The Manila Times

By
0

A fire of undetermined origin gutted the field office of the Commission on Elections office, a public library and three houses in Antipolo City, Rizal province before midnight on Thursday. Initial reports said no one was injured in the fire, which started at a row of houses behind the building…

By
0

UMINGAN, Pangasinan: Authorities arrested a pastor during a raid on his house on early Thursday where they seized a number of ammunitions. Umingan Police, together with PPSC and Regional Special Operations Task Group (Rsotg), raided the pastor’s house exactly 6 a.m. on Thursday with a search warrant at hand issued…

By
0

PERSONNEL of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday saved a cargo boat from sinking in the waters between Fuga Island and Dalupiri Island in Babuyan Islands, Cagayan province. A report from the Coast Guard Detachment in Calayan said that the cargo boat Macarra started…

By
0

Two big packs containing suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride, or shabu, worth P900,000, were seized from two male pushers by combined operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Philippine Air Force (PAF) during a buy-bust operation in Davao City. PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo Cacdac Jr. said that the…

By
0

CABAGAN, Isabela: Two contractual workers of a national government agency were shot dead here the other day, police reports said on Friday. Dead on thespot from multiple gunshot wounds were Arnel Bagani and Joel Baguno, both contractual workers of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) and both residents of Caniogan Norte…

By
0

The competing territorial and maritime disputes in Asia can lead to conflict  in a region largely considered to have the fastest growing economies in the world, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said. In his speech before the 19th Nikkei Future of Asia Conference in Tokyo, the Foreign Affairs official…

By
0

THE Commission on Audit ordered the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to pay a janitorial agency nearly P5 million for its service that was left unpaid. In an eight-page decision, the Audit agency ordered the BI to pay Excellent Building Care and General Services Inc. after its money claim showed that…

By
0

BAMBANG, Nueva Vizcaya: The lady mayor in Pagudpud town in Ilocos Norte may have lost in the ballot count but the fight against her rival is not over yet. Reelectionist Mayor Matilde Sales lost the recently held May 2013 elections but wanted another fight against her rival, incumbent Vice Mayor…

By
0

Dear PAO, My uncles and my aunts, siblings of my father, are excluding my father and their other siblings of their rightful share in the properties left by my grandmother. My uncles and aunts are claiming almost all of the properties of my grandmother and allotting only a piece of…

By
0

Business group blasts legal roadblocks The government’s efforts to curb smuggling are being stymied by legal roadblocks that slow down the prosecution of smuggling cases, a prominent group of businessmen said on Friday. The Makati Business Club estimates that between P30 billion and P150 billion in unrealized revenue is lost…