Nurse, pharmacist in Ecstasy trade

September 19, 2019
A registered nurse and a licensed pharmacist were arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday for their involvement in the sale and delivery of high-breed marijuana and the designer drug called ‘Ecstasy,’ PDEA chair, Director General Aaron N. Aquino said.

Dumping ground in Tondo cleared by Isko

September 19, 2019
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.

Chinese-run prosti den crushed

September 19, 2019
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.

Allow more buses in Commonwealth

September 19, 2019
QUEZON City Rep. Precious Hipolito Castelo has called on the Land Transportation Franchise Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to issue provisional authority for new buses that will serve Commonwealth to ease the plight of stranded commuters.

PNP launches final push vs

September 19, 2019
ON orders of Philippine National Police chief, General Oscar D. Albayalde, all police forces nationwide are stepping-up their campaign against New People’s Army insurgents, going all-out to capture their wanted leaders and other partisans while embarking on a massive drive to convince majority of them to finally surrender and leave their mountain hideouts in order to live a normal life.

CV cops bag 6 most wanted

September 19, 2019
SIX most wanted persons in Cagayan Valley have been arrested by agents of the Police Regional Office 2 in a string of manhunt operations in the region, PRO2 director, Brigadier General Jose Mario M. Espino announced yesterday.

Armed troublemaker killed

September 19, 2019
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.

3 drug dealers, rapist jailed

September 19, 2019
FOUR men wanted for drug trafficking and rape were arrested by members of the Talisay City Police Station in Cebu following two separate operations on Wednesday, a report to Police Regional Office 7 director, Brigadier General Debold M. Sinas said.

Ecija rice millers deny Dar’s hoarding claim

September 19, 2019
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.

Will “AI” work at BuCor?

September 19, 2019
AS you were reading this piece, dear readers, yours truly, plus other veteran journos, are off for a 10-day visit to mainland China, which, incidentally, is to celebrate the 70 years of its founding as a “people’s democracy” after a brutal civil war that lasted for nearly 22 years, with the collapse in 1927 of the anti-Japanese alliance between the Kuomintang and the Communist Party of China.

Beware of online seller ‘Feel at Home’ –– paging DTI

September 18, 2019
In the FB advertisement and even in the box of the item that was delivered, the pan was bigger and made of different material. It was also advertised that the order comes with accessories that would convert the pan into a steamer where one can also cook boiled eggs, with matching cover. The steam function was what particularly made my nephew interested since he is fond of dimsum foods.