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Korean dies of heart attack in Puerto Galera

A KOREAN national died of heart attack while resting inside a room they rented shortly after they swam in a beach resort in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, yesterday. The victim, identified as Yeong dae Lim, 49, was declared dead on…

Lacson leads Cavite Freedom Day rites

KAWIT, Cavite -- Cavite leaders led by Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson, who hails from Bayan Luma, Imus City, yesterday led the 119th Independence Day rites at Aguinaldo Shrine in Bgy. Kaingen, here. Lacson, together with Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo Teo,…

Ex-Biliran mayor gets 16 months for perjury

THE Sandiganbayan Fifth Division has sentenced a former town mayor in Biliran to 16 months in jail for allegedly declaring a wrong spouse in his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN). The anti-graft division found former Cabucgayan Mayor…

PRO2 chief cites Cagayanos for successful war on drugs

POLICE Regional Office 2 director Chief Supt. Robert G. Quenery yesterday cited the valuable role being played by Cagayan Valley residents in their successful crackdown against illegal drug trafficking in the region which gained the distinction of having one of…

CamSur cop faces raps

NAGA City -- A member of the Philippine National Police (PNP) detailed at Cabusao Municipal Police Station identified as PO3 Rex O. Fabul is now being investigated by the Camarines Sur Police Provincial Office Internal Affairs Office here after a…

3 die in Bulacan shabu shootout

THREE suspected drug traffickers were killed in separate gunbattles with members of the Bulacan Police Provincial Office on Friday, local police director Senior Superintendent Romeo M. Caramat Jr. annunced yesterday. Five others were also arrested during the stepped up anti-narcotics…

2 rebels slain in North Cotabato encounter

TWO suspected members of the New Peoples’ Army (NPA) were killed in an encounter in a remote village in North Cotabato on Saturday, according to Philippine Army’s 39th Infantry Battalion commander Lt. Colonel Harold Argamosa. Argamosa said the encounter occurred…

Ex-Abra vice gov slain outside cockpit arena

A former Abra vice governor was shot and killed while two others were injured minutes after they just came out from the cockpit arena in Marikina City yesterday morning. Reports reaching Eastern Police District (EPD) director Chief Supt. Romulo Sapitula…

Mayor shot dead in Batangas

CAMP GENERAL MALVAR, Batangas – The mayor of Balete, Batangas yesterday was shot dead by an unidentified suspect, Police Public Information Office OIC Insp. Hazel Luma-ang said. Batangas acting police director Sr. Supt. Randy Quines Peralta said Mayor Leovino Hidalgo…

Ombudsman orders dismissal of CDO dad, 7 others

THE Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the dismissal from service of former Misamis Oriental Governor and now Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno and seven other government officials for graft. The Office of the Ombudsman directed the filing…

Burnt body found in cemetery

OAS, Albay – Police are investigating the case of a burned human body found in a public cemetery in Bgy. Bagsa, this municipality. Oas town police head Chief Insp. Domingo Tapel said Reynaldo Ocfemia, caretaker at the Tagas Public Cemetery,…

Cops seize cache of weapons in Maguindanao raids

AGENTS of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Police Regional Office and other security forces on Tuesday seized a cache of high-powered weapons and ammunition in separate raids in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao, ARMM police director Chief Supt. Reuben Theodore…

SBMA has no intelligence fund – administrator

THE Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has had no intelligence fund since the time of President Benigno Aquino. SBMA administrator Atty. Wilma Eisma made the clarification in reaction to claims of chairman Martin Diño that P10 million in intelligence funds…

2 lawmen in Bicol slain

CAMP SIMEON OLA, Legazpi City – Bicol police director Chief Supt. Melvin Ramon Buenafe on Friday ordered a thorough investigation into the murder of two police officers in separate gun attacks in Camarines Sur and Sorsogon. In Sorsogon, PO3 Rammel…
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