US ‘cautiously optimistic’ on PH human rights r...

US ‘cautiously optimistic’ on PH human rights record

US ‘cautiously optimistic’ on PH human rights r...
The United States is “cautiously optimisticâ€� that the Philippines’ human rights record is improving as President Duterte presses on with his bloody war on drugs that has claimed thousands of lives, a senior US drug official said on Tuesday. The post US ‘cautiously optimistic’ on PH human rights record appeared… ... more
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  • Duterte backs Boracay shutdown 'even if it takes a bit ...
    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday, March 20, said he would back the recommendation of the inter-agency task force on Boracay Island in a bid to address the environmental problems besetting the famous resort island. In a speech delivered Tuesday night at the Manila Hotel, Duterte said he was amenable to… ... more
    Sunstar60 mins ago
  • Beja: Plan to ‘privatize’ water district not ne...
    THE city’s bulk water supplier has previously expressed its interest in taking over the operations of the Cagayan de Oro City Water District (COWD), the former general manager of the water utility said. According to engineer Rachel Beja, Metro Pacific Water Investments Corporation (MPWIC) already wanted to submit a proposal… ... more
    Sunstar1 hour ago
  • Soldiers, NPA clash in MisOcc town; 256 families flee
    AROUND 256 families were forced to flee their homes after the soldiers clashed with suspected communist rebels in Barangay Sinampongan, Aloran, Misamis Occidental, Monday, March 19. Members of the 10th Infantry Battalion (IB) under the 1st Infantry Division were conducting combat operations against the New People’s Army (NPA) for alleged… ... more
    Sunstar1 hour ago
  • How the Artinformal Gallery Owner Turned Passion into Succes...
    Article by Therese Justine Bruel / Photos by Hannah Beltran More often than not, we paint this portrait of artists: hungry and out on the streets because art doesn’t earn money—right? Artinformal founder, Tina Fernandez, proved us wrong when we sat down with her for an interview. The Artinformal name wasn’t always… ... more
    WhenInManila2 hours ago
  • Lutgardo’s Bistro Filipino: The Best Seafood Rice and Panc...
    Lutgardo’s Bistro Filipino is a classic Filipino restaurant that’s located in Legaspi Village right under The Beacon Makati. (READ: Taste of My Home) With bright lights, high ceilings, sheik interiors, and two colorful verandas; the place features a traditional Capiz window panel in front with wooden chairs and brick… ... more
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  • Market X: Exploring Opportunities, Exceeding Possibilities
    “An idea can only become a reality once it is broken down into organized, actionable elements.â€� ― Scott Belsky, Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality This coming April 2018, De La Salle University’s Junior Entrepreneurs’ Marketing Association (DLSU–JEMA), in partnership with, brings you: “Market… ... more
    WhenInManila3 hours ago
  • Ang galing! Andanar impressed over Duterte impersonator who ...
    Even Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Martin Andanar was impressed by how DZRH reporter Jun Alegre was able to impersonate President Rodrigo Duterte. “ Na good time. Napakagaling, akala mo si Presidente talaga ang nagsasalita,â€� Andanar said after the News and Information Bureau issued an official transcription of the radio… ... more
    Politics43 mins ago
  • No proof of BOC ‘tara system’ found in Senate p...
    The Senate probe on the alleged “tara systemâ€� in the Bureau of Customs (BOC) exposed by Sen. Panfilo Lacson ended up without any evidence that could back his allegations on the alleged major players on the alleged payola scheme inside the agency. Sen. Richard Gordon, blue ribbon committee chair… ... more
    Politics55 mins ago
  • Duterte jokes Robredo on late night Cabinet meeting: Ikaw pi...
    There was no sign of animosity between President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo when they met once again Tuesday (March 20) at the Philippine Army’s 121st founding anniversary in Taguig City. Duterte even made a light-hearted joke about Robredo in his speech. Addressing soldiers and the Vice President,… ... more
    Politics1 hour ago
  • Diesel Prices Up, Kerosene To Go Down Tuesday
    Diesel prices will go up on Tuesday (March 20, 2018), but kerosene prices will go down. Oil companies said they would implement a forty centavos-per-liter increase for diesel, while some of them would roll back prices of kerosene by fifty-five centavos per liter effective 6 a.m. on Tuesday. Jetti, Total,… ... more
    PageOne10 hours ago
  • Top S. Korean Marines Official Visits PMC Headquarters
    Republic of Korea Marine Corps (ROKMC) commandant Lt. Gen. Jun Jin Goo paid a goodwill visit to his Philippine counterparts in Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City on Monday. Capt. Maria Rowena B. Dalmacio, Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) spokesperson, said the South Korean military official was met by PMC deputy commandant,… ... more
    PageOne10 hours ago
  • PH, Kuwait To Sign MOU On OFW Protection This Month
    The Philippine and Kuwaiti governments are set to sign this month the memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the protection of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). This, after labor officials from both countries approved the final MOU draft on Friday in Manila. “In two weeks, the panels agreed to have the signing… ... more
    PageOne3 days ago
  • Pilot killed as NPAs strafe agri plane in Surigao
    ZAMBOANGA CITY: Suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels strafed a low-flying aircraft that was spraying fertilizer on a farm in Tagbina town and wounded its pilot over the weekend in Surigao del Sur. Despite his wound, Captain Lynbert Laguda Sr. managed to safely land his aircraft and rush to the hospital, but he died from… ... more
    Manilatimes23 hours ago
  • Bulacan plane crash victims buried today
    THE father of the three children who died with their mother and grandmother when a plane crash landed on their house on Saturday in Plaridel, Bulacan said they have not received word from the owner of the aircraft since the accident. Noel De la Rosa, said there have been no… ... more
    Manilatimes24 hours ago
  • ‘Duterte spoiling military, police with perks’
    BACOLOD CITY: A retired general frowned upon President Rodrigo Duterte raising the salaries and other incentives of the military and the police officers saying this may lead to abuse. Retired Philippine Army general Raymundo Jarque said “too much attention” on the armed forces may lead them to become “abusive.” He… ... more
    Manilatimes24 hours ago