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Security tightened at Matnog port vs Maute terror

SORSOGON City -- Security at Matnog Port in Matnog, Sorsogon has been tightened over the weekend with joint operatives of the Army, PNP, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) using sniffing dogs and metal detectors in checking…

IEDs lobbed by Reds in CamSur miss Army truck

GOA, Camarines Sur -- Suspected communist rebels detonated improvised explosive devices (IEDs) at a secondary national road in Sitio Kabuyuan, Bgy. Pinaglabanan, here, at around 5 a.m. yesterday but missed a passing Army truck fully loaded with troops, said Sgt.…

Aguirre: Food poisoning of 900 NBP inmates ‘intentional’

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday raised the possibility that food poisoning which downed almost 900 inmates at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Mun-tinlupa City may have been done intentionaly. “Investigation is already being conducted to know what really…

Trader sued for lasciviousness by maid killed by RIT gunmen

A businessman, who is facing a case of acts of lasciviousness filed by his house helper was killed by motorcycle-riding suspects while inside his parked vehicle together with his wife and child in Marikina City Sunday night. Reports reaching the…

Driver jailed for mauling gf

A 22-year-old driver, who mauled his live-in partner owing to jealousy, is now in jail after having been arrested in Tondo, Manila, by the Manila Police District. Now facing charges of violation of Republic Act 9262 or Anti-Violence Against Women…

Bomb threat disrupts Pasay court hearing

BOMB threat temporarily disrupted court hearings at Pasay City Hall of Justice (HOJ) yesterday. Senior Supt. Dionisio Bartolome, newly-designated Pasay police chief, said the bomb threat was received through a phone call at 1 p.m while court hearings were ongoing.…

Driver jailed for mauling gf

A 22-year-old driver, who mauled his live-in partner owing to jealousy, is now in jail after having been arrested in Tondo, Manila, by the Manila Police District. Now facing charges of violation of Republic Act 9262 or Anti-Violence Against Women…

American dies of heart attack at NAIA

A 45-year-old American died after he suffered a heart attack while in a heated argument at the lobby of Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Senior Supt. Dionisio Bartolome, chief of Pasay City police, identified the American as Kevin Michael Otterstad, of…

Human trafficking ring member arrested

Police arrested a suspected member of a human trafficking syndicate after he allegedly tried to sell three minors for sex services during an entrapment operation inside a convenience store in Mandaluyong City on Sunday. Reports reaching the office of Senior…

QCPD to file raps vs cop for wife, son slays

THE Quezon City Police District (QCPD) was set to file two counts of parricide against PO2 Roal Sabiniano who shot to death his wife and his 13-year-old son yesterday in their home in Bgy. Commonwealth, Quezon City. QCPD director Chief…

Oil firms hike prices again

MOTORISTS should again brace themselves for another round of oil price hike, the third for this month, effective today. The latest oil price hike was pegged at P0.55 per liter for gasoline, P0.75 per liter for diesel, and P0.85 for…

Lanao solon victim of Maute terror

EVEN the family of Lanao del Sur Rep. Jun Papandayan was not spared from the terror acts of the Maute Group. Papandayan sent a text message to Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas confirming his father’s house was burned and fortunately, there…

Tight security in Iligan defended

POLICE yesterday defended the tight security measures it has imposed in Iligan City, saying officers are searching vehicles and people entering the city to prevent the possibility that Maute gunmen escaping from Marawi City may enter the area. “Be informed…

Governors’ league backs martial law

VIGAN City, Ilocos Sur -- The Association of Governors of the Philippines yesterday expressed support for President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao. Ilocos Sur Gov. Ryan Singson, president of the Union of Local Authorities of the…

Rep. Yedda: Stay united behind DU30

Leyte solon supports Duterte’s declaration of martial law LEYTE Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez yesterday urged the Filipinos to stay united behind President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte’s strong resolve to crush terrorism in Mindanao, stressing that the Chief Executive would not abuse…
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