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‘Glenda’ deaths inching toward 100

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Firemen remove the branches from a fallen tree which fell on two cars at the onslaught of Typhoon Rammasun (locally known as Glenda) which battered Makati city, east of Manila, July 16, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

The official death toll from Typhoon Glenda could reach 100 with 94 listed dead and six still missing, mostly in the Southern Tagalog and Calabarzon regions, authorities said on Sunday.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Aquino has new job for retired AFP chief

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Retired Gen. Emmanuel Bautista .  PHOTO from AFP Public Affairs Office

For President Benigno Aquino III, as the commander-in-chief, a one-month vacation for retired Gen. Emmanuel Bautista is “very long.”

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DSWD hails LGU handling of ‘Glenda’ threats

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development lauded local government units on Friday for being better prepared in dealing with the threats posed by Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun), noting there were no casualties at all in some provinces on the howler’s path.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PNP tightens security after Deniece Cornejo cuts arm


After Deniece Cornejo protested the dismissal of her rape complaint by making cuts on her arm inside her detention cell, the Philippine National Police’s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) has started implementing stricter measures to prevent a repeat of the incident.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

PNP to seek DOJ advice on gun amnesty after SC TRO

Police Chief Superintendent Louie Oppus shows m-16 rifle where confiscated, abandoned, surrendered, captured and deposited guns are in one storage at Firearms and Explosive office PNP Camp Crame, Quezon City. ANDREW TADALAN/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine National Police will be seeking legal advice on a final amnesty on loose firearms in the light of a temporary restraining order on provisions in the new gun control law.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »