Duterte cannot compel Tulfo to face probe – Roque

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 19:28:32 +0000

BY GENALYN KABILING Columnist Ramon Tulfo cannot be compelled to cooperate with an inquiry into reported use of unregistered coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines since he is no longer connected with the government, according to presidential spokesman Harry Roque. The Palace official explained that Tulfo is considered a private citizen after his appointment as President Duterte’s special […]

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PSG’s use of unregistered COVID-19 vaccines a closed issue – Palace

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 05:35:33 +0000

BY GENALYN KABILING The controversial use of unregistered coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines by President Duterte’s security team is considered a closed issue as far as Malacañang is concerned. This is so after President declared there should no longer be questions about the Presidential Security Group’s (PSG) vaccination, according to his spokesman Harry Roque. “As far as […]

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Pampanga shabu lab operator nabbed in Nueva Ecija

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 01:38:24 +0000

By AARON RECUENCO A foreigner, who was among those who eluded arrest when anti-narcotics operatives raided a shabu laboratory in Pampanga in 2016, was arrested by police in a follow-up operation in Nueva Ecija. Brig. Gen. Valeriano de Leon, director of the Central Luzon regional police, said 45-year-old suspect Kunsheng Chen was tracked down in […]

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PNP, NBI probe ‘misencounter’ in QC

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 01:17:13 +0000

By JEFFREY DAMICOG, AARON RECUENCO, JOSEPH PEDRAJAS Law enforcement agencies are investigating the “misencounter” between the agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) which left two policemen dead and four others wounded in front of a mall in Quezon City on Wednesday night. PNP chief Gen. Debold Sinas […]

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Pacquiao, Escudero lead list of possible 2022 senatorial bets

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 08:24:49 +0000

BY ELLALYN DE VERA-RUIZ Senator Manny Pacquiao and Sorsogon Gov. Francis Escudero could easily grab the first and second slots in the senatorial race if the May 2022 elections were held today. That was based on the OCTA Research Team’s survey results released on Tuesday. In the independent and non-commissioned Tugon ng Masa survey conducted […]

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Detained Chinese man rescued in Laguna

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 07:01:29 +0000

BY DANNY ESTACIO LAGUNA – Police operatives rescued Monday night a Chinese national who was detained by his compatriot for three days in Barangay San Francisco, Biñan City, police reported yesterday. Col. Serafin Petalio II, Laguna Police director, said the suspect, identified as Zhang Chen, 25, of 40 Paseo de Manila St., Las Villas de […]

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Slain teenage NPA rebel exhumed in Lanao del Sur

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 03:58:21 +0000

BY BONITA ERMAC ILIGAN CITY – Government troops exhumed on Sunday the remains of a teenage girl who was buried by her comrades in the New People’s Army (NPA) in Maguing town, Lanao del Sur. A former rebel told the Army’s 5th Infantry Battalion that the young rebel, identified as Hope Capangpangan, also known as […]

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Several areas under storm signal No. 2

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 07:00:08 +0000

BY JHON ALDRIN CASINAS Storm signal No. 2 has been raised in several areas as tropical storm “Auring” (international name “Dujuan”) maintained its strength while almost stationary over the Philippine Sea Sunday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said signal No. 2 has been raised in the central and southern portions of […]

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Crane truck kills construction worker

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 05:38:52 +0000

BY LIEZLE BASA-INIGO LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – A 22-year-old construction worker died when a crane truck ran over his head while sleeping in Barangay Baay here last Saturday. Officer-on-case Police Staff Sgt. Hercules B. Salinas Jr. identified the victim as Jimuel Florante, 22, of TJV Velasco Construction and Supply, and resident of Dampigan, Sta. Rita, Samar. […]

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Premature to declare ‘foul play’ in carjacker’s death – VACC president

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2021 05:41:13 +0000

By CZARINA NICOLE ONG-KI It is still premature to declare that the death of high-profile detainee Raymond Dominguez is the result of foul play, said Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) President Arsenio “Boy” Evangelista. “First I would like to extend our condolences to the family,” Evangelista said in a statement. “Truth and justice (are) all […]

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