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INQToday: QCPD says sorry to VP Sara for dragging OVP in a supposed traffic jam

/ 06:47 PM October 06, 2023

Here’s a quick roundup of today’s top stories:

CAAP: All commercial airports on heightened alert following bomb threat

Commercial airports across the country are placed on heightened alert after the Air Traffic Service (ATS) received a bomb threat via electronic mail (email) on Friday.


The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said the email claimed that aircraft from Manila, going to Puerto Princesa, Mactan-Cebu, Bicol, and Davao international airports would be set off by a bomb.


QCPD says sorry to VP Sara for dragging OVP in a supposed traffic jam

Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Friday apologized to Office of the Vice President (OVP) after it was dragged into the recent traffic disruption along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon city.

On Thursday, a video implying that a police officer from QCPD halted the traffic flow in the highway, because Vice President (VP) Sara Duterte would supposedly be passing through, went viral.

Sara Duterte urged to release SALN

Vice President Sara Duterte was urged to release her Statements of assets, liabilities, and net worth (SALN) from her time as Davao City mayor and her current post as the second highest official of the land.

In a letter received by the Office of the Vice President (OVP) on Thursday and made public on Friday, lawyer Dino de Leon made the request in line with Republic Act  No. 6713 or the “Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.”

95% of Filipinos spend more on food, but half of population is eating less

A new Pulse Asia survey released on Thursday revealed that while 95 percent of Filipinos have increased their spending on food, more than half of the population has started eating less.

The new survey revealed that compared to 89 percent in September 2022, food is now 95 percent of households’ expenditures within the past three months.


PCG: Probe results of ship’s country of origin to help in pursuit of claims for PH fishermen

The result of the investigation that would be conducted by the commercial ship’s country of origin could help the pursuit of claims and damages in the fatal collision in the West Philippine Sea, according to Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) spokesperson Rear Admiral Armand Balilo.

On Monday, three crew members of FFB Dearyn were killed, while one sustained minor injuries following the collision of their boat with Pacific Anna, a crude oil tanker registered under the Marshall Islands, some 85 nautical miles (NM) northwest of Scarborough Shoal, also locally known as Bajo de Masinloc and Panatag Shoal or 180 NM from Agno, Pangasinan.

Bongbong Marcos urges public to report agri smugglers, hoarders

President Bongbong Marcos is urging the public to help in the government’s efforts against smugglers and hoarders.

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TAGS: Bongbong Marcos, Bongbong Marcos Jr., CAAP, NAIA, PCG, Philippine Coast Guard, QCPD, SALN, Sara Duterte, traffic jam

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