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BI nabs wanted American in Dumaguete

The Bureau of Immigration has arrested an American wanted in his country for a string of child sexual offenses. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said 49-year-old Christopher John Erickson was arrested last March 5 in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental by operatives from the Fugitive Search Unit. FSU head Bobby Raquepo said the BI chief issued the […]

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Van-bus collision kills 4 in Cebu

CEBU CITY – Four persons were killed in a collision between a van-for-hire and a passenger bus on Friday the 13th in Compostela, Cebu. Three other passengers of the van and the drivers of the public utility vehicles were injured in the accident on the national highway at 3 a.m. Police Col. Roderick Mariano, Cebu […]

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NPA leader killed in Baguio clash

BAGUIO CITY – A ranking Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army leader and two other communist rebels were killed in a joint police and military operation in Barangay Queen of Peace here yesterday. Authorities identified two of the fatalities as Julius Soriano Giron, head of the National Military Commission of the CPP, and Lourdes […]

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Travelers urged to fly in through Clark, Cebu

The government yesterday encouraged travelers to fly in through the airports in Clark, Cebu, and others outside Metro Manila that are not under quarantine in going to the provinces. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles maintained that the Ninoy Aquino International Airport will stay open but travelers flying in from abroad via the nation’s main international gateway […]

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Ex-Catanduanes solon rapped

A witness has surfaced and accused former Catanduanes Rep. Cesar Sarmiento of receiving millions of money allegedly in exchange for the protection of a mega shabu laboratory in the province. The affidavit of Ernesto Tabor Jr., alias “Entoy,” was used by the Virac, Catanduanes police in filing a case of conspiracy to manufacture prohibited narcotics […]

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Cops on full alert vs COVID

By MARTIN SADONGDONG The Philippine National Police yesterday placed the National Capital Region Police Office, Police Regional Office 3 (Central Luzon), PRO 4-A (Calabarzon), PRO 4-B (Mimaropa), and PRO 5 (Bicol) on full alert status as a proactive measure to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease-2019. Police Major Gen. Emmanuel Luis Licup, head […]

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