The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Duterte not dropping plan to visit Pagasa – Lorenzana

May 17, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Pagasa Island in South China Sea, the Department of National Defense said on Thursday. The visit will take place after Duterte went to Casiguran Bay in Aurora province near the Philippine Rise last Tuesday. According

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Palace respects Senate move to question Sereno’s ouster via quo warranto

May 17, 2018

Malacanang said Thursday its respects the Senate for its resolution asking the Supreme Court to review its decision to oust Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno through a quo warranto proceeding. “Well, you know the senators are free to sign such

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Esperon to seek more security cooperation from Russian trip

May 17, 2018

National Security Council Secretary Hermogenes Esperon Jr. is eyeing to further improve the security cooperation between the Philippines and the Russian Federation during his bilateral meeting with his Russian counterparts. Esperon will be in Moscow on May 18-19. His meeting

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AFP chief to troops: Finish Abu Sayyaf before year-end

May 17, 2018

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Carlito Galvez has ordered Sulu commander to finish the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in the province before the end of this year. According to Col. Cirilito Sobejana, commander of the

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Duterte suspends officials allegedly involved in jewelry smuggling pending probe

May 17, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the suspension of several government officials for their alleged conspiracy to smuggle millions worth of jewelry into the country. In a media interview on Wednesday, Duterte identified the officials from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport,

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Duterte on China’s militarization of South China Sea: What’s the point in questioning?

May 17, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte apparently admitted that there was no point in questioning China’s militarization of the South China Sea. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Duterte said he could “declare war with China” but it would only cause the lives of

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Duterte denies hand in Sereno’s ouster

May 17, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday denied any involvement in the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno by the Supreme Court. In a media interview, Duterte said he would resign if it would be proven that he was involved in

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DOLE orders subcontractor to stop work in Hanjin shipyard after fatal accident

May 17, 2018

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has issued a work stoppage order (WSO) to Binictican I-Tech Corporation, a subcontractor of Hanjin Heavy Industries Corporation Philippines (HHIC Phils), following a fatal accident in the shipyard site. The WSO was issued

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