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‘Bullied’ enforcer finally gets day in court


Three postponements and more than a year after the incident, the motorist who was caught on video hitting a traffic enforcer of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), was finally arraigned in court on Thursday.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Carabuena escapes arrest

THE MOTORIST accused of assaulting a traffic constable of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority escaped arrest when he posted bail anew yesterday morning.

Posted: February 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

QC court orders arrest of ‘road bully’

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Screengrab from Youtube.com

The first courtroom meeting between the “bully and the bullied” had to be reset, with the accused penalized for not showing up.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Direct assault raps filed vs Carabuena for slapping traffic enforcer

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Direct assault raps were filed against Robert Blair Carabuena on Thursday with a Quezon City court for slapping a traffic enforcer of the Metro Manila Development Authority in August, which was caught on camera and went viral on the Internet.

Posted: September 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fists of Fabros: MMDA men train in martial arts

TRY BULLYING HIM NOW  Fabros (left) learns some moves in case he meets another hothead on the road. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Sending a message to would-be road bullies, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) yesterday began giving martial arts training to some 200 traffic enforcers, including Saturnino Fabros, the man who shot to YouTube fame for stoically taking a few slaps and taunts from a raging motorist last month.

Posted: September 8th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

MMDA’s ‘bullied’ blue boys: All in a day’s work


He was not the first and surely won’t be the last. Saturnino Fabros shot to YouTube fame last month for standing up to a Volvo-driving bully, but he was only the latest in a long list of traffic aides who had been taunted or assaulted while trying to impose order on the mean streets of Metro Manila.

Posted: September 2nd, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Should traffic aides carry firearms? 88% of readers say ‘No’


Despite the highly-publicized attack by Philip Morris executive Robert Blair Carabuena against an officer of the Metro Manila Development Authority, many Filipinos still think that traffic enforcers should not be allowed to carry guns.

Posted: August 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Carabuena may still lose driver’s license for bullying traffic enforcer

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The Philip Morris executive who assaulted a Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic enforcer earlier this month may lose his driver’s license pending results of an investigation by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) on the incident.

Posted: August 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Carabuena says ‘sorry’ but raps still on

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When he finally surfaced, Robert Blair Carabuena looked the part of a corporate executive, but in his hand was a note of contrition meant to redeem an image jeered and wildly caricatured on cyberspace.

Posted: August 23rd, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Cursed, doused with water, Carabuena rushed to hospital

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Carabuena at the press con. MMDA Photo

Robert Blair Carabuena, the man who bullied a Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic enforcer, was rushed to an undisclosed hospital after he was cursed and doused with bottled mineral water at the prosecutor’s office on Thursday, MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino said in an interview.

Posted: August 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Aid pours in for bullied MMDA traffic enforcer

LOOK OF DISBELIEF  The sudden arrival of gifts from people impressed with his professional conduct in the face of abuse caught Fabros and his children by surprise on Tuesday. PHOTOS BY MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

After the praises, aid also keeps pouring in for the traffic enforcer who kept his cool when bullied by a motorist recently.

Posted: August 21st, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Why MMDA traffic aide took it on the chin

PAPA’S ANGELS. When MMDA traffic aide Saturnino Fabros got slapped around by a motorist, his 6 daughters gave him as many hugs. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

All Saturnino Fabros could think of when the Volvo-driving manager of a tobacco firm came down from his car and attacked him were his young, motherless daughters.

Posted: August 19th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Road ‘bully’ suspended; traffic aide commended


The “bully” has been suspended from work while the bullied is up for a promotion.

Posted: August 16th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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