MANILA, Philippines - People are following the proceedings in Chief Justice Renato Corona's impeachment trial to know the factual truth and not just the legal truth, a veteran journalist said Tuesday.
MANILA, Philippines - The impeachment court battle over Chief Justice Renato Corona's bank records is not yet over, her spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
MANILA - The legal wife of the late Negros Occidental 5th District Rep. Ignacio "Iggy" Arroyo again criticized Arroyo's live-in partner, Grace Ibuna, at the congressman's wake at the St. Mary Magdalene Church in the town of Hinigaran, Negros Occidental on Tuesday.
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - A guard signaled our driver to move between rows of 7-ft-high concrete barriers of a bomb containment area, before allowing us to move to the side of the bullet-proof sentry gate of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Western Mindanao Command, manned by rifle-carrying soldiers in camouflage uniform.
Norma Escobido, family health officer of the Department of Health, has been with the agency for 35 years but has only been working with its Women and Children Protection Unit (WCPU) for two years. This has been her toughest assignment. She goes around the country, visiting WCPUs in DOH-administered hospitals.
A small, dark, musty room with broken windows at the bottom of one of the ground-floor stairs of the Philippine General Hospital is a treasure trove of stories. Locked up here are hundreds of white boxes—rape kits full of specimen from victims—stretching from floor to ceiling, wall to wall.