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Rebels dispute report all they got from mayor’s home were shotguns


Communist rebels said they got more than just shotguns in Sunday’s raid on the house of Mayor James Joyce of the municipality of Jose Abad Santos in Davao Davao Occidental, which they said proved that the local executive was a warlord.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PNP bows to SC decision on firearms law

Gun owners have asked to the Supreme Court to stop the Philippine National Police from enforcing certain provisions in the firearms and ammunition law as well as various orders and rules which they said were unconstitutional. RADYO INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine National Police vowed on Tuesday ‎that it will abide by the recent decision of the Supreme Court on the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation act.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PNP ordered to stop centralized firearms application scheme


he Supreme Court on Tuesday stopped the Philippine National Police (PNP) from implementing several provisions of the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ex-cop shot dead by former colleagues after QC killing


A former member of the police Special Action Force was killed late Tuesday afternoon in a shootout with a group of police officers he ran into after gunning down a man he just had a fight with several hundred meters away from a police station in Quezon City, police said Wednesday.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Priests, journalists can now carry guns at work


MANILA, Philippines—As the Philippine National Police implements the new gun control law this January, journalists, bank tellers, priests, cashiers among others, can now bring their licensed firearms at work without necessarily being “under actual threat.”   With the implementation of the Republic Act no. 10591 or the comprehensive law on firearms and ammunition, individuals with [...]

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

3 cops arrested for indiscriminate gun firing


Keeping its promise to go after those who fire their guns indiscriminately in welcoming the New Year, the Philippine National Police announced Tuesday that three policemen have been arrested for illegal discharge of their firearms.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 killed in Maguindanao shooting

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A bodyguard of a local politician in Maguindanao went on a shooting rampage in the town of Datu Montawal Sunday afternoon, killing two persons before being shot dead by responding civilian volunteers.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Palace warns cops against firing of guns on New Year’s Eve


Fireworks are the only things to go off this New Year’s Eve.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Russia’s Kalashnikov, designer of AK-47, dies: reports

Mikhail Kalashnikov. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of fabled AK-47 automatic rifle, has died, Russia’s ITAR-TASS news agency reported on Monday, citing the office of the presidency in the Udmurtia region where he worked. He was 94.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Another radioman killed in Mindanao


A radio broadcaster was shot dead by unidentified men in Tagum City, Davao del Norte on Wednesday morning, reports reaching INQUIRER.net said.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pangasinan town mayor held by NBI for guns released

After almost a week of detention for allegedly keeping unlicensed guns, Mayor Ernesto Balolong Jr. was released on Tuesday and reported for work at the town hall here on Wednesday.

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Negros Oriental lawmaker’s son dies in accidental shooting


The eldest son of Negros Oriental Rep. George Arnaiz died over the weekend when he accidentally shot himself, police said Monday.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NBI nabs QC man with stash of guns

A man keeping several unlicensed firearms was arrested on Friday by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Novaliches, Quezon City.

Posted: October 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
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  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
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  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
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  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
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  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
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  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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