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Sandigan convicts Nueva  Vizcaya town mayor of graft

Sandigan convicts Nueva Vizcaya town mayor of graft

Alfonso Castañeda, Nueva Vizcaya Mayor Jerry Pasigian has been convicted by the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division of graft and malversation due to the anomalous purchase of a vehicle in 2009. Pasigian was convicted for violating Section 3(e) of Republic Act 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act and Article 217 of the Revised Penal Code, […]

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay – Bicolanos celebrated as Miss Philippines Catriona Gray was crowned Miss Universe 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand Monday. Bicolanos were glued to livestreams and TV early, full of hope that the pride of Albay will win the country’s second Miss Universe crown in three years. They were relieved as Gray hurled each round […]

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A couple allegedly supplying high-caliber firearms and ammunition to the Maute Group, Abu Sayyaf Group, and rogue politicians were arrested in an entrapment operation in Valenzuela City Sunday, the Philippine National Police bared Monday. PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde identified the suspects as Edgardo Medel, 46, and his wife Rosemarie, 34, both of Daisy […]

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TALAINGOD, Davao del Norte – The wife of a militiaman was allegedly killed by suspected New People’s Army rebels here Saturday afternoon. Philippine National Police Regional Office 11 director Chief Supt. Marcelo Morales said the local police identified the victim as Gina Mantayona, 23. Morales said she is wife of Mario Mantayona, a Civilian Active Auxiliary of […]

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Explosion at Japan restaurant injures 42: police

An explosion at a restaurant in northern Japan injured 42 people late Sunday, police said, with the blast reportedly causing surrounding buildings to collapse. Fires broke out following the incident in the northern city of Sapporo, Kyodo news agency said, and images from the scene showed large flames and plumes of smoke rising in the […]

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Hunt for Lion Air jet’s black box delayed by bad weather

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A renewed search for the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea on Oct. 29 has been delayed for two days due to bad weather hampering the arrival of a specialized ship, the airline said. The crash, the world’s first of a Boeing Co 737 […]

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