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AFP CALLS MAKABAYAN REPS FOR ‘NO-SHOW’ IN RED TAGGING PROBE

AFP Deputy Chief of Staff for Civil-Military Operations, Major Gen. Antonio Parlade, Jr. (left) and Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate[...]

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RADIO REPORTER STABBED TO DEATH

April 20, 2019 - 3:21 PM

A commentator of a radio station in Butuan City died after he was stabbed by a still unknown assailant Saturday morning, April 20, 2019, according to National Union of Journalists in the Philippines. The Butuan police said said that Fancis Patindol of station dxJM was with companions outside the Alba Copy Center on Narra Road, […]

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2 TEENAGERS, 4 OTHERS NABBED IN BACOLOD DRUG BUSTS

April 20, 2019 - 2:02 PM

BACOLOD CITY — Six persons, including two teenagers, were arrested in two separate buy-bust operations conducted by personnel of the Bacolod City Police Office on Wednesday. Around 3 a.m., Rodmar Chuan, 29, and a 15-year-old boy were caught at Purok Arao, Barangay Vista Alegre after the former sold PHP1,000 worth of suspected shabu to an undercover […]

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GUNMEN FIRE AT LA UNION TOWN EXEC’S HOUSE

April 20, 2019 - 1:58 PM

BALAOAN, La Union — The Balaoan Police is looking at all angles for the possible motive and arrest of the riding-in-tandem gunmen who riddled the house of the town’s municipal engineer here with bullets Wednesday night. In an interview Thursday, Capt. Juanito Buaron, town’s police chief, said the shooting incident happened at 7:42 p.m. at the […]

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1 DEAD, 15 HURT IN BATAAN AS JEEPNEY PLUNGES INTO RIVER

April 20, 2019 - 1:56 PM

BALANGA CITY, Bataan — A jeepney carrying picnickers fell into a rocky, shallow river in an upland village here Wednesday afternoon when it allegedly had a mechanical malfunction while ascending a road, killing a passenger and injuring 15 others. Lt. Col. Eduardo Guevara Jr., Balanga City police chief, on Thursday said Robert Enriquez, 48, died on […]

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BIFF FOLLOWER KILLED, LEADER HURT IN NOCOT CLASH

April 20, 2019 - 1:53 PM

Troops recovered an M-14 rifle and other belongings of the slain member of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter following a clash Wednesday in Midsayap, North Cotabato. (Photo courtesy of Army’s 6th Infantry Division) MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato — A member of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was killed while a BIFF leader and a soldier were injured […]

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3 PUV DRIVERS IN CDO TEST POSITIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUGS

April 20, 2019 - 1:48 PM

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Three public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers tested positive for illegal drugs during a joint operation conducted by law enforcement agencies in this city’s bus terminals. This was confirmed Wednesday (April 17) by Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-10 (LTFRB-10) Director Aminoden Guro, whose office partnered with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-10 […]

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COMELEC REMOVES ILLEGAL CAMPAIGN POSTERS IN MAGUINDANAO

April 20, 2019 - 1:44 PM

CLEAN UP. Norijean Hangkal (2nd from right), election officer of Talitay, Maguindanao, poses with soldiers and policemen after leading the implementation of “Oplan Baklas” in Talitay and Datu Anggal Midtimbang on Wednesday (April 17, 2019). Commission on Elections officials took down the campaign materials of local and national candidates posted outside identified poster areas in […]

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LENTEN SEASON ADVISORY

April 18, 2019 - 12:43 AM

In observance of the Lenten Season, League Online News will be off on April 18 (Holy Thursday) until April 19 (Good Friday). Posting will resume on April 20.

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NEW BUS ROUTES EYED IN SYNC WITH CLOSURE OF EDSA BUS TERMINALS

April 17, 2019 - 7:43 PM

BANNED ON EDSA. Provincial buses that would load and unload passengers along Edsa, as well as other major roads in Metro Manila, would be apprehended, according to an official of the MMDA. The buses must use their designated terminals in picking up and dropping off passengers. (Screengrab from PTV) MANILA — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is mulling […]

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MORE THAN 24K PASSENGERS HEAD TO PORTS ON HOLY WEDNESDAY

April 17, 2019 - 7:38 PM

Passengers board on a sea vessel docked at the Calapan Port in Oriental Mindoro this Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Philippine Coast Guard)  MANILA — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has monitored more than 24,000 passengers in ports nationwide on Wednesday. In its advisory, the PCG said a total of 24,664 outbound passengers trooped to various ports across […]

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DPWH AIMS TO FINISH MANILA BAY CLEANUP BY JULY

April 17, 2019 - 7:25 PM

MANILA — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking to finish the “Sagip Manila Bay” clean-up works of the 1.5-kilometer area of Manila Bay in the next three months. DPWH Undersecretary for Technical Services and Unified Project Management Office (UPMO) Operations Emil Sadain reported that the deployment of two units of multi-purpose amphibious […]

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CATHOLICS REMINDED TO FAST, ABSTAIN FROM MEAT THIS LENT

April 17, 2019 - 7:23 PM

NO MEAT. Fresh meat on display. A Roman Catholic priest has called on churchgoers to exercise self-restraint by not eating any kind of meat as part of fasting and abstinence this Holy Week. (File photo) TACLOBAN CITY — A Roman Catholic priest has called on churchgoers to exercise self-restraint by not eating any kind of meat as part of […]

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TOP NPA LEADER KILLED IN TAGUM CITY OPERATION

April 17, 2019 - 7:20 PM

DAVAO CITY — A front deputy secretary of the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed when police and Army operatives swooped down on a house in Tagum City Monday. Killed in the operation in Barangay Canocotan, Tagum City, Davao del Norte was Cindy Terado alias Jill, deputy secretary of Guerrilla Front 2, said Lt. Col. Esteyven […]

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COOLEST THUS FAR THIS SUMMER

April 17, 2019 - 3:12 PM

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has recorded a temperature of 14.2 °c in Baguio City – the lowest this month for the said – also the coldest so far in the country amidst the scorching heat of this summer. “Here in Baguio City and Benguet, isolated rain showers will […]

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OVERWORKED, UNDERPAID FISH CAGE FEEDERS RESCUED IN PANGASINAN

April 17, 2019 - 3:06 PM

RESCUED. Personnel of the departments of social welfare and labor, along with National Bureau of Investigation operatives, accompany rescued fish cage feeders from Sual, Pangasinan to Dagupan City on board motorboats on Tuesday (April 16, 2019). The workers, who were said to be overworked and underpaid, are set to receive government assistance and will later on […]

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PDEA DRUG CONVICTION RISES BY 46.82% IN 2018

April 17, 2019 - 2:38 PM

MANILA — The conviction rate for cases filed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) against drug personalities in 2018 increased by 46.82 percent compared to 2017. This is the first ever recorded high conviction rate for drug cases filed by PDEA since 2017. PDEA Dir. Gen. Aaron Aquino said the higher rate of conviction in […]

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