The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Cimatu orders quarry operations stopped in eight regions, relieves some officials

September 21, 2018

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu Friday ordered a halt to all quarry operations in eight regions of the country and to have their safety assessed. In a statement, Cimatu announced the suspension during a press conference in Naga City, Cebu, following

READ MORE

Enrile denies thousands killed, detained during Marcos martial rule

September 21, 2018

In what could be a move to revise what happened during the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, his namesake son, former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. came out with a full production one-on-one interview with 94-year old former Senator Juan Ponce

READ MORE

Duterte extends aid to Naga City landslide victims

September 21, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte visited on Friday the victims of a landslide in Naga City, Cebu where at least 29 people were killed. Duterte ordered concerned agencies to provide the necessary assistance to those injured, relatives of those who perished and

READ MORE

Pro and anti-Duterte protesters surpass 10,000: police

September 21, 2018

The number of protesters who marked the 46th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law under former President Ferdinand Marcos reached to more 10,000. Supt. Carlo Manuel Magno, public information officer of the Manila Police District, said as of 4 pm 

READ MORE

Police says suspect in General Santos bombing arrested

September 21, 2018

A suspect behind the September 16 explosion in General Santos City is under custody, regional police director Senior Superintendent Oliver Emmodias said Friday. Emmodias said the suspect is Jeffrey Alonzo, 38, married, and a resident of Barangay Lapu, Polomolok, South

READ MORE

Ompong deaths near 100, 54 missing nearly one week after typhoon hits northern Philippines

September 21, 2018

Almost a week after Typhoon Ompong hit northern Luzon the number of fatalities continue to increase as it reached 95, based on a consolidated report of the Philippine National Police (PNP). As of 6am, the PNP report shows  79  fatalities were

READ MORE

Palawan Coast Guard confiscate 1,000 kilos of yellow fin tuna from alleged Vietnamese poachers

September 21, 2018

The Philippine Coast Guard’s Palawan District confiscated 1000 kilos of  yellow fin tuna, 50 kilos of tiger shark from five suspected Vietnamese poachers, based on an inventory conducted Friday. On  September 19, authorities arrested them some 35 miles off Bancuran Island in Palawan. According

READ MORE

Pimentel to Marcos heirs: No amount of projects could compensate for loss of one life

September 21, 2018

Former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr. lashed out on Friday the heirs of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos who have been bragging about some of the projects during their father’s regime, saying these would not compensate for the loss of even one life.

READ MORE