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‘Bato’ to HPG: Go after ‘rent-tangay’ syndicate

PHILIPPINE National Police chief, Director General Ronald “Bato” M. dela Rosa, yesterday ordered the PNP Highway Patrol Group to locate the rest of the estimated 1,800 brand-new SUVs and sedans ‘stolen’ by a Bulacan-based syndicate using the so-called ‘Ponzi Scheme’…

Village chief slain while manning death procession

A 36-YEAR-OLD village chief was shot dead by one of two unidentified motorcycle-riding men while assisting a funeral procession in Barangay Balanga, Ibaan, Batangas Saturday. Town police OIC Senior Insp. Jaime Landicho Bejasa identified the victim as Chairman Demetrio Magtibay…

Cops show concern for orphaned kids

NESTLED in a far-flung part of northern Cebu province, local policemen are showing how the national police can show genuine concern for orphaned children already under the care of orphanages and help the organization recover from the pits. Quoting words…

Vietnam boat attacked by Abu, 1 killed, 7 held

A VIETNAMESE crew member was killed while seven others were abducted when armed men believed to be members of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) attacked a Vietnamese vessel the other night in Baguan Island, Taganak, Tawi-Tawi. Identities of the victims were…

AFP foils deadly landmine attack in Davao City

GOVERNMENT troops has foiled what could have been another deadly explosion when they recovered on Saturday an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by the New People’s Army at a populated area in Calinan District, Davao City. Joint Task Force Haribon…

Lucena crime volume decreases

LUCENA City -- Compared to that of last year, the crime volume in this city from January I to February 12 had significantly decreased due to local police’s intensified anti-criminality campaign. This was learned from city police director Supt. Arturo…

Drive vs guns continues in Quezon

CANDELARIA, Quezon -- As part of the government’s drive against loose firearms, the Quezon Police Provincial Office (QPPO) continues in the implementation of search warrants against loose firearms in the province. Quezon police director, Senior Supt. Rhoderick Armamento said QPPO’s…

Farm worker killed in clash with warrant officers

SAN Isidro, Nueva Ecija -- A mango plantation worker was killed in an encounter after he resisted the police officers serving a search warrant at his house here last Saturday. Provincial police director Senior Supt. Antonio C. Yarra identified the…

Army foils another NPA landmine attack

GOVERNMENT forces foiled what could have been a deadly landmine explosion following the recovery of improvised explosive device (IED) planted by New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in a populated area Saturday afternoon in Calinan District, Davao City. Joint Task Force…

Duterte leads 2017 PMA alumni homecoming

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte yesterday led the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Alumni Homecoming 2017, where he was formally adopted as member of the PMA Alumni Association Incorporated (PMAAAI). Duterte is already an adopted member of PMA Dimasupil Class 1967 since 1994…

Man dies as train hits trike

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A 44-YEAR-OLD shoemaker died while his minor son Oberdito remained in critical condition when the tricycle they were riding was sideswiped by a PNR commuter train at a railroad crossing in Barangay Tuboran, Ligao City last Thursday. A local resident,…

Village chief, wife shot, critical

A VILLAGE chief and his wife were critically wounded when unidentified suspects shot them while on their way home the other day in Zamboanga del Sur. The victims were identified as Jefrey Dumapang Senara, 35, Barangay Captain of Barangay Saad,…

Pusher escapes, then surrenders

A NOTORIOUS drug trafficker in Cebu City escaped arrest by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Cebu City last Sunday but surrendered hours later to PDEA officers fearing he will be captured sooner or later, PDEA Director General…

Farmer electrocuted

A FARMER was electrocuted when he touched a live wire while harvesting string beans from their vegetable garden the other day in Zamboanga del Sur. The victim was identified as Ryan Lunor Requina, 21, single and resident of Purok Sta.…
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