PNP-CIDG men seize cache of illegal weapons

A SUSPECTED gun trafficker in Cebu was arrested in an entrapment operation in Danao City which resulted in the recovery of a dozen unlicensed firearms, one of them even fitted with a silencer, a report to Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group director, Brigadier General Joel Napoleon M. Coronel said yesterday.

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November 14, 2019
Speedy probe on Iloilo pole fires sought. ILOILO City’s lone representative and a party-list representative in the House of Representatives asked the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) yesterday to conclude speedily the investigation into the complaint of Mayor Jerry Treñas against Panay Electric Co. (PECO) for its alleged failure to address the alleged numerous incidents of fire affecting its electricity poles.

Special powers

Albay Rep. Joey Salceda, chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, filed House Bill 5456 or An Act Granting special powers to help the President implement and complete the Build Build Build program on or before 2022 or within the period of two and a half years subject to restrictions.

PNP, AFP for ‘selective’ martial law extension in southern region

AMID Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s call on her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, to already lift martial law in her city, both Philippine National Police Officer-in-Charge Lieutenant General Archie Francisco F. Gamboa and Armed Forces chief of staff Gen. Noel Clement yesterday said they are in favor of the extension of martial law in select areas in Mindanao.

‘Total collapse’

HONG KONG — Pro-democracy protesters stepped up Wednesday a “blossom everywhere” campaign of road blocks and vandalism across Hong Kong that has crippled the international financial hub this week and ignited some of the worst violence in five months of unrest.