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San Juan home robbers tie up 90-yr-old, 5 others


Robbers hog-tied a 90-year-old woman, her daughter and their four household employees at their San Juan City residence before making off with about P1 million in cash and valuables Thursday morning.

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

COA to 5 cities, town: Return unused PDAF


The Commission on Audit (COA) has ordered five cities and one town in Metro Manila to return to the National Treasury P340 million worth of unused pork barrel funds that had been rendered illegal after the Supreme Court’s ruling nine months ago.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

P100k bounty up for suspect in San Juan baby girl’s rape-slay


The San Juan City government has offered a P100,000 reward for the capture of the suspect in the rape and killing of an 11-month-old girl last week.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

San Juan police chief, SWAT members sacked, probed for fatal hostage drama


The chief of the San Juan City police and members of his Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team were relieved of their posts Thursday as an investigation got under way on their possible lapses in handling the June 27 hostage drama that left a lawyer and a security guard dead.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Lawyer killed in 10-hour San Juan hostage drama

STREET SHOWER  A family rides through a “storm” during Tuesday’s Wattah-Wattah Festival in San Juan, the city’s way of celebrating the feast of St. John the Baptist.  LYN RILLON

After almost 10 hours of negotiations, the hostage-taker was beginning to “soften up”—until he heard a vehicle siren wailing in the street. Thinking that a police assault was under way, he panicked, became more desperate and finally made good his threat to shoot his captive.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »