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Checklist for going to the cemetery for Undas

Checklist for going to the cemetery for Undas

October 29 to November 1 will be a four-day long weekend. If you are leaving for the cemetery for Undas, run through this checklist of things to do and things to bring (and not bring) to make sure your trip will be safe and comfortable. Before you leave, make sure you Double check your locks....

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Drivers, Operators to Protest PUJ Phaseout Plan

Jeepney drivers and operators are gearing up for a mass protest outside the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) head office in Mandaluyong City on April 4 to oppose the proposed plan to phase out older public utility jeepneys (PUJs) as part of the government’s modernization program. A convenor of the No to Jeepney Phaseout...

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Wedding Party Robbed in Exclusive Batangas Resort

Two villas rented by a wedding party in the exclusive Club Balai Isabel in Talisay, Batangas were pillaged Saturday, February 13 while the guests were attending the wedding ceremony at a church in the neighboring city of Tanauan. Police identified the bride as Annabel Aquino, 26, and the groom as Christer E. Manabat, 30. Manabat...

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Broadcast Journalist Gunned Down in Zamboanga del Sur

A radio reporter of DXWO Power 99 FM of Times broadcasting network based in Pagadian City was shot Tuesday night. The victim was identified as Elvis Ordaniza, 49 years old, a resident of Pitogo, Zamboanga del Sur. Police reported that Ordaniza was shot by an unidentified gunman in his residence. The assailant  used a .45...

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New ‘Liquid Paper Scam’ at NAIA Bared

After the ‘laglag/tanim-bala’ scam hugged the headlines last year, there is an alleged new money-making scam at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Angie Nogot, a Filipina married to a Japanese national, narrated in her Facebook post Sunday how she was victimized by the alleged ‘liquid paper scam.’ According to Nogot, she and her son...

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26 Bandits, 3 Soldiers Killed in Military Offensive Against ASG

A weeklong offensive against the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Al Barka, Basilan killed 26 bandits and three soldiers, the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) reported on Sunday. Westmincom spokesman Maj. Filemon Tan confirmed in a report that Malaysian jihadist Mohammad Najib Hussein alias Abu Anas was among those killed on...

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21 Cops Fired, 11 Suspended Over Maguindanao Massacre

The National Police Commission (Napolcom) has dismissed 21 policemen and suspended 11 others for their involvement in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre. In a 23-page decision released Nov. 24, Napolcom said the officers “chose to become silent spectators to a crime unfolding before their eyes. “ “Their inaction manifests complicity and unity of action to those...

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PDEA Destroys P355-M Worth of Illegal Drugs

Illegal drugs worth P354.87 million were incinerated in a facility of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Trece Martirez City, Cavite on Tuesday. The drugs, which weighed a total of 92,059.1130 grams (92.059 kilograms) were composed of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu, cocaine, marijuana, ephedrine, ecstasy, methylphenidate hydrochloride or ritalin, dormicum or midazolam, rivotril or...