Gunmen kill construction worker inside jeepney in Davao City

DAVAOCITY--- Gunmen on a motorcycle shot and killed a construction worker inside a passenger jeepney along McArthur Highwayin Matina Balusong at around7:35 a.m. on Wednesday, police said. Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz,Southern Mindanaopolice spokesperson said Jomar Poral, who happened to turn 25on Wednesday, died due to multiple gunshot wounds. Driz said theassailants drove alongside the jeepney that Poral was riding in before opening fire and speeding off. Police are still investigating the incident, Driz said. /vvp...Keep on reading: Gunmen kill construction worker inside jeepney in Davao City.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJul 4th, 2018

Worker killed in front of kin

A 37-year-old construction worker was killed in front of his immediate relatives inside his house on Friday night in Taguig City. Richard Dacumos, 37, was watching television in the living room of his house at 76 Rodriguez Compound, Ibayo, Bgy. Sta. Ana, when a lone assailant forcibly barged in and….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 4th, 2018

Davao police kill 2 robbers

DAVAO CITY – Police killed two of three gunmen who held up a couple in Davao City in southern Philippines […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

Gunmen kill man and 7-month-old daughter in North Cotabato

COTABATO CITY -- Unidentified gunmen killed a 44-year old man and his seven-month-old daughter and injured three others as they opened fire on a house in Midsayap, North Cotabatoon Sundayevening, the police reportedMonday. Supt. Gilbert Tuzon, chief of the Midsayap Municipal Police, said the incident took place in Barangay Malingao around7 p.m.Sunday. He identified those killed as Musa Sadang and his seven-month old daughter Malaiha. Injured were Jehan Buacan, 18; Melanie Buacan, 13; and Princess Kusa, 10 -- all of them relatives of Sadang's. "The victims were having dinner inside the house when the gunmen arrived and opened fire," Tuzon said. The gunmen immediately fled a...Keep on reading: Gunmen kill man and 7-month-old daughter in North Cotabato.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

19-year-old worker shot dead in Pasig City

Two unidentified men gunned down a 19-year-old construction worker in Pasig City early Sunday morning, the police said.   A spot report of the Pasig City police identified the victim as Junnel Martinez.   The report said two men shot Martinez several times at about 5 a.m. inside Villa Evanglelista Compound in Barangay Palatiw.   The Pasig Rescue Team responded to the scene but the killers had already fled on foot.   Recovered from the crime scene were eight spend bullet casings of a still unknown caliber. /cbb...Keep on reading: 19-year-old worker shot dead in Pasig City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2018

Gunmen kill cop, attendant in Bohol cockpit arena shooting

      TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol---A policeman and a female employee of a cockpit arena were killed by armed men inside the establishment in Dauis town, Bohol on Thursday afternoon.   The victims were identified as PO2 Zandro Zamora, 34, who had been on absent without official leave (Awol); and Paterna Acua, gatekeeper of New Dauis Cockpit Areana in Purok 2 in Barangay Totolan in Dauis town.   The police had yet to determine the motive behind the shooting of Zamora and who was the real target of the assailants.   But the Scene of Crime Operatives (SOCO) recovered a small sachet of suspected shabu inside the victim's pocket, aside f...Keep on reading: Gunmen kill cop, attendant in Bohol cockpit arena shooting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 1st, 2018

Duterte bans deployment of workers to Kuwait; orders repatriation in 72 hours of workers who want to come home

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 February) — President Rodrigo Duterte has banned the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait due to the increasing number of abuses and deaths, including Filipina worker Joanne Daniela Demafelis whose body was recently discovered inside a freezer of an abandoned apartment in Al-Shaab, Kuwait. In a press conference at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2018

Young holdup suspects nabbed

THREE robbery-holdup suspects including a minor were arrested by the police after robbing jeepney passengers Saturday night in Quezon City. Quezon City Police District Director Police Chief Superintendent Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar identified the suspects as Carl John Pinangay, 18, a construction worker of 414 Agham Road, Brgy. Bagong Pag-Asa;….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 7th, 2018

NPA rebels kill tribal leader in Davao Norte

DAVAO CITY---Suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels shot and killed a tribal chieftain in a hinterland community in Kapalong town in Davao del Norte on Sunday for allegedly refusing to give in to their extortion demands, the military reported on Tuesday. Datu Benandao Maogan died after being fired at by suspected NPA gunmen outside his home in Sitio (Sub-village) Luno-luno in Barangay (Village) Gupitan past 1 p.m., according to Lieutenant Amadeus Celestial, civil-military officer of the Army's 60th Infantry Battalion. Celestial said the 50-year-old leader of the Ata-Manobo tribe was walking near his house when about 15 rebels under the NPA's Guerrilla Front 34 blocked his way. ...Keep on reading: NPA rebels kill tribal leader in Davao Norte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Paolo Duterte files another libel suit vs Trillanes for drug smuggling tag

