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Court grants bail to Cornejo, Lee, Raz

Deniece Cornejo and Cedric Lee may be out on bail by the end of the week.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Saying there was not enough evidence against the suspects, a Taguig court on Monday allowed Deniece Cornejo, businessman Cedric Lee and Simeon Palma Raz to post bail in connection with the charge of serious illegal detention—a nonbailable offense—filed against them by TV host-actor Vhong Navarro.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

12 crewmen hurt as big waves sink ship in Manila

‘LUIS’ DID THIS  Typhoon “Luis” hit the northern portion of the country, but its powerful winds whipped places as far south as Manila, roiling Manila Bay and capsizing MV Super Shuttle Ro-Ro 7 from its moorings on Sunday night. Twelve crew members of the vessel were hurt.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

The strong winds and big waves brought by Typhoon “Luis” on Sunday night battered the MV Super Shuttle Ro-Ro 7 anchored outside the Manila Bay breakwater, forcing its 15 crew members to abandon the cargo vessel.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Roxas District bet bags Ms. QC beauty title

Shecill Bagaporo  ROMY HOMILLADA

Quezon City has four new ambassadors led by newly crowned Miss QC Diamond Jubilee Shecill Bagaporo. The 23-year-old Roxas District resident bested 24 other girls to bag the title, which came with a cash prize of P200,000.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Youth march against hazing

Aurelio Servando, father of hazing victim Guillo Cesar Servando, thanks students for joining the “Walk for Peace,” the kick-off program for the Manila City government’s antihazing campaign.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Despite the bad weather, about 20,000 students turned up at the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park on Sunday morning to kick off a nationwide antihazing campaign and remember those who ended up being victims of some fraternities’ thirst for power and violence.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

MMDA: ‘Last mile’ project effective in decongesting Port of Manila

After a week of implementation, the “last mile” project has so far led to “good results” in decongesting the Port of Manila and easing traffic flow on roads leading to the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx), the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Sunday.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »