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Couple shot to death in rented house

A couple was shot to death right inside their rented house in Caloocan City early Thursday morning. Police said unidentified gunmen barged into the house of the victims, Alfie Hingabay and Mona Zafe, in Barangay 176, Bagong Silang around 1 a.m. and shot them in the head. Initial investigation conducted by Barugo Police Station showed […]

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Quiapo barangay chief gunned down

A barangay chairman was gunned down Wednesday night by unidentified armed men in Barangay 384, Quiapo, Manila. Police said the victim, Abubacar Sharief, 33, along with other barangay officials, was sitting at a temporary outpost at around 11 p.m. when unidentified armed men appeared and asked them to lie on the ground facedown. The gunmen, […]

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Anti-drug operation nets 6 Indians in Pasay

Six Indian students were arrested by members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Pasay City Police Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) after they yielded P128,040 worth of marijuana during a buy-bust operation in Pasay City last Thursday afternoon. Police identified the suspects as Sumanth Raju, 22, the subject of the police operation; […]

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MMDA defers modified number coding scheme

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority yesterday deferred the implementation of the modified number coding scheme. The new scheme was supposed to start today, Monday, June 8, as earlier announced by the agency. Assistant Secretary Celine Pialago, MMDA spokesperson, said they have decided to indefinitely suspend its implementation. “There is still no number coding next week […]

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Illegal COVID lab raided; 100 nabbed

By JEAN FERNANDO Government agents arrested 100 Chinese nationals when they raided an illegal COVID-19 testing laboratory in Las Piñas City last Friday. Police Capt. John Miranda informed city police chief Police Col. Segundi Lagundi that members of the National Bureau of Investigation swooped down on China Food City on 501 Alabang-Zapote Road in Barangay […]

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Quiapo Church reopens but only 10 allowed inside

By LESLIE ANN AQUINO After nearly three months, the public celebration of masses finally resumed yesterday at the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene or the Quiapo Church in Manila. The number of people allowed to attend the mass was limited in keeping with the rules of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases. […]

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