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P2-M shabu, marijuana  seized from student, pal in Makati buy-bust

Nearly P2-million worth of suspected shabu and marijuana were seized from a college student and his friend during a buy-bust operation in Makati City Friday. Police Col. Rogelio Simon, Makati police chief, identified the suspects as 21-year-old college student Melvin Bulado and 22-year-old Jerome Arman Revidad, a merchandiser. The drug sting was conducted on M. […]

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Nun, fire volunteer injured in Quezon City  convent fire

A nun and a fire volunteer were injured in a fire that broke out in a convent in Quezon City yesterday. The Quezon City Bureau of Fire Protection said 69-year-old Sister Bernadette Al Buquerque, an Indian national, sustained a first degree burn on her right upper forearm. Fire volunteer Tommy de Leon, 30, sustained a […]

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2 ‘Akyat Bahay Gang’ men killed in QC shootout

Two suspected “Akyat Bahay Gang” members were killed in a shootout with policemen in Quezon City yesterday. Quezon City Police District director Police Brig. Gen. Joselito Esquivel Jr. described the slain suspects, who have yet to be identified, in their early 30s. One of them was wearing white-striped long sleeves and a brown jersey shorts. […]

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Various areas in Luzon hit by 3-hour rotational brownouts

Millions of Filipino consumers extremely suffered from three-hour rotational brownouts enforced in various areas in Luzon, including Metro Manila, and this harrowing situation was well-anticipated, persisting for 13 hours from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. yesterday. As of noon yesterday, 1.38 million customers have been tormented by brownouts in the franchise area of the Manila […]

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Low-pressure area spotted near Davao City

A low pressure area was spotted near Davao City which will bring scattered rain showers and relief from the scorching heat over parts of Visayas and Mindanao, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said yesterday. PAGASA said the LPA was located 900 kilometers east of Davao City. While the weather disturbance is not […]

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NCR bakes at 35.4 degrees Celsius

Metro Manila experienced the hottest day of the year so far yesterday, when the actual air temperature reading reached 35.4 degrees Celsius, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration. PAGASA said the air temperature of 35.4 degrees Celsius was recorded at the Science Garden monitoring station in Quezon City at around 3:50 […]

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