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Pasay barker stabs barker, gives up

A 28-year-old barker who stabbed dead a fellow barker over the victim’s refusal to give his money share for services rendered to a passenger, surrendered to police the other day in Pasay City. Rene Saddi, a barangay tanod who moonlights…

Erap cites Miss Manila

The city of Manila capped its week-long celebration of 445th Araw ng Maynila with the coronation last Friday night of the winners in the Miss Manila 2016 beauty pageant. This year’s Miss Manila is Cristelle Tolentino, 22, a cum laude…

Fake PA, PNP officers in bogus loan scheme caught

A FAKE Army colonel and Army lieutenant were arrested by agents of the National Capital Region Office of the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group for their involvement in large-scale estafa in Quezon City on Wednesday afternoon, a…

Brexit casualty

Cameron quits as Brexit vote shocks EU, pummels markets LONDON -- British voters dealt a seismic blow to the European Union by voting to leave the bloc, triggering the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron Friday and sending world financial…

Proof of poll fraud ‘strong’

THE Confederation of Non-Stock Savings and Loan Associations (CONSLA), now the Alliance of Non-Stock Savings and Loan Institutions or ANSLI), yesterday stood firm on its allegation of vote manipulation during the last election, saying that its evidence are strong. Retired…

AFP sets simple farewell for Commander in Chief

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will render final tribute to outgoing Commander in Chief President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday, June 27. AFP spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said the ceremony will be as simple as possible…

Housing bill also awaits PNoy signing into law

A housing bill also awaits the signature of outgoing President Benigno Aquino III before his term expires next week. House Bill 4116 or An Act Strengthening the Balanced Housing Development Program was sent to President Aquino for approval. The bill…

Tight watch for yellow fever, Zika virus

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ARRIVING passengers, both foreign and local, particularly those coming from Africa, are being watched closely through the fever thermal scanners at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminals following a reported outbreak in Africa of the killer yellow fever and…

Youth party-list presses scrapping of K to 12 program

FIRM in its oppositiion to the K to 12 education program, the Kabataan party-list will ask incoming President Rodrigo Duterte to scrap the entire scheme. Although the program has started this school year, the Kabataan party-list continues to reject outgoing…

PAO chief laments DoJ ‘tanim bala’ ruling

PRESIDENT-ELECT Rodrigo Duterte wants the tanim-bala extortion at the airports stopped once and for all, Chief Public Attorney Persida V. Rueda Acosta yesterday stressed amid the junking by the Department of Justice of the criminal complaint against several airport personnel…

Norway envoy grateful for help to Abu captive

THE Norwegian ambassador to the Philippines thanked incoming President Rodrigo Duterte for negotiating the release of the Norwegian kidnap victim of the Abu Sayyaf. “We are very thankful for what you are doing,” Erik Forner, Norwegian Ambassador, told Duterte. Duterte…

Get drug trade big fish — Anakbayan

A big youth organization wants incoming President Rodrigo Duterte to get big fish in his campaign against dangerous and illegal drugs. While the Anakbayan welcomed Duterte’s anti-drug campaign, the group reminded authorities to ensure that those behind the illegal activities…

Reds in jail will stay

No freedom for political prisoners, only safe conduct passes for peace talks participants –– Duterte NO mass release of political prisoners, incoming President Rodrigo Duterte clarified yesterday. “Ang sinabi ko noon I will only agree during the preliminary stage of…

Man beats up, makes live-in partner ‘star’ in sex videos

A man was arrested the other night in Marikina City for beating up his live-in partner who also complained of his taking videos of their sexual activities. The Eastern Police District (EPD) identified the suspect as Mart Angelo Rosales, resident…

Miss Manila winners feted

THE city of Manila capped its week-long celebration of the 445th Araw ng Maynila with the coronation last Friday night of the winners in the Miss Manila 2016 beauty pageant. This year’s Miss Manila is Cristelle Tolentino, 22, a cum…
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