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BACOOR: Daniel Castel Quintana from the Bacoor Traffic Management Organization will be honored by the local government for single-handedly apprehending a suspected member of the Ozamis Robbery Gang, one of a riding-in-tandem lawless elements who attempted to rob a money changer establishment here. Mayor Strike Revilla commended the heroism and…

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BATANGAS: Lipa City Hall and National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) satellite office employees scampered to safety when the city police chief received text messages from an unknown sender that someone will plant a bomb in the compound on Friday, authorities said. Lipa Police Chief Supt. Jacinto Malinao said the first…

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A FOREST fire that started on Wednesday atop a Philippine mountain has threatened endangered species plants and animals in an area also considered by some local sects as a holy place, officials said. The government’s National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said about a 10-hectare (24.7-acre) patch of forest…

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LUCENA CITY: A ranking New People’s Army (NPA) leader operating in south Quezon surrendered to the elements of 74th Brigade headed by Brig. Gen. Alex Capiña at the Philippine Army headquarters on Wednesday. Southern Luzon Command (Solcom) Chief Lt. Gen. Caesar Ronnie Ordoyo identified the rebel returnee as Arjie Bu–lalaque…

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The Archdiocese of Bohol will be constructing an estimated 15 alternative churches to provide a decent place for liturgy, five months after the onslaught of 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Central Visayas. Tagbilaran Bishop Leonardo Medroso said that the alternative churches can accommodate 800 to 1,000 churchgoers, which it will be finished…

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY: The Department of Education (DepEd) has allocated P9.5 million for the construction of a two-storey school building here. The new school, which will be constructed at Opring Village, Barangay Calumpang in a land formerly owned by the Cahilsot family and has been purchased by the city government…

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ZAMBOANGA CITY: Six people were killed when a deranged man attacked them with a bolo before being killed by a villager who was also wounded in the rampage in Zamboanga del Sur, police said on Thursday. Police said Remie Arnatis barged in two houses and attacked his neighbors without any…

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FIVE members of the notorious Cuya Robbery (Hogtied Group) were arrested at a beach resort in Barangay Barreto, Olongapo City. Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director Chief Supt. Richard Albano identified those arrested as Jonathan Cuya and his brother Jose of 28-B Santo Cristo Street, Balintawak, Quezon City, Michael Tolentino…

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OPERATIVES of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Tuesday arrested a jail guard for selling methamphetamine hydrochloride, or shabu, to a poseur-buyer in General Santos City. PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo Cacdac Jr. identified the suspect as Rex Morsal, 35 years old, a prison guard at the Sarangani Provincial…

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LIMAY: Fourteen people were injured when a mini-bus crashed into a pickup which hit a Starex van and mini-bus parked along the Roman superhighway in Barangay Alangan, Limay on Wednesday. Alangan barangay Chairman Virgilio Mendoza said the wounded passengers, all from the mini-bus, were rushed to various hospitals. No one…