JAIME PILAPIL, TMT

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A JAPANESE and a Briton were the latest victims of thieves in Manila. Julian Marcus Stodd, 40, fell prey to “Ativan Gang,” while Nomura Takayuki, 48, was victimized by snatchers right inside the Light Rail Transit. Stodd, who was staying in Crown Plaza Hotel in Quezon City, lost his iPhone…

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A SUMMIT that was supposed to put an end to the problems faced by truckers was temporarily stalled by the absence of representatives from the city government of Manila. As a result, the truckers went home with no solution in sight. The haulers’ insistence to a 24-hour access to Manila…

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Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno has invited the Manila Police District (MPD) chief to appear before the City Council on Monday to explain the relief of two precinct commanders. Insiders at the MPD told The Manila Times that Moreno was infuriated upon learning that Chief Supt. Rolando Asuncion ordered the…

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National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents rounded up on Wednesday 13 gays working in three separate cybersex dens in Manila, Caloocan City and Pasig City. Ronald Aguto, head of NBI cybercrime division, said they even caught the suspects nude and on the act of having online sex with their clients,…

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HOW do you clear Manila of street dwellers when no less than the city hall is charging them P200 for medical check up? This was learned on Tuesday after around 100 street dwellers were rounded up in Manila tourist district by police officers of Station 5. Supt. Alex Yanquiling, chief…

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Chairman Teresita Manzala of the Professional Regulation Commission sought the revocation of the licenses of five stem cell doctors who were found guilty of fabricating her signature. Manzala said the fate of the five doctors, all directors and officers of Philippine Society for Stem Cell Medicine (PSSCM), are now in…

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Four city councilors of Manila on Sunday disowned a resolution passed by the council directing the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) to confer a doctorate degree on Vice Mayor Isko Moreno. Councilors Arnold “Ali” Atienza, Niño de la Cruz, Josie Siscar and Rod Lacsamana said their names were listed…

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AXED deputy directors Ruel Lasala and Reynaldo Esmeralda of the National Bureau of Investigation on Friday questioned the department order issued by Justice Secretary Leila de Lima designating their replacements without citing reasons of their unexpected exit. In a hastily called press conference, the two officials said they interpreted the…

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SEN. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Wednesday gave unsolicited advice to Malacañang aspirants for 2016 to focus their election campaign in social media like Facebook, Twitter, and web logs, among others. She said social media would determine the next President. Too, she declined insinuations that she should run in the 2016 polls,…

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Various groups are collaborating to gather one million volunteers to support the government’s rehabilitation and recovery efforts in areas struck last year by Super Typhoon Yolanda, an official of Philippine Medical Association (PMA) said on Tuesday. PMA President Dr. Leo Olarte said the volunteers have started coordinating with other non-government organizations and…

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