CIDG studying what charges to file vs Dimple Star Transport operators

Husband and wife surface on Friday night By Earlo Bringas Eagle News Service The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group said it was studying what charges to file the operators of  Dimple Star Transport, who surfaced on  Friday night. Nilda and Hilbert Nabat made their first public appearance after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered their arrest three days after one of their company’s buses fell into a cliff in Occidental Mindoro, killing 19. The couple arrived around […]

Police nab three in buy-bust operation in Muntinlupa mall parking lot

P50 million worth of suspected shabu seized (Eagle News) — Authorities on Friday nabbed three individuals in a buy-bust operation in Muntinlupa, and seized P50 million worth of suspected shabu from them. Arrested during the noon-time operation in Parking 5 of the Alabang Town Center in Ayala Alabang were Norodian Guimadel Samplidan, 28; Lady Jane Flores Borja, 24; and Regina Inocencia San Miguel, 40. An initial police report said seized from the suspects were five […]

Zubiri hails developments in Castillo hazing case

(Eagle News) — Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri on Friday hailed the “successive developments” in the Horacio Castillo III hazing case. Zubiri issued the statement on the same day the National Bureau of Investigation revealed that the 10 charged over the University of Sto. Tomas law freshman student’s death in September 2017 were in its custody. Mhin Wei Chan, Jose Miguel Salamat, John Robin G. Ramos, Marcelino Bagtang Jr., Arvin Balag, Ralph Trangia, Axel Munro Hipe, […]

PNP chief conducts early inspection of bus terminals; says PNP on full alert this vacation season

    (Eagle News) – Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa inspected bus terminals on Friday morning, March 23, in preparation for the surge of passengers who will travel to the provinces for the long vacation next week. The PNP chief said that there will also be physical check-up of in the various terminals, and that security will be tightened even for those entering malls and churches. “Magkakaroon rin ng intelligence operations […]

Dela Rosa scolds two QC policemen over dirty police station

  By Mar Gabriel Eagle News Service Philippine National Police Chief Ronald Dela Rosa admonished two Quezon City policemen after he found garbage piled in front of their station on Friday. Dela Rosa’s convoy stopped in front of Station 10 as he made his way back to Camp Crame from his surprise rounds in bus terminals in time for the long holiday. “Everytime na dumadaan ako dito nakikita ko marumi..Visible pa naman sa Edsa,” he said, […]

Manila judge asked to inhibit from Castillo hazing case

(Eagle News) — The Manila Regional Trial Court judge handling the cases filed against 10 Aegis Juris fraternity members over Horacio Castillo III’s death has been asked to inhibit. Citing his ties to the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption’s Dante Jimenez, accused John Robin Ramos and Juan Miguel Salam asked Branch 40 Judge Alfredo Ampuan Jr. to refrain from handling the cases for violation of the Anti-Hazing Law filed against them. Ampuan, the two said, […]

MMC approves several MMDA traffic-related proposals

Katipunan Ave., among others, to have “non-exclusive” motorcycle lanes, one approved proposal says (Eagle News) — The Metro Manila Council on Thursday approved several traffic-related proposals made by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to curb traffic in several major thoroughfares. In a statement, the MMDA said the MMC, composed of Metro Manila Mayors, approved the resolution amending the uniform light truck policy that bans cargo trucks with a gross capacity weight of 4500 kilograms and […]

BIR sues gold trader for “willful failure” to pay taxes

(Eagle News) — The Bureau of Internal Revenue has charged a gold trader for his alleged willful failure to pay taxes for five years. In a statement on Thursday, the BIR said the five criminal complaints were filed against Angelito Ocampo Dela Pena after he failed to pay  P1,732,808,956.22 in tax deficiencies from 2005 to 2009. This was after the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, with whom Dela Pena was exclusively engaged in the buying and […]

Dalawang holdaper patay matapos makipagbarilan sa CIDG-Manila; isa sa mga suspek nakatakas

Ni Paolo Macahilas Eagle News Service MAYNILA, Metro Manila (Eagle News) – Dead-on-the-spot ang dalawang holdaper matapos umanong makipagbarilan sa mga operatiba ng Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) sa Lawton, Maynila kamakailan. Ayon sa biktima na itinago sa pangalang Jane, naglalakad siya pauwi galing sa isang food chain nang bigla siyang tutukan ng baril ng isa sa mga suspek na nakasakay sa motorsiklo. “Bigla na lamang pong hinablot yung bag ko tapos may nakatutok […]

Death toll in Manila Pavilion fire climbs to six

(Eagle News)–The number of fatalities in the Manila Pavilion fire incident has risen to six. According to the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp., Jennilyn Figueroa, 28, died in the early morning of March 21 after being in a critical state for three days. Figueroa, PAGCOR said, worked as a member of the internal  security staff at the Casino Filipino Pavilion. She has been in service for six years. The other five fatalities were identified as  Treasury […]

NBI ordered to probe Manila Pavilion fire incident

(Eagle News) — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to look into the incident that saw a fire razing Manila Pavilion, resulting in the deaths of at least five people. Aguirre made the directive through Department Order No. 160 dated March 19. The justice secretary in particular asked the NBI to determine whether any “agency, office and instrumentality of the government,” and whether the owners, managers and employees of Manila […]

Karagdagang P2P buses, ilulunsad

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News) — Maglulunsad ng karagdagang premium Point-to-Point o P2P buses service routes ang Department of Transportation (DOTR) na kumokonekta sa Bacoor, Imus, Dasmariñas at Noveleta patungo ng Makati City. Ayon sa DOTR, target nila ito sa second quarter ng taon. Ang pagkakaloob ng P2P bus services ay isa sa mga solusyon ng ahensya para maibsan ang trapiko at mabigyan ng ligtas at komportableng transport system ang mga pasahero. Ang nasabing P2P bus […]