By Tonette Orejas
Mayor Sonia Lorenzo of San Isidro town in Nueva Ecija province died of cancer last week with no regrets: Lorenzo had turned down a P10-million appropriation from the Priority Development Assistance Fund of detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada in 2010.
Vitaliana “Betty” Dagani Yonzon, widow of painter Hugo Yonzon Jr., died of natural causes on May 28 at the age of 88. She was born on Jan. 26, 1926, in Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte.
By Nikko Dizon
The commander of the Philippine Army’s Explosives and Ordnance Division (EOD) was sacked in connection with the May 7 fire-triggered blasts inside its main camp in Fort Bonifacio, which on Wednesday claimed the life of a third victim—a female lieutenant and mother of two.
A 31-year-old law graduate from the University of Cagayan Valley was found dead inside his room at an apartment in Sampaloc, Manila, with the police looking into the possibility that he suffered a heat stroke.
By Marlon Ramos
, Niña P. Calleja
M/Sgt. Pablo Martinez once offered leads that could point to the brains behind the unsolved murders of opposition leader Benigno S. Aquino and his supposed assassin Rolando Galman. On Monday morning, he was hit by a Mitsubishi Montero as he was cycling, a sport he had taken to after his release from 18 years at New Bilibid Prison, along Roxas Boulevard.