LTFRB seeks “very good” balance between innovation and regulation of TNCs

The government has been very supportive of companies providing ride-sharing services in the country, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) clarified on Tuesday, August 22, but also emphasized the need for a balance between innovation and regulation. “The government, particularly the Department of Transportation, has been very supportive and will continue to be…

Salinlahi to DepEd: Stop being an agent of State Fascism

  “High school students are now open targets for police brutality and extra-judicial killings! DepEd is turning learning institutions as killing fields of state authorities, implementing Pres. Duterte’s fascist war on drugs!” this is a statement of Salinlahi Alliance for Children’s Concerns over the Department Order (DO) 40 S. 2017 which was recently signed by…

Terrorist slain as MSU resumes classes in Marawi City

Camp Ranao, Marawi City – August 22, 2017  An undetermined number of the Daesh-inspired “Maute” group harassed at 4:45am today the temporary base of military troops in Lanao del Sur.  Said terrorists were positioned 200 meters from the location of the engaged troops in Poblacion, Marantao, Lanao del Sur.  Troops automatically returned fire and were…

SENATE BLUE RIBBON RESUMES PROBE ON SHABU SHIPMENT

Senator Richard Gordon, chair of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, presents documents from the Bureau of Customs (BOC) as he questions BOC officials during the 4th hearing, August 22, 2017, on the entry of P6.4 billion worth of illegal drugs to the country.   The probe focused on the smuggling of 600 kilos of shabu or…

NEW AFP COMMANDER IN THE SOUTH

Major General Benjamin Madrigal, Jr. (Left)assumes as the new Acting Commander of the Southern Luzon Command (SOLCOM), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in a Change of Command Ceremony presided over by General Eduardo Año, AFP Chief of Staff (Right) on Friday, 18 August 2017 in Camp Guillermo Nakar, Lucena City.  MGEN Madrigal, the former Commander of the Philippine…