Parañaque court clears brother, five others in slay of actor Ramgen Revilla

(Eagle News)–A Parañaque court has acquitted Ramon Joseph Bautista in the murder of his brother, actor Ramgen Revilla in 2011. Apart from Bautista, Branch 274 found  Roy Francis Tolisora, Glaiza Visda, Michael Jay Nartea, Jay Norwin dela Cruz, and Ryan Pastera not guilty of murder and of frustrated murder. Ordered arrested on the other hand was Ma. Ramona Belen  Bautista, sister of Ramgen. Bautista fled the country in November 2011 after she was tagged as […]

Thunderstorm advisory hoisted over M. Manila, nearby areas

(Eagle News)–A thunderstorm advisory has been hoisted over Metro Manila and nearby areas. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said  moderate to heavy rainshowers with lightning and strong winds are also expected over Bataan, Bulacan, Batangas and Laguna within the next hours. PAGASA said the same conditions are being experienced in Tanay, Rizal; Bamban, Concepcion, Paniqui in Tarlac; Mabalacat in Pampanga; San Antonio, Palayan, Cabanatuan in Nueva Ecija; General Emilio Aguinaldo and Maragondon […]

Newly-elected Manila mayor Moreno pushing for a “Manila Indie Film Festival”

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News) – Newly-elected Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno is pursuing his plan to have a film festival that features independent or “indie” films. Moreno announced his plans for a Manila Indie Film Festival, recalling how he started in showbiz before he entered in politics in 2010. He said that the independent film festival can run for at least three days in Manila. “At least three days magkaroon sila ng outlet na sila […]

Admin raps filed vs screener who forcibly took money from tourist during NAIA screening

(Eagle News)–Administrative charges are slated to be filed against a Ninoy Aquino International Airport screener after he forcibly took the money of a Hong Kong tourist during final screening at the terminal. The Manila International Airport Authority said the access of Nissan  Abellon Villarino of the Office for Transportation Secretary to Terminal 2 has also been revoked following the incident on June 10. The development came after Jackie Freeman Yuen, a friend of the tourist, […]

Raffy Tulfo charged with bigamy

(Eagle News)–Broadcaster Raffy Tulfo has been charged with bigamy. The charges, filed by Julieta Nacpil Licup, were filed before the Quezon City Prosecutors Office. Licup alleged Tulfo married Jocelyn Pua in 1995, even if Licup’s and the broadcaster’s marriage was still existing. Licup said she and Tulfo married in 1982. Tulfo has yet to issue a statement.

Over P6.8-million worth of suspected shabu seized in Manila; 3 arrested

(Eagle News)–Over P6.8 million worth of suspected shabu were seized from three men in a buy-bust operation in Manila early Monday, June 10. Mark Anthony Alcantara, Rudy Kidlat and Rona Valenzuela were nabbed in the operation led by the drugs enforcement unit of the National Capital Region Police Office on Osmeña Highway. NCRPO chief Guillermo Eleazar said the three could be related to the syndicate behind the over P10 million worth of suspected shabu found […]

Some Maynilad customers in Cavite, Las Piñas to experience water service interruptions from June 11 to 12

(Eagle News)–Maynilad has advised its customers in Las Piñas and Cavite to stock up on water, with service interruptions slated from June 11 to 12. The water concessionaire said the following areas are affected due to the reinstallation of a rapid mixer at the La Mesa Treatment Plant 1: FROM 8 A.M. to 8 P.M. ON TUESDAY, JUNE 11: Caloocan City: 5 to 10 11 to 14 22 24 27 28 31 95 99 146 […]

Some M. Manila roads to undergo repair, reblocking starting Friday, June 7

(Eagle News) — Some Metro Manila roads are slated to undergo reblocking and repair starting Friday, June 7. Below is a list of the roads that will undergo the reblocking, according to the Department of the Public Works and Highways. Southbound C-5 near Market! Market! (2nd lane beside U-turn) Edsa before Aurora Boulevard (first lane from sidewalk) and after Aurora Boulevard to Arayat (first lane from sidewalk) Edsa in front of Guzent Construction Equipment (first […]

LRT-2 operations from Santolan to Recto resume

(Eagle News)–Light Rail Transit 2 operations from Santolan to Recto have resumed. The Light Rail Transit Authority said this was as of 11:28 a.m. This was over an hour after LRT-2 operations were suspended after a “technical glitch.” The LRTA did not elaborate, but said an “intervention” was ongoing at that time.  

In photos: Copy of LTO reso personally received by motorist seen driving from passenger seat

(Eagle News)–These pictures show a copy of the pages of the Land Transportation Office resolution that perpetually barred Luis Miguel Lopez, also known as Miko Lopez, from securing a driver’s license. Based on the copies, Lopez himself received on June 6 a copy of the LTO resolution that also revoked his current driver’s license, and slapped fines ranging from P1000 to P5000 against him. Lopez was seen in a viral video driving a car from  […]

DA reminds travelers not to bring pork, processed pork products to PHL

(Eagle News)–The Department of Agriculture is reminding travelers not to bring pork and other processed pork products to the Philippines. The DA said these would be confiscated at the airport to prevent the spread of African Swine Flu. The following are the countries that have been affected by ASF: Belgium Bulgaria Cambodia China Czech Republic Hong Kong Hungary Latvia Moldova Mongolia North Korea Poland Romania Russia South Africa Ukraine Vietnam Zambia “Eat Pinoy pork. Support […]