Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Monday met with officials of Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur provinces, areas placed under states of calamity, following the onslaught of Tropical Storm “Mario” (international name: Fung-Wong), to discuss government efforts to help typhoon victims.
By Julie M. Aurelio
Four men and a woman being linked to the ambush of a Pangasinan mayor early this year were arrested at a Laguna farm estate before dawn Thursday.
After months of being under restrictive custody in Camp Crame, former police regional intelligence unit chief, Supt. Leonardo Felonia was charged with murder for his alleged involvement in the murder of billionaire businessman Richard King in Davao last June.
By Germelina Lacorte and Frinston Lim
Indigenous people’s groups have sought the help of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to intercede in the pangayaw (tribal war) waged by the paramilitary group Alamara against the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in the village of Gupitan, Kapalong, Davao del Norte, saying the move would only result in bloodshed.
By Eldie Aguirre
Davao del Sur Governor Claude Bautista appealed to law enforcers in the province not to be discouraged by setbacks they have encountered in pursuing offenders, such as those involved in the illegal drug trade and illegal gambling.