Isko orders trike office abolished

September 23, 2019
HEEDING the complaints of drivers of three-wheeled public utility vehicles such as pedicabs, e-trikes and tricycles, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno yesterday asked the Manila City Council headed by Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna to pass an ordinance abolishing the Manila Tricycle Regulatory Office (MTRO).

I. Sur bgy chair nabbed

September 23, 2019
AGENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Thursday last week arrested a barangay chairman in Sinait, Ilocos Sur for illegal possession of dangerous drugs, PDEA chair, Director General Aaron N. Aquino announced yesterday.

Bulacan druggie killed, 11 jailed

September 23, 2019
A PROVINCE-WIDE anti-narcotics operation in Bulacan last Sunday led in the killing of an armed drug trafficking suspect following a gunbattle with undercover officers and the arrest of 11 others, a report to Police Regional Office 3 director, Brigadier General Joel Napoleon M. Coronel said yesterday.

9 NPA rebels yield to C.V cops

September 23, 2019
NINE members of the New People’s Army operating in Cagayan Valley yesterday surrendered to security officials in Gonzaga, Cagayan following negotiations with intelligence officers, Police Regional Office 2 director, Brigadier General Jose Mario M. Espino said.

Napolcom exec defends Albayalde from detractors

September 23, 2019
NATIONAL Police Commission vice-chairman, Atty. Rogelio T. Casurao yesterday described as ‘rehashed’ unproven charges that Philippine National Police chief, General Oscar D. Albayalde protected his men who were investigated and charged in connection with a 2014 purported highly-irregular anti-narcotics operation in Pampanga.

Of “unintended consequence”

September 23, 2019
ALTHOUGH it was a Sunday, Philippine ambassador to China, Chito Sto. Romana, dropped all the “crap” about “protocol”— and his much-needed “siesta” and happily met with our group of journalists from the Philippines at our embassy in Beijing.