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Government seizes NFA rice hoarded by traders

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RAID  Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, presidential adviser Kiko Pangilinan and NFA Administrator Arthur Juan inspect a warehouse found to be repacking NFA rice to be sold at higher prices in Muntinlupa City.  RAFFY LERMA

Amid the spike in prices of basic commodities, expect more raids on warehouses as the government cracks down on traders who hoard National Food Authority rice, mix it with other varieties or pass it off as commercial rice.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

No ransom paid for release of kidnapped woman, says family


No ransom was paid for the release of beauty specialist Sabrina Voon here on Wednesday afternoon, the victim’s family said.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Purisima rules out ‘early retirement,’ says he works just fine with Roxas

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and PNP Director General Alan Purisima INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Amid the controversies hounding the 148,000-strong force, Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Alan Purisima played down speculations that he would bow out of the police service ahead of his retirement in 2015.

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

Palace on spate of killings: No need for military intervention

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Although there have been a number of high-profile killings in the past week, there is no need to call the military for back-up, Malacanang said Wednesday.

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

2 arrested, P3.5M shabu seized in buy-bust operation in Cebu City


At least P3.5 million worth of shabu was seized while two drug suspects were arrested during a police buy bust operation on Tuesday afternoon in Barangay Apas, Cebu City.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »