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Lawyer gunned down

FOUR unidentified suspects shot a lawyer dead yesterday morning in Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental. The victim was identified as Atty. Geronimo S. Marabe Jr., former Ozamis City prosecutor. Reports said the incident occurred at around 10:30 a.m. in Bgy. 50th…

2 erring DOTr-CAR execs suspended for 90 days

THE Department of Transportation (DOTr), through Undersecretary for Legal Affairs and Procurement Reinier Paul Yebra, yesterday served a 90-day suspension order against two top officials of the DOTr-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), who allegedly committed grave misconduct, conduct prejudicial to the…

2 drug pushers die in Ecija clashes

CABANATUAN City -- Two suspected drug pushers were killed in separate armed encounters with undercover drug operatives here and in Talavera town last Monday. In this city, killed was Sherwin Saclolo, alias Diket, of Bgy. Imelda. Supt. Ponciano Zafra, city…

‘Sabayang kasalan’ in GenTri on June 22

GENERAL Trias City -- The local government led by Mayor Antonio ‘Ony’ Ferrer will hold the annual ‘mass wedding’ on June 22, 2018 at General Trias Cultural and Convention Center in Bgy. Sampalukan, here. The local civil registrar is now…

Ex-NFA exec gets 2 years for perjury

A Quezon City court has sentenced a former public relations officer of the National Food Authority (NFA) to two years imprisonment for claiming that he is a graduate of Journalism at the University of the Philippines. Convicted was Public Relations…

Fistfight leads to stabbing

CPPO, Camp General Pantaleon Garcia, Imus City, Cavite -- A male bystander in the coastal town of Tanza was stabbed in different parts of the body when he confronted the suspect in an altercation Monday morning, according to Senior superintendent…

Minor rapist arrested

SAN Pablo City, Laguna -- A minor rapist was arrested during a police operation against wanted persons in the province. Police identified the suspect as a certain Shawn, 16, of Purok 5, Bgy. Sta. Maria, San Pablo City. He was…

2 armed drug offenders killed, 12 held in Bulacan

TWO armed drug trafficking suspects were killed in gunfights with agents of the Bulacan Police Provincial Office while 12 others were arrested in a series of anti-drugs and anti-crime operations in the province over the past 72 hours, local police…

Cop shoots hostage-taker in Angeles

ANGELES City -- A hostage-taker ended up in the hospital and eventually in jail after he was shot by a policeman onboard a passenger jeepney in Bgy. Ninoy Aquino, here, the other day. Around 4:40 a.m. Monday, policemen manning a…

Erap orders release of city hall employees’ mid-year bonus

Manila City Hall employees will received their mid-year bonus this week after Mayor Joseph Estrada ordered the city’s budget department to release the fund in compliance to the directive of the national government. The Manila chief executive announced the release…

P11.87-M drug shipments seized at NAIA turned over to PDEA

TWO drug shipments with an estimated street value of P11.87 million and which were seized by Customs personnel at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) one after the other recently, were turned over to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)…

Man butchered by pal’s bf

A man was stabbed dead by his friend’s boyfriend who allegedly got jealous upon seeing them talking in a dimly-lit portion of the street in Pasig City Monday night. Investigation conducted by SPO3 Romeo Tanguilan and SPO2 Ricardo Allapitan, of…

Court defers arraignment of 10 Aegis Juris members

THE Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) deferred the arraignment of the 10 members of the Aegis Juris Fraternity who are facing charges in connection with the hazing death of UST law freshman Horacio ‘Atio’ Castillo III. It was learned that…

Local banks form 1st block-chain group

The country's banking sector is set to spawn its first blockchain-related organization, the Blockchain Association of the Philippines next week. The BAP will be led by Union Bank of the Philippines, one of the first enterprises in the country to…
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