News Flash

July 30, 2015, Thursday
  • Arrest warrant sent to U.S. Embassy for Fil-Am Jonathan Viane who is suspect in a woman’s brutal slay in Olongapo City. about 1 hour ago |
  • 133 Filipino soldiers who served as U.N. peacekeepers in Haiti return to the Philippines. about 1 hour ago |
  • Sen. Grace Poe not surprised that Pres. Aquino picked Mar Roxas as LP’s standard bearer. about 1 hour ago |
  • House Minority Bloc to hold ‘Kontra-SONA’ next week. about 1 hour ago |
  • China conducts military drill in South China Sea. about 1 hour ago |
  • Agusan del Norte experiences rotational blackouts. 2 hours ago |
  • Pres. Aquino joining 10:30 am earthquake drill in Malacanang. 2 hours ago |
  • Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo not ready to run for the vice presidency in 2016. 2 hours ago |
  • MMDA’s earthquake drill all over Metro Manila happens at 10:30 am Thursday. 2 hours ago |
  • Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice says a wider consultation will be held on who will run as Mar Roxas’ running mate. 17 hours ago |
  • Erice says LP members who are congressmen, governors & local gov’t ofcls. will endorse Roxas as pres’l bet in a separate event next week. 17 hours ago |
  • LP congressman Erice confirms Roxas will be endorsed by the President as LP’s standard bearer at 9 am on Friday. 17 hours ago |
  • QCPD Chief Joel Pagdilao named new PNP NCRPO Chief. 17 hours ago |
  • Sen. Chiz Escudero to decide in September on whether or not he will run for the vice presidency in 2016. 17 hours ago |
  • Prosecution blocks Sen. Jinggoy Estrada’s plea for a medical check up at Cardinal Santos Medical Center in San Juan. 17 hours ago |
  • LP Sec. Gen. Mel Sarmiento says Pres. Aquino will endorse Roxas as LP’s standard bearer on Friday, July 31 at Club Filipino. 17 hours ago |
  • Marquez saddened by CHR's seeming lack of interest in suing protesters who attacked 2 cops during SONA. 20 hours ago |
  • Sen. Grace Poe sees no need to resign from Senate cmte. chairmanships as she considers a possible presidential bid. 20 hours ago |
  • Manila Mayor Estrada plans to seal a joint venture with a private company to operate Manila Zoo. 21 hours ago |
  • Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada defends the joint venture with private firm to renovate Quinta market. 21 hours ago |
  • 14 injured as a bus falls off a ravine in San Narciso, Quezon. 21 hours ago |
  • DOJ team in Jakarta to talk with Mary Jane Veloso to strengthen case against her recruiter. 21 hours ago |
  • 8-man DOJ team arrives in Jakarta to talk with Indonesian authoroties about Mary Jane Veloso's case. 21 hours ago |

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