Donna Patricia Manio, head of the DLSU Media and Public Relations-Office for Strategic Communications, said that no such meeting as alleged by Advincula ever took place inside the DLSU campus. Advincula has alleged that the ‘Bikoy’ videos were hatched during a series of meetings with personalities from the camp opposed to the Duterte administration held inside two universities in Manila, DLSU and Ateneo.
A TOTAL of 17 drug suspects -- one of whom a minor -- were nabbed by operatives from the Manila Police District (MPD) during a series of anti-illegal drug operations in various places in Manila, resulting in the confiscation of some P2 million worth of suspected shabu.
The suspect, identified as Hamre Tamayo Orion Alfonso, 27, of Wisconsin, USA and whose given address in the Philippines is Merville in Parañaque City, was arrested after having been found to be the owner of the said shipment from China.
P/Capt. Jaime Gonzales, chief of the Vehicular Traffic Investigation Section (VTIS) of the Manila Police District (MPD), reported that the vehicle, a Toyota Vios with plate number UKE-450, and owned by a lady doctor, Dr. Laarni Fajardo, was impounded earlier when its driver tried to escape after being flagged down by a traffic enforcer.
In his usual provincial accent, his exact words were: ‘Ewan ko kung meron bang seminar diyan, or ano bang training diyan para matutuhan ko kung paano gawin ‘yung batas, kung paano gawin ‘yung trabaho sa Senado. Kung merong ganon, I’ll take that opportunity para matuto ako... Magtawag-tawag ako kina Koko Pimentel… kung ano ba talaga ang trabaho ng senador.. what do I need to prepare para pagpasok ko… hindi na ito katawa-tawa.’
Police said slated for inquest at the Manila Prosecutor’s Office was suspect Editha Montero Bacani-Betguen alias ‘Editha Montero de Guzman’ and ‘Fatima de Guzman’, of No. 3F, Matulungin St., Barangay Central, Quezon City. The suspect was facing charges of estafa and large-scale illegal recruitment lodged against her by 12 female prospective overseas workers.
This according to the Bureau of Immigration (BI), is the policy that the bureau will be strictly observing as it launched anew an anti-corruption program for its personnel as part of its management’s campaign to professionalize its ranks and boost its reputation as one of government’s frontline service agencies.
IN a statement issued on Wednesday, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) headed by Sec. Arthur Tugade had said that despite the cancellation of flights by leading budget carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB), the concerns of the affected passengers were found to have been handled properly by Cebu Pacific, in compliance with the Air Passenger Bill of Rights thus, ‘imposition of penalties was not considered at present’.