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‘Justice for EJK victims only through Rody’s ICC prosecution’
by Paolo Romero - April 26, 2017 - 12:00am
There is no other recourse but to seek President Duterte’s prosecution before the International Criminal Court (ICC) for alleged crimes against humanity as the thousands of victims of extrajudicial killings...
‘Gov’t housing program may collapse due to Kadamay precedent’
by Paolo Romero - April 26, 2017 - 12:00am
Lawmakers yesterday warned of the possible collapse of the government’s socialized and low-cost housing program after several beneficiaries refused to pay their monthly amortization to the National Housing...
Matobato lawyer files case vs Rody before ICC
by Paolo Romero - April 25, 2017 - 12:00am
The lawyer of a self-confessed hit man of the so-called Davao death squad (DDS) yesterday filed a complaint before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague against President Duterte and 11 other officials...
Kadamay should pay for Bulacan homes — JV
by Paolo Romero - April 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Members of a militant urban poor group who illegally occupied government housing units in Pandi, Bulacan last month should pay for the houses even if President Duterte had allowed them to keep these, Sen. Joseph...
‘Paris climate deal easy to implement’
by Paolo Romero - April 24, 2017 - 12:00am
The Paris Agreement on Climate Change is not so complicated that it cannot be understood nor implemented by ordinary Filipinos.
Kadamay’s occupation of gov’t housing a security risk — Trillanes
by Paolo Romero - April 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV warned of possible security threats in the illegal occupation of government housing units for members of the uniformed services in Bulacan by a militant urban poor group, which he described...
P20K ayuda ni Duterte sa bus crash victims
by Paolo Romero - April 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Nagkaloob si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ng tulong-pinansiyal sa mga biktima ng aksidenteng kinasangkutan ng isang bus sa Carranglan, Nueva Ecija noong Abril 18 na ikinasawi ng 34 na katao.
Phl to remain at forefront vs climate change – Palace
by Paolo Romero - April 23, 2017 - 12:00am
The Philippines will continue to be at the forefront to protect the environment and fight climate change, Malacañang said yesterday in observance of Earth Day.
Gov’t to spend P8.9 B for school feeding programs
by Paolo Romero - April 20, 2017 - 12:00am
A total of P8.9 billion is included in the government’s spending program this year to implement two anti-hunger initiatives aimed at establishing a free feeding program in all public schools and provide children...
‘Pinoys appreciative of drug war’
by Paolo Romero - April 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Despite the lower public satisfaction with President Duterte’s war on illegal drugs, Malacañang yesterday claimed that the campaign continues to enjoy the “deep appreciation” of Filipin...
Pacquiao open to settlement with BIR
by Paolo Romero - April 19, 2017 - 12:00am
Sen. Manny Pacquiao remains open to entering into a compromise with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to settle his P2.2-billion tax arrears case.
Military, police given deadline to move into gov’t housing
by Paolo Romero - April 19, 2017 - 12:00am
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) have until June 15 to decide whether or not to use vacant government housing units allocated for them.
Traders warned: Don’t create artificial rice shortage
by Paolo Romero - April 17, 2017 - 6:47pm
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol yesterday warned traders against triggering an artificial rice shortage to force the government to allow the importation of the country’s staple.
De Lima seeks punishment for child exploitation
by Paolo Romero - April 17, 2017 - 6:47pm
Detained Sen. Leila de Lima is pushing for the immediate passage of the bill seeking to impose stiffer penalties on those who involve children in their criminal activities.
Sympathizers financing my Singapore trip — Lascañas
by Paolo Romero - April 12, 2017 - 12:00am
Retired Senior Police Officer 3 Arthur Lascañas, a self-confessed Davao death squad (DDS) member, yesterday admitted getting financial assistance from people sympathizing to his plight for his stay outside...
Senators oppose moves to lower age of discernment
by Paolo Romero - April 6, 2017 - 12:00am
Senators have opposed proposals to lower the age of criminal liability, as pushed by President Duterte, saying it will not rehabilitate youth offenders.
‘Abuse of presidential pardon can lead to impunity’
by Paolo Romero - April 6, 2017 - 12:00am
A group of former senior government officials yesterday warned that President Duterte is abusing his power to grant pardon, which they said could lead to impunity and more corruption.
Villar wants firms made liable for plastic trash
by Paolo Romero - April 4, 2017 - 12:00am
Sen. Cynthia Villar yesterday sought amendments to the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act to make manufacturers that produce products that end up as plastic trash more accountable in managing and recycling their...
Palace to EU: Don’t link trade to EJK
by Paolo Romero - April 3, 2017 - 12:00am
Economic activities should not be tied with allegations of extrajudicial killings, Malacañang said yesterday, after the European Union’s head of delegation here warned that the country’s trade...
EU does not meddle in domestic affairs, envoy says
by Paolo Romero - April 1, 2017 - 12:00am
The European Union (EU) does not meddle in the Philippines’ internal affairs and will continue to extend aid to the country in accordance with domestic laws and international statutes, its envoy said yest...
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