Duterte wants guns for civilian groups to aid in crime fighting

“If you have this coalition, you have a list of people who are there who can arm themselves. I will order the police if you are qualified, get a gun, and help us enforce the laws,” Duterte said during the launch of the Global Coalition of Lingkod Bayan Advocacy Support Groups and Force Multipliers in… Continue reading Duterte wants guns for civilian groups to aid in crime fighting

Luistro pays tribute to the late PNoy, calls him ‘PH Education President’

Former Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Br. Armin Luistro, FSC honored the late President Benigno Aquino III – especially his contribution to the country’s education system. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III assisted by Education Secretary Br. Armin Luistro, FSC led the ceremonial launching of DepEd’s K to 12 Basic Education Program at the Rizal Ceremonial… Continue reading Luistro pays tribute to the late PNoy, calls him ‘PH Education President’

Duterte’s fraternity brothers guilty of plunder in P50-M immigration bribery case

Fraternity brothers of President Rodrigo Duterte and a retired cop involved in the P50-million Jack Lam bribery scandal were found guilty of plunder by the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. Al Argosino, Michael Robles, and Wenceslao “Wally” Sombero Jr. were found guilty beyond reasonable doubt for plunder and violating section 3(e) of Republic Act 3019 or the… Continue reading Duterte’s fraternity brothers guilty of plunder in P50-M immigration bribery case

Biden cites PNoy’s ‘legacy’; push for rules-based int’l order

MANILA – United States President Joe Biden extended his condolences to the Filipino people on the passing of former President Benigno Simeon Aquino III as he remembered him as a “valued friend and partner” who left a remarkable legacy for promoting rules-based international order. “President Aquino’s steadfast commitment to advancing peace, upholding the rule of… Continue reading Biden cites PNoy’s ‘legacy’; push for rules-based int’l order

‘Peace’: Duterte says he doesn’t quarrel with priests

He may have publicly rebuked the Catholic Church in the past but President Duterte is not about to pick a fight with priests. President Duterte gives a peace sign to a priest attending an assembly of anti-crime volunteers at the police headquarters in Quezon City on June 25, 2021. (Screenshot/RTVM feed) The President made clear… Continue reading ‘Peace’: Duterte says he doesn’t quarrel with priests

’Broken hearted’ PNoy’s last words to his longtime priest-friend

On May 16 this year, former Ateneo de Manila University president Rev. Fr. Jose Ramon “Jett” Villarin, SJ texted his friend former President Benigno “Noynoy” S. Aquino III. “Pre, Asension ngayon. Nawa’y akayin kang umahon ng ating Poon (Pre, today is Asension. May our Lord raise you up).” “His will and intention be done,” Aquino… Continue reading ’Broken hearted’ PNoy’s last words to his longtime priest-friend

UP in final stage of assessment of applications for AY 2021-2022; results out on July 15

UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES (UP WEBSITE / FILE PHOTO) The University of the Philippines (UP) Office of Admissions is now in the final stage of assessing applications after evaluating more than 100,000 high school records in time for the release of its college application results on July 15, 2021. In a statement on Friday, June… Continue reading UP in final stage of assessment of applications for AY 2021-2022; results out on July 15

Solar-powered cold storage system from India could be a game-changer for Pinoy farmers

A modular on-site and solar-powered cold storage system from India could be the solution to the lingering post-harvest woes of farmers in the Philippines. (Photo by Naveed Ahmed / Unsplash) Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar on Friday, June 25, bared that the agency has teamed up with the Next Agri Corporation Philippines Inc.,… Continue reading Solar-powered cold storage system from India could be a game-changer for Pinoy farmers