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Crane truck kills construction worker

Crane truck kills construction worker

BY LIEZLE BASA-INIGO LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – A 22-year-old construction worker died when a crane truck ran over his head while sleeping in Barangay Baay here last Saturday. Officer-on-case Police Staff Sgt. Hercules B. Salinas Jr. identified the victim as Jimuel Florante, 22, of TJV Velasco Construction and Supply, and resident of Dampigan, Sta. Rita, Samar. […]

Policewoman dies due to COVID-19 after giving birth in a hospital

BY AARON RECUENCO A 32-year-old policewoman, who had just given birth, died due to complications from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). She was the 30th fatality from the deadly virus in the Philippine National Police (PNP). The death of the female officer, who was assigned to do administrative works at the National Capital Region Police Office […]

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2 Korean fugitives arrested

BY JUN RAMIREZ Two South Korean fraudsters wanted in their homeland were arrested by agents of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) during separate operations in Pasig City and Cainta, Rizal. Operatives of the BI’s fugitive search unit (FSU) identified the undesirable aliens as female Ban Jaeyob, 56, and male Bang Yoonjik, 55. Ban was the […]

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DFA probes online passport sched fixing

BY ROY C. MABASA Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has ordered his department to look into the peddling of passport online appointments through social media platforms. Locsin’s order came on Thursday evening after a netizen called his attention over the activity of a female Facebook account user openly selling passport online appointments for February […]

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IATF eyes MGCQ in Metro Manila

  BY ARGYLL GEDUCOS * JEAN FERNANDO     Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said on Monday that the IATF will review the data to see if Metro Manila can finally downgrade to the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) and allow more businesses to reopen. He, however, said that this may happen if the number of […]

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PH cases of UK COVID-19 variant rise to 17

By ANALOU DE VERA The total number of confirmed cases of the B.1.1.7 variant of the COVID-19 virus (United Kingdom variant) in the country has increased to 17, the Department of Health (DoH) announced Friday night. “Following strengthened biosurveillance activities amid the detection of the first B.1.1.7 variant in the country last Jan. 13, the […]

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