Police colonel caught driving stolen car

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 06:49:28 +0000

  Authorities have arrested a police colonel who was allegedly caught driving a carnapped vehicle in San Mateo, Rizal, the Philippine National Police (PNP) reported Friday. A report reaching Camp Crame in Quezon City identified the suspect as Police Lieutenant Colonel Renato Castillo, 46, assigned to the Regional Police Holding and Accounting Section of the […]

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Pinoy brims with pride after trading strokes with idol Nadal

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 06:39:49 +0000

    By Kristel Satumbaga     Miko Eala is still on cloud nine these days. Why? The rising tennis star got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to trade strokes with superstar Rafael Nadal. In a Facebook post, Eala shared his excitement about his experience at the Rafael Nadal Tennis Academy in Spain where he and his […]

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DSWD vows to hasten SAP payouts for qualified drivers

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 09:05:27 +0000

  BY CHARISSA M. LUCI-ATIENZA     The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has vowed to continuously coordinate with the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) to ensure the expeditious release of emergency cash subsidies to qualified drivers under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP). DSWD […]

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Ecleo transferred to Bilibid

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 08:56:24 +0000

  BY JEFFREY DAMICOG   Arrested cult leader and former San Jose, Dinagat Islands Rep. Ruben Ecleo Jr. was transferred to the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City on Wednesday afternoon, the Department of Justice (DoJ) confirmed. “He was turned over the New Bilibid Prisons at 2 p.m. today,” said DoJ Undersecretary Mark Perete […]

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Number of Pinoys injured in Beirut blasts rises to 24

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 08:45:29 +0000

  BY ROY MABASA     The number of Filipinos injured in the powerful blasts that rocked Beirut has increased to 24 with two dead and one missing, Philippine Embassy Charge d’Affaires Ajeet Panemanglor said on Wednesday. Panemanglor said the embassy is now checking all the hospitals and health facilities in Beirut to locate the […]

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Gilas veterans show sympathy to Lebanese cage legend

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 02:56:02 +0000

  By JONAS TERRADO   Gilas Pilipinas veterans on Wednesday expressed their support to Lebanese basketball legend Fadi El-Khatib, whose country is reeling from a devastating blast that rocked the capital Beirut the other day. Former national team coach Chot Reyes and Gilas great Jimmy Alapag sent their messages to El-Khatib, who posted a message […]

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Apocalyptic scenes at blast zone

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 18:27:22 +0000

    BEIRUT (AFP) – An entire port engulfed in fire, ships ablaze at sea and crumbling buildings: the site of the massive blast in Beirut’s harbor area resembled a post-nuclear landscape. Soldiers cordoned off the area, littered with glass and debris from the explosion which officials said was the result of fire catching in […]

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Back-riding rules further eased

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:09:47 +0000

  BY AARON RECUENCO   The National Task Force Against COVID-19 has further eased the motorcycle back-riding rule as it now allows motorcycle drivers to go out and travel in Metro Manila and the four adjacent provinces in the hope that they can provide assistance to medical frontliners and other essential workers. After President Duterte […]

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Gov’t rejects calls to stop rapid testing for COVID-19

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:30:05 +0000

  BY JEFFREY DAMICOG     The government will not dissuade the use of rapid antibody tests amid calls to stop its use in checking persons for coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Wednesday. “I think it should not be discouraged because it still produces results that we want which is to […]

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