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Voter registration resumes on January 20 – Comelec

MANILA, Philippines — Voter registration for the 2022 national and local elections will resume on January 20, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced Friday. How can I register? Those who wish to apply for voter registration shall visit the Office of the Election Officer of the city or municipality where the applicant lives, Comelec said. […]

2 nabbed in Lucena drug stings

LUCENA CITY –– Two tricycle drivers, who are suspected drug pushers, were arrested in separate buy-bust operations here Friday morning, police said. Lt. Colonel Romulo Albacea, Lucena police chief, said anti-illegal drugs operatives nabbed Emmanuel Lodovice, 30, after he sold “shabu” (crystal meth) in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Ibabang Iyam around 7:50 a.m. ADVERTISEMENT […]

Suspect in Maguindanao massacre arrested; cohort dies

MANILA, Philippines — After years of hiding, the long arms of the law finally caught up with one of the suspects in the Maguindanao massacre. Brig. Gen. Marni Marcos, director of the Police Regional Office – Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PRO-BARMM), identified the 47-year-old suspect as Gambayan Kasim alias Lori Alip. ADVERTISEMENT Some […]

68 truckloads of trash collected during Traslacion 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Manila city government on Friday said that 68 truckloads or 330 tons of garbage were collected during the annual “Traslacion” of the Black Nazarene. POST-TRASLACION ALERT: About 68 truckloads or 330 tons of garbage were recorded and collected by the Manila Department of Public Services during #Traslacion2020. During #Traslacion2019, about 99 […]

Replaced? Customs chief says he was not informed

Bureau of Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero speaks before the media at a fellowship in Manila. Neil Arwin Mercado/ MANILA, Philippines — Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero on Friday said he was not informed about his supposed replacement by President Rodrigo Duterte. Guerrero said that he, too was surprised upon reading a news report that […]

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