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By Paolo Romero and Jess Diaz
Updated Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
There’s no way Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez can bully the Senate into agreeing to a joint session and voting with the lower house in crafting a constitution for a federal government, senators said yesterday.
By AFP
Updated Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Facebook has emerged as the top site for wildlife trafficking in the Philippines, a watchdog said yesterday, with thousands of endangered crocodiles, snakes and turtles illegally traded in just three months.
By Helen Flores
Updated Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Mayon Volcano’s current activities may not lead to an “explosive” eruption, according to state volcanologists, but they continued to warn residents against mudflow and lahar flow which could be triggered by heavy rains.
By Roel Pareño
Updated Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The military has strengthened security in several cities in Mindanao.
By Ding Cervantes, Sheila Crisostomo
Updated Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The manufacturer of the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine has refunded P1.2 billion worth of unused anti-dengue vaccines, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said yesterday.
By Louella Desiderio
Updated Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) is no longer renewing the ground handling services contract of MIASCOR Aviation Services due to pilferage incidents.
By Helen Flores
Updated Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The government has rejected the request of a French-based non-profit organization to conduct marine scientific research in Philippine waters as the proposed expedition covered a “sensitive” area in the country’s territory,...
By Rey Galupo
Updated Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has subpoenaed Rappler’s chief executive officer Maria Ressa, a reporter of the news website and a businessman in connection with a cybercrime complaint filed by a Filipino-Chinese...
Updated Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The year 2017 saw the tables turned at the Department of Justice (DOJ) with the indictment of its former secretary turned senator, Leila de Lima.
By Evelyn Macairan
Updated Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday filed murder charges against two Caloocan City policemen for the killing of teenagers Carl Angelo Arnaiz and Reynado “Kulot” de Guzman.
  • Yesterday, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez told new recruits of the ruling PDP-Laban that provinces opposed to federalism would not get funding from the national government. Pantaleon Alvarez/Released, File
 
    House can’t bully us on Charter change – senators
  • An olive ridley sea turtle is freed by conservationists an hour after being hatched in Ili Norte, San Juan, La Union. Inset shows hatchlings up close on the sand. Facebook has become a favorite instrument of wildlife trafficking in the Philippines, according to a monitoring group. Carlos Tamayo
    Facebook used for wildlife trafficking in Philippines
  • Lava flows from the slope of Mt. Mayon in Legazpi, Albay. STAR/Edd Gumban, File
 
    Mayon watched for non-explosive eruption
  • Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., commander of Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), said they have intelligence reports that Islamic State (IS)-inspired groups are targeting cities in the region. AP/Bullit Marquez/File
    Military boosts security in Mindanao
  • The amount will be reverted to the national treasury. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III hopes the DOH will be allowed to use the fund to help the victims of Dengvaxia and other programs of DOH. Krizjohn Rosales, File
    Sanofi refunds government P1.2 billion for unused Dengvaxia
  • MIAA general manager Ed Monreal shows an expensive padlock attached to a ground handler’s boot during a press conference yesterday. A raid on the quarters of ground handlers yielded several boots containing padlocks, jewelry and other small items allegedly taken from the luggage of passengers. Rudy Santos
    Government drops Miascor over luggage theft
  • “The reason why we did not approve it (is because) a sensitive part of Palawan (is what) they want to look into,” Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said. Philstar.com/File Photo
    French NGO denied research access to Benham
  • The subpoena, signed by NBI deputy director Vicente de Guzman III, requires Ressa, former Rappler reporter Reynaldo Santos Jr. and Benjamin Bitanga to appear before the Office of the Cybercrime Division on Monday.  Philstar.com/File Photo
    NBI summons Rappler boss over 2012 case
  • Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre holds a copy of the case filed against Sen. Leila de Lima for her alleged involvement in the drug trade at the New Bilibid Prison. Miguel De Guzman
    Yearender: Tables turned at justice department
  • “They planned and committed all the crimes with a common desire to eliminate their subjects,” the DOJ panel said in its 35-page resolution. Boy Santos/File
    Murder raps filed vs 2 Caloocan cops in teen’s slay
By Nelson Beltran
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By Gabbie Tatad
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President Duterte has described the Philippine National Police as “corrupt (and) rotten to the core... read more
Pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur has agreed to take back over 1.1 million doses of Dengvaxia... read more
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By Louise Maureen Simeon
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By Czeriza Valencia
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By Richmond Mercurio
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By Iris Gonzales
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By Mary Grace Padin
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By Pablo A. Tariman
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