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MANILA: Two persons allegedly involved in an investment scam have been arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation after taking over P14 million from a victim. NBI Director Dante Gierran identified the suspects as Edgardo Lacson and Abegail Lacson. The suspects were arrested by agents of the NBI Anti-Organized and Transnational Crimes Division during an […]

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Trucks, buses exempted from 60-kph speed limit

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority yesterday clarified that trucks and buses are exempted from the 60 kilometers per hour speed limit because they are only allowed to travel as fast as 50 kph on major thoroughfares. Assistant Secretary Celine Pialago, MMDA spokesperson, said there is an existing policy regulating the speed limit of trucks and […]

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The suspect in the hit-and-run incident in Pasig City last Tuesday surrendered to the police yesterday, after one of the victims died the other day. Police Col. Rizalito Gapas, Pasig police chief, identified the suspect as 29-year-old Adrian Russel King Carlos. Pelagio Lawrence Cuison, Carlos’ legal counsel, said that his client was unaware that he […]

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Woman gunned down, son injured in Tondo

A 49-year-old woman was killed while his 19-year-old son was injured when a man onboard a motorcycle allegedly shot them while they were riding a tricycle in Tondo, Manila early yesterday morning. Police identified the fatality and the injured as Merly and Christian Rabanera. Police Staff Sgt. Lester Evangelista of the Manila Police District-Homicide Section said that […]

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Cop gunned down in Caloocan

A 31-year-old policeman was gunned down in Barangay 175, Caloocan City last Friday. Police identified the victim as PO2 Cris Robert Castro, assigned to the Manila Police District Station 1 (Raxabago-Tondo). Police Lt. Ronald Batalla, Caloocan police station-North Extension Office chief, said the victim was previously assigned to the Caloocan police. Investigation showed that Castro […]

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PAGASA sees more severe El Niño impact

The impact of El Niño over the Philippines will likely become more severe in the next few months, causing warmer and drier conditions in most parts of the country, according to the State weather bureau. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said way below average rainfall will prevail over most of the country […]

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