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Taguig city gov’t pays debts

The Taguig City government ended 2018 on a high note as it officially became a debt-free local government unit for 2019. A total of P1,226,609,848 in loans plus P388,859,293 in interest was incurred under the previous administration which Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano’s administration fully paid as of Dec. 7, 2018, said Atty. Voltaire Enriquez, officer […]

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Simultaneous ‘traslacion’ set

A simultaneous “traslacion” (procession) of the Black Nazarene will be held on His feast day on Jan. 9. Fr. Douglas Badong, parochial vicar of the Quiapo Church in Manila, revealed that aside from Manila, at least seven areas will hold their own traslacion on the same day. Badong identified these areas as Tagum City in Davao, […]

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Man beats father to death a year after killing mother

More than a year after killing his own mother, a man was arrested for beating his father to death in Barangay 178, Camarin, Caloocan City, on New Year’s Day. Suspect Rhenzie Magbanua, 27, was arrested after killing his father Lito Magbanua, 54, police said. Rhona Mae Magbanua, 19, Lito’s daughter, said she, her siblings, and […]

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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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House falls into creek in QC; 6 dead, 2 hurt

An entire house fell into a creek below after the ground it was standing on collapsed, killing six occupants, including the owner in Quezon City Friday night. Police investigators identified the fatalities as Ryan Rigueros, the 31-year-old house owner; and construction workers Benito Anora, Rey Diestro, John Gabin, and Donald Conde, and security guard Nilo […]

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If only she was contented with what she has, Christmas would have not been bleak for this policewoman from the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group. Senior Police Officer May Ann Malcontento appeared to be not contented with what her salary and recently released bonus could afford as she was accused of extorting an […]

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