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    A 45-year-old man was arrested by police after he was accused of molesting his eight-year-old stepdaughter in Tondo, Manila. Elements of Manila Police District (MPD)-Station 1 nabbed the suspect along Aroma Street at 4 p.m. on March 22, police said. According to the victim’s mother, she recently discovered that her live-in partner had […]

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‘Unity Ride’ vs bigger motorcycle plates

  Thousands of motorcycle riders trooped to the People Power Monument in Quezon City Sunday morning where they staged a “National Unity Ride” in strong opposition to the law requiring motorcycles to have bigger license plates and other identification marks. The more than 10,00 riders who gathered in front the monument reasoned out that the recently approved law only puts the lives […]

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2 Las Pinas spas offering sexual services raided

    By MICHELLE GUILLANG     Two spas allegedly offering “extra service” to its customers were raided by police in Las Pinas City on Sunday midnight. Fourteen individuals — seven male massage therapists, five female massage therapists, one manager and one receptionist — were arrested in two police operations. Colonel Simnar Gran, Las Pinas […]

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Christine buried; boy suspect freed

By CALVIN CORDOVA CEBU CITY – The 16-year-old girl who was brutally murdered in Lapu-Lapu City was laid to rest last Saturday. Emotions ran high during the burial of Christine Lee Silawan, whose mutilated body was found in a vacant lot in Barangay Bankal last March 11. But as Silawan’s family, relatives, and friends bade her […]

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Thais vote in first general election since 2014 coup

BANGKOK (AFP) – Thais filled schoolyards, temples, and government offices to vote yesterday in the first election since a 2014 coup, with a high turnout expected among a public who received a cryptic last-minute warning from the Thai king to support ”good” leaders to prevent ”chaos.” All television stations repeated the rare statement by King […]

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US on edge for Russia probe findings on Trump

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US public and Washington’s deeply divided political class yesterday faced another day of anxiously waiting to learn if the key findings of the Russian meddling probe will implicate President Donald Trump in serious wrongdoing. Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted the confidential final report on his 22-month investigation Friday and Attorney General […]

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