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Police arrested a 23-year-old woman on Wednesday afternoon’s buy-bust operation in Novaliches, Quezon City, for allegedly trafficking shabu and yielding P3.4 million of the banned substance. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) named the suspect as a Pangarap Village resident in Caloocan City, Roselle Bolivar. Authorities said Bolivar was about to sell illegal drugs to a PDEA agent who posed as a buyer at a mall parking lot in Barangay

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In view of latest localized confrontations, the Department of Foreign Affairs highly recommends Filipinos in Hong Kong or those who travel to the land to prevent regions where mass demonstrations and actions are taking place. Filipinos were also recommended to put their safety first and take all needed precautions. DFA’s advisory came out on Tuesday after renewed conflicts broke out previously this week between pro-democracy demonstrators and police in Hong

DILG to deploy more police to clean up Metro Manila massively

In some towns in Metro Manila, the Department of Interior and Local Government is deploying more police officers to assist clear roads of illegal sellers and improperly parked cars. In a circular memorandum published Monday, the Interior Department instructed local governments nationwide to reclaim roads being used for personal purposes, a directive first raised last week by President Rodrigo Duterte during his annual report to the country. Barangay commanders will

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A Greek Cypriot army captain was condemned to seven life imprisonment terms on Monday after imploring guilty to killing five women and two children in a three-year murder spree in which he preyed on his victims online. Making the worst peace-time atrocities against women in Cyprus in memory, The case has triggered outrage and horror on an island where grave crime is relatively rare, and forced the resignation of the

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MANILA, Philippines — A lady found herself behind bars shortly after supposedly cracking a bomb joke at the Light Rail Transit-1 (LRT-1) Baclaran station last Wednesday. Members of Pasay police station identified the arrested woman as Maribeth Florentino, 23, of Sta. Quiteria Caloocan City. Initial investigation disclosed that Florentino was having her bag inspected by station security guard Erlinda Unabia, 51, when she joked that her bag had a bomb

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MANILA — Around 7 individuals were reportedly wounded in a blast caused by a gas leak at an establishment in Sampaloc, Manila on Sunday morning. Video of the incident showed a fiery explosion in front of the water refilling station along with some bystanders getting caught in the blast. Investigators stated that an LPG tank leaked and caused the explosion at a tea house adjacent to a water refilling station

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Previous Cavite Governor, Juanito Victor “Jonvic” Remulla called out police authorities as “either political harassment or incompetence” when they detained ten of his supporters for supposed ‘vote-buying’. Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) officer, Col. Lawrence Cajipe, Calabarzon stated on the previous Wednesday that the detained persons, among them reportedly employees of the provincial government, were released by Tuesday. Cajipe stated that the case was denoted “for further investigation” by

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Police authorities recently raided a spa offering “extra service,” usually sexual in nature, in Manila on Saturday. Sheila May Genove, 22, was detained for human trafficking by police officers of the Regional Special Operations Unit (RSOU) under the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) during the raid on Lavender Zen Spa in Bacood, Sta. Mesa at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday. NCRPO chief Major General Guillermo Eleazar stated his men rescued

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A cop on duty at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Maritime Group was gunned down in front of his house in Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City on Friday evening of the 3rd of May. Police Master Sergeant Rudy Janagap of the Hoopsdome Police Station identified the victim as Police Master Sergeant Joseph Villamor. Villamor stood outside his home and was seen talking to somebody when two unidentified men onboard a black

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Additional blocks of cocaine were found along the shore of Lingig town in Surigao del Sur which weighed a total of at least 20 kilograms. Sixteen blocks having an estimated value of around P100 million were now turned over to the Lingig Municipal Police by a fisherman named Jolan Basarde Pucot. Lingig Police said Pucot discovered the 16 blocks to be suspected cocaine after he went fishing in the waters