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Ex-Speaker asks military to abandon Marcos; AFP, PNP reject call, affirm loyalty to PHL Constitution

CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – The military and the police assured their full loyalty to the Constitution and the chain of command, shrugging off calls for them to withdraw their support for President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. In a statement, Armed…

Fears raised of silent China invasion

By Beting Laygo Dolor, Editor MANILA  —  Is China now doing what Japan did prior to invading the Philippines at the onset of World War ll? This prospect was brought up this week after it was learned that a large…

CHINA ATTACKS IN WPS ANEW; PINOYS TRAMPLE ON XI EFFIGY; Biden, Japan, PHL leaders meet in White House, boost alliance

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor WASHINGTON/TOKYO/MANILA – As United States President Joe Biden hosts the leaders of Japan and the Philippines in the White House over defense, security and economic concerns, Filipino protesters…

NEWSFLASH: Biden, Marcos, Kishida firm up alliance for peaceful, prosperous Indo Pacific amid China threats

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE WASHINGTON D.C. — US President Joe Biden, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida held their maiden trilateral summit at the White House vowing a peaceful, stable and prosperous…

Quiboloy eludes lawmen, declared a fugitive

MANILA – Controversial Pastor Apollo Quiboloy has been declared a fugitive from justice following his continued failure to face the charges filed against him as well as the warrants for his arrest. This as  President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.  rejected the…

Davao court orders arrest of Quiboloy as 3 aides nabbed

By Jeanne Michael Penaranda DAVAO CITY – The Davao Regional Trial Court Branch 12-Family Court has ordered the immediate implementation of an arrest warrant against Apollo Quiboloy and five others for child abuse and sexual abuse. The development was followed by…

VP Sara, Sen. Tulfo statistically tied as presidential frontrunners

By Jennifer T. Santos QUEZON CITY— The country’s next presidential election is still years away but politicians and the people are already talking about possible candidates. Based on a Pulse Asia survey, broadcaster and neophyte Sen. Rafael Raffy Tulfo and…

Villar tops PHL Forbes billionaires list, only Filipino to make it to world top 200

MAKATI CITY – Former Senate President and Speaker turned real estate magnate Manuel “Manny” Villar Jr. is now he only Filipino in the world’s top 200 billionaires in 2024 as ranked by Forbes Magazine. The prestigious and influential magazine said Villar…

Marcos, Sara approval, trust ratings down: Pulse Asia

 MANILA – If a recent survey is to be believed, President Ferdinand Marcos. Jr’s trust and approval ratings are down by double digits while that of Vice President Sara Duterte dipped one digit only. This in gist is the result…

CHINA ‘ATTACKS’ PHL SHIPS AGAIN, MARINE SCIENTISTS ALSO; U.S., OTHERS FUMED; Washington, US senators reaffirm mutual defense treaty commitment

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor MANILA/WASHINGTON – A Philippine civilian boat on a re-supply mission to Filipino soldiers in Ayungin shoal was severely damaged and some of its crew members were injured when…