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Passenger nearly robbed, killed by taxi driver

A FEMALE supervisor was wounded when she jumped out of a taxi after the driver tried to rob and kill her Wednesday in Makati City. Celine Grace Felix, of Taguig City, told police that the incident occurred at 10 p.m.…

Revilla upbeat on bail

DETAINED Senator Ramon “Bong”Revilla Jr. yesterday expressed confidence that he will be allowed by the Sandiganbayan to post bail because the prosecution panel failed to present a strong case against him. On the sidelines of his bail hearing, Revilla said…

Drop Mercado resort

UNITED Nationalist Alliance (UNA) interim president Toby Tiangco yesterday asked the organizers of the Ms. Earth international pageant to nix the holding of one of its events in an island-resort allegedly owned by former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado.…

P23B add'l budget under study

SPEAKER Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte Jr. yesterday ordered a thorough study of the merits and basis of the P23billion supplemental budget being sought by Malacañang for the reconstruction of infrastructure destroyed by Super Typhoon Yolanda and other projects like the rehabilitation…

SC workers join call for higher wages

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SUPREME Court employees yesterday joined the nationwide protests calling for higher minimum wage for state workers. Members of the Judiciary Employees Association (Judea) joined the Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees (Courage) in calling for a minimum…

Trader found dead

A businessman was found dead with a gunshot wound in the chest inside his van that rammed into a tree in Quezon City on Wednesday night. Case investigator PO2 Anthony Tejerero identified the victim as Roberto Antonio G. Arciga Jr.,…

Estudyante nahulog, nasagasaan ng bus

Isang 18-anyos na estudyante ang namatay nang mahulog at masagasaan ng isang pampasaherong bus na akma niyang sakyan sa Cubao, Quezon City, kahapon. Sa ulat ni PO3 Perlito Datu ng Quezon City Police District-Traffic Sector 3, kinilala ang biktima na…

P23B add'l budget under study

SPEAKER Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte Jr. yesterday ordered a thorough study of the merits and basis of the P23billion supplemental budget being sought by Malacañang for the reconstruction of infrastructure destroyed by Super Typhoon Yolanda and other projects like the rehabilitation…

4 ‘Bukas-Kotse’ men arrested

Four members of the “Bukas Kotse Gang” were arrested for smashing the window of the vehicle of a Quezon City policeman and stealing his service firearm. Arrested were Jordan Reyeg, 37, Nestor Valdez Jr., 28, Justiano Estrella Jr., 67, and…

Driver taking rest hit by stray bullet

A 32-year-old jeepney driver, who was resting inside his room after a day’s hard work, was hit by a stray bullet yesterday in Pasay City. Leopoldo Pugoy, alias Kaka, of 1980 Tramo St., Bgy. 64, Zone 8, Pasay City, was…

Taong grasa nabundol ng bus, tigok

HALOS madurog ang isang taong grasa matapos mabundol ng isang passenger bus sa EDSA, Quezon City, kahapon ng umaga. Sa report na nakuha ng Public Commuters Motorists Alliance (PCMA), ang biktima sa 30-35-anyos, marumi at nakasuot ng short pants. Sumuko…

BuCor chief presses reforms amid challenges

HE had survived a long protracted war with heavily-armed insurgents and criminals during his days in the military and the police but is now continuing an uphill battle against both seen and unseen enemies inside the country’s biggest prison which…
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