24 charged as police crack down on fake news

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:16:37 +0000

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has filed charges against 24 persons for sharing fake news during the coronavirus emergency. PNP chief Gen. Archie Gamboa on Friday said 20 incidents of fake news had been recorded since the start of the enhanced community quarantine. Five persons had been arrested, he added without giving any names. Recently, […]

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24 charged for spreading Covid false news – PNP

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 05:20:08 +0000

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has filed charges against 24 individuals for sharing fake news about the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), its chief Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa said on Friday. According to Gamboa, 20 incidents of fake news have been recorded since the start of the enhanced community quarantine last month. Five alleged suspects for […]

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MPIC donates over P190M in Covid-19 relief aid

Credit to Author: Faye Almazan| Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:13:35 +0000

Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) and its subsidiaries and foundations gave goods, medicines and equipment worth more than P190 million as part of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) relief efforts. In a March 25 statement released to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday, the Pangilinan led conglomerate said it had donated virus specimen collection kits, personal […]

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PNP assures unhampered passage of food, commodities

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 08:32:52 +0000

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has assured that it would not block the passage of all deliveries of foods and commodities, according to its spokesman. PNP spokesman Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac said that police would strictly follow the guidelines of the Inter-Agency Task Force in all of the Quarantine Control Points (QCPs). “All PNP units […]

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Noveleta mayor, two others charged for Covid-19 fake news

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 05:55:19 +0000

A Cavite town mayor has been charged for allegedly spreading false information that a nearby city had its first case of Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Philippine National Police reported. The PNP Regional Anti-Cybercrime Unit (RACU) in Region IV-A (CALABARZON) acted on the complaint of the Local Government of Cavite City against Noveleta town mayor […]

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420 Metro cops under monitoring for COVID-19

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 05:43:21 +0000

A total of 420 Metro Manila policemen have been considered as persons under monitoring (PUMs) for possible infection from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas said on Friday. 17 cops, meanwhile, have been identified as persons under investigation (PUIs), Sinas added. Currently, one policeman of the […]

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Palace: Quarantine extension, military control ‘all fake news’

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 04:00:07 +0000

Malacañang has belied information circulating online that there will be military control and an extension of enhanced community quarantine in Luzon to combat the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic in the country. Inter-agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases spokesman and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexei Nograles assured the public that there […]

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PNP to probe Koko over quarantine breach

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 03:33:10 +0000

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is ready to launch an investigation on Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III over alleged breaches in his quarantine protocol, its spokesman said. PNP Spokesman Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac says an investigation would commence once aggrieved parties file a complaint. “PNP is ready to launch investigation once complaint is filed by […]

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PNP creates task force on fake news

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 05:36:02 +0000

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has created a task force against fake news circulating online related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), PNP spokesman Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac said on Wednesday. According to Brig. Gen. Banac, the aim of the PNP Task Force “Kontra Peke”  was not only to catch people spreading fake news online, but as well as hoarders and […]

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PNP creates task force to go after erring local officials

Credit to Author: Darwin Pesco| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:05:52 +0000

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday vowed to arrest barangay (village) chiefs making money out of the quarantine passes that allow one representative of each family to go out to buy food and basic necessities. PNP Deputy Chief for Operations LtGen. Guillermo Eleazar said “Task Force Covid Kontra Peke (vs Fake)” was created to stop illegal […]

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