The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Another weather disturbance entering Philippines

July 20, 2018

Another weather disturbance is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility as Tropical Storm Inday moves towards China, a state weather forecaster said on Friday. Nikos Penaranda said a low pressure area was spotted at 435 km west of Laoag,

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DOF to go after individuals allegedly involved in anomalous use of P11B tax credit certificates

July 20, 2018

The Department of Finance (DOF) vowed Friday to recover over P11-billion worth of tax credit certificates and file appropriate charges to those who were allegedly involved in the anomaly. In a press conference in Manila, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III

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Police arrest two Japanese, six Filipinos for alleged illegal recruitment

July 20, 2018

Police criminal investigators on Friday arrested  two Japanese nationals and six Filipinos accused of running an illegal recruitment firm in Quezon City. Operatives from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Anti-Transnational Crime Unit (ATCU) apprehended the suspects in a raid at the

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Members of urban poor group Kadamay filing charges vs their leaders: police

July 20, 2018

More than a 100 members of an urban poor group will file charges against their leaders, a police report said Friday. In a report, Senior Supt. Chito Bersaluna, acting Bulacan provincial police director, said a total of 132 breakaway members

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PCOO probing 5 officials involved in P38b “deficient” disbursements during ASEAN Summit

July 20, 2018

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) said on Friday it has been investigating about five of its officials who were allegedly involved in the over P38-million “deficient” disbursements for the ASEAN Summit, which the Philippines hosted last year. PCOO Undersecretary

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Palace condems killing of Albay radioman

July 20, 2018

Malacanang condemned on Friday the killing of a radio broadcaster in Albay. Joey Llana was on his way to DWRZ 828 kHz Zoom Radio Legazpi when shot dead by an unidentified assailant in Barangay Penafrancia in Daraga early Friday morning.

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Two alleged drug personalities arrested in Maguindanao

July 20, 2018

Two alleged drug personalities were arrested in an anti-illegal drug operation in Maguindanao on Thursday. Capt. Arvin Encinas,  spokesman of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division, said the suspects were Ramin Depatuan and Khen Kaliang. He said troops of 90th Infantry Battalion,

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5 Abu Sayyaf, one soldier killed in two Sulu clashes

July 20, 2018

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Six people, including five Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members, were killed while two others wounded in two separate clashes in Sulu, military officials said Friday. Brig. Gen. Divino Rey Pabayo, Joint Task Force Sulu commander, said the

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