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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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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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PNP backs bill pushing for more female cops

PNP backs bill pushing for more female cops

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday expressed support for the measure seeking to recruit more women into police service. Senior Supt. Bernard Banac, PNP spokesperson, said the traditional troop ceiling for women and other gender restrictions in recruitment and selection has already been rationalized, thus providing equal opportunities in filling up vacant positions. “As...

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PNP assures continuous aid for SAF 44 kin

PNP assures continuous aid for SAF 44 kin

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has assured continuous aid for the families of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos who died in an encounter with local and foreign terrorists in Mamasapano, Maguindanao four years ago. “As so far as the PNP is concerned, we believe that we have already complied with their concern. We...

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Make great sacrifices for PH, Albayalde to SAF troops

Make great sacrifices for PH, Albayalde to SAF troops

Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Director General Oscar Albayalde, called on members of the Special Action Force (SAF) to make great sacrifices to effectively perform their mandate of serving and protecting the country. “I was once a SAF (Special Action Force) trooper like the rest of you and I know what lies in the heart...

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Gov’t can secure surrendering NPA rebels: Lorenzana

Gov’t can secure surrendering NPA rebels: Lorenzana

The government and the military are more than ready to secure members of the Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) who are ready to surrender and rejoin their loved ones and families in mainstream society. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana made this pronouncement Friday when asked if the government and the military...

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SAF 44 gallantry did not go in vain: Magalong

SAF 44 gallantry did not go in vain: Magalong

The gallantry of the 44 fallen members of the Special Action Forces (SAF 44) during an encounter with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fighters in Mamasapano, Maguindanao four years ago remain etched in the memories of Filipinos. Every year after the Jan. 25, 2015 bloody encounter — one of the most tragic in the history...

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Toy guns, replicas prohibited during poll period: PNP

Toy guns, replicas prohibited during poll period: PNP

The Pangasinan police has warned the public that the sale and use of gun replicas or toy guns and bladed weapons outside residences are prohibited under the election gun ban. “For vendors, please cooperate and don’t sell toy guns to avoid being subject to our operations. But, of course, we do warn them at first...

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