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Valenzuela City cops nab 3 robbers

Three burglars were arrested in Valenzuela City over the weekend, according to the police.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Robbers fall after taking ex-solon’s vehicle, driver


Four men being linked to at least three robberies were arrested in Quezon City Thursday shortly after commandeering a vehicle belonging to former Rep. Mat Defensor and holding his private driver captive.

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

South Korea jails hundreds for refusing military stints

In this Dec. 23, 2013 photo, Kim Dong Hyun, a 25-year-old conscientious objector who was sentenced to 18 months, speaks during an interview in Seoul, South Korea. More than 50 men have refused to serve in the past decade because of nonreligious personal beliefs or political reasons, including Kim. “Right now, I only have two choices: military or prison. Of the two, I think prison is the more peaceful choice,” Kim said. “At least in prison I don’t have to train to kill.” (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The young dentist was uncuffed and led to his seat in the courtroom. A few rows back, his mother watched motionlessly, her hands gently clasped together as if in prayer.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

2 farmers caught spray-painting walls with pro-NPA slogans


Police authorities in Bayugan City arrested two farmers on Thursday after they were allegedly caught with firearms while in the act of vandalizing walls with spray paint and for carrying streamers with congratulatory messages to the Communist Party of the Philippines for its 45th anniversary.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Peasant group slams arrest of 8 farmers in Hacienda Luisita

Tension grips Hacienda Luisita over arrest of farmers.  PHOTO COURTESY OF UMA

A peasant group denounced on Sunday, the arrest of eight farmers and the bulldozing of their farm lots at Hacienda Luisita allegedly under orders by a company owned by President Aquino’s family in spite of their claims the land was covered under the agrarian reform program.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cops break up Luisita protest camp

Tension grips Hacienda Luisita over arrest of farmers.  PHOTO COURTESY OF UMA

Police authorities on Saturday dismantled a protest camp and sent a bulldozer to level farmlands and huts at Hacienda Luisita in a bid to enforce a claim by the company owned by the family of President Aquino that the area occupied by the farmers was not covered by the agrarian reform program.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

AWOL cop arrested while taking ‘shabu’

A policeman who has been AWOL (absent without official leave) since 2011 was among three men arrested for using illegal drugs in Malabon City.

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

MNLF leader arrested on drug trafficking raps

Government agents arrested a Moro rebel leader tagged as a big-time drug trafficker during an early Sunday raid on his house in Picong municipality in Lanao del Sur.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Cops bust robbery gang targeting Malabon warehouses; 6 arrested


The Malabon police have arrested and charged with robbery the supposed leader and members of a notorious robbery group believed to be behind the series of break-ins that targeted warehouses in the city.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

2 more suspects in Kae Davantes robbery-slay nabbed

CLOSURE FOR KAE NBI agents say they prayed before her coffin for help in finding her killers. An arrest made on Friday may be a sign that prayers are being answered.  JOSEPH AGCAOILI

Two more suspects in the Kristelle “Kae” Davantes case are now in the custody of the police after one gave himself up and the other was arrested in the southern part of Metro Manila.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Congressman, 10 others held in Luisita

A FARMER tends to a palay farm inside Hacienda Luisita.  E.I.REYMOND OREJAS/ INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Anakpawis Rep. Fernando Hicap and 10 others, including a nun, were arrested by police on Tuesday while on a mission to look into the implementation of agrarian reform programs in Hacienda Luisita, the sugar plantation in Tarlac owned by the family of President Aquino.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

P1B drug bust in Subic

Antinarcotics operatives of the Philippine National Police on Sunday seized over 200 kilos of illegal drugs worth some
P1 billion that had been smuggled into the country.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

6 Chinese arrested in Agusan Sur; police hunt illegal mining financier

San Francisco town, Agusan del Sur-map

Local officials and the police have promised to catch the Chinese national who allegedly financed an illegal mining operation that is threatening the Mt. Magdiwata watershed.

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

  1. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  4. SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams
  5. Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties
  6. Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers
  7. Collector Danny Garcia says Inquirer worth more than news
  8. Meteor shower to light up PH skies
  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  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. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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