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Dawn Zulueta’s hubby to seek Senate seat?

The husband of actress Dawn Zulueta is considering running for a Senate seat in the upcoming 2016 national elections. Davao (2nd Dist.) Rep. Anton Lagdameo, with whom Zulueta has two kids, is in his last term as congressman. He is…

BoC exec, 9 others face ‘ukay-ukay’ diversion probe

A Customs Collector IV, an officer at the Enforcement Group (EG) and at least eight other officers and employees of the Bureau of Customs (BoC) were among those initially identified as possible “insiders” who ‘conspired’ with alleged “influence peddlers” in…

20 PNPA grads to join elite police force

AT least 20 cadets of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA), who are slated to graduate today, are bound for the elite Special Action Force (SAF) of the national police. President Benigno Aquino III will be the guest of honor…

Earth Hour lights-out seeks to illuminate climate plight

PARIS -- Hundreds of landmarks from Paris’ Eiffel Tower to the Seattle Space Needle will dim their lights on Saturday, as people around the world go briefly off-grid to mark Earth Hour with candlelight and barbecues. The 60-minute annual campaign…

Espina: Security measures in place this summer

PHILIPPINE National Police officer-in-charge Deputy Director General Leonardo A. Espina yesterday said all security measures are in place to ensure the safety of the general public this summer particularly during the coming Lenten Season. The country’s top cop said a…

Bar test passers known tomorrow

THE Supreme Court yesterday said it would release the results of the 2014 Bar examination tomorrow. SC Spokesman, Theodore Te said a special court en banc will be held tomorrow adding that as soon as the en banc gives its…

Espina dares PSPG men to rise above challenges

PHILIPPINE National Police officer-in-charge Deputy Director General Leonardo A. Espina yesterday challenged officers and men of the Police Security and Protection Group to continue performing a good job despite the challenges confronting them daily. “I challenge you to please continue…

Ex-envoy to Nigeria convicted for misuse of OFW funds

FORMER Philippine Ambassador to Nigeria Masaranga Umpa was convicted by the Sandiganbayan for misuse of at least P3.75 million funds supposedly to be used in assisting overseas Filipino workers. The Sandiganbayan found Umpa guilty of three counts of malversation of…

Espina praises PSPG men

PHILIPPINE National Police Officer-in-Charge, Deputy Director General Leonardo A. Espina yesterday challenged officers and men of the Police Security and Protection Group to continue performing a good job despite the challenges confronting them daily. “I challenge you to please continue…

The return of the SAF firearms

MORE than a month after our Gallant 44 were massacred in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, the government is yet to fully account for the weapons and other gadgets of the 44 Philippine National Police Special Action Force commandos stolen by members of…

PNoy deposition not enough — Romualdez

HOUSE Independent Bloc leader and Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez said yesterday the proposed deposition for President Benigno Aquino III on the House Mamasapano probe would not be enough to answer all questions about the bloody incident. While the separation…

Drug tipsters P4.6M richer

TEN Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency tipsters went home P4.6 million richer yesterday after giving the tips that allowed the PDEA and its support agencies to smash two secret shabu laboratories, seize nearly P3 billion worth of the so-called ‘poor man’s…

Hope springs eternal for Cudia

HOPE springs eternal. Philippine Military Academy (PMA) cadet Jeff Aldrin Cudia said this yesterday as he expressed hope that the Supreme Court (SC) will reconsider its ruling affirming his dismissal from the PMA for violating the academy’s Honor Code. In…
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