No need for Aquino to apologize over SAF 44 deaths, Palace insists

MANILA (Mabuhay) – There is no need for President Benigno Aquino III to apologize for the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) members killed during the infamous January 25 Mamasapano clash, a Malacañang spokesperson said Thursday. Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said...

DOJ summons 90 suspects in Mamasapano clash for prelim probe

MANILA, Oct. 28 (Mabuhay)– The Department of Justice has summoned to a preliminary investigation the 90 suspects in the killings of 35 of the 44 elite policemen in the January 25 Mamasapano encounter. Prosecutor General Claro Arellano said the preliminary probe hearings...

Palace slams Bongbong Marcos for ‘politicizing’ Mamasapano tragedy

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Wednesday slammed Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. for “politicizing” the Mamasapano tragedy amid the so-called alternative version on the January 25 incident. “Ano ba naman ‘to si Bongbong Marcos,...

HPG downplays ‘conflict’ with MMDA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group (HPG) explained the absence of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic enforcers along certain parts of EDSA. PNP-HPG chief Arnold Gunnacao said MMDA officer-in-charge Rey Arada has been...

100 to be indicted over Mamasapano massacre: Aquino

MANILA, Sept 8 (Mabuhay) – At least 100 individuals will be held responsible over the bloody encounter in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25, where 44 members of the Special Action Force (SAF) were killed, President Benigno Aquino III himself said Tuesday. “There is over a...

Ex-AFP, PNP officers ask De Lima to file Mamasapano cases before pursuing political plans

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A group of former military and police officials in Congress urged Justice Secretary Leila de Lima Wednesday to expedite the filing of cases against those involved in the Mamasapano clash before setting her sights on an elective office. In a press...

Cayetano tells Binay: Reveal your ‘true’ SALN

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay’s “true” state of the nation address is nothing but a mere diversionary tactic to distract the public from the corruption allegations hounding him and his family, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano said Tuesday. Instead of criticizing the...

Disgraced PHL police officers and brother masons

Families of the slain 44 members of the Special Action Force (SAF) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) were able to receive some semblance of justice from the Aquino administration, following the dismissal recently of resigned police chief Alan Purisima from the service. It...

Palace: Info drive on BBL to continue

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang said Saturday the government will continue its information drive on the Bangsamoro Basic Law, after a new Social Weather Stations survey showed only about one of five Filipinos approve of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro political entity and...

SWS: After Mamasapano incident, approval rating for Bangsamoro deal and BBL dips

MANILA, May 15 (Mabuhay) – After the Mamasapano, Maguindanao clash that killed 44 Special Action Force personnel last Jan. 25, only about one of five Filipinos approve of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro political entity and the Bangsamoro Basic Law. These were among of...