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CONGRESS SUBPOENAS PASTOR QUIBOLOY IN ABUSES PROBE ; Church sect leader faces arrest if he won’t show up, blames US for ordeal

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor MANILA/DAVAO CITY/LOS ANGELES – Controversial Pastor Apollo Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, The Name Above Every Name (KOJC), who is on Most Wanted List of the…

71BURIED ALIVE, 51 MISSING IN DAVAO DE ORO LANDSLIDES; Bulacan church balcony falls; 1 dead, 52 others are injured

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor DAVAO CITY /SAN JOSE DEL MONTE CITY – Deadly landslides triggered by heavy rains and floods killed hit the gold-mining town of Maco, Davao de Oro last…

MINDANAO SECESSION BID GRIPS PHL, BACKED, NIXED; PNP warns of chaos; DND, DoJ vow to protect sovereignty

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE  Editor in Chief and Managing Editor   MANILA/DAVAO CITY – A threat by former President Rodrigo Duterte to lead a secession of Mindanao from the rest of the Philippines has gripped the country  as…

DUTERTE SAYS MARCOS DRUG ADDICT, WARNED OF OUSTER ; PBBM counters former ex-President high on addictive drug fentanyl

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor MANILA/DAVAO CITY – The once strong alliance of the Marcos and Duterte political clans has cracked further as thousands of supporters of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and…

CHINA UNDER FIRE ANEW OVER PHL SHIPS ‘ATTACKS;’ Beijing told to leave West Philippine Sea

By ALFRED GABOT, Editor in Chief MANILA – As tension escalated to new height between the Philippines and China over Beijing’s continued belligerence and “dangerous maneuvers” in the West Philippine Sea, Philippine officials moved to re-calibrate its plans for the region…

BLAST ROCKS MARAWI UNIVERSITY CATHOLIC MASS; 4 DEAD, 72 HURT; Red alert up in Mindanao, Metro Manila tightens security

By ALFRED GABOT, Editor in Chief MARAWI CITY/QUEZON CITY  — At least four people, one of them a teacher, were killed and 72 people were injured and rushed to hospitals following an explosion last Sunday at the Dimaporo Gymnasium inside the Mindanao…

EX-GENERALS IN PLOT TO UNSEAT MARCOS? AFP chief dissuades soldiers, then denies destabilization plan

By ALFRED GABOT, Editor in Chief  and BETING L. DOLOR, Manila Editor   CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr. has exposed an alleged plot by retired generals and military officers…