LINGAP sa Mamamayan, Iglesia Ni Cristo’s local and international outreach program providing free livelihood assistance to needy communities, successfully held two milestone “Aid To Humanity, Fight Poverty” activities at separate locations in New York and Connecticut, in what the Filipino church called “part of its continuing mission to positively and concretely affect the lives of people and raise human dignity in depressed and needy areas all over the world.”
THE Philippine National Police’s ongoing crackdown against violators of the country’s strict gun laws is sparing no one, even local government units and government-owned and controlled corporations which have failed to renew their licensed firearms, the Journal Group learned yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR -- The luxury-loving wife of Malaysia’s former prime minister faced fresh questioning Wednesday by anti-corruption investigators probing a multi-billion-dollar scandal that contributed to the old regime losing power.
SENATE Blue Ribbon Committee chairman, Sen. Dick Gordon, said he was “impressed” by the presentation yesterday of Bureau of Customs collector, Atty. Lourdes Mangaoang, as regards the contentious issue of whether the abandoned four pieces of magnetic scrap lifters found at a warehouse in Cavite last August 9, contained illegal drugs or not.
BANGKOK -- Thailand’s junta leader has appointed the scion of a notorious political clan to run the country’s money-spinning ‘Sin City’ of Pattaya, as he woos allies ahead of an anticipated run in next year’s elections.
SYDNEY -- Three men accused of torturing and killing kangaroos are being hunted by police in Australia, just days after a man was arrested for intentionally mowing down emus in another high-profile animal cruelty case.
CHICAGO -- A Chinese national who came to the US on a student visa and later enlisted in the army reserves was arrested Tuesday in Chicago and accused of helping Beijing attempt to recruit American scientists and engineers.
WASHINGTON -- Do Americans support the Republicans shepherding Donald Trump’s policies through Congress? Or do they want Democrats to reclaim the House and Senate and block the controversial president’s agenda?
ACTING on a tip from their Hong Kong and Chinese counterparts, agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Tuesday night smashed a major Southeast Asian drug trafficking ring operating in the country carrying out a series of operations in Metro Manila which led to the arrest of four Chinese nationals and the seizure of nearly P600 million worth of high-grade shabu, PDEA chair Director General Aaron N. Aquino announced yesterday.
CAMP Olivas, Pampanga -- Operatives under the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group Regional Office 3 (CIDG-R3) arrested four suspects of various crimes and confiscated two firearms from them the other day.