Home » News » News Roundup » New Roundup » Regional
15 trafficking victims rescued at Cebu airport

15 trafficking victims rescued at Cebu airport

Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) rescued 17 human trafficking victims who were illegally recruited to work as household service workers (HSW) in the Middle East. BI port operations chief Grifton Medina said the female passengers were disguised as tourists when intercepted on Oct. 16 and 17 before they could […]

Espenido: Trust the police

BACOLOD CITY – Newly-assigned City Drug Enforcement Unit (CDEU) head Police Lt. Col. Jovie Espenido told the people here that they should not fear his presence in the city. This, after President Duterte, in his speech at The Manila Hotel last week, ordered Espenido “to kill everybody.” “Bacolod is badly hit now. I placed Espenido […]

Continue reading …
Mindanao quake toll rises to 7

At least seven persons have died in the powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake that hit Tulunan, North Cotabato last week, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) confirmed yesterday. NDRRMC spokesperson Mark Timbal said the latest victim, whose identity has yet to be verified, suffered a heart attack in Makilala, North Cotabato during the October […]

Continue reading …
2 dead, 3 hurt in Antique  computer shop shooting

ILOILO CITY – Two persons were killed while three others – two policemen and a reporter – were wounded in a shooting incident in San Jose, Antique Monday. Town police identified the fatalities as 32-year-old Ervin James Checa and 24-year-old Ana Anacleto. Wounded were Police Staff Sgt. Albert Talidong and Police Patrolman Reynante Apolinario as […]

Continue reading …
Mall robbers tied to heist in Bacolod

CEBU CITY – The armed men who robbed four jewelry shops and a money changer inside a mall in Mandaue City over the weekend was the same group that robbed two pawnshops in a Bacolod City mall last August. Police Col. Roderick Mariano, chief of the Cebu Provincial Police Office, said some of the arrested […]

Continue reading …
3 dead in Ilocos road mishaps

CAMP PRESIDENT ELPIDIO QUIRINO, Bulag, Bantay, Ilocos Sur – Three persons were killed while three others were injured in separate road accidents in this province last week. Police identified two of the three victims as Rowel Refurezo, 23, animal trainer, of Barangay Tamag, Vigan City, and John Dominic S. Talagtag, of Barangay Bayubay Sur, San […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 569123Next ›Last »