PDEA collars Ugandan, seizes P20-M drugs

October 9, 2015 10:03 pm

Camp Vicente Lim, Laguna: The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Office in Calabarzon arrested members of an African drug syndicate and confiscated illegal drugs worth P20 million in an anti-drug operation in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. PDEA Regional Director Yogi … Read more »

‘Mar is a victim of misinformation’

October 9, 2015 10:02 pm

Leyte Gov. Leopoldo Dominic Petilla said he is supporting Liberal Party (LP) standard bearer Mar Roxas despite the latter’s backlash on the delay in the delivery of aid to Yolanda victims. In an interview in Hindang, Leyte on Thursday the … Read more »

10 dead in Leyte penal colony fire

October 9, 2015 10:02 pm

Abuyog, Leyte: Ten inmates of the maximum Security Compound of Abuyog Penal Colony in Barangay Cagbolo here have died after the building caught fire on Thursday afternoon. Philippine National Police Eastern Visayas spokesman Chief Insp. Mark Nalda said that initial … Read more »

No funds for El Niño in 2016 budget

October 9, 2015 10:01 pm

DESPITE the serious threat of the El Niño on the country’s food security and economy, the government has not allotted a single peso in the P3-trillion proposed 2016 budget to mitigate the effects of the severe dry spell in the … Read more »

BOC files charges against luxury cars ‘smugglers’

October 9, 2015 10:00 pm

FORMAL charges have been filed against five officials of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and three private individuals in connection with a foiled attempt to smuggle into the country 14 brand new luxury vehicles worth P145 million. “The Bureau is … Read more »

Salceda faces two opponents in Albay race

October 9, 2015 9:59 pm

LEGAZPI CITY: Incumbent Albay Gov. Joey Salceda would be facing tough competition in the race for the province’s second congressional district in next year’s elections. Lawyer Hardy Aquende, a Filipino-Chinese businessman and Harvard University graduate told The Manila Times that … Read more »

PNP Central Luzon arrest 48 CRIME suspects

October 9, 2015 9:57 pm

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga: The Philippine National Police arrested 48 suspects and neutralized five others in an intensified campaign against criminality in Central Luzon. In a report released yesterday, Chief Supt. Rudy Lacadin, PNP regional director of Region 3, said this … Read more »

LTFRB suspends 30 Dagupan buses

October 9, 2015 9:55 pm

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Friday suspended 30 units of the Dagupan Bus with Northern Luzon-Manila and vice versa route. The LTFRB, in a decision, said Dagupan Bus Company operations will be suspended for a month … Read more »

Gunmen snatch Italian trader in Dipolog City

October 8, 2015 9:32 pm

A FORMER Italian priest was abducted on Wednesday evening by at least seven unidentified gunmen from a pizzeria he owns in Dipolog City, Zamboanga Del Norte, a police official said on Thursday. The incident is the fourth reported kidnapping of … Read more »

Maguindanao wary over security issues

October 8, 2015 9:31 pm

BULUAN, MAGUINDANAO: Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu asked that political candidates to file their Certificate of Candidacy (COC) in the nearest Commission on Elections (Comelec) office next week, citing security reasons. At the provincial peace and order council meeting here on … Read more »