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Sandigan convicts ex-OMB chair Ronnie Ricketts for graft

MANILA – The Sandiganbayan ruled that former Optical Media Board (OMB) chairman Ronnie Ricketts is guilty of graft for mishandling of confiscated pirated DVDs...

38 lawyers killed since Du30 assumed presidency

MANILA – A total of 38 lawyers have been killed since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office on June 30, 2016, the Integrated Bar of...

Politicians in ‘narco-list’ deny illegal drugs links

MANILA – A number of politicians in President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest “narco-list” released on Thursday night denied having involvement in the illegal drug trade.Leyte...

Du30 demands release water from Angat Dam

MANILA – To address the scarcity of water in large parts of Metro Manila, President Rodrigo Duterte demanded the release of 150 days worth...

ICC DRUG WAR PROBE: Duterte ‘glad to go’ if found guilty but…

CAUAYAN City – President Rodrigo Duterte said he would be “glad to go” and will even be the one to tie a rope around...

Manila court: No bail for Taguba over P6.4-B shabu haul

MANILA – A Manila court denied the petition for bail filed by Customs broker Mark Ruben Taguba II and shipment consignee Eirene Mae Tatad...

Simplified adoption law signed

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure that aims to do away with the lengthy court proceedings when adopting children,...

Palace working on EO to address water crisis

MANILA – Several government agencies are working on an executive order (EO) that would allow government to properly address the water crisis in the...

President hints to fire ‘another set of gov’t execs’

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte hinted to fire “another set of government officials” as he once again expressed his frustration on the slow implementation...

SC takes no action on petition vs PH’s withdrawal from ICC

MANILA – The Supreme Court (SC) did not make any action on the petition against the withdrawal of the Philippines from the International Criminal...

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