Poe urges DOJ: Expedite probe report on Mamasapano clash

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Amid differing findings by various bodies conducting probes into the Mamasapano incident, Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday  urged the Department of Justice to expedite the completion of its investigation report. “Given the differing findings of fact, it is...

Senators stand by report on Mamasapano clash

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The leaders of the Senate committees which looked into the bloody Mamasapano clash stood by their report Monday amid the ‘concern’ aired by the Commission on Human Rights. Senator Grace Poe, head of the Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs, said...

Purisima admits he informed Aquino about Mamasapano incident, SAF casualties

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Resigned Police Director General Alan Purisima finally admitted during a Senate hearing on Monday that he was the one who informed President Benigno Aquino III of the Special Action Force (SAF) raid on Mamasapano, Maguindanao, last Jan. 25. During the last...

Miriam asks Senate committee to show viral video of Mamasapano killing

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago on Thursday asked Senator Grace Poe to reconsider her suggestion not to have the video of the slain PNP-Special Action Force officer shown at the Senate probe on the Mamasapano incident. During the hearing, Santiago said she has...

MILF urged to surrender Usman as an act of goodwill

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Wednesday urged the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) leadership to surrender to authorities Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) commander Basit Usman and all those involved in the firefight with the Philippine...

BI offices nationwide open on March 1 to accommodate foreigners who will file their annual report

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced that its offices nationwide will be open on March 1 (Saturday) to accommodate foreigners who will file their annual report on the last day of the filing. With this, BI Commissioner Siegfred Mison on Monday reminded...