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BuCor guard nabbed for carrying gun inside Pasig poll precinct

FULL BATTLE GEAR  Heavily armed members of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology  guard the entrance of Makati City Jail where Janet Lim-Napoles is detained pending her court-ordered transfer to Laguna. RAFFY LERMA

An employee of the Bureau of Correction (BuCor) was arrested by the police for bringing a gun inside a polling precinct in Kalawaan Pasig City, Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported Monday.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

BIR chief: Lawmakers hiding their SALNs

BIR Commissioner chief Kim Jacinto-Henares

Amid the scandal involving the misuse of P10-billion pork barrel funds allegedly by 28 lawmakers, some congressmen and senators are hiding their Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net worth (SALNs).

Posted: August 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

7 killed as bus rams truck along zigzag road in Benguet


Seven students were killed when their tourist bus lost its brakes and crashed into a truck along a zigzag road in Benguet Thursday evening, police said Friday.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

VACC head urges return of death penalty

Anticrime crusader Dante Jimenez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Anticrime crusader Dante Jimenez on Monday urged the government to consider bringing back the death penalty or at the very least, put in place steeper punishments following the spate of gun violence this month.

Posted: January 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ex-soldier, 3 others cleared in Ella killing face illegal discharge raps

Stephanie Nicole Ella (second from left), her 5-year-old brother Ken and her cousins eagerly await New Year’s Eve outside their home in Caloocan City unaware that she would be hit by a stray bullet at midnight. Note date on photo at right. PHOTO COURTESY OF ELLA FAMILY

While the former soldier and his three companions were cleared for the death of seven-year old Stephanie Nicole Ella, the Caloocan City Police on Friday will file a criminal case against them for illegal discharge of firearm.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Carina’ to bring heavy rains in northern Luzon

MTSAT ENHANCED IR Satellite Image for 11:32 a.m., 20 June 2012

Tropical storm “Carina” (international name: Talim) was expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Wednesday and would affect the extreme northern Luzon, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council executive director Undersecretary Benito Ramos said.

Posted: June 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Sudden rains surprise Manila residents

MTSAT ENHANCED IR Satellite Image for 9:32 a.m., 26 April 2012

Residents and commuters in Manila City were taken by surprise when strong rains suddenly poured Thursday morning, a Radyo Inquirer 990 AM report said.

Posted: April 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Security guard of garments factory shot dead in Valenzuela


A security guard was gunned down by still unidentified suspects riding-in-tandem in Valenzuela City early Tuesday, a report from Radyo Inquirer 990AM said.

Posted: April 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Keppel had no safety plan, says Labor chief

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Keppel Subic shipyard did not have a safety officer on the scene when a steel ramp collapsed crushing five workers to death last Friday, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said Tuesday.

Posted: October 12th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House resets SC justice’s impeach hearing to Nov. 22


The hearing to determine whether the impeachment complaint filed against Supreme Court Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo was reset to November 22 anew, a report on Radyo Inquirer 990AM said Tuesday.

Posted: October 11th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Police nab four car thieves in QC


MANILA, Philippines – Four carjackers were caught by authorities in Quezon City Monday, a report from Radyo Inquirer said. The report said that the four suspects Edilberto Marteja a.k.a. Boyong, Larry Fernandez, Ricky Fernandez and Mike Decatanungan were caught near a gasoline station in Quezon Avenue by operatives of the District Anti-Carnapping Unit of the [...]

Posted: August 15th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘Mike Arroyo was well enough to travel to HK, should be able to face the Senate’

Senator Franklin Drilon tells Radyo Inquirer that the former first gentleman Mike Arroyo should be able to face the Senate since he was well enough for a trip to Hong Kong. MANILA, Philippines – If former first gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo was well enough to make the trip to Hong Kong, then he must be [...]

Posted: August 15th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Mike Arroyo’s doctors to determine if he can attend Senate inquiry into chopper deal

Lawyer Inocencio Ferrer tells Radyo Inquirer that it was up to the former first gentleman’s doctors to say if he may face the Senate. MANILA, Philippines – It would be up to the doctors of former first gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo to determine if he is well enough to attend the Senate probe into the [...]

Posted: August 15th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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