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Bike-riding gunmen kill Philippine mayor in second murder in two days

MANILA — Motorcycle-borne gunmen on Tuesday assassinated a mayor in a town north of the Philippine capital, the second such killing of an official in two days, police said. Ferdinand Bote, 57, became the 12th elected local official murdered since President Rodrigo Duterte unleashed a deadly anti-narcotics campaign after coming to power two years ago, […].....»»

Category: newsSource: interaksyon interaksyonJul 4th, 2018

No impunity

The Philippine National Police (PNP) deems the July 3, 2018 assassination of Gen. Tinio, Nueva Ecija Mayor Ferdinand Bote solved after the arrest of two suspected gunmen that led to the unmasking of the supposed brains behind the daring daylight murder. Police investigators point to contractor Christian Saquilabon as the mastermind and the P96-million construction […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

Gunmen kill fourth Philippine local official in a week

MANILA — Two motorcycle-borne gunmen on Wednesday killed the vice mayor of a southern Philippine town, the fourth local official assassinated in a week, including one President Rodrigo Duterte said may have had links to illegal drugs. The attack took to 16 the number of mayors and vice mayors killed since Duterte unleashed his deadly anti-narcotics […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

RIT gunmen kill MC rider

SAN Isidro, Nueva Ecija -- Unidentified motorcycle-riding men shot dead a 47-year-old driver on his way home here last Wednesday. Killed was Fernando Martinez Jr., of P. Carmen St., Bgy. Poblacion, this town. Police said the murder incident was pulled off in Anita’s Subd. along Gov. Joson Provincial Road in….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 1st, 2018

Gunmen kill activist-priest, 72, in Nueva Ecija

Published: 8:09 a.m., Dec. 5, 2017 | Updated: 1:27 a.m., Dec. 6, 2017 The Diocese of San Jose, Nueva Ecija province, on Tuesday condemned the murder of a retired Catholic priest who had served the diocese for 32 years. Fr. Marcelito "Tito" Paez, 72, was shot by motorcycle-riding gunmen as he was driving through Sitio Sangalang at Barangay Lambakin in Jaen town on Monday night. San Jose Bishop Roberto Mallari said Paez managed to stop his car and talk to the gunmen after being shot. Mallari said Paez rolled down his car window and told the gunmen, "I'm a priest, I'm a priest." The gunmen sped off and Paez pulled to the roadside, Mallari said. Paez died while he was b...Keep on reading: Gunmen kill activist-priest, 72, in Nueva Ecija.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2017

Bike-riding gunmen kill 2 in Quezon

MANILA, Philippines — Two persons were killed in a gun attack by motorcycle-riding men in Quezon on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 6th, 2017

Mindanao mayor, BIFF-ISIS said planning to kill Duterte, Bato

A mayor in Mindanao is reportedly planning with the Philippine chapter of terrorist groups BIFF and ISIS to murder President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 9th, 2016

ICPO open to dialogue on murder sprees

By: Gail T. Momblan and Emme Santiagudo THE new head of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO), Senior Superintendent Martin Defensor, said he is open to a conference with the City Council regarding the rising incidents of murder perpetrated by motorcycle-riding gunmen. During its regular session on Sept 11, 2018, the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) passed a […] The post ICPO open to dialogue on murder sprees appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Iloilo City bags two national awards

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO City topped the recently concluded National Literacy Awards and Philippine Bike Awards 2018. The city was adjudged second runner-up in the 2018 National Literacy Conference and Awards (NLCA) of the Department of Education (DepEd) under the Outstanding Local Government Unit (LGU) Highly Urbanized City Category. Mayor Jose Espinosa III received the […] The post Iloilo City bags two national awards appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Philippine mayor on Duterte& apos;s & apos;drug list& apos; shot dead by gunmen - Aljazeera.com

Philippine mayor on Duterte's 'drug list' shot dead by gunmen - Aljazeera.com.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Teacher dies of gunshot wounds

By: Gail T. Momblan A GRADE school teacher died four days after motorcycle-riding gunmen shot him in Passi City, Iloilo. Nicanor Labo died due to multiple organ failure at around 11:02 a.m. on August 28, 2018 while being treated at the Iloilo Doctor’s Hospital, said Atty. Stephen Palmares, a former student of Labo. Labo was standing […] The post Teacher dies of gunshot wounds appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

