Senator Leila de Lima arrived at their ancestral home to visit her mother. Her brother Vic shared what happened during the emotional reunion. Vic added that this was the first time in a long while that their family is complete.
PAO chief Persida Acosta is accused of being corrupt in the agency. Some PAO employees accused Acosta of using Dengvaxia for corruption. The chief attorney has commented over the complaint against her.
Mayor Isko Moreno launched the kiosk “ISKOnek." The kiosk serves free Wi-Fi, phone calls, and a charging station. If it becomes a success, another 50 kiosks will be placed in Manila.
A Senate session turned into a lecture about the LGBTQIA+ community. Senate President Tito Sotto questioned the use of ‘lengthy letters’ to refer to the community. He also suggested to just use the term “Homo sapiens."
Bataan Representative Geraldine Roman defended trans woman Gretchen Diez after she was thrown out of a mall for trying to use a comfort room for women. The congresswoman also confronted the janitress who threw out Diez.
President Rodrigo Duterte passed into law a measure seeking to give 100% of service charge collected to workers. However, managerial employees are excluded from the law. Senator Joel Villanueva welcomed the passage of the new law.
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has spoken up about the recent “discrimination” that happened to a transgender woman in a mall. Belmonte said that Quezon City condemned such violence and discrimination to the LGBTQ+ community.
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno shared his visit to the dentist on social media. The mayor had to go through a dental surgery. Right after the operation, Moreno was seen working at the city hall.
President Rodrigo Duterte recently inked three acts. One of them concerns the lowering of electricity costs per household. Signed also was the act creating a Space Agency in the Philippines.
PNP chief Police General Albayalde admits that he accept gifts during events but made it clear that it's only food he accepts. This came after Senator Bato Dela Rosa admitted that he received gifts from generous benefactors.
Mayor Isko Moreno revealed that two companies in Manila have a P25.54 million debt to the local government. He gave 72 hours for the companies to settle their delinquencies or risk losing control over 5 markets in Manila.
Senator Grace Poe pointed out the absence of MMDA chairperson Danilo Lim at the Senate hearing for traffic woes. She also questioned the dedication of Lim to solve the traffic.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. called for justice over the killing of a Chinese national. Yang Kang was found dead after falling from the 6th floor of his office. The victim was seen handcuffed.
PNP will monitor the policemen and will file charges against those who accept gifts. The Civil Service Commission said that it is prohibited for policemen to accept gifts in exchange for their service.
Earlier, Mayor Isko Moreno vowed to renovate the Ospital ng Maynila. He mentioned that he wants it to look like a prestigious private hospital. Moreno said that he wants Ospital ng Maynila to look better that St. Luke’s.
Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto has aired his thoughts about the worsening traffic situation in Pasig City. He cited the recently implemented MMDA traffic schemes as the reason behind the traffic.
Senator Bato dela Rosa once again defended President Duterte from critics. This was after the head of state said that police officers are allowed to accept gifts. The Senator also admitted that he received pricey presents before.
US at SG, nag-alok ng tulong para gawing "smart city" ang Manila nang bumisita ang mga ambassadors ng dalawang bansa sa opisina ni Mayor Isko Moreno, ayon pa sa balita na napag-alaman ng KAMI.
Naging guest speaker si Mayor Isko Moreno sa graduation ng Emilio Aguinaldo College. Nilahad niya sa halos isang oras niyang speech kung paano siya namuhay bilang isang mahirap at nakabangon dahil sa pagpapahalaga sa edukasyon.
Nangako ng suporta si Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso sa kasalukuyang administrasyon at sinabing isa lamang ang ating gobyerno. Ayon sa alkalde, mayroon daw balitang nakarating sa kanya na may planong suportahan ng administrasyon.
Maris Racal got the chance to interview Mayor Isko Moreno. Sen, Manny Pacquiao was also in the video. Racal was fangirling and got starstruck after meeting the mayor.
Senate President Tito Sotto wants to exempt public school teachers from paying taxes. Sotto has filed a bill regarding this matter. He also referred to school teachers as “modern day heroes."