PCSO stops ‘Peryahan’

February 09, 2020
DESPITE the fact that Peryahan ng Bayan recorded a high revenue in just a span of three months, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced the suspension of the operations of the gaming activity as ordered by the Office of the President.

P350M for toilets to combat polio

February 09, 2020
A House leader on Sunday said the Duterte administration will be spending P350 million this year to put up thousands of new “sanitary toilet facilities” to help suppress the resurgent polio virus that spreads via the fecal-oral route.

Isko wants ‘pasaway’ Chinese nat’l deported

February 08, 2020
He directed Special Mayor’s Reaction Team (SMART) chief Maj. Jhun Ibay to coordinate with the BI for the said purpose, saying he wants the suspect out of the country as soon as possible, noting that the cases he is facing are all bailable and he might just be out in no time.

CPP-NPA, Joma soon declared terrorists?

February 08, 2020
THE Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA) and CPP founder, former university professor, Jose Maria ‘Joma’ Sison, are just a few steps away from being formally declared as ‘terrorists’ by a Metro Manila court hearing the petition filed last year by the Department of Justice.

22 held for illegal fishing

February 08, 2020
Navotas police chief P/Col. Rolando Balasabas said combined forces of the police and Bantay Dagat caught the fishermen on board Princess Gel Fishing Boat while in the act of raising their fish net at the territorial water some 11.5 kilometers off the shoreline of Bgy. Tangos South at around 7:50 a.m.

Chinese kidnappers target gamblers

February 08, 2020
FEARS have been raised against the presence of Chinese gangsters who have been sent to the Philippines by organized foreign crime syndicates not only to abduct gamblers who have fallen victims to casino loan shark rings but also to kidnap-for-ransom moneyed Chinese mainlanders and Filipino-Chinese nationals in the country.

Isko wants sanctions on ‘pasaway’ Chinese national

February 07, 2020
MAYOR Isko Moreno has ordered Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) chief Dennis Viaje to inquire with the Bureau of Immigration (BI) as to the status of the Chinese national who disrespected authorities in Manila and to ensure that the full force of the law is imposed on him, with a warning to all other nationalities that such kinds of deeds will never be tolerated in the city.

3 firemen nabbed for Navotas extort

February 07, 2020
Navotas police chief P/Col. Rolando Balasabas identified the arrested firemen as SFO2 Benjamin Mabborang, Jr, 47, of South Sea, Bgy. Rizal, Makati City, FO1 Federico Sablay II, 28, of B. Cruz St., Bgy, Tangos, Navotas and FO1 Kimberly Reyes, 29, of Purok 5, Bgy. Dalampang, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija, all assigned at the BFP Navotas.

CIDG-NCR agents arrest 3 most wanted

February 07, 2020
AGENTS of the National Capital Region Office of the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group have arrested three wanted persons in Metro Manila in separate manhunt operations on Wednesday and yesterday, CIDG-NCR chief, Lieutenant Colonel Arnold Thomas C. Ibay said.

Ex-cop held for VK ops, bribery

February 07, 2020
AGENTS of the Philippine National Police Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (PNP-IMEG) on Thursday afternoon arrested a retired Quezon City policeman who tried to bribe them in exchange for the unhampered operations of his ‘video-karera’ machines, a report to PNP chief, General Archie Francisco F. Gamboa said yesterday.

3 MM police chiefs to be transferred outside NCR

February 07, 2020
PHILIPPINE National Police chief, General Archie Francisco F. Gamboa yesterday said he will order the transfer outside of the National Capital Region Police Office of three local police chiefs he ordered relieved for their failure to arrest the proliferation of ‘video-karera and fruit game’ operations in their areas.

PAL to fly stranded passengers

February 06, 2020
FLAG carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) yesterday announced that it will be mounting special flights on February 10, 2020 to assist the passengers who have been stranded as a result of the cancellation of all PAL flights to and from mainland China for the month of February, in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus (nCoV-ARD) situation.