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Manila councilor yields 2 children for converting house into drug den

Manila councilor yields 2 children for converting house into drug den

A Manila councilor surrendered his two children and four others to the police after it was found that they allegedly converted his house in Barangay 19 in Tondo, Manila into a drug den. Police identified the suspects as Michael Cuaresma, 37; Janeth Fajardo, 27; Jonathan Fajardo, 33; Rowena Canlas, 46; Jayson Ramos, 24; and Jay […]

Barangay Mauway in Mandaluyong to be placed under lockdown

  The city government of Mandaluyong is poised to place Barangay Mauway under total lockdown next week due to the high number of COVID-19 cases. Jimmy Isidro, City Public Information Officer and chief of staff of Mayor Menchie Abalos, said Abalos initially set the date of the lockdown tomorrow. Isidro, however, noted that they are still finalizing […]

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MMC poised to suggest 15-day extension of ECQ in NCR

As mayors in the metropolis fear the peril of the second wave of COVID-19 cases, Metro Manila Council Chairman Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez said yesterday they are inclined to suggest the extension of the enhanced community quarantine to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases. The MMC, comprised of the 17 […]

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Illegal POGO workers nabbed in Makati raid

  By AARON RECUENCO Police arrested 56 foreigners for alleged illegal Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator operations in a raid in Makati City last Tuesday. Police Major Gen. Debold Sinas, director of the National Capital Region Police Office, hinted that the suspects were violating the enhanced community quarantine rules, specifically on physical distancing. “We would like […]

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UST grad tops 2019 Bar exams

  By REY G. PANALIGAN A graduate of the University of Santo Tomas in Legazpi City, formerly Aquinas University, topped the 2019 Bar examinations, with a 91.0490 percent rating. Two-thousand, one-hundred three or 27.36 percent of the 7,685 law graduates who took the examinations administered by the Supreme Court last November passed. At second is princess […]

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Tondo 1 under hard lockdown this week

By MINKA KLAUDIA S. TIANGCO Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso yesterday announced that he will place the entire Tondo District 1 under a 48-hour hard lockdown this week. The announcement came days after the city government also placed Sampaloc district under a hard lockdown. Data from the city government showed that there are 81 […]

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