Dela Rosa pushes for creation of DNA database 

Credit to Author: Javier Joe Ismael| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 03:56:33 +0000

SEN. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, chairman of the Senate public order and dangerous drugs committee, filed a bill seeking to establish a forensic DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) database in the country to help in the investigation and expeditious resolution of crimes by providing a reliable method of identification. Dela Rosa, who filed Senate Bill (SB) 1577 […]

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Bernaldez beaten by Bell

Credit to Author: Josef T. Ramos, TMT| Date: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 15:41:34 +0000

FILIPINO Mark Bernaldez lost to unbeaten American Albert Bell by unanimous decision during their nontitle lightweight bout promoted by Top Rank at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday. The 26-year-old Bernaldez succumbed to Bell’s prolific left and right jabs throughout the match, reducing his win-loss record to 20-4 with 14 […]

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Animam reinforces Taiwan college conference

Credit to Author: Josef T. Ramos, TMT| Date: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 15:40:11 +0000

FORMER National University player (NU) and national athlete Jack Danielle Animam has been recruited as a varsity member and student of the Shih Hsin University in the University Basketball Association (UBA) in Taipei, Taiwan this July. The 21-year-old confirmed to The Manila Times on Wednesday morning that she has already enrolled for a master’s degree […]

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NBI files illegal detention raps vs condo owners, personnel for detaining 3 nurses

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 03:48:58 +0000

CONDOMINIUM owners and their security personnel were charged for allegedly detaining three nurses whom they suspected of being infected with the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said on Friday. The NBI filed serious illegal detention against nine officials and security personnel of the Victoria Towers Condominium (VTC) in Quezon City. […]

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2 Chinese arrested for illegal detention in Makati

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 03:27:59 +0000

POLICE arrested two Chinese in Makati City for alleged illegal detention of a fellow Chinese on Thursday, authorities said. A report from the Southern Police District (SPD) late Thursday identified the suspects as Hong Yang, 38, and Shuangling Hu, 33, both employed as Mandarin customer service representatives. The victim was Tang Fei, 27, female. Based […]

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LOOK: Missing home

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 19:34:24 +0000

Members of the Pasay Police on Thursday, July 2, 2020, assist in the transfer of locally stranded individuals (LSI) to the Villamor Airbase Elementary School. More than 50 LSI have been staying at a waiting shed near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 for several days before President Rodrigo Duterte ordered their transfer. Meanwhile, […]

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DoH: Anti-viral drug in Covid trial in ample supply despite US mass purchase

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:26:39 +0000

THE Department of Health (DoH) assured the public that there as ample supply of an anti-viral drug that was being tried as a possible cure for the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) amid reports that the United States bought all the available stocks. Remdesivir is included in the World Health Organization’s solidarity trial, which also includes HIV […]

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Duterte to meet police, military in Mindanao in wake of Sulu ‘shooting’

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 09:50:27 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will visit Mindanao to meet with the commanders of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) following the alleged “shooting incident” between their men in Jolo, Sulu earlier this week, a Cabinet official said on Thursday. In a virtual press briefing, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said […]

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Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills at least 113 people

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 09:23:49 +0000

YANGON, Myanmar: Rescue workers say at least 113 people have been killed in a landslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar. At least another five people have been injured in Thursday’s accident, said Khin Maung Win, chairman of Thingaha rescue group working at the site now. A landslide at a jade mine in […]

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314 displaced Filipino workers in Kuwait repatriated

Credit to Author: Bernadette Tamayo| Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 09:12:47 +0000

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) repatriated 314 Filipino workers in Kuwait who lost their jobs due to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait reaffirmed the Duterte administration’s commitment to bring home the displaced overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Chargé d‘Affaires Mohd. Noordin Pendosina Lomondot said the embassy was ready to assist […]

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