Duterte to extend PNP Chief Dela Rosa’s term “for two to three months”

(Eagle News) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he would extend the term of Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa “for two to three months.” Dela Rosa is set to retire from the police force on January 21, 2018, when he reaches the mandatory age of retirement of 56. After the extension, Dela Rosa is expected to assume the helm of the Bureau of Corrections.  

Several senators welcome impending appointment of Dela Rosa as BuCor chief

“Drug lords…must be quaking in their slippers,” Lacson says (Eagle News) — Several senators on Wednesday welcomed the impending appointment of Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa at the helm of the Bureau of Corrections. “The drug lords serving time in the (New Bilibid Prison) must be quaking in their slippers at the thought of Bato in their midst practically 24/7,” Lacson, a former PNP chief himself, said. He added Dela Rosa’s assignment as […]

Dela Rosa to jailed drug lords: “Here I come, see you there”

By Meanne Corvera Eagle News Service “Here I come…I’m coming. See you there.” Philippine National Police Chief Ronald Dela Rosa had this to say to convicts still engaged in illegal drug activities in the Bureau of Corrections, which he is expected to head after his retirement from the police force in 2018. “He is my boss ever since and he will be my boss forever. So hindi ako puwede na aayaw sa pagtatrabaho niya sa […]

Mga transport group na tutol sa PUV modernization, muling binalaan ng Pangulo

METRO MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News) – Muling binalaan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang mga transport group na tutol pa rin sa Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) modernization program. Ayon kay Pangulong Duterte, tiyak na may kalalagyan ang mga transport group na hindi susunod sa batas dahil wawasakin niya ang mga sasakyan ng mga ito. Maka-ilang beses ng naglunsad ng tigil-pasada ang mga grupong Piston at Stop and Go Coalition bilang protesta sa PUV modernization program. Iginiit […]

Dela Rosa defends appointment of Ferro as anti-drug chief

By Mar Gabriel Eagle News Service Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa on Tuesday defended the appointment of Senior Supt. Albert Ferro as head of the PNP Drug Enforcement Group. In a press conference, Dela Rosa said it has been proven that Ferro, former head of the Anti-Illegal Drugs Group, had nothing to do with the kidnapping and killing of Korean National Jee Ick Joo by policemen in 2016. The group was abolished following […]

4 na katao, arestado sa drug buy-bust operation sa Tondo, Manila

TONDO, MANILA (Eagle News) — Apat katao ang arestado makaraang mahulihan ng ipinagbabawal na gamot sa ikinasang anti-drug operations ng Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). Sa bisa ng search warrant, isa-isang hinalughog ng Special Enforcement Service ng PDEA ang tatlong bahay sa Brgy. 112 Tondo, Maynila. Sa bahay ni Ramil Paragas sa C.P Garcia St. Corner Dandan Street nakuha ang mga sachet ng umano’y shabu at drug paraphernalia. Nakita din sa kaparehong kalye ang apat […]

Pag-dedeploy ng traffic enforcers sa gabi at madaling araw plano sa Quezon City

QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) — Pinagpaplanuhan ang pagdedeploy ng karagdagang traffic enforcers na magbabantay tuwing gabi hanggang madaling araw sa mga pangunahing kalsada sa Quezon City. Ito’y matapos lumabas sa datos ng Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), na nagaganap ang mga malubhang aksidente simula alas-onse ng gabi hanggang ala-una ng madaling araw kung kailan wala nang mga traffic enforcer. Dahil dito, iginiit ni Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) Police Community Relations Chief Glenda […]

Amid snafu, QCPD members given Dengvaxia shots, their families express worries

QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) – Amid the snafu, more than 1, 000 members of the Quezon City Police District and their families have expressed worries they would experience the adverse effects of the controversial dengue vaccine Dengvaxia. Quezon City Police District Director Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar gave them the assurance though that the government will give them the support that they need at all times. He added they have already coordinated with the Philippine Children’s […]

MMDA to hold dry run of Edsa High Occupancy Vehicle lane scheme starting Monday

(Eagle News) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Wednesday said it would hold a one-week dry run for the implementation of the High Occupancy Vehicle lane on Edsa. In a Facebook post, the MMDA said the dry run will start on Monday, December 11, at 6 a.m. Under the scheme that is being tested, vehicles with two or more passengers are required to use the leftmost lane or the HOV lane on Edsa. Motorcycles […]

Mahigit 900 pulis-Caloocan, balik serbisyo na

(Eagle News) — Balik na sa kanilang home station ang mahigit 900 pulis-Caloocan matapos ang kanilang isinagawang retraining program. Nagkaroon ng dalawang buwang reorientation at retraining ang mga pulis na ginanap sa Camp Bagong Diwa sa Taguig City. Mahigit isang libo ang bilang ng mga pulis na sumailalim sa programa, pero siyamnaraan pitumpu’t dalawa (972) lamang sa kanila ang nakapasa. Mahigit isang daan naman ang bumagsak, kabilang ang mga inirekomendang i-assign sa labas ng Metro […]

Palace on San Mateo arrest: “We are just allowing rule of law to prevail”

(Eagle News) — Malacanang on Tuesday belied a militant group’s claims the arrest of transport leader George San Mateo was a form of harassment. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that the arrest was “pursuant to a warrant of arrest duly issued by a court and therefore there can be no harassment here.” “We are just allowing the rule of law to prevail,” he said. He said beforehand, San Mateo “was warned […]

Poe says timing of issuance of warrant of arrest vs PISTON’s San Mateo “suspect”

(Eagle News) — Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday slammed the issuance of a warrant of arrest against transport leader George San Mateo. In a statement, Poe said that while she respects the “independence of the court,” the timing of the arrest warrant issued by Judge Don Ace Mariano Alagar of the Quezon City Metropolitan Trial Court Branch 43 was “suspect and casts doubt on the intent of the complainant in filing such charges.” The warrant signed on […]