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Cop lands in jail after he shot and wounded 2 in Cavite

INQUIRER image MANILA, Philippines — A 50-year-old policeman was taken under police custody after he allegedly shot two people in Cavite during the New Year celebration. A police report on Wednesday identified the suspect as Staff Sergeant Rolando Luzana, who is assigned at Camp Crame Crime Laboratory Office. ADVERTISEMENT Police reported that Luzana had a […]

2 hurt in New Year revelry in Pagadian City

PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur – The Department of Health in Zamboanga del Sur reported two injuries during New Year revelry here. DOH Surveillance Officer Wilfred Agtina told the Inquirer a certain Felmark Mag-aso, of Barangay Banale, suffered a head wound after lighting fireworks Tuesday evening as his family prepared to greet the incoming year. ADVERTISEMENT Mag-aso’s […]

NBI zeroes in on involvement of 2 groups in Mindanao explosions

National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Director Dante Gierran. file photo / CATHY MIRANDA MANILA, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Wednesday said they are closely monitoring the alleged involvement of Dawlah Islamia Terrorist Group and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) following separate explosions in Mindanao. “There were circumstances, even before the […]

Repeated littering at Rizal Park dismays EcoWaste Coalition

Photo from Facebook account of EcoWaste Coalition MANILA, Philippines — An environmental watchdog on Wednesday frowned at the “repeated” littering in Rizal Park in Manila during the New Year revelry. “The EcoWaste Coalition is gravely disappointed over the repeated trashing of Rizal Park by disrespectful revelers who left their discards behind instead of taking them […]

Group seeks probe on ‘human-rights abuses’ as martial law ends in Mindanao

Bayan Secretary-General Renato Reyes. file photo / NOY MORCOSO MANILA, Philippines – Militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) has pushed for an independent, third party investigation on human-rights abuses allegedly perpetrated by state forces while Mindanao was under military rule. According to Bayan secretary-general Renato Reyes on Wednesday, the Commission on Human Rights should […]

1 dead in road crashes in Isabela province

ECHAGUE, Isabela – A 29-year-old motorcycle rider died while nine others were hurt in two separate crashes on New Year’s Eve (Tuesday, Dec. 31) and on New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1) in Isabela province, police said. At dawn on Jan. 1 in Echague town, Anthony Tagacay, 29, was killed after a collision with another […]

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