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4 rescuers hurt in blast thankful for NPA compensation, will help police probe

Victims of the recent landmine attack in Davao del Sur, together with police and military representatives, face the media at Digos Doctors Hospital.

The four rescuers of the Davao del Sur Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) – who were injured in the March 2 landmine blast in Bansalan, Davao del Sur—said they were thankful for the P10,000 cash they got as indemnification from the New People’s Army.

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

KBP to let networks investigate mediamen tagged in Pork payoff

Screengrab PDI front page for March 19, 2014

The Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) on Thursday said it would leave the investigation of the alleged media payoff to the home networks of the accused mediamen.

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

Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared

A prominent TV and radio personality received P2 million from Nabcor president Alan Javellana on the instruction of then Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap “as payoff to stop criticisms of a Nabcor project,” Nabcor official Rhodora Mendoza has claimed. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The payoffs, in the guise of “advertising expenses,” included prominent broadcast journalists, who were allegedly among the beneficiaries of the diversion of congressional allocations from the Priority Development Assistance Fund coursed through state-owned National Agribusiness Corp. and subsequently to ghost projects of bogus foundations, according to checks and accompanying documents made available to the Inquirer.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

PMA head, 4 other doctors probed by PRC over alleged fraud, forgery


The president of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and his four predecessors have been slapped with ethics cases before the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) for alleged fraud in the registration of the Philippine Society for Stem Cell Medicine (PSSCM) in the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PCG has yet to name ship that rammed boat

ternate cavite map

The Philippine Coast Guard has yet to identify the Manila-bound cargo vessel that reportedly collided with the Navotas-based fishing boat Dan Israel-G on Wednesday night three nautical miles off Ternate, Cavite, leaving four fishermen dead and three others missing.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Palace says task force to probe Revilla Sr.

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Former  Sen. Ramon Revilla Sr.

Malacañang is leaving the fate of former Sen. Ramon Revilla Sr. to the government task force investigating the alleged pork barrel scam, following revelations that like his son, he also channeled his allotments to a fake organization run by Janet Lim-Napoles.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Arson attack damages Chinese consulate in San Francisco


Federal authorities are investigating an attack by an arsonist, or arsonists, who poured gasoline on the front entrance of the Chinese consulate and set it on fire on Wednesday night, Jan. 1.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

PB to ask police to fast-track investigation

THE Cebu Provincial Board (PB) will ask the police to hasten its investigation on the freak vehicular accident that killed two people and left 16 injured in the southern town of Barili last Saturday. Results of the investigation will be needed by the PB to tackle proposed improvements on measures regarding road safety, said PB [...]

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

71 policemen face probe for not going to Bohol

SEVENTY-ONE policemen, mostly from the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), are facing investigation for failing to join the 743 policemen who were deployed to Bohol province to secure last Monday’s special barangay elections. Chief Supt. Danilo Constantino, chief of the Police Regional Office (PRO-7), said the 71 policemen are under a pre-charge evaluation. The policemen [...]

Posted: November 27th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

A year later, no motive found in US school attack

In this Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, file photo provided by the Newtown Bee, a police officer leads two women and a child from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where a gunman opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children. A prosecutor is planning to release a report on the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, but the public will have to wait longer for the Connecticut state police’s full accounting of the crime. AP

Why a young gunman went on a murderous shooting rampage at a US school a year ago is still a mystery and may never be known with certainty, prosecutors said Monday in a report that ended their investigation.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Enrile demands Inquirer apology

Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The lawyers of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile have demanded that the Philippine Daily Inquirer apologize and retract its “malicious’’ story tagging him as the mastermind of the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Alcala taps another team to probe prober of DA pork scam

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala  FILE PHOTO

Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala on Wednesday said documents related to questionable projects linked to the head of the Department of Agriculture’s internal audit service (IAS) were being investigated not by the IAS but another team.

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

Kin of ship collision victims wonder why Sulpicio captain still not suspended

Sulpicio Express Siete. AP FILE PHOTO

Relatives of the 80 dead and 40 missing in the Aug. 16 collision of a ferry and a cargo ship near the port of Cebu City wondered why the captain of the cargo vessel has not been suspended.

Posted: October 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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  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. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  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. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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