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For a change, oil firms rollback prices

OIL companies implemented a price rollback, following five consecutive oil price hikes, effective today. Spearheaded by Pilipinas Shell, and Petron Corporation, two of the oil giants in the country, Unioil, Phoenix Petrolium, Seaoil, and Total, four of the so-called oil…

Manila solon seeks ban on parking fee payment

A MANILA congressman yesterday sought to ban the payment of parking fees in shopping malls, hotels and other similar commercial establishments in Metro Manila. Rep. Manuel “Manny” Lopez, Vice Chairman of the House Committee on Metro Manila Development, filed House…

Special lane for P2P buses sought

QUEZON City Rep. Alfred Vargas yesterday urged the Department of Transportation (DoTr), Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to consider opening a zipper lane on EDSA for the use of Point-to-Point bus system.…

Cops arrest prime suspect in bank employee’s rape-slay

ONE of the five “persons of interest” in the rape-slaying of a bank employee in Pasig City is now a prime suspect and was placed under arrest. Pasig Police chief Senior Supt. Orlando Yebra Jr., said Randy Oavenada, 37, driver…

1 of 5 ‘persons of interest’ positive for illegal drugs

ONE of the five “persons of interest” in the rape-slay of a bank employee in Pasig City tested positive for illegal drugs, Eastern Police District (EPD) said. Chief Supt. Romulo Sapitula, EPD director, said Randy Oavenada, 37, driver of Timber…

Lady sales agent held up in front of consumers

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A 37-year-old female sales agent got the shock of her life when a man, armed with a bladed weapon held her up inside a crowded public market Friday afternoon in Navotas City. Mareyan Reyes, senior sales agent of 14M Marketing…

Rookie cop lauded for helping MRT victim too

A neophyte policeman of the Eastern Police District (EPD) is being hailed as a hero after he and a fellow cop immediately helped a woman who lost right arm in an accident at MRT-3 Ayala station by using a belt…

Policeman drinking with friends gunned down

A policeman assigned at Camp Crame was shot dead by a motorcycle riding gunman while the victim was in a drinking spree with his friends in front of his house yesterday in Pasay City. Killed was SPO2 Patrick Palisoc, 50,…

Addict stabs boy dead while asleep

A 17-year-old boy was killed by a drug addict who stabbed him in the stomach while he was sleeping on a bench in front of a cafeteria on Juan Luna Street in Tondo, Manila the other day. Victim Reden Roxas,…

Bulgarian scammer probed

ANOTHER Bulgarian national believed to be a member of a gang of Central Europeans withdrawing money from ATM machines in the country with the use of fake access devices is now being investigated by agents of the Philippine National Police…

DU30 very angry at rape-slay case -- Bato

PRESIDENT Duterte has expressed outrage over the spate of rape-slaying cases in the country and has ordered the Philippine National Police to immediately solve the cases, Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. dela Rosa said yesterday. “’Yung…

2 minors held for stealing cops’ aircon

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TWO minors aged 16 and 17 were arrested by policemen after they were caught carrying an air-conditioning unit they stole from the police outpost Thursday night in Malabon City. Malabon police investigator PO2 Rockymar Binayug said the 17-year-old thief, of…

Mandaluyong fire triggered by boy, 4, toying with lighter

SOME 60 houses of informal settlers were razed by a two-hour fire that started allegedly after a four-year-old boy played with a lighter in in Mandaluyong City, on Thursday, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said yesterday. No one was…
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