Opposition lawmakers insisted that the proclamation of martial law in Mindanao should never be further extended, pointing out its lack of basis and its questionable constitutionality.
“To those who intend to challenge the extension of martial law before the Supreme Court, I wish you luck. You’ll need it,” Calida said.
Arestado ang isang mag-live in partner matapos makuha sa kanila ang isang sachet ng hinihinalang shabu sa Barangay Pasong Tamo, Quezon City Martes ng gabi. Ayon sa mga pulis, tulak daw ng droga ang mga suspek.
A top official of French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur is willing to go to jail in the Philippines should irregularities emerge in the probe into the purchase of Dengvaxia by the government.
Former President Benigno Aquino III will attend the Senate probe on the P3.5-billion dengue vaccine purchase Thursday.
The country’s security officials welcomed Wednesday the decision of Congress to approve the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend martial law in Mindanao for one year.
Muslim nations must press the world to recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state, Turkey said on Wednesday as it opened an Islamic summit called in response to a US decision to recognize the city as Israel’s capital.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday decried Sanofi Pasteur for trying to “water down” the impact of its advisory on the health risks using the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.
State volcanologists continue to closely monitor Mt. Kanlaon in Negros Island as it registered 578 volcanic earthquakes in the last 24 hours.
Dahil sa mahigit tatlong araw nang tuluy-tuloy na pag-ulan ng malalakas, tuluyan nang lumubog sa baha ang spillway sa isang barangay sa bayan ng Tigaon sa Camarines Sur.