Navotas police chief P/Col. Rolly Balasabas said Noel Dialino, alias “Totoy Bato” of Liwayway St. Bgy. Bayan-Bayanan, Malabon city was arrested by elements of Station Intelligence Branch (SIB) at around 7:45 a.m. by virtue of an arrest warrant issued by Navotas City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Zaldy Docena of Branch 170 for the crime of murder.
Faye Delos Santos, 24, of 538 San Diego St. Bgy. 542 Sampaloc, Manila was positively identified by Jefferson Perez, 31, waiter, and Julie Ann Garcia, 31, both of Bgy. San Agustin, Malabon City as one of the four women who robbed them of cash and gadgets inside a passenger jeep.
LEYTE Rep. Martin Romualdez yesterday prodded his fellow legislators to prioritize the passage of President Duterte’s pet bills that seek to increase farmers’ income and accelerate agricultural productivity, saying this will help cut poverty level by half before year 2022.
“All aspirants for Speakership deserve the position but for majority of the congressmen, Cong. Martin is the most logical choice for the top House post,” said reelected Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro, who was Majority Leader of the 17th Congress and president of the National Unity Party (NUP), during a recent news forum.
In a statement on Saturday, Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder and National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) chief political consultant Sison said the US does not need to fire the “first shot” at China, as Duterte had dared mighty America to do, given that Uncle Sam could just stage a coup against the Philippine president.
OVER a dozen wealthy Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) officials, mostly Revenue District Officers (RDOs), and employees have been abducted or robbed by a gang of rogue law enforcers in Metro Manila and nearby provinces over the past few years but many of them refused to cooperate with police investigators for reasons known only to them, the Journal Group learned yesterday.
According to the group’s latest test buys, out of the 15 skin whitening creams bought (costing P80 to P280 per set), 14 were found to contain mercury in the range of 970 to 23,700 parts per million (ppm), way above the 1 ppm limit under the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive (ACD) and the Minamata Convention on Mercury. Goree Beauty Cream and Goree Day & Night Whitening Cream, which the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned in November 2017 were found to be the most contaminated with all three samples containing mercury in excess of 22,000 ppm.