Philippines Headlines Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:55:00 +0800Arrest of Makati bar lawyers puts at risk ordinary Filipinos — CHR
The Commission on Human Rights on Saturday expressed alarm over the arrest of three lawyers by Makati police on Thursday for alleged obstruction of justice.Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:22:00 +0800In photos: Dead butanding seen in Navotas
A dead whale shark was seen at the Navotas Fish Port in Manila on Friday, August 17. Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:40:00 +0800DepEd conducts ‘fact-finding’ probe into reported burning of students’ bags
A video posted on social media showing students watching their confiscated bags get burned for allegedly violating the school’s “no-bag policy” set for a campus event went viral on social media, catching the attention of the Department of Educ...Sat, 18 Aug 2018 14:41:00 +0800DOTR's Tugade on NAIA mishap: We did our best, I am deeply sorry
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade on Saturday apologized to the public after around 165 international and local flights were canceled on Friday and Saturday at the Philippine capital's main airport after a Chinese plane's bumpy landing.Sat, 18 Aug 2018 12:37:00 +0800Operations resume as NAIA runway reopens
The Ninoy Aquino International Airport runway was temporarily closed while airport officials monitored its conditions for planes after a Xiamen Airlines flight slid off the runway late Thursday evening. It reopened past 11 a.m. Saturday.Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:14:00 +0800Xiamen plane lifted away from NAIA runway; closure extended
A Chinese passenger jet that skidded off at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila has been lifted away. Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0800Duterte: 'Resignation just an afterthought'
After raising the specter of a military takeover and brushing aside the constitutional provision on succession, President Duterte yesterday said his announced plan to resign was just an “afterthought” – borne out of frustration over the continu...Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0800Customs files smuggling raps vs magnetic lifter importer
The Bureau of Customs filed before the Department of Justice drug smuggling charges against the importer of two magnetic lifters used to transport shabu discovered last Aug. 7 at the Manila International Container Port.Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0800Duterte told: 'Take a break, let Leni take over'
President Duterte wants to resign?Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0800‘Ninja cop’ bounty raised to P5 million
Fed up with the alleged involvement of some police officers in illegal drug shakedowns and protection rackets, President Duterte announced last night that he was raising to P5 million the reward money for every erring “Ninja cop” killed by law en...