Daily Archives: 3 years ago

Senators welcome Purisima’s resignation: He still needs to appear in Senate

Though the official confirmation of his resignation is yet to come out, Senators urged Philippine National Police Chief Director Alan Purisima to attend Senate’s investigation on Mamasapano Special Action Force operation. “He should attend the hearings in the Senate next week on the Mamasapano encounter. His cooperation is crucial in getting the full truth, which […]

Presidential Spokesman: Refrain from adding to the grief of our countrymen

“I appeal to the Manila Standard to get your facts straight and not rely on imagination of your sources or spin doctors,” this is the message of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas belying a report of the said news outlet. MST’s source said Roxas demanded that President Benigno Aquino III sack suspended national […]

President Aquino accepted PNP Chief Purisima’s resignation

Philippine National Police Chief Director General Alan Purisima who was suspended by the Office of the Ombudsman on December of last year is now officially not the head of PNP after President Aquino accepted his resignation. “A Cabinet source told ABS-CBN that the President accepted Purisima’s resignation ‘with much equivocation’,” ABS-CBNNews.com says in a news […]

Jordan hangs two Iraqi terrorists as response to burning of fighter pilot

Terrorist group Islamic State released a video showing a Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a human cage. Seen as a response from the Jordanian government, two Iraqi prisoners who were affiliated to the IS were hanged at dawn on Wednesday, reports Jordanian government-run Petra news agency. One of the hanged terrorist was Sajida Rishawi […]

Abu Sayyaf bandits killed in an operation by Joint Task Force-Sulu

Joint Task Force-Sulu spearheaded by Colonel Alan Arrojado had an encounter with Abu Sayyaf bandits today. “The operating troops of the 32nd Infantry Battalion led by Lt. Col. Gregorio Nieveras killed two bandits and seized five high-powered firearms after a 30-minute clash that transpired at about 9am today,” Armed Forces of the Philippines said today. […]