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P15-M poor building supplies seized

Police confirmed the proliferation of substandard construction materials in Yolanda-devastated areas in the Visayas following a raid in a warehouse in Tacloban City. Director Benjamin Magalong, chief of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), said they were able to discover some P15 million worth of corrugated GI and plain sheets, steel bars of different sizes, and voluminous plywoods.  Read More »

Batangas town mayor faces murder raps

A mayor of Laurel town in Batangas is now facing double murder and double frustrated murder complaints before the Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with the February 28 ambush-slay of a village chief and his wife.  Read More »

P1-M bounty for Enzo’s killers

DAVAO CITY – Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is offering a P1-million cash reward for anyone who could provide information that would lead to the capture of the killers of champion race car driver Ferdinand “Enzo” Pastor who was gunned down in Quezon City last June 12. “We should all be very proud of the motorsports achievements he has brought to the country,” Duterte told the media here, adding that... 

‘Ka Freddie’cleared

The Quezon City Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed the child abuse charges filed against folk singer Freddie Aguilar due to insufficient evidence and lack of legal standing of the complainants to file the case against him.  Read More »

Gov’t should run public utilities

WHILE Congressmen and Senators are silent about the rising cost and inefficient management of public utilities, like electricity, there exists silent clamor for government to take over their operations. Considering that electric power industry is vital to the economy, it is strongly felt by many that it’s time for the government to exercise its inherent responsibility to protect the public from excessive... 

Fires hit Manila, Pasay

Some P100,000 in properties were destroyed in a fire that hit the Chinese General Hospital (CGH) in Blumentritt, Sta. Cruz, Manila Wednesday night. Senior Fire Officer 2 Edilberto Cruz of the Manila Fire District (MFD) said the fire started at 7:18 p.m. in the electrical room on the ground floor.  Read More »

QC’s 2nd most wanted falls

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) yesterday announced the arrest of the second most wanted person in Quezon City during an operation in Tondo, Manila Tuesday. Chief Supt. Richard A. Albano, QCPD district director, identifi ed the suspect as Emiliano T. Calisa, alias “Bangkay” and “Longhair,” 51, of Baseco Compound, Port Area, Tondo.  Read More »

2 carjackers shot dead

Manila, Philippines- A policeman, said to be the leader of a six-man carjacking group involved in the theft of motorcycles, and his companion were killed in a shootout with police yesterday in Quezon City.  Read More »

Wagyu product of countries other than Japan

Japanese cattle farmers have selectively bred their cattle for hundreds of years to produce today’s extremely tender and delicately flavored “Wagyu” Japanese beef. Cattle farmers follow government guidelines and raise their cattle with tender loving care. Calves are registered with the government soon after they are born. This registration system enables cattle farmers to trace the ancestral... 

PNP places forces on alert

The Philippine National Police (PNP) yesterday started consolidating forces for the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) centennial celebration on Sunday, the fifth State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) of President Aquino on Monday, and the Eid’l Fitr, the end of Ramadan, on Tuesday. Chief Supt. Reuben Theodore Sindac, chief police information officer, said all its units and offices nationwide will be placed on...