6 Caloocan cops face dismissal for robbing vendor

The Philippine National Police-Internal Affairs Service (PNP-IAS) has recommended the sacking of six police officers in Caloocan City involved in robbing a sidewalk vendor in March. IAS chief Alfegar Triambulo said Friday they had submitted their recommendation to the Directorate for Personnel and Records Management – Discipline, Law, and Order Division. The cops– Corporals Noel […]

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CHR condemns ‘indiscriminate’ terroristic attacks

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Friday reiterated its condemnation of the series of “indiscriminate” terroristic incidents in parts of the country, particularly in Mindanao. In a statement, CHR Executive Director Jacqueline Ann de Guia said “any act of armed rebellion that seeks to terrorize and sow discord into the lives of people” is […]

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2 children dead, 2 others injured in Zambo Sur blast

Two children died while two others were wounded in an explosion believed to have been caused by unexploded ordnance in the Zamboanga del Sur town of Kamalarang, a top police official said Friday. Col. Diomarie Albarico, Zamboanga del Sur Police director, said the two fatalities in the 12:30 p.m. explosion in Barangay Diplo, Kumalarang were […]

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DOH boosts organ donation drive, urges people to sign up

In observance of the Kidney Month Celebration, the Department of Health (DOH) 11 (Davao region) has strengthened its campaign on organ donation by urging the public to sign up as donors. Dr. Ma. Theresa Bad-ang, nephrologist and head of the Southern Philippines Medical Center – Human Advocate and Retrieval Effort (SPMC-SHARE), said the only remedy […]

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BOC seizes P5.1M-worth of shabu concealed in toy drums

An estimated PHP5.1 million worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride commonly known as “shabu” were seized, while two claimants were arrested in a joint operation led by the Bureau of Customs-Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday in Pasay City. In a statement, District Collector Carmelita Talusan said the consignee, from Cainta, Rizal, and his cohort, from San […]

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Sandigan convicts ex-guv for anomalous 2004 fertilizer deal

The Sandiganbayan convicted a former provincial governor of graft over the anomalous purchase of fertilizers worth PHP4.9 million in 2004. In its decision dated June 3, the anti-graft court’s Second Division sentenced former Quirino Gov. Pedro Bacani to up to eight years in prison for violation of Republic Act 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt […]

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CSWDO offers reintegration program for returning OFWs

The City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) is advancing a reintegration program for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who are planning to return to the city. “We are offering the returning OFWs the program where they can choose to have a livelihood or employment for when they go back to the city. We conduct an […]

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