Filipino Workers call on Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to stop corruption, plug tax leaks, remove incentives

As the Duterte administration pushes the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion or TRAIN – a series of amendments to the country’s taxation system, members of the Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP) staged a picket in front of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) main office in Agham Road in Quezon City today, to call for... Continue Reading →

The killing of the Parojinogs had a chilling effect on 3 popular politicians

While he was still alive, Ozamis mayor Reynaldo Parojinog denied ever dabbling in illicit drug trade. He, however, never denied that he maintains a private army. And surely, the Parojinogs never denied or even made amends when someone reminds them of their sordid criminally-laden past. Who are the Parojinogs, and why, after all these years,... Continue Reading →

2 Governors, 2 Congressmen and 5 mayors next in PNP anti-drugs target list

Two governors, two Congressmen and five mayors from the Visayas and Mindanao are now next targets of the Philippine National Police anti-drugs campaign, a deep source told Philippine Observer. A big-time businessman based in Cebu is also being hunted down by a special force created by the PNP to run after big-time drug lords and... Continue Reading →

AFP General involved with the Parojinog drug ring next, vows PNP

Operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) vowed to arrest a General suspected of providing protection to the Parojinog drug ring in Ozamiz City in Misamis Occidental. The general, who is a ranking officer of the Philippine airforce, is rumored to be the lover of Ozamiz vice mayor Nova Echavez who was among those arrested... Continue Reading →

Senate continues Bureau of Customs (BOC) 5 billion shabu probe scandal

Senate Blue Ribbon Committee head Richard Gordon is expected to probe why a shabu ship cargo worth 6.4 billion pesos got thru the Express lane channels of the Philippine Bureau of Customs. Gordon wants to know how this shipment nearly went pass thru the Express lane undetected by Customs officials led by Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon.... Continue Reading →

Luis Manzano-Jessie Mendiola “secret marriage” not true—Vilma Santos

ABS-CBN stars Luis Manzano and Jessie Mendiola have not tied the knot as yet, says Batangas Congresswoman and actress Vilma Santos. Manzano is the son of Edu Manzano, the former husband of Vilma Santos. Manzano and Mendiola are rumored to have gotten themselves married in "secret rites". Some quarters are alleging that maybe Mendiola is... Continue Reading →

Mayor suspected of drug involvement killed: close Duterte friend next in line, says PNP

Is Philippine president Rodrigo Roa Duterte throwing his gloves off and is now marshaling the police to kill even his closest associates? This seems like it as police operatives from the Philippine National Police (PNP) region 10 disclosed that they are now looking for Cebu based businessman Peter Lim whom Duterte had close relations with.... Continue Reading →

Tensions in Asia heightens: US sends bombers while Britain threatens to send warships in disputed islands claimed by China

Tensions in the Korean peninsula grew as the United States sent its two B1B bombers over the skies of South Korea near the border close to its neighbor, North Korea. Japanese and South Korean fighter jets accompanied the bombers while they flew by. The fly by was a direct response to the second test firing... Continue Reading →

China’s Xi calls on military to transform into elite force

In his first appearance as head of the Chinese Military Commission wearing a military cap and camouflage uniform, Chinese president Xi Jingping addressed a million People's Liberation Army (PLA) members at the 90th anniversary of one of the world's biggest military organizations. Xi presided the military parade at the remote Zhurihe training base in China's... Continue Reading →

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