ASIAN GAMES: Meet Team PHI’s unsung heroes

JAKARTA --- Behind the force that drives the Philippine campaign in the 18th Asian Games in both Palembang and Jakarta are the men and women who make sure the needs of the Filipino athletes are well taken care of. Led by Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez as Chef de Mission, the members of the Philippine secretariat practically eat (when able), sleep (less), cry (more) and celebrate (rabidly) with the Filipino athletes. Call them the unsung heroes, who takes care of the athletes’ needs from transportation to food to their laundry to basically everything. “We work from the background and we’re happy to serve our athletes, “ said Gomez, also the president of the Philippine Fencing Association. The secretariat is a combined work force from the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC). They arrived in Jakarta and Palembang some 10 days before the Games and are bound to fly home four days after the urn is extinguished......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

2 slain Chinese linked to drugs — PNP

TWO Chinese nationals shot dead by still unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen in Manila last Saturday noon were found to be suspects in big-time illegal drug trafficking and manufacturing in the country, Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde said yesterday. “We’re looking into reports that the two are big-time….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

PDEA agent’s attacker a cop?

COULD one of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 7 officer Von Rian Tecson’s gunmen be a policeman? Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said yesterday that he received an unconfirmed report on the identity of the gunman who was shot by Tecson before the PDEA agent died of gunshot wounds in Barangay Perrelos, Carcar City August… link: PDEA agent’s attacker a cop?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

‘Extreme caution’ urged as PDEA mourns Rallos’ death

AGENTS with high-powered firearms from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 7 guarded the family of Baby “Earl” Rallos as he was buried in Manila Memorial Park in Liloan yesterday afternoon. Eight days after the attack on a busy side street near the Capitol building in Cebu City, the gunmen who killed Rallos remained unidentified.… link: ‘Extreme caution’ urged as PDEA mourns Rallos’ death.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 4th, 2018

Murder charges filed vs Cagayan town vice mayor for councilor s slay

CAGAYAN, Philippines – Murder charges have been filed against a Cagayan town vice mayor and two others for the killing of Rizal town Councilor Alfredo Alvarez , the Cagayan Valley police said on Tuesday, July 31.  Superintendent Chevalier Iringan, Philippine National Police (PNP)-Cagayan Valley regional police information officer, said investigators tagged Rizal town Vice Mayor ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Ex-vice mayor shot dead

Riding-in-tandem gunmen killed the former vice mayor of Sultan sa Barongis town in Maguindanao Friday night in Tacurong City. Datu Roger Mamalo, 63, was driving home to New Isabela, Tacurong City when the riders fired at the windshield of his car at 8:20 p.m. killing him, according to Sultan Kudarat Provincial Police Director James Gumatico. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

Row Over P96-M Gov’t Project Linked to Mayor Bote Slay

A dispute over a PHP96-million government project to promote tourism in Nueva Ecija is the motive behind the murder of General Tinio, Nueva Ecija mayor Ferdinand Bote, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Monday. Speaking to newsmen, Police Regional Office 3 director Chief Supt. Amador Corpus said the leadership of the local Iglesia ni Cristo […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Park contractor named brains in Nueva Ecija mayor’s slay

The murder of General Tinio town mayor Ferdinand Bote has been solved but investigators continue to pursue other individuals implicated in the crime, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Subaru owner’s murder a puzzler

Investigators of the Manila Police District (MPD) are facing a blank wall on the daring killing of a man by two gunmen riding in tandem on a motorcycle along a busy thoroughfare Sunday evening. PO3 Marlon San Pedro of the MPD homicide section identified the victim as Alvin Longhas, 29, married, a resident of 14 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

ASSASSINS IN ILOILO: Top cop confirms presence of gun-for-hire group

CHIEF Supt. John Bulalacao, Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 director, confirmed the existence of a group of assassins in Iloilo. The disclosure came in the heels of murder incidents in the city and province of Iloilo involving riding-in-tandem gunmen. “I believe there is a group,” Bulalacao said, referring to an organized group of hired killers. Investigation […] The post ASSASSINS IN ILOILO: Top cop confirms presence of gun-for-hire group appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018