The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Abductors of two policewomen demanding P5 million ransom: Albayalde

May 2, 2018

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Oscar Albayalde said the group who abducted the two policewomen in Sulu are demanding five million pesos ransom for their release. “As of this time nothing is clear yet, although there are negotiators. We

READ MORE

Navy receives first missile system from Israeli company

May 2, 2018

The Philippine Navy (PN) received its first missile system from Rafael Advanced Defense System, an Israeli weapon manufacturer. “The missile systems for the Philippine Navy’s MPACs have arrived in the country and are now undergoing integration phase under the guidance

READ MORE

Duterte says China reiterates promise of no construction in Scarborough

May 2, 2018

China has reiterated its promise not to build anything in Scarborough Shoal in the disputed South China Sea. President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday this was the commitment made to him “during our talks last three weeks ago.” Duterte, in

READ MORE

Recount cuts Robredo’s lead over Marcos by 21,000

May 2, 2018

A month after the Supreme Court, sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal, began revision of votes in the 2016 vice presidential elections, the lead of Vice President Leni Robredo over her closest rival, former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr has been reduced

READ MORE

Four, including a cop, killed in Nueva Ecija

May 2, 2018

Four persons, including a policeman, were killed while four were wounded in a shooting incident in Nueva Ecijia on Tuesday night. Sr. Supt. Amador Corpus, regional police chief, said killed were Rolando Sambrano, Alfonso Sambrano, Erick Fardo and PO2 Ruben Badongen while

READ MORE

Duterte may seek Misuari’s help for release of 2 abducted policewomen in Sulu

May 2, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte said he might talk to Moro National Liberation Front founder Nur Misuari to seek his help to secure the release of two policewomen who were kidnapped allegedly by the Abu Sayyaf bandits in Sulu on Sunday. In

READ MORE

Ombudsman recommends criminal charges vs Faeldon, other Customs officials; Paolo Duterte off hook

May 2, 2018

The Office of the Ombudsman’s special panel of fact-finding investigators recommended filing of criminal and administrative charges for former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and other Customs officials in connection with the smuggling of 602.2 kilograms of high-grade methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) with

READ MORE

Philippines may import skilled workers for “BBB” program

May 2, 2018

The Philippines may import skilled workers as the government goes full blast on its “Build, Build, Build” program, Malacanang said on Wednesday. In a television interview, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque echoed the call of President Rodrigo Duterte for the Filipinos

READ MORE