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2 school-bound sisters kidnapped


Two young girls, reportedly the children of a businessman, were abducted on their way to school by an armed group who also took their family vehicle Friday morning in Quezon City, prompting a police manhunt that was still in progress as of press time.

Posted: July 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Law student loses gadgets, cash to cabbie, 3 cohorts

Motorists are now asked for identification cards when passing through one of the UP gates (above). PHOTOS BY JOHANN GUASCH

A female law student was robbed inside a taxi cab while on her way to the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City Monday night.

Posted: June 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

PCOS machines breakdown ‘widespread,’ claims poll watchdog

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Precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machine. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The poll watchdog Kontra Daya said cases of malfunctioning precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines were “widespread,” leading to voting delays in various parts of the country on Monday.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bautista, Belmontes, Vargas headed for wins in QC

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista. FILE PHOTO

Reelectionist Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista is headed for a landslide win in Quezon City, based on partial results from the counting of votes by the Commission on Elections as of 11:15 p.m. on Monday.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

QC girl cries rape vs 2 ‘pals’


A teenager was arrested on complaints that he and another young man raped a 16-year-old girl over the weekend in Quezon City. Kierwin Manganan, 18, was accosted by village watchmen at his home in Barangay Socorro before dawn Monday. His cohort, aged 16, remains at large following their alleged rape of “Ana.” According to PO2 Marical Tejada of the Quezon City Police District, Ana claimed that the two boys, who were her friends, sexually abused her before dawn Sunday at a house on 15th Avenue, where they were drinking liquor. After the rape, the suspects then brought her out and left her on 5th Avenue. The girl then reported what happened to her parents.

Posted: April 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »