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Hagedorn posts P180-K bail over SALN nondisclosure

FORMER Puerto Princesa Mayor Edward Hagedorn yesterday posted a total of P180,000 bail for all the charges filed against him in connection to the failure to disclose true Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN). The Office of the…

Sidecar boy stabbed dead

A 45-year-old sidecar boy was stabbed to death by his fellow driver following an argument they had while having a drinking session in Binondo, Manila, the other night. Victim Molong Saldena, of 4334 Albatros St., Tondo, died on the spot…

3 abducted Malaysians rescued

GOVERNMENT forces rescued three Malaysian nationals abducted by Abu Sayyaf Group during their operations Sunday night in Panglima Estino, Sulu. Joint Task Force Sulu commander Col. Cirilito Sobejana identified the victims as Zulkipli Bin Ali, Mohammad Ridzuan Bin Ismail and…

Sandigan clears Baja of graft case

THE Sandiganbayan has dismissed the graft case filed against former Philippine permanent representative to the United Nations Lauro Baja Jr. in 2011. The Fourth Division, in its 35-page ruling, said the prosecutors failed to present sufficient evidence on the alleged…

Oil price rollback today

OIL companies implemented another round of oil price rollback of P0.25 per liter in pump prices of diesel and P0.15 for kerosene effective today. Pilipinas Shell, one of the oil giants in the country, Flying V and PTT Philippines, two…

Slain lady cop laid to rest

THE policewoman, who was recently killed by riding-in-tandem suspects in Sta. Cruz, Manila, has been laid to rest. PO1 Jorsan Marie Alafriz, who was a member of the Manila Police District (MPD) assigned at the Barbosa Police Community Precinct (PCP),…

Woman gunned down

A WOMAN was killed by a still unknown suspect who shot her in the back of the head while she was walking in Singa-long, Manila, yesterday afternoon. Elma Raga, 44, of 2377 Arellano St., Singalong, died on the spot while…

3 QC cops nabbed for illegal discharge of firearms

Three policemen were arrested by their colleagues for illegal discharge of firearms. Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director Chief Supt. Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar identified the three officers as SPO4 Benie Felipe, assigned at PCRG Camp Crame, Quezon City; PO3…

Stude ganged up by 3 teens dies

A 17-year-old college student died after he was allegedly ganged up and stabbed by three teenagers, one of whom was the current boyfriend of his former girlfriend, yesterday morning in Quezon City. The victim, identified as Marvin Gaming, of 555…

Solon: Protect telco users

A Metro Manila congressman has pushed for the protection of telecommunication service subscribers in the country. Called the Magna Carta for Mobile Phone Subscribers, Quezon City Rep. Winston “Winnie” Castelo filed House Bill (HB) No. 5242 which seeks to enact…

NBI seizes P86.5M fake Nike, Converse shoes

Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation-Intellectual Property Rights Division (NBI-IPRD) seized counterfeit Nike and Converse shoes worth P86.5 million during a recent raid in Pasay City. Judge Rainelda H. Estacio Montesa of Manila Regional Trial Court, Branch 46, granted…

Drugs don’t bring happiness -- PDEA chief

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday urged the public to try so many things to be happy but not drugs as its leadership maintained that ‘illegal drugs, criminality and corruption do not bring happiness in this country.’ PDEA Director General…

Minor, 6 others arrested in QC illegal drug transactions

Quezon City policemen nabbed on Saturday 7 persons including a minor while serving a search warrant at a house in Quezon City where illegal drug transactions were allegedly being held. QCPD Director, Police Chief Superintendent Guillermo Lorenzo T Eleazar said…

DepEd orders probe on mercury leak

THE Department of Education (DepEd) has ordered an investigation on the mercury leak at the Manila Science High School (MSHS) and the continuous monitoring of the condition of students, teachers, and personnel directly and indirectly exposed to the substance. In…
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