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FDA, pinag-iingat ang publiko sa pagbili ng katol

(Eagle News) –Pinag-iingat ng Food and Drug Administration ang publiko sa pagbili at paggamit ng katol o mosquito coil na hindi rehistrado ng nasabing ahensya dahil sa dala nitong panganib sa kalusugan ng mga mamimili. Tinukoy ni Retired Police Gen. Allen Bantolo, hepe ng FDA Regulatory Enforcement Unit (REU) ang Wawang Mosquito Coil na matagal ng ipinagbabawal ng ahensya sa merkado. Ngunit nagbabala muli ang FDA matapos makumpiska kamakailan ng REU at ng mga otoridad ang nasa […]

“Double dead” na karneng nagkakahalagang P90,000, nasabat sa Maynila

(Eagle News) — Nasabat ng mga tauhan ng Manila Veterinary Inspection Board ang aabot sa kalahating toneladang karne ng baka at baboy, o nagkakahalaga ng P90,000, na pinaghihinalaang botcha sa Recto Ave. kaninang madaling araw. Hindi nila naabutan ang mga nagbebenta ng karne, pero naiwanan naman ang mga bayong ng mga hinihinalang  double dead na karne. Ayon sa board, dapat ay dumaan sa masusing pag-inspeksyon  ang mga karne na ibinebenta sa palengke upang masiguro na […]

DILG to monitor barangay officials on PDEA narco-list who won in May 14 polls

(Eagle News) — Almost all of the 115 reelectionists who were on the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s narco-list won in the recently concluded barangay elections. The figure given by Interior Undersecretary Martin Diño in a radio interview over dzbb on Saturday, May 19, was higher than the 60 officials on the narco-list who won in the same elections, according to PDEA. He said these officials would be closely monitored by the Department of the Interior […]

PNP releases mid-year bonus for almost 190,000 policemen

By Mar Gabriel Eagle News Service The Philippine National Police has released the mid-year bonus for almost 190,000 policemen. According to PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde,  P6 billion have been credited to the automated teller machines of 189,263 members of the police force. According to Albayalde, the bonus of each policeman was equivalent to a month’s salary. He said those entitled to the bonus were those who have rendered at least four months of service from July […]

PNPA Maragtas Class of 2018 to undergo rigid SAF training

By Mar Gabriel Eagle News Service Some members of the Philippine National Police Academy Maragtas Class of 2018  will soon undergo the rigid Special Action Force training, the first batch to be required to undergo such. Philippine National Police Chief Oscar Albayalde, said 66 of the 76 new PNP officials who graduated in March will have to pass the 6-month basic internal security operations course of the SAF, apart from the patrol officer basic course […]

60 barangay officials na nasa narco list, nanalo sa katatapos na eleksyon

(Eagle News) — Animnapung opisyal ng barangay na kabilang sa narcolist ang nanalo sa katatapos na barangay elections. Ayon kay Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron Aquino, mula sa 207 barangay officials na umano’y sangkot sa iligal na droga, 36 na kapitan ng barangay at 24 na kagawad ang nanalo sa May 14 barangay elections. Partial pa lamang aniya ito at hindi pa nakukumpleto sa Region 5 at Caraga. Sabi ni Aquino, ang […]

Former PCSO head Uriarte acquitted in P366-million plunder case

(Eagle News) — The Sandiganbayan has acquitted the last remaining accused of plunder in the P366-million Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office fund mess. In acquitting former PCSO general manager Rosario Uriarte, the anti-graft court said in its May 11 decision that the prosecution “has not adduced any new or compelling evidence to warrant a finding different from what has already been rendered by the Supreme Court.” Earlier,  former PCSO officials  Raymundo Roquero, Manuel Morato, Jose Taruc, and Reynaldo Villar, […]

Where is “body of evidence?,” Kerwin Espinosa asks in reiterating call for dismissal of drug raps vs him

By Moira Encina Eagle News Service Self-confessed drug distributor Kerwin Espinosa on Tuesday, May 15, reiterated his call for the drug-related charges filed against him to be dismissed. In his response-affidavit submitted before the new Department of Justice panel looking into the cases filed against him and several others, Espinosa said his “admission” he was a drug distributor in a Senate hearing in 2016 should not be used against him because there was no “proverbial corpus […]

3 children die in Pasig fire

(Eagle News) — Three children were killed in a fire that hit a residential area in Pasig City on Monday, May 14. Authorities identified the fatalities as John Andrew Navidas, 4; his sister Princess Joy, 7; and  brother BJ, 2. The burnt bodies of the children were found after arson investigators put out the fire that began in the children’s house on  San Isidro Street, Centennial 2, Nagpayong 2, Barangay Pinagbuhatan past 6 a.m. Based on […]

PNP: Almost 8,000 barangays classified as election hotspots

(Eagle News) – The Philippine National Police said so far, almost 8000 barangays were included in its list of election hotspots. PNP Spokesperson Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao said that as of May 6, 2018, the 7,915 barangays were in that category because of the presence of election-related violence. The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has the largest number of hotspots with 1,415 barangays; followed by Bicol Region with 1,304; and by  Soccsksargen with 661. Bulalacao […]

Days before barangay, SK elections, PNP gives assurance it is “on top of the situation”

By Mar Gabriel Eagle News Service With the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections just around the corner, the Philippine National Police on Thursday, May 10, gave the assurance it was “on top of the situation.” This was even if it admitted that  more than 20 have been killed in what could be election-related incidents recorded across the country since less than a month ago. According to the PNP, apart from the 24 fatalities, four have […]

Barangay at SK candidates ng Quezon City, boluntaryong nagpa-drug test

(Eagle News) — Ilang mga kandidato na tatakbo sa barangay at Sangguniang Kabataan elections ay boluntaryong nagpadrug test sa Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Station 7 (Cubao station) na panawagan ng lokal ng pamahalaan. Nagmula sa District 3 at 4 ang siyam na barangay na pumunta sa istasyon ng pulisya  sa pakikipagtulungan ng mga Land Transportation Office-accredited at Department of Health-accredited testing center. Ang mga kandidato na pumunta ay galing sa mga sumusunod na barangay: […]