THE House of Representatives of the 18th Congress under its dedicated and working leaders Speaker Alan Cayetano and House Majority Leader have bee receiving a resounding ovation and deserves continuous applause for sterling achievements in such a short time.
The PNP-AKG director said that the two were arrested by his men on Monday in Purok 6, Sitio Garcia, Bgy. San Antonio West in Don Carlos, Bukidnon on the strength of a warrant of arrest for kidnapping-for-ransom and serious illegal detention issued by Judge Evelyn Gamotin-Nery of the Cagayan de Oro City RTC Branch 19 with no bali reommended.
In a report to Police Regional Office 3 director, Brigadier General Joel Napoleon M. Coronel, the official said members of the PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-National Capital Region sought the help of the Santa Maria Municipal Police Station in intercepting the suspects who were on board a Mitsubishi Montero Sports with conduction sticker 030110 and a gray Honda sedan.
AGENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Monday afternoon arrested three suspected big-time drug traffickers in the country after they conspired to sell two kilos of shabu worth P13.6 million to an undercover officer in Imus City in Cavite, PDEA chair, Director General Aaron N. Aquino announced yesterday.
The operatives, supported by the 303rd Regional Mobile Force Battalion 3, RIU3 and City Environment and Natural Resources Office in Baliuag conducted an anti-illegal logging operation at Zone 4, Bgy. Sibul, San Miguel which resulted in the confiscation of chain-sawed 10,000 board feet of lumber dipterocarp worth P500,000 that allegedly belong to Hernandez and Evangelista.
AMID stepped-up anti-criminality patrol by the Metro Manila police force ahead of the coming Yuletide Season, National Capital Region Police Office director, Major General Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar has debunked widespread belief that there will always be a high crime rate during the ‘Ber’ months and in fact is saying it is already a ‘myth’ since their records will speak that fewer crimes are being recorded during the period September to December.
IN THE long-drawn “battle” between the nearly century-old, Panay Electric Company (PECO) and MORE Electric Power Company (MORE Power), the ‘Johnny-come-lately’ power distributor in the island owned by businessman Enrique Razon, the main stakeholders, the consumers, are yet to see something to behold at:
THE Metrolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said more than 3,810 tons of garbage, water hyacinth and silt have been removed from the Manila Bay coastline and drainage system discharging to the bay since the government started its rehabilitation program.
The mayor also urged all City Hall employees and officials to have the kind of mindset where they learn to appreciate whatever they have in life instead of fretting over what they lack in order to have a happy disposition in life and work attitude.
The arrest was based on the complaint filed by Gerald Viernes, 34, married, of No 124 Ilang-ilang St., MPC Line Bagumbong, Caloocan City and Marco Leobrera,30, married ,of No. 2531 M. Delos Reyes, Gen. De Leon St., Valenzuela City. The two are both security guards of a bank.
PHILIPPINE National Police chief, General Oscar D. Albayalde has ordered all police counter-intelligence units led by the PNP Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group to further step-up their effort to identify and arrest rogues in uniform with a warning that those who will try to put up a fight will find themselves either in the hospital or six feet underground as officers are under orders to shoot in self-defense.
IF there is one decision that the public can praise the leadership of the 18th Senate, it would be its decision to retain Sen. Richard ‘You-Know-Me’ Gordon, as chair of both the ‘Blue Ribbon’ (Public Accountability of Public Officers) Committee and, the Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
Last week, leaders of the Coalition of Licensed Agencies for Domestic and Service Workers (CLADS) and the Overseas Placement Association of the Philippines (OPAP) met with Secretary Eduardo Ano of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).