doesn’t want to provoke China by sending Navy ships to Ayungin
The Philippine Coast Guard says the reason why civilian supply boats instead of Navy vessels are used in resupply missions to BRP Sierra Madre is to prevent escalating tensions in the West Philippine Sea.
An official from the Philippine Statistics Authority discloses that some foreigners use fake birth certificates to obtain Philippine passports.
PSA Assistant National Statistician Marizza Grande said that in coordination with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), they have validated that six foreigners with Philippine passports submitted birth certificates indicating that they are Filipinos – but the documents were found to be altered.
The Presidential Task Force on Media Security says the reward for the arrest of broadcaster Juan Jumalon’s killer has increased to P3.7 million.
PTFoMS Usec. Paul Gutierrez said this is because the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC) contributed P100,000 to the bounty on November 11.
Police say they have recaptured all nine escapees of Manila Police District Station 1 in Tondo.
The MPD said the arrest of the last escapee happened early Monday in Cavite.