The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

 Palace hits media for “irresponsible reporting” on martial law

January 16, 2017

Malacanang hit the media for “irresponsible reporting” regarding President Rodrigo Duterte’s readiness to declare martial law if needed. Presidential Communications Office Secretary Martin Andanar said the headlines premised on Duterte’s speech last Saturday in Davao City have caused panic. “The

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Philippines to send representative to Trump’s inauguration

January 16, 2017

The Philippines will send a representative to the inauguration of United States President-elect Donald Trump on January 20 in Washington D.C. Presidential Communications Office Secretary Martin Andanar, in an interview over state-run radio station on Sunday, said the Philippine representative

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Two cops suspected in Korean’s abduction, another suspect left the country: Dela Rosa 

January 16, 2017

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald Dela Rosa revealed two more policemen and a barangay captain were among suspects in the abduction of a Korean businessman in Pampanga last year. Dela Rosa said the two policemen involved in the

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US to continue to extend support to Philippines:  Abella

January 16, 2017

The United States will continue to extend support to the Philippine, including in intelligence exchange and maritime security. According to Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella, this was the commitment made by US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung  Kim during his meeting

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EU to continue supporting Philippines development plans, envoy says  

January 16, 2017

The European Union will continue to support the Philippines on its development plan, including programs on human rights, its envoy said on Monday. European Union Ambassador Franz Jessen, during the launching of the EU commemorative book “The Ties that Bind,”

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Bacolod city mayor, 8 others dismissed for P50M office furniture bid  

January 16, 2017

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has ordered the dismissal from the service of Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia and eight local officials after they were found guilty of grave misconduct and gross neglect of duty. Leonardia is also set to face

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Philippines assumes ASEAN chairmanship as bloc marks 50th year

January 15, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte sought on Sunday the cooperation of the Filipinos, the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its dialogue partners as the the Philippines formally launched its chairmanship of the regional bloc this year. Attended by

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Metro Manila may experience light rains Monday

January 15, 2017

The weather bureau said Metro Manila may experience light rains on Monday  as a low pressure area is being monitored over Albay province. On Sunday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Atmospherical Services Administration said the low pressure area was last

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