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Police guidelines for checkpoints

Simula Enero 13, ipapatupad na ang gun ban dahil sa halalan. Kaya asahan na ang pagdami ng checkpoints sa iba't ibang lugar sa bansa. Pero ano nga ba ang panuntunan ng mga pulis sa mga checkpoints?  Alamin sa pagpa-Patrol ni Niña Corpuz. TV Patrol, Enero 10, 2013, Huwebes

COA chief backs Enrile on Senate kitty

MANILA, Philippines -- There is nothing irregular with Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile's distribution of the savings of the Senate to his fellow senators, the chairperson of the Commission on Audit (COA) said Thursday.

Pro-RH bets spur UST to cancel elections forum

MANILA, Philippines - A youth forum on the 2013 elections has been cancelled by the University of Sto. Tomas because some candidates taking part who support the reproductive health law, participants said Thursday.

Napolcom to probe 'shootout cop' promotion

MANILA, Philippines -- The National Police Commission (Napolcom) on Thursday said they will look into the promotion of Supt. Hansel Marantan, an intelligence officer who allegedly led the shootout in Atimonan, Quezon that killed 13 people Sunday.

COA chief: Nothing irregular with Senate cash gifts

MANILA, Philippines - The chairperson of the Commission on Audit on Thursday said there is nothing irregular with Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile's decision to distribute savings of the Senate to fellow senators.

No extra bonuses for Office of the President

MANILA, Philippines - Unlike the Senate and the House of Representatives, employees and officials of the Office of the President have no additional holiday bonuses.

Palace satisfied with US explanation on drone

MANILA, Philippines - The Palace is satisfied with the explanation of the US Embassy on the recovery of a US drone from Philippine waters.

Enrile welcomes COA probe on Senate savings

MANILA, Philippines -- Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile on Thursday said he welcomes Senator Miriam Santiago's proposal for the Commission on Audit (COA) to investigate the savings of the Senate.

Aquino applies for gun ban exemption

MANILA (UPDATED) - Gun enthusiast President Noynoy Aquino joined the growing list of those seeking exemptions to the gun ban that will begin on Sunday—-the start of the 120-day election period for the mid-term elections.

Japan to help PH Coast Guard patrol territory

MANILA (2nd UPDATE)  - President Aquino met on Thursday with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida who is visiting the Philippines, his first overseas trip since his appointment.