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65 top drug targets hauled to Mimaropa jail

SIXTY-FIVE top drug targets in Mimaropa region have been arrested and jailed by agents of the Police Regional Office 4-B, PRO4-B director Chief Supt. Wilben M. Mayor said yesterday. Of the 65, 18 are included in the Top 10 list…

300 cops, dependents, media avail of free mental checkup

CAMP Olivas, Pampanga -- The Police Regional Office 3 Press Club hosted a free medical and dental checkup to some 300 policemen and their dependents held at PRO3 Multi-Purpose building here last Saturday. The one-day activity was sponsored by National…

Imus leads kick-off of ‘Wagayway Festival’

IMUS City, Cavite -- Mayor Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Maliksi led the kick-off ceremony yesterday of the colorful ‘Wagayway Festival’ held at District Plaza here. The Cavite’s capital (Imus) is celebrating its 11th year of Flag Day on May 28, and has…

10-hour power outages set in Aurora, Ecija

CABANATUAN City -- The National Grid Corporation of the Philippine yesterday announced separate power service interruptions in parts of Nueva Ecija and Aurora on Wednesday. NGCP regional communications spokesperson Ernest Lorenz Vidal said this was due to maintenance activities to…

Pusher falls, boy drowns in Bataan posh resort

CAMP Olivas, Pampanga -- A suspected drug pusher was arrested during an anti-illegal drugs operation in Mariveles town here over the weekend. This developed as a six-year-old boy from Manila drowned at a posh resort in Orani, Bataan. Senior Supt.…

Body with gunshot wounds found in sugar plantation

TANAUAN City, Batangas -- An unidentified man was found dead by local residents in a sugar plantation in Bgy. Janopol Oriental, here, the other day, a police report said. Investigators, led by PO3 Rhadie R. Manzanilla and PO2 Reagan Umali,…

Cagayan cops smash rob-holdup gang

CAGAYAN policemen on Sunday smashed a notorious robbery-holdup gang operating in Cagayan Valley following an operation in Pamplona town which resulted in the arrest of four members of the gang, Police Regional Office 2 director Chief Supt. Robert G. Quenery…

Helper sandwiched by 2 trucks dies

TALAVERA, Nueva Ecija -- A truck helper was crushed to death after he was pinned between two cargo trucks when one of them accidentally moved forward while he was loading some machine tools at the back of their truck here…

Woman shot dead in Parola

FOUR unidentified men shot dead a woman right in front of her home at the Parola Compound in Tondo, Manila, the other night. Mary Jane Ramos, 36, of Gate 17, Area D, Parola Compound, died instantly due to gunshot wounds…

Petron, PTT lead price hike

Petron will implement the following price increases (VAT inclusive) effective 6 a.m. tomorrow, May 23: P0.65/liter for gasoline, P0.60/liter for diesel, and P0.70/liter for kerosene. These reflect movements in the international oil market. Petron, one of the so-called oil giants…

Woman shot dead in Parola

FOUR unidentified men shot dead a woman right in front of her home at the Parola Compound in Tondo, Manila, the other night. Mary Jane Ramos, 36, of Gate 17, Area D, Parola Compound, died instantly due to gunshot wounds…

Ban on religious icons in vehicles stirs controversy

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Philippine authorities have banned hanging rosaries and religious icons off car dashboards because of safety concerns, prompting an outcry from the Catholic Church which insists they offer divine intervention on the nation’s chaotic roads. The ban, which will take effect…
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