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Wounded, mentally ill man detained for Belmonte ambush freed

Iligan City representative Vicente Belmonte Jr. Photo from congress.gov.ph

Police authorities in Misamis Oriental arrested a man, who had a wound in the thigh, on suspicion of being involved in the Dec. 11 ambush on Iligan City Rep. Vicente Belmonte Jr., only to free him later.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PNP disowns airport cop who berated taxi driver


The Philippine National Police’s Aviation Security Group (PNP Avsegroup) disowned the airport police who berated a taxi driver after the latter refused to surrender his license at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal (Naia) 3.

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

PNP steps up police presence for ‘Misa de Gallo’

DAWNMASS People attend the first of nine dawn Masses at San
Dionisio Chapel in Parañaque City, on the outskirts of Manila in this
picture taken Dec. 16, 2012, to signal the start of the Christmas
season The tradition of dawnMasses dates back to the Spanish era.
The Philippines ismore than 70 percent Catholic. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine National Police will step up its police presence when the Christmas season officially begins today with the traditional nine-day “Simbang Gabi” (dawn Masses).

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

Naia cop faces probe

The airport policeman caught on video smashing the window of a taxi cab when its driver refused to surrender his license after committing a traffic violation is now being investigated by the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) and the Philippine National Police (PNP).

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Armed men take hostage in Belgium, no terror link seen

Armed men belonging to the Self-Defense Council of Michoacan (CAM) stand guard at a checkpoint set up by the vigilante group in La Mira on the outskirts of the seaport of Lazaro Cardenas in western Mexico, Friday, May 9, 2014. AP

Belgian police surrounded an apartment in the city of Ghent Monday after four armed men were believed to have taken a hostage but there were no immediate indications of terrorism, prosecutors said.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »