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LRT 1 suffers minor breakdown

Due to the lost of traction power in its brake system, a southbound train of the LRT-1 stopped in Blumentritt station. After a systems resetting, LRT-1 operations went back to normal quickly.

De Lima More Interested In Napoles As State Witness Than Reyes

Department of Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said she is more interested in having Napoles as a state witness than the former chief of staff Senator Juan Ponce Enrile. De Lima stated that it was important to know first the intention of Reyes in returning back to the Philippines after being away for more than half a year.

Suspect In Vhong Navarro’s mauling Case Wants ToTurn State Witness

DOJ Secretary De Lima confirmed on Monday that one of the suspects in mauling of TV host/actor Vhong Navarro has decided to turn as a state witness against the other accused. “One of the accused has turned state witness and is now talking to our WPP and is now being handled by the WPP,” De Lima said. “So this accused will be narrating the entire incident beginning with the planning made by the group of […]

President Aquino orders DOH to step up efforts in locating Etihad Flight EY 0424 passengers

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, April 21 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III has directed the Department of Health (DOH) to intensify efforts in locating and contacting the passengers of the Etihad Airlines Flight EY 0424 who need to be screened for possible Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. Last April 15, a returning overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who worked as a nurse in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was tested positive for MERS-CoV […]