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PNP to look into Duterte claim of generals in illegal drug trade
on 27. juli 2021 at 08:19
“We will investigate this matter carefully. We will identify and identify senior PNP officials who are allegedly involved in illegal drugs,” Eleazar said.
7,186 new COVID-19 infections push Philippines caseload to 1.56M
on 27. juli 2021 at 08:00
Local health authorities on Tuesday reported 7,186 more COVID-19 infections, bringing the national caseload to 1,562,420.
With less than a year left, DOJ-led task force vows to ramp up anti-corruption efforts
by Kristine Joy Patag on 27. juli 2021 at 07:38
With less than a year left for the Task Force against Corruption, the Department of Justice-led panel will ramp up its efforts in its drive anomalous government officials, Secretary Menardo Guevarra said.
'We are in a surge': OCTA calls for lockdowns as Metro Manila cases rise
by Christian Deiparine on 27. juli 2021 at 07:14
"Right now, it's official: we are in a surge here in the National Capital Region," OCTA said on Tuesday. "We can't disregard or not pay attention to this increase."
Senate commendation sought for Philippines' first Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz
on 27. juli 2021 at 07:13
"Diaz has brought joy, honor and pride to the country and has lifted the hopes of an entire nation amid the uncertainties and challenges that we face today."
Guevarra bats for more funding for existing legal aid to troops, cops
by Kristine Joy Patag on 27. juli 2021 at 06:20
The police and military, as well as the Public Attorney’s Office, have mechanisms in place for free legal aid for uniformed personnel facing charges for acts done in the line of duty, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said.
'No priority but the pandemic': Robredo urges unity, Bayanihan spirit among gov't and supporters
by Franco Luna on 27. juli 2021 at 05:18
"We have persistently reiterated our message: There should be no other priority but the pandemic and its effects. We need all hands on deck and laser-like focus. This should be mirrored in our budgets, in the agenda of every meeting within government, in every memo cascaded down the bureaucracy," Robredo said in Filipino.
Climate crisis ignored in plans Duterte bared at SONA
by Gaea Katreena Cabico on 27. juli 2021 at 04:17
"[A]ll the other plans the president has laid out—for economic growth, for bettering Filipinos’ welfare—will inevitably happen against the backdrop of the growing climate emergency," Greenpeace said.
CHR investigating killing of radio commentator in Cebu
on 27. juli 2021 at 02:51
The Commission on Human Rights on Tuesday said its regional office has launched an inquiry into the slaying of a radio commentator in Cebu.
FULL TEXT: Duterte's 2021 State of the Nation Address
on 27. juli 2021 at 01:30
When I assumed the presidency five years ago, dominant in my mind were dreams and visions of a better life for all Filipinos. I saw them as reachable through the institution of reforms and radical changes in both the structure of government and the mode of governance — changes designed [to yield] responsibility [and] accountability.