Sunday, February 01, 2015
  • Coup rumors spread; troops ‘unhappy’

    Coup rumors spread; troops...

    RUMORS of troop movements and calls for mass actions among the religious and civil society groups gripped the country on Friday, following the death of 44 members of the elite Special Action Force in a botched operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Talks of impending political unrest began to circulate after...
  • US gave PNoy intel  on wanted terrorist

    US gave PNoy intel on wanted...

    Purisima verified location of target before SAF raid

    THE US government provided President Benigno Aquino III with “actionable intelligence” to pin down the precise location of Malaysian terrorist and bomb expert Marwan, a police general told the Manila Standard Thursday. The US used drones and satellites in its intelligence gathering while suspended...
  • New impeach bid looms

    New impeach bid looms

    ‘Aquino has to be held accountable’

    MEMBERS of the Makabayan Bloc on Wednesday warned that President Aquino III would likely face an impeachment complaint over the Mamasapano massacre if investigations proved he had a direct hand in the operation that resulted in the killing of 44 members of the PNP-Special Action Force on Sunday. ACT Teachers...
  • ‘Purisima planned it all’

    ‘Purisima planned it...

    Aquino let suspended PNP chief run show

    The fatal covert operation that killed 44 members of the elite Special Action Force and wounded 12 others had been assigned by President Benigno Aquino to suspended National Police Chief Alan Purisima, apparently without the knowledge of Interior Secretary Manuel ‘Mar’ Roxas 11. A police general,...
  • Palace okayed SAF raid

    Palace okayed SAF raid

    No official condemnation of killings—Malacañang

    Malacanang reportedly sanctioned the operation of the Special Action Force in Maguindanao which resulted in the death of 49 members of the elite unit at the hands of Moro Islamic Liberation Front members. It also reportedly resulted in the death of Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan,...

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