INQToday: Filipina nurse killed in Israel refused to abandon elderly patient
Here’s a quick roundup of today’s top stories:
A Filipina nurse was killed amid the conflict between Israel and the Hamas group when refused to leave an elderly patient behind, according to an Israeli official.
Fleur Hassan-Nahoum, the Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, honored the nurse in a post on X (formerly Twitter).
The state weather bureau says the southwest monsoon or habagat season is officially over.
Senators on Thursday emphasized the need to investigate a whistleblower’s retraction of corruption allegations against Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).
They expressed their sentiments after LTFRB former senior executive assistant Jeffrey Tumbado on Monday revealed alleged corrupt activities happening within the board.
A progressive group has accused former president Rodrigo Duterte of issuing statements that are a clear threat to ACT Teachers party-list Rep. France Castro’s life.
In a statement on Thursday, the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) said Duterte’s comments against Castro, a vocal critic of the confidential funds (CF) lodged with the Office of the Vice President (OVP) and the Department of Education (DepEd), revealed his fascistic tendencies again.
An official of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said Thursday that the financial data hacked from its system is “not extensive.”
RPSA Data Protection Officer Eliezer Ambatali said the leaked financial information of people from poor communities came from the Community-Based Monitoring System (CBMS) and contains fewer details than other surveys of the agency.
The Antipolo City Police Station on Thursday said it needs the go signal of the 5th grader’s family before it can file a child abuse complaint against a teacher who slapped the student in school.
Antipolo Police Chief Lt. Col. Ryan Manongdo said they prepared the complaint based on Republic Act 7610, or the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act.