STRIPPED OF POSITION. Senator Franklin Drilon and other Liberal Party (LP) senators were ousted from key positions Monday, just three days after staunch administration critic Senator Leila de Lima was arrested on illegal drug charges.

VIDEO. Abu Sayyaf bandits in the Philippines have released a video of the beheading of a German hostage.

SURRENDER. Six of the 13 detainees, who bolted out of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Central Luzon detention facility at the Police Regional Office in Camp Olivas, surrendered to authorities Monday.