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The Philippine National Police Academy will test its cadets for COVID-19 in the wake of two cadets' deaths due to heat stroke and electrolyte imbalance
Cadet Fourth Class Jiary Jasen Papa dies due to low potassium intake days after a fellow cadet died of heatstroke
The overnight move comes days after China imposed a sweeping new national security law on the financial hub after months of civil unrest last year
Some 455 police personnel have recovered, while 9 succumbed to the disease
Staff Sergeant Merly Joy Pascua reportedly didn't process the complaint filed by the 15-year-old girl from Cabugao town. The teenager was ambushed on her way home.
The military and police will check for 'what went wrong' when cops gunned down 4 soldiers on an intelligence mission in Jolo
Here are some of the key powers granted Hong Kong authorities when conducting national security investigations
The 9 Jolo cops who gunned down 4 intelligence officers are detained in Camp Crame as the National Bureau of Investigation continues its probe
The warrant is served despite the rights leader already obtaining a recall order since April
The suspects – all barangay peacekeepers – surrender to the 4th Special Forces Battalion through the assistance of a village chief
'The family’s utter disregard of safety regulations endangered their lives and all those living at H. Monroy,' says Mayor Toby Tiangco
On Monday, July 6, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to Asian studies professor Patricio Abinales about how the Philippine National Police can be reformed
Major Marvin Indammog, the commanding officer of the Army soldiers killed by policemen in Jolo, Sulu, is honored as a 'full-blooded Igorot warrior'
There was a time the PNP stood for what is right, even if it meant hurting their president
The Army says the soldiers wanted to check if the victims were still alive and to secure intelligence equipment
Mandaue City is still under general community quarantine
The relief further paves the way for an impartial investigation conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation
(3rd UPDATE) Now head of the National Irrigation Administration, retired general Ricardo Visaya tells Camp Crame to 'stop covering up [for] their abusive men'
The Armed Forces of the Philippines says Army chief Gilbert Gapay has basis for his claim on what happened in Sulu, but defers to the probe of the National Bureau of Investigation
'Lungkot na lungkot siya. Ang ginamit nga niyang salita ay siya ay ‘nanlambot, extremely sad,’ says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
'This court does not feel this amount is excessive,' Judge Jane Barwick says
The soldiers’ unarmed commander raised his hands while his deputy was working on his laptop when police shot them dead in broad daylight, says the Army
The Philippine Army says there was 'no provocation' on the part of the soldiers to 'warrant such carnage'
He also confesses to dozens of rapes, robberies, and kidnappings
Police and military officials seek 'impartiality' in the investigation into the encounter between police and soldiers that led to the death of 4 military intelligence officers
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año joins the Armed Forces in urging the National Bureau of Investigation to conduct an impartial probe into the incident
(3rd UPDATE) The dead all belonged to Army intelligence. The Armed Forces of the Philippines calls on the National Bureau of Investigation to step in to conduct an impartial investigation.
Part 2: Even as sex workers or prostituted women claim they experience systematic abuse from the police, they are blamed when they are raped and told ‘it’s part of the job anyway’
(3rd UPDATE) Police reports say the suspects had links to Abu Sayyaf bomb expert Mundi Sawadjaan, who helped plot suicide bombings in Sulu in 2019
Godod town police chief Captain Haran Ulah allegedly demanded P10,000 in 'protection money' from a local treasure hunter
Elijah McClain, 23, died last August in Aurora, near Denver, 3 days after he was put in a chokehold by police, injected with ketamine to sedate him, and suffered cardiac arrest
President Donald Trump is opposed to the House measure, and says the Democrats were aiming to 'weaken our police' and end officer immunity
The Republican proposal, which President Donald Trump supports, would discourage but not ban tactics like choke holds
9 counts, including murder, aggravated assault, and false imprisonment are laid against the 3 men
The 6 Chinese POGO workers escape detention in Camp Karingal, Quezon City
Instead, police stations are ordered to set up ‘tourist police assistance desks’ to cater to tourists, regardless of nationality
The city's top official did not just ban the demonstration because of coronavirus measures, the ANP national news agency says
Instead of repeating the mistakes of the past 12 years or so, communities have an opportunity to reject the expansion of big data policing. The dangers have only increased, the harms made plain by experience.
An initially strongly-worded text proposed earlier this week is watered down, first to remove the call for an international probe, and finally to strip away any mention of the United States
'One of the victims was a differently abled 27-year-old deaf female, the younger sister of the suspect and who is also the mother of some of the children rescued,' says Police Colonel Sheila Portento
The American Civil Liberties Union warns countries that 'partial or half-baked measures of accountability won't remedy structural racism'
'I thought it was a terrible situation, but you can't resist a police officer,' US President Donald Trump says of Rayshard Brooks' death in an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity
Manila cops arrest jewelry traders Abdullah Palawan Maute and Saadudin Alawiya in San Andres Bukid, claiming to find illegal drugs in their home
(UPDATED) Police say they caught 15 Cameroonians and 1 Nigerian violating social distancing rules and drinking beer at a bar
Atlanta District Attorney Paul Howard says police officer Garrett Rolfe aggravated the case by kicking Rayshard Brooks' body as he lay on the ground bleeding
'This is not about trying to create partisan differences. This is about coming together and getting an outcome,' says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
'You in the United Nations are your brothers' and sisters' keepers in America, and you have the power to help us get justice for my brother George Floyd,' says Philonise Floyd
Protesters clad in black set fire to a vehicle and pelt the police with projectiles, chanting, 'Everybody hates the police'
Officials say the suspect is associated with the underground 'boogaloo bois' ideology, which espouses a mix of anti-government extremism and civil and race war.
'When national processes consistently fail, international processes are needed,' says John Fisher, head of Human Rights Watch's Geneva office