Businessman, driver killed in EDSA shooting

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:44:17 +0000

A businessman and his driver were killed while a passenger was wounded in a shooting incident on EDSA in Mandaluyong City yesterday afternoon. Senior Supt. Moises Villaceran, Mandaluyong police chief, identified the fatalities as businessman Jose Ruiz Yulo, 62; and driver Nomer Allan Santos, 51, and the wounded as passenger 38-year-old Esmeralda Ignacio. Initial investigation showed that […]

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Angeles drag racers identified

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:42:56 +0000

The Angeles City Police Office yesterday identified the three suspects behind the tragic death of a backrider who died after being thrown off a motorcycle that was hit by one of three cars said to be involved in illegal drag racing in Angeles City last Friday. Senior Supt. Narvin Mangune, Angeles chief of police, identified […]

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Duterte, family spend weekend in Hong Kong

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:29:51 +0000

For the second time in four months, President Duterte was in Hong Kong to spend the weekend with his family, the Chief Executive’s former top aide confirmed yesterday. Former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Go confirmed that Duterte went to Hong Kong for a “weekend getaway” with common-law wife Honeylet Avanceña and their teenage daughter […]

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Palace satisfied with gov’t campaign vs drugs

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:24:39 +0000

Malacañang yesterday said that it is satisfied with how President Duterte’s war against illegal drugs is going, saying that it is doing what it is meant to do – put an end to the illegal drug trade. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the statement after Duterte mentioned in a speech that he is pouring a lot of money […]

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Proper implementation of rice tarrification sought

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:22:55 +0000

House Speaker Gloria M. Arroyo yesterday sought the proper and full implementation of the Rice Tarrification Act to benefit everyone, citing that it would further help tame inflation. The former President lauded President Duterte for signing of the Rice Tarrification Act on Friday. “I am happy that President Duterte has signed into law the Rice Tariffication Act. […]

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Businessman to get paid after 14 years for job done in 2005

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:21:53 +0000

After almost 14 years, a businessman whose company did landscaping and beautification projects on certain roads in Metro Manila for the 112th Inter-Parliamentary Union Summit in Manila in 2005 may yet get his payment for the job done. In a decision, the Supreme Court directed the Commission on Audit “to determine and ascertain with dispatch, on a […]

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Gordon rejects Acosta resign calls

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:19:16 +0000

Sen. Richard J. Gordon yesterday rejected calls for Public Attorney’s Office chief Persida Acosta to resign, saying she should not be blamed over the public’s loss of confidence on the government’s vaccination programs. “I am not in favor of resignation because at least, she was very enthusiastic in helping the poor. That’s okay with me. […]

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Probe sought on P462-M cocaine found at sea

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:17:30 +0000

SURIGAO CITY – A lawmaker here has called on law enforcement agencies to look into the 77 cocaine bricks that washed ashore on Dinagat Island and Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte. Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers said the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Philippine National Police should look deeper into the […]

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PNP hails SWS survey showing fewer druggies

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:15:06 +0000

The Philippine National Police yesterday welcomed a recent Social Weather Stations survey showing that majority of Filipinos believe there are fewer drug personalities in their communities. The survey released on Saturday showed that 66 percent of Filipinos see fewer drug users and pushers in their communities. The survey was conducted from Dec. 16 to 19, […]

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P14-M shabu seized in Cebu anti-drug ops

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:13:56 +0000

CEBU CITY – Law enforcers continued to score big in the campaign against illegal drugs after more than P14-million worth of suspected shabu were seized in separate anti-illegal drug operations last Saturday night here. In Barangay Pardo, police seized two kilos of shabu worth P13.6 million from two 22-year-old men. Chief Insp. Regino Maramag, chief […]

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