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Retired MMDA worker mauled inside jeepney

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A RETIRED employee of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) landed in a hospital after he was mauled by two men following their heated altercation Friday evening in Malabon City. Martin Medina, 69, of 17-A Jeremias Street, Bgy. Karuhatan, Valenzuela City…

Mall cashier nabbed for using customer’s card

A 22-year old cashier at a shopping mall was arrested after she allegedly use the credit card left by a customer to buy several items defrauding the victim of some P48,000 yesterday. Senior Supt. Alex Santos, chief of Taguig City…

Muntinlupa gives P2M aid to victims of Marawi siege

The local government of Muntinlupa has given P2 million to Marawi City, as financial aid for displaced residents and for the city’s rehabilitation. Marawi City engineer Sirad Daligdig, representing Marawi Mayor Majul Usman Gandamra, received the check from Mayor Jaime…

Netizens ask: Where's Leni?

WHILE Filipino soldiers were engaged in heavy firefight to save Marawi from the control of IS-backed local terrorists, their “second” commander-in-chief, Vice President Leni Robredo, was reportedly seen silently taking her flight to the United States of America. The country’s…

No let-up in fight vs Maute — AFP

THERE will be no let-up in the ongoing offensive against the ISIS-inspired Maute Group in Marawi City despite the observance tomorrow of Eid’l Fitr, the culmination of the month-long Muslim Ramadan and security troops will continue their massive house-to-house search…

Marawi siege link to drugs suspected

MALACAÑANG is looking seriously at the link between the narcotics trade and the raging Maute attack in Marawi City. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said yesterday that the illegal drugs found in the home of former Marawi City mayor Omar Solitario…

Drugs financing terror groups – UN study

THE millions worth of shabu found in the stronghold of Maute terrorists somehow validates a United Nations study that some terror groups depend on drug profits to sustain their operations. In a recent study by the UN Office on Drugs…

Hapilon may have fled Marawi City — military

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MARAWI -- One of America’s most wanted terrorists may have escaped a five-week battle with Islamist militants in a southern Philippine city, which began with a raid to capture him, the military said Saturday. Isnilon Hapilon, a veteran Filipino militant…

‘Koko’ seeks more aid for Marawi folk

SENATE President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III seeks more financial help for Marawi City. Pimentel issued a special order exempting assistance to displaced Marawi residents from the 5% limit set by Senate rules. Section III, Item 17.1 of Memorandum Circular 2016-002…

Protect depositors, banks urged

AFTER a congressional inquiry into the glitch that rocked the banking industry, lawmakers asked all banks to ensure security and protection of depositors. Chairman of the House committee on banks and financial intermediaries Rep. Ben Evardone said that bank depositors…

Ilocos Six languish in House detention

NO change of heart on the so-called Ilocos Six, at least for now. Chairman of the House committee on good government and accountability Rep. Johnny Pimentel said the panel is standing pat on its decision to detain the six employees…

Red attacks alarm Palace

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MALACANANG is alarmed by the recent attacks of the communist rebels even after the National Democratic Front (NDF) has ordered its armed wing to refrain from launching offensive against state forces. The NDF had urged the New People’s Army (NPA)…
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