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Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy

Metro Rail Transit general manager Al Vitangcol III. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Embattled Metro Rail Transit general manager Al Vitangcol III said on Wednesday that he would file criminal charges against Czech Ambassador to the Philippines Josef Rychtar “most probably” within the week for implicating him in a $30-million extortion try on the executives of the Czech company Inekon.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee


A police team tasked with arresting businessman Cedric Lee came away empty-handed after they failed to find him in his house at an exclusive subdivision in San Juan City on Tuesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Aspiring ‘Judas’ is Mandaluyong’s veteran ‘Jesus’

“THE LAST TEMPTATION OF DAN” Sarabia channels the Messiah in a scene with the Devil during Holy Tuesday’s performance in Barangka, Mandaluyong City. JOAN BONDOC

Wisecracks and cuss words come easy to Dan Albert Sarabia. Just ask the employees at his family-owned restaurant.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

MRT maintenance contractor sues Inquirer


A former maintenance contractor of the Metro Rail Transit has filed a P30-million libel suit against Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc, editor in chief of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and Czech Ambassador Josef Rychtar.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Couple arrested for using 3-month-old baby as drug mule

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A couple who police said had been using their three-month-old baby girl as a drug mule in their selling operations were arrested in a buy-bust in San Juan City Tuesday night.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Bicycle sales rise in post-Ondoy Marikina—city official


The number of bicycles sold after tropical storm “Ondoy” in 2009 was reported to have increased “abruptly” in flood-prone Marikina, prompting a high-ranking city official to say that the residents’ experiences during the storm made them change their view of the bicycle as a recreational tool.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

46-year-old contractor found dead in condo unit bathroom

Eisenhower, San Juan

A 46-year-old contractor was found dead in his condominium unit in San Juan City late Sunday afternoon.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Road 10 expansion worries squatters facing eviction


Around 1,000 families stand to lose their homes as the government plans to expand a major thoroughfare in Navotas City, according to the official of an urban poor group.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Man killed in Caloocan fire

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A 27-year-old man was killed when he got trapped in a burning house in Caloocan City past noon Saturday.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fil-Am model falls to her death


A 28-year-old woman fell to her death from her unit on the 28th floor of a condominium building on Thursday in Pasig City in what the police said was a case of suicide.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Militants want refund, interest from Meralco


Militant groups on Wednesday said the Manila Electric Co.’s (Meralco) planned refund for the electricity it overcharged customers in December and January 2013 should also include interest.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Militants to Meralco: Return overcharge with interest


Militant groups said Wednesday it was not enough for Manila Electric Co. to refund customers the excess charges for electricity they paid in December and January but the power distributor had to pay them interest as well.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘Find Ruby Rose star witness or else…’


Two weeks. This was the deadline given by the crime watch group Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) for five police officials to find the accused-turned-state witness in the Ruby Rose Barrameda case who disappeared while in their custody.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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