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Palace: Rule of law applies to everyone, friend or foe

THE order of the Office of the Ombudsman dismissing resigned police chief Alan Purisima and 10 others from service showed that rule of law applies to everyone, a Palace official said Wednesday.

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OMB chair, 4 others barred from leaving PH

OPTICAL Media Board (OMB) Chairman Ronnie Ricketts and four others have been barred from leaving the country due to a pending graft case at the Sandiganbayan.

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Binay scores 'lazy', 'incompetent' Aquino government

(Updated) THE United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) was launched Wednesday as a coalition that will try to oust the ruling Liberal Party (LP) in next year's polls.

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China completes land reclamation

AFTER months of political tensions and maritime squabbles, China said Wednesday that it has finally completed its land reclamation activities in some areas of the resource-rich West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).

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Ombudsman indicts ERC chair, 5 ex-lawmakers for graft

CRIMINAL charges will be filed by the Office of the Ombudsman before the Sandiganbayan against Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) Chairperson Zenaida Ducut and five former lawmakers for allegedly earning kickbacks from the pork barrel scam.

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HIV cases set new record high in May

NEW cases of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) breach the 700 mark in May, eclipsing the previous high of 667 set in March, Department of Health (DOH) data showed Wednesday.

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Korean in Bacolod monitored for Mers-CoV

A KOREAN student who recently arrived in Bacolod City from South Korea is under observation at the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) for suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (Mers-CoV).

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141 bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crash

MEDAN — An Indonesian police official said more than 140 bodies have been recovered from the crash of a military plane in Medan.

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