A CENTER island in the busy area of Moriones in Tondo, Manila which for the past years has been turned into a dirty dumping ground for trash including an unused container and a steamroller while doubling as a personal cock farm, a toilet and a squatters’ site, was ordered cleared yesterday by Isko Moreno.
A CHINESE-operated prostitution ring in Parañaque City was crushed by agents of the National Capital Region Police Office following a raid on Wednesday night which led in the arrest of at least 31 Chinamen and the rescue of 51 Chinese women believed to be engaged in the flesh trade, NCRPO director, Major General Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar said.
“Forecasted naman ang enrollees sa mga DepEd schools and state universities and colleges (SUC). For DepEd, every increase of 400,000 enrollees should ideally birth 10,000 new classrooms. With that as basis, we can construct the anticipated needs. For once, let’s be ahead of the demand curve,” he pointed out.
Interior and Local Government Eduardo Año stressed this after receiving reports that contractors of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and local government units (LGUs) from La Union, Northern Samar and other parts of the country are using Memorandum Circular 121-2019 as shield to serve their own purposes.
AGENTS of the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group on Wednesday arrested a 62-year-old former mayor of Mahinog, a Camiguin province wanted for violation of the anti-graft and corrupt practices act, PNP-CIDG Officer-in-Charge, Brigadier General Bernabe M. Balba said yesterday.
SAN JOSE CITY – Rice millers and traders in Nueva Ecija have refuted claims of rice hoarding allegedly being committed in the province as they took exception to statements recently issued by acting Agriculture Sec. William Dar attributing the decline of palay prices to unscrupulous millers and traders who took advantage of the implementation of the Rice Tarriffication Law by hoarding the staple grain in the local market.
A 60-YEAR-OLD woman tagged as a top leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) was on Tuesday night arrested by combined police and military intelligence agents in her house in San Pedro City, Laguna.
Suspect Ramon Cerdeño Cuya, a resident of Bgy. Gaho, was arrested by joint operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Tiwi Municipal Police Station and Malinao, Albay police led by Maj. Diome Cardano after he sold two medium plastic sachets of shabu worth P78,000 to a police poseur.