Why do Marvin Marcos and others in his infamous league get easy deals from the Duterte regime?
The New York-based human rights group says President Rodrigo Duterte's order comes as no surprise given his previous pronouncements defending cops in the war on drugs
President Rodrigo Duterte makes a quick visit to Ormoc City to meet with local officials and distribute cash assistance to quake victims
'Kung 'yung drug pusher or drug lord may kini-claim sila na due process, eh bakit hindi natin puwede ibigay doon sa pulis na dumaan sa due process?' says the PNP chief
(UPDATED) Senator Lacson, a former Philippine National Police chief, sums up the reinstatement of Superintendent Marvin Marcos with the favorite expletive of the Chief Executive who had ordered it
PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa says 'it would be a waste anyway' not to let Superintendent Marvin Marcos work since he is getting paid
Representatives Ben Evardone and Edgar Sarmiento make the call after the Leyte earthquake destroyed the region's main power source
The Office of the Vice President also plans to provide psychosocial support to survivors of the magnitude 6.5 earthquake
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MovePH's Voltaire Tupaz talks to Ormoc Mayor Richard Gomez on Rappler Talk on Monday, 6pm, July 10. Bookmark this page to watch the conversation.
Cabinet secretaries, led by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, meet with Leyte local government leaders on rehabilitation efforts after the magnitude 6.5 quake
(UPDATED) Phivolcs revises the magnitude of the aftershock from 5.4 to 5.8
A total of 1,837 families or 9,185 persons living in Leyte are displaced by the earthquake
'We need [imagination] for disaster preparedness,' Science Undersecretary Renato Solidum Jr says at the Agos Summit
The landslides hurt 26 people in Hiluktugan village, including two infants who were hit by dislodged hollow blocks
'Our member banks have advised its respective branches to strive delivering its services to the general public and accommodate all banking transactions, most especially in this time of need,' says the Bankers Association of the Philippines
Authorities are still assessing the extent of the quake damage, which can only be done once they reach the quake epicenter in the mountainous villages
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Phivolcs geologist Charmaine Villamin says that the strength of 'the Big One' will not be far in magnitude from the earthquake that hit Leyte
Leyte province has had its share of natural disasters over the years
(2nd UPDATE) Rescuers have pulled out a total of 13 people from a collapsed commercial building in Kananga town, near the epicenter of the quake
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(4th UPDATE) A woman dies after being hit by falling debris in Ormoc City. A body is also retrieved after a building collapsed in the municipality of Kananga.
(4th UPDATE) Phivolcs warns that damage and aftershocks are expected
Part of the Tacloban Astrodome, which provided refuge to residents during the onslaught of Haiyan in 2013, will be turned into a museum in Leyte's capital
(UPDATED) 'I was not the one who wrote it. I was not the one who signed it,' says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II about the DOJ's latest resolution on charges in the killing of Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr
Using a life of experience and a pair of sandals, Manly Minguel teaches youngsters in Tanauan about life and boxing
Barangays Margen and Don Carlos Revilla in Ormoc City are the latest recipients of new classrooms built under this year's PH-US military exercises
Break Free 2017, a series of peaceful community mobilizations across the Philippines contributing to global actions against fossil fuels, culminate in Yolanda-hit Leyte
But the DOJ dismisses allegations that policemen planted evidence in jail
A Senate committee report on the killing of Albuera Mayor Espinosa Sr takes the President to task for intervening in the appointment of a cop linked to the murder
A teenage girl and a 6-year-old are hurt after motorcycle-riding men hurled a grenade at the fence of Barangay Canlapwas chairperson Ma Elfa de Jesus in Catbalogan City
The People's Center and Library used to be a cultural gem in the hometown of then First Lady Imelda Marcos. Part of it is now being rented by a Japan surplus shop.
There's one confirmed death in Cebu, while classes have been suspended in parts of Tacloban and Ormoc
The task group will investigate the explosion that rocked Hilongos town in Leyte province on December 28, injuring 32 individuals
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says initial reports suggest that the two groups have entered into a 'tactical alliance' to divert the miiltary from its focused operations in the southern Philippines
The victims were watching a boxing match in the town plaza when the explosions occurred
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Leyte authorities are also eyeing drug syndicates, not terrorist groups, in their investigation of the incident in Hilongos, Leyte
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Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella tells the public that the Hilongos and Cotabato bombings are 'an area of concern but not alarm'
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Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella quotes Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo in claiming 10 died at the Leyte blast. Taguiwalo says the information she forwarded to the Cabinet official 'was unofficial.'
(7TH UPDATE) 'The initial investigation shows that the suspected IED was cellphone detonated,' the military says of the blast that hurt at least 33 people
The police officers, led by Superintendent Marvin Marcos, have until January 23, 2017, to submit their counter-affidavits
President Rodrigo Duterte says he will continue to believe the version of the Leyte cops 'unless there is a case filed and [they are] convicted'
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