A week after Vice President Jejomar Binay said he was resigning as its chairman, the Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Laban ng Bayan withdrew from the United Nationalist Alliance, the coalition formed for the 2013 elections with the Puwersa ng Masang Pilipino.
Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Friday admitted that the status of Technology Resource Center (TRC) director general Dennis Cunanan in the Witness Protection Program (WPP) may be affected by the issue of his alleged receipt of kickbacks from Janet Napoles, as revealed by Benhur Luy.
The Philippine National Police on Friday took arrested housing scam suspect Delfin Lee to the City of San Fernando, Pampanga to present him before Regional Trial Court Branch 42. Lee, accused of defrauding government of P7 billion in spurious housing loans, was arrested in Manila Thursday evening.
Vice President Jejomar Binay has included world boxing champ and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao in his senatorial lineup for the 2016 polls.
Despite Mayor Rodrigo Duterte's continued reluctance to seek the highest post of the land, a group composed of barangay captains in Mindanao has launched a signature campaign for his presidential bid in 2016.
The proposal to transfer alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles to a regular jail is being studied by the Department of Justice, deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said Friday.
The Department of Foreign Affairs has raised the crisis alert level for Venezuela from 1 (precautionary) to 2 (restriction) as the civil unrest in the Latin America country worsened. The heightened alert also bars the deployment of newly hired overseas workers.