PNP: Only 2 police escorts allowed per candidate

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:46:07 +0000

Candidates will only be allowed a maximum of two police escorts for the May 2019 midterm elections, prompting the Philippine National Police on Wednesday to advise them to coordinate with local authorities for the provision of additional security when they campaign. PNP chief, Director General Oscar Albyalde, said President Duterte ordered him to implement the “Alunan […]

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MILF vows peaceful BOL plebiscite

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:19:15 +0000

ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front has pledged to contribute to peace and order and respect the results of the Jan. 21 and Feb. 6 plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law in this province where a “no” vote is being vigorously campaigned by local leaders. Lanao del Norte Rep. Khalid […]

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Duterte berates Ebreo, 4 other cops

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:16:50 +0000

President Duterte has berated the sacked police chief of Bacolod City and four other policemen for the proliferation of illegal drugs in their area as he warned other policemen not to emulate their errant colleagues. The President summoned Senior Supt. Francisco Ebreo, chief of police of Bacolod, and four other policemen assigned to the locality […]

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25 arrested for violating gun ban

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 07:00:42 +0000

Police have arrested 25 persons in the first 24 hours of the implementation of the nationwide gun ban that coincided with the start of the election period last Sunday. Director General Oscar Albayalde, chief of the Philippine National Police, said that checkpoints set up across the country have confiscated 27 firearms, seven bladed weapons, and […]

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Palace assures due process for 4 cops

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 06:41:53 +0000

The Bacolod City police chief and four other cops will still be given due process even after President Duterte ordered their removal from their posts, Malacañang said Monday. The concerned policemen would face the proper administrative proceedings amid their suspected links to the illegal drugs trade, according to presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo. “There is an […]

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PNP assures due process for sacked Bacolod cop chief

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 06:27:27 +0000

The Philippine National Police will conduct a thorough investigation to determine whether or not the relieved chief of the Bacolod City police and four other officers were indeed linked to illegal drug activities. In a press briefing in Camp Crame, Quezon City Monday, PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said Senior Supt. Francis Ebreo and four […]

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Duterte sacks Bacolod police chief

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2019 16:01:34 +0000

President Duterte has fired Bacolod City chief of police Senior Supt. Francis Ebreo and four other policemen for their alleged involvement in illegal drugs. Malacañang said Duterte made the announcement in a private event in a hotel in Bacolod City the other day. “I’d like to know if the chief of police is here. If […]

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Troops foil bombing plot in Central Mindanao

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2019 16:01:33 +0000

COTABATO CITY – Security forces have foiled another alleged plot to bomb urban centers in Central Mindanao after they seized improvised bombs in a village in Maguindanao Saturday, an Army officer said. Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc, Army 33rd Infantry Battalion chief, said his unit led the counter-terror raid in Sitio Pagalad, Barangay Damakling in Paglat, […]

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Policemen in 2 Cebu towns axed from posts

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2019 16:01:30 +0000

The Philippine National Police Regional Office 7 director did some house cleaning by implementing a total revamp in two municipal police stations in Cebu. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas first sacked the entire personnel of the Daanbantayan police station and also spearheaded the conduct of a surprise drug test for the incoming and outgoing personnel. Aside […]

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Colder Luzon, Visayas due to northeast monsoon

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 12:32:30 +0000

Luzon and Visayas will continue to experience colder than usual weather in the next few days due to the prevailing northeast monsoon or “amihan.” According to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration weather specialist Chris Perez, the amihan will bring generally fair weather with partly cloudy to cloudy skies over Metro Manila, Luzon, and Visayas apart […]

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