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BoC downplays shipowner’s appeal

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) has downplayed the appeal for review filed by a shipping company before the Court of Tax Appeal (CTA), whose vessel has been seized by the agency at the Port of Limay for alleged oil smuggling…

Helper stabbed

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A 22-year-old helper was critically wounded when he was treacherously stabbed by a jobless man he earlier admonished for allegedly trying to sneak in illegal drugs inside a public cemetery at noon Friday in Malabon City. JR Paterno was rushed…

Bading hinalay sa likuran ng bahay

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NILUKOB ng matinding pagnanasa ang 26-anyos na lalaki sa bading na ka-barangay makaraang abangan ang pag-uwi ng biktima at puwersahang halayin sa likod mismo ng kanilang bahay kamakalawa ng gabi sa Caloocan City. Ilang hakbang na lang sa kanilang tirahan…

Contractor gunned down by RIT suspects

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A 34-year-old contractor and an unidentified woman were killed in separate shooting incidents Friday in Caloocan City. Jayson Mamangon, contractor and resident of Esperanza Heights, Barangay 168 Deparo was walking on his way home along Leo Street when two riding-in-tandem…

Student mauled by 3 teenagers

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THREE out-of-school youths were arrested after they took turns in mauling a 14-year-old Grade 8 student shortly after midnight yesterday in Caloocan City. Kenneth (not his real name) of Gen. Malvar Ext., Bagong Barrio was rushed to Caloocan City Medical…

Lalaki pinatay, babae sugatan sa QC

PATAY ang isang ’di pa nakikilalang lalaki habang sugatan ang babae sa naganap na pamamaril sa Bgy. Commonwealth, Quezon City, ayon sa police. Isinalarawan ng pulisya ang lalaking biktima na nasa 30-40 taong gulang, nakasuot ng itim na T-shirt, may…

Blast hurts 14 in quiapo

AN explosion caused by an improvised pipe bomb on Friday night injured 14 persons in Quiapo, Manila in what police said was an incident attributed to a two warring gangs and not in anyway connected with the ongoing Association of…

Socgen wants Sabio bisbarred

SOLICITOR General Jose Calida has disclosed that he will file a disbarment case against Jude Jose Sabio, the lawyer for self-confessed hitman Edgar Matobato, for filing a baseless suit with the International Criminal Court (ICC). Calida recalled that the SC…

PCSO, PNP join hands vs illegal numbers game

PHILIPPINE Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) chairman Jose Jorge E. Corpuz yesterday said they are working closely with the Philippine National Police headed by Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. de la Rosa to curb n all forms of illegal gambling activities…

Labor Day ‘surprise gift’ eagerly awaited

THE millions of Filipino workers will be all ears to President Rodrigo Duterte’s announcement of a “surprise gift” when he makes his first Labor day speech tomorrow on his turf, the People’s Park in Davao City, not at the Quezon…

Barbers bares tampered mine audit results

THE revelation of the mine audit team on tampered audit results shows that Leo Jasareno should be fired by Environment Secretary Gina Lopez. Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers, reacting to a report that a ranking official of the…

Shaky milestone

WASHINGTON -- From his resounding setbacks in Congress to his stunning policy flip-flops, Donald Trump has faced a steep learning curve in his opening months at the White House. Although the new US president has shown a capacity to change…

Soul-searching scientists struggle to get message across

VIENNA -- “We mortals do not understand you.” That’s the heartfelt cry from former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres, pleading with scientists to use everyday language to help counter growing public mistrust. Figueres was giving one explanation of why scientists…

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake hits Davao Occ

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A MAGNITUDE 7.2 earthquake yesterday morning struck Davao Occidental, which prompted the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology to issue a tsunami alert in the coastal areas fronting Celebes sea. Reports from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council…
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