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INQToday: MECO says 3 Filipinos hurt in Taiwan earthquake

/ 12:22 PM April 04, 2024

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

MECO says 3 Filipinos hurt in Taiwan earthquake

Three Filipinos were hurt from the major earthquake that struck Taiwan on Wednesday morning, Manila Economic and Cultural Office (Meco) Chairman Silvestre Bello III said.


According to Bello, among the injured was a female overseas Filipino worker (OFW) named Sylvia, who sustained a swollen hand.


SC declares Trillanes’ amnesty valid, strikes down Duterte’s revocation

The Supreme Court (SC) has declared valid the amnesty given to former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV as it ruled that the Proclamation issued by former President Rodrigo Duterte revoking it is unconstitutional.

In a statement issued by the SC’s Public Information Office (PIO), the decision, written by Associate Justice Maria Filomena D. Singh said the President cannot revoke a grant of amnesty without concurrence from Congress.

Davao PNP serves arrest warrant vs Quiboloy, 5 others

Davao City authorities served on Wednesday the warrant of arrest issued by its regional trial court (RTC) against Kingdom of Jesus Christ (KJC) leader and alleged rapist Apollo Quiboloy and five others for sexual abuse and child abuse cases.

In a phone interview with, Police Regional Office 11 – Public Information Office chief Major Catherine Dela Rey said three of the accused surrendered before the National Bureau of Investigation’s (NBI) office in Davao.

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TAGS: Amnesty, Antonio Trillanes IV, Apollo Quiboloy, arrest warrant, Davao, Earthquake, PNP‎, Rodrigo Duterte, Supreme Court, Taiwan, Taiwan quake

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