MANILA, Philippines - From the moment it was created, the newly formed elite Crisis Action Force (CAF) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) will do nothing but wait and swiftly respond to highly critical situations, in the nature of the tragic August 23 Manila hostage-taking that took the lives of 8 people from Hong Kong.
MANILA, Philippines - Cheating during elections in the country is an institutional problem, according to a former Philippine Marines commandant who was relieved of command during the Arroyo administration after he led a protest in Fort Bonifacio over the 2004 poll fraud.
MANILA, Philippines - The US government has been trying to find overseas bank accounts of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) leaders, according to a cable from the US embassy in Brazil that was released by WikiLeaks Thursday last week.
Sen. Franklin Drilon on Thursday dared Negros Occidental Rep. Iggy Arroyo to produce the check he paid to Lionair Inc. to support his claim that he leased the helicopters sold to the Philippine National Police as brand new.
MANILA, Philippines – A former Department of Health (DOH) secretary and an advocate of tobacco control has condemned the alleged involvement of a tobacco company in the petition against the no-smoking policy enforced by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).