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Oops…cops arrested wrong guy in Cavite reporter’s slay

Artist’s sketch of the two suspected gunmen who killed journalist Rubylita Garcia. The city government has offered a P50,000 reward for any information that might help authorities.  PROVIDED BY THE BACOOR CITY POLICE

We got the wrong man. The Cavite police on Tuesday night said the man they arrested as a suspect in the killing of reporter Rubylita Garcia was not positively identified by the family of Garcia.

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

Dying reporter tags Tanza town cop chief

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Slain journalist Rubylita Garcia

Before she died from her gunshot wounds, journalist Rubylita Garcia said she thought Supt. Conrado Villanueva, the police chief of Tanza town, could have ordered the attack on her house on Sunday morning, her son said on Monday.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Have you seen this man?


Take a closer look at the artist’s sketch of a man above.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Palace orders PNP to immediately solve media slay in Cavite


Malacañang on Monday ordered law enforcers to immediately solve the murder of a reporter gunned down in Cavite over the weekend.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Court throws out contempt charge vs Harry Roque

Atty. Harry Roque Jr.  INQUIRER file photo

A Quezon City court has dismissed an indirect contempt complaint against private prosecutor Harry Roque Jr. lodged by Andal Ampatuan Jr. for a 2010 History Channel interview on the 2009 Maguindanao massacre.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Another mistaken identity in Maguindanao massacre case

Maguindanao massacre carnage site in Barangay Salman, Ampatuan town in Maguindanao.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

An accused in the Maguindanao massacre case has asked a Quezon City court to set him free claiming he was mistaken for another

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Killing of journalists a nat’l catastrophe’

Radio journalist Rogelio Butalid lies dead outside the Radyo Natin station in Tagum City after being shot by a lone gunman on Wednesday. Butalid (inset) was also a village councilor.  FRINSTON LIM/INQUIRER MINDANAO

An international human rights watchdog has urged President Aquino to declare the deadly attacks on Filipino journalists a “national catastrophe,” saying that the situation “threatens civil liberties” in the country.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

3rd media slay in 2 weeks

Radio journalist Rogelio Butalid lies dead outside the Radyo Natin station in Tagum City after being shot by a lone gunman on Wednesday. Butalid (inset) was also a village councilor.  FRINSTON LIM/INQUIRER MINDANAO

A single pop, then a succession of gunshots. A third journalist killed in Mindanao in two weeks.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Page One,Regions | Read More »

Second PH broadcaster murdered in a week

Michael Milo with sons Veni Vidi Vici and Mahatma.  Photo from Milo's Facebook Account

Gunmen on a motorcycle shot dead a radio broadcaster in the southern Philippines in the second such murder in a week, police said on Sunday.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rights group slams Aquino gov’t on press killings


The Aquino administration is insulting slain journalists and their families by trying to downplay their deaths, according to the international group Human Rights Watch.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bukidnon radio broadcaster shot dead

valencia city bukidnon map

Barely a week after the fourth commemoration of the gruesome Maguindanao massacre that led to the deaths of 32 journalists, a radio commentator was shot dead in the town of Valencia in Bukidnon province on Friday evening.

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

Media group says public must never forget Maguindanao massacre

Site of the Maguindanao massacre. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Saying they wanted to “make sure the public never forgets,” a group of media practitioners have begun a countdown to the fourth anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre, more than half of whose victims were journalists and other media workers.

Posted: November 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Radioman’s murder causes stir in Iligan City

A LONG queue of mourners, mostly avid listeners of Fernando Solijon’s program in radio station dxLS Love Radio, forms during the wake for the slain radioman in Iligan City. Solijon’s program, mostly about corruption in the city government, had been getting high ratings in the city. RICHEL V. UMEL

Prior to a life as a radio commentator, Fernando “Nanding” Solijon escaped death three times. According to his brother, Jerriel, who spoke at the necrological rites for Nanding at Public Plaza on Monday evening, Nanding first came face-to-face with death while he was around 12 years old in the hinterlands of Manticao, Misamis Oriental, where the Solijon brood was raised by farmer-parents.

Posted: September 7th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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  5. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  6. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
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  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
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  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
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  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
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  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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