Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:56 p.m.
COTABATO CITY -- The chairman of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and former Cotabato City vice mayor Muslimin Sema was hurt while his aide-relative died in a vehicular accident in Maguindanao Friday noon, reports said.
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 09:58 p.m.
VICE President Jejomar Binay on Friday revealed that "influential people" tried to stop the arrest of housing magnate Delfin Lee on Thursday night.
Binay declined to identify their names but said these people did not only prevent policemen from getting Lee at the Hyatt Hotel in Manila. They even shouted at the arresting officers.
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 09:16 p.m.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and his team are set to leave for Los Angeles, California on Saturday, March 8, as he embarks on a more rigid training for his scheduled April 12 rematch with undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Restituto “Buboy” Fernandez, Pacquiao’s assistant trainer, said Friday that their team will leave the city for Manila through a private jet around 3 p.m. and will take a direct flight to Los Angeles at 10 p.m. Saturday.
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 05:56 p.m.
MALACAÑANG on Friday welcomed the arrest of real estate magnate Delfin Lee, as efforts have been ongoing to arrest other known fugitives in the country.
Lee, the alleged mastermind in the P6.6-billion Globe Asiatique scam, was arrested by authorities last Thursday night at a hotel in Manila.
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 05:38 p.m.
THE Department of Justice (DOJ) is planning to end on March 14 the preliminary investigation on the complaints regarding the mauling of actor-television host Vhong Navarro at a Taguig City condominium last January 22.
This developed after the three-member panel of prosecutors said only Ferdinand Guerrero has yet to submit a counter-affidavit to the six charges filed by Navarro, among them serious physical injuries and serious illegal detention, which is a non-bailable offense.
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 05:29 p.m.
TO REMOVE all the doubts surrounding the insistent move for Charter Change, a party-list lawmaker called his fellow legislators in the House of Representatives to sign a pledge before the Filipino people that only the economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution will be amended.
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 05:12 p.m.
JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima has given new pork barrel scam witness Dennis Cunanan a chance to rectify himself on the issue of receiving nearly a million pesos as kickback from the illegal racket of businesswoman Janet Napoles.
In a chance interview on Friday, de Lima said Cunanan's explanation will guide the Department of Justice (DOJ) on what to do with his provisional coverage under the Witness Protection Program (WPP).
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 01:38 p.m.
CEBU CITY -- An estimated P100,000 worth of hospital equipment was lost in a fire that hit a hospital department in this city, a fire officer said Friday morning.
SFO2 Daniel Relatado, of the Cebu City Fire Department, said the fire hit the hemodialysis section located at the ground floor of the Cebu North General Hospital.
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 01:13 p.m.
MANILA (Updated) -- Authorities should keep housing developer Delfin Lee in their custody because the arrest warrant for syndicated estafa issued by a Pampanga court remains valid, Vice President Jejomar Binay said Friday.
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 11:40 a.m.
MANILA (Updated) -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) asked on Friday over 100 Filipinos in troubled Venezuela to prepare for possible evacuation, as it raised the crisis alert level there to 2.