Tiamzons top PNP 2014 arrests

MANILA, Philippines–The capture of two high-ranking communist leaders topped the arrests made by the Philippine National Police in 2014, the Criminal Investigation and Detention Group (CIDG) said. Police Director Benjamin Magalong, CIDG  chief, said the…


Raid inside Bilibid yields drugs, gadgets, bath tub

Tetch Torres-Tupas MANILA, Philippines—Operatives from the National Bureau of Investigation and the Philippine National Police (PNP) conducted a surprise inspecting inside the New Bilibid Prisons early Monday morning as part of its crackdown against illegal…


Maguindanao Massacre – How it Happened

Photo by Dennis Jay Santos / INQUIRER Mindanao NOVEMBER 22, 2012 Monday, 23 November 6:00a.m. to 7:00a.m. Journalists gather at the residence of Khadafeh Mangudadatu. He is instructed to be in charge of the journalists…


November 6: A Church for the dirty

The other pair of images Pope Francis uses to describe the Church, in the passage entitled “A mother with an open heart,” involves the idea of being out in the world, rather than being confined…