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Left-leaning party-list groups lose hold in 2019 polls

Left-leaning party-list groups lose hold in 2019 polls

Left-leaning groups that once dominated the party-list race fell back in the 2019 mid-term polls, giving way to the Tulfo brothers-backed Anti-Crime and Terrorism through Community Involvement and Support (ACT-CIS) to rise on top. As of 4:53 a.m. Saturday, at least 98.05 percent of election returns were already transmitted from precincts and ACT-CIS leads the...

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Vice-Chairperson of Anakbayan-UPLB who allegedly joined NPA killed in clash

Vice-Chairperson of Anakbayan-UPLB who allegedly joined NPA killed in clash

A University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) student, who allegedly joined the New People’s Army (NPA), was killed in an encounter with the military on Thursday morning. In a blog post by Citizen Today, the slain veterinary medicine student, John Carlo Capistrano Alberto, reportedly joined the NPA in January 2019, according to fellow students....

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15-year-old NPA child warrior surrenders in Capiz

15-year-old NPA child warrior surrenders in Capiz

Army commanders in Panay condemned the CPP-NPA Terrorist for abusing and destroying the future of a 15-year old who voluntarily turned herself to the troops of 61st Infantry Battalion. According to LTC Sisenando Magbalot Jr. Commanding Officer of the Army’s 61IB, alias Regin of Tapaz, Capiz left the armed movement and willingly surrendered to the...

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PH Army welcomes new Scout Rangers, Snipers

PH Army welcomes new Scout Rangers, Snipers

The Philippine Army (PA) formally welcomed to its ranks its newest Scout Rangers and Snipers during a short ceremony at Camp Tecson, San Miguel, Bulacan on Wednesday. 1st Scout Ranger Regiment commander, Brig. Gen. William N. Gonzales, presided over the closing ceremonies for Scout Ranger Course Class 206-2018 and Scout Sniper Course Class 25-2018. Meanwhile,...

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Don’t let criminals spoil Valentine’s Day, PNP tells public

Don’t let criminals spoil Valentine’s Day, PNP tells public

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday reminded the public to be wary of the schemes of unscrupulous individuals ahead of Valentine’s Day celebration. PNP chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde, said scammers, pickpockets, and armed robbers may take advantage of the occasion as couples are expected to flock to malls, amusement parks, restaurants, and other...

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Treatment of de Lima more than humane: PNP

Treatment of de Lima more than humane: PNP

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday reiterated its compliance with human rights protocols in handling the detention of Senator Leila de Lima. Chief Supt. Dennis Siervo, PNP Human Rights Affairs Office (HRAO) head, said based on the results of the inspection of their team, de Lima is satisfied “with the present set-up of the...

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‘Terrorist’ Joma has no place in academe: ex-rebels

‘Terrorist’ Joma has no place in academe: ex-rebels

While some celebrate the birthday of Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Maria Sison, a group of unfazed former rebels has once again surfaced to denounce the former, whom they called a “terrorist”, and his continued acts of foolishness against Filipinos, especially the youth. In a press conference of the Liga Filipinas...

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NCRPO chief wants Chinese woman in MRT incident deported

NCRPO chief wants Chinese woman in MRT incident deported

Director Guillermo Eleazar, head of National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), on Sunday said he would recommend that the Chinese woman who assaulted a policeman assigned at the Metro Rail Transit’s (MRT) Boni Avenue station in Mandaluyong City be declared as undesirable alien. The recommendation of Eleazar came after Jiale Zhang, 23, a student residing...

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Zambo Sur ‘most wanted’ nabbed

Zambo Sur ‘most wanted’ nabbed

A farmer tagged as the top most wanted person in the Zamboanga del Sur town of Buug was wounded as he tried to evade a police manhunt, a top police official said Saturday. Chief Supt. Emmanuel Luis Licup, Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9) director, identified the arrested suspect as Dhats Manguda, 39, who is listed...

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14 NPA, Militiang Bayan surrender, community role commended

14 NPA, Militiang Bayan surrender, community role commended

Eastern Mindanao Command commended the role of the communities in facilitating the recent surrender of two NPA regulars and 12 Militiang Bayan who yielded to the government in two different instances in Eastern Mindanao on January 29, 2019. “We express our admiration to the communities who facilitated the surrender of our deceived and lost brothers....