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SC lifts TRO on car plates

THE Supreme Court yesterday lifted the restraining order it issued in 2016 stopping the release of 300,000 pairs of license plates for motor vehicles and 400,000 plates for motorcycles seized by the Bureau of Customs (BoC) and donated to the…

New ‘Tokhang’ only at daytime –– ‘Bato’

THIS year’s reinvigorated Philippine National Police Oplan: Tokhang will be conducted during daytime only to ensure more transparency and prevent rogues from taking advantage of the dim light to harass or mulct targets, senior PNP officials announced on Monday. PNP…

House okays ban on all forms of hazing

THE House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure that prohibits all forms of hazing. House Bill 6573 or the Anti-Hazing Act was supported by the 210 lawmakers, with no negative vote and abstention. The measure…

2nd petition asks high court to stop TRAIN

A SECOND petition has been filed by a consumer advocacy group before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to halt the implementation of Republic Act 10963 or the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act. Laban Konsyumer Inc. and its…

LTFRB ready for transport strike

A LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) official yesterday assured that the agency is ready for the transport strike to be held today by the militant transport group Pinagkaisang Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (PISTON). LTFRB board member Aileen Lizada…

‘Bato’ vows more strict screening of anti-narcotics cops

COPS with drug records are out and only those with unblemished integrity and track record would be definitely joining the reinvigorated Philippine National Police Oplan: Tokhang. This after PNP chief, Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. dela Rosa ordered a much…

Transport exec rapped for accepting bribes

These include P150K, escort services trip to resort TRANSPORTATION (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered the filing of administrative charges against a transportation official for allegedly accepting bribes from a transport cooperative. Tugade instructed Undersecretary for Legal Affairs and Procurement…

LTO sa Ali Mall, binuksan na

PORMAL nang sinimulan ng Land Transportation Office-National Capital Region, Driver’s License Renewal Office ang pag-iisyu ng renewal ng mga driver’s license (professional at non-professional) at ng student permits sa kanilang Ali Mall branch sa Araneta Center, Quezon City. Ito ang…

No waistline limit for cops -- ‘Bato’

CITING the possibility it may be fatal to others, Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. dela Rosa on Monday said he will not impose a maximum 34-inch waistline for police offuicers as suggested by former PNP chief-turned…

Taliño returns to SAF as new chief

DIRECTOR Noli G. Taliño yesterday assumed his new post as commander of the elite Philippine National Police Special Action Force during simple rites at the SAF headquarters in Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan, Taguig City. A member of Philippine Military…

PRC alerts public on health hazards of volcanic ash

AS Mayon Volcano continues to spew lava and emit thick ash clouds, the Philippine Red Cross advised the affected communities to be vigilant on the health hazards of volcanic ash to human health. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology…

Du30 asked to look into LMWD irregularities

A TOP official of the Leyte Metropolitan Water District (LMWD) has appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to look into alleged irregularities in his agency to guarantee an improved and continued delivery of potable water services as well as address peace…
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