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4 cops linked to illegal drugs restricted

4 cops linked to illegal drugs restricted

A police colonel and three other cops have been reassigned to a holding center at Camp Crame in Quezon City after they were implicated in the illegal drugs operations in the country.

Lapeña favors rice trading center in Zambasulta

  By NONOY E. LACSON   ZAMBOANGA CITY – Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña favors the proposal of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol to legalize the operations of rice smugglers in the Zamboanga, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi area by establishing a rice trading center in Jolo, Sulu or in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi and for smugglers to directly bring […]

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  By ELLALYN V. RUIZ   The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has lauded the initiative of the local government of Malay in Aklan to ban single-use plastics, especially in Boracay Island. The Municipal Ordinance 386 prohibits the use of single-use or disposable plastic items by hotels, resorts, restaurants, and establishments in the accommodation […]

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  By MERLINA MALIPOT   Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Monday vowed to make the school and the officials involved liable for failing to protect the rights of their students amid the controversial burning of bags incident in a private school in Camarines Sur in Bicol. Briones, in a phone interview stressed that DepEd has […]

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  By Mar T. Supnad   PORT OF LAMAO, Bataan – This International sea port in Bataan is buzzing with talks that a number of international oil tankers and drug couriers who are in cahoots with a top Customs official are using the port for illegal activities. In fact, more than a year ago, the […]

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  By Charissa M. Luci-Atienza   Even as he described as a “nightmare” the Xiamen plane mishap that resulted in the delay and cancellation of hundreds of flights, the chairman of the House Committee on Transportation cited yesterday the need to create another airport outside Metro Manila to complement and decongest the Ninoy Aquino International […]

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