Published @ 5:26 p.m., Sept. 19, 2018 | Updated @ 11:17 p.m., Sept. 19, 2018 DAVAO CITY --- President Rodrigo Duterte's son Paolo on Wednesday sued Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV for libel anew, this time for linking him to the smuggling of P6.4 billion worth of "shabu" (crystal meth) from China in May last year. In his new complaint filed with the City Prosecutors' Office, the younger Duterte said Trillanes described him and his father as "illegal drug smugglers." Worse, he added, the senator also "defamed and labeled" the Dutertes as "principal actors" in the drug trade in Davao City. "Evidently, it was intended to malign, destroy and kill my good name and reputation, locall...Keep on reading: Paolo Duterte files another libel suit vs Trillanes for drug smuggling tag.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Construction worker killed, another injured in stabbing

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A 28-year-old construction worker died, while another was wounded in a stabbing incident at Poblacion, Tapaz, Capiz, afternoon of Sept 15, 2018. Jade Cervas of Brgy. San Roque, Tapaz, Capiz; and Elvin Jimenez of Brgy. Minan, also in Tapaz town, were binge drinking in a bar with a certain Ariel Unog […] The post Construction worker killed, another injured in stabbing appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Gunmen dressed as mariachis kill 4 in Mexico tourist plaza

MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- Gunmen dressed as mariachi musicians opened fire in Mexico City's famed Plaza Garibaldi, killing four people and wounding nine others including a foreigner, police said on Saturday. The five assailants opened fire with rifles and handguns shortly before 10:00 pm Friday (0300 GMT Saturday) as the downtown plaza was filled with partiers enjoying the September 16 Independence Day weekend celebrations. Investigators later found 60 empty bullet casings on the ground. The shooters fled aboard three motorcycles, the Mexico City prosecutor's office said. The music and partying continued until after the city's chief of public security, Raymundo Collins, ...Keep on reading: Gunmen dressed as mariachis kill 4 in Mexico tourist plaza.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018


Police in Mandaluyong City arrested on Friday evening a 56-year-old man for alleged rape. The suspect, identified as Eddie Mendola, a construction worker, was arrested at about 9 p.m. at Kin Manpower located at Barangay Plainview for allegedly raping his co-worker identified only as MRG, also a resident of Mandaluyong City. Investigation showed that the… link: MAN NABBED FOR RAPING CO-WORKER.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Duterte makes historic visit to Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem

  JERUSALEM --- President Rodrigo Duterte visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Center here, the first time a Philippine President visited the memorial. Duterte arrived here with his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, and top government officials. In September 2016, Duterte drew criticisms after he compared his anti-drug campaign to the Hitler-led Holocaust, saying he would be "happy to slaughter" three million drug addicts. The President later visited a synagogue in Manila to personally apologize to the Jewish community, in what he described as a "terribly wrong" remark. The President and his daughter also visited the Hall of Names inside the...Keep on reading: Duterte makes historic visit to Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

In moving speech, Duterte reprises Holocaust slogan ‘never again’

  Update JERUSALEM -- "Never again."   President Rodrigo Duterte said this on Monday to add his voice to the worldwide condemnation of the murder of six million Jews in Adolf Hitler's Holocaust during his visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Center here.   "May the world learn the lesson of this horrific and benighted period of human history,"he said in his signed dedication on the guestbook, which he read before the media, after visiting the Children's Memorial inside Yad Vashem with his daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte. They both laid a wreath to remember the children that perished during the Holocaust.   "May the hearts of pe...Keep on reading: In moving speech, Duterte reprises Holocaust slogan ‘never again’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

House passes bill declaring mining illegal in Davao City

The bill considers all mining operations, including "quarry operations involving cement raw materials, marble, granite, sand and gravel construction," in the city unlawful. Source link link: House passes bill declaring mining illegal in Davao City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Gunmen kill 4 people, seize couple in Zamboanga town

PAGADIAN CITY – Gunmen clad in camouflage uniform seized a Filipino couple and killed four people, including a government militia, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Chinese funding for Mindanao Railway Project ‘a done deal’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 August) – The construction of phase 1 of the Department of Transportation’s Mindanao Railway Project with funds from Chinese Official Development Assistance “is a done deal,” project manager Patmei Ruivivar said. Ruivivar told a press conference on Friday that this was confirmed to her by Transportation Undersecretary for railways Timothy John Batan. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Manila cops kill ‘BCJ’ member

A drug suspect was killed in a drug-bust operation that resulted in a shooting encounter inside a cemetery in Sta. Cruz, Manila the other day. The suspect who died on the spot was identified as Reynante Garate, alias ‘Boy Buang,’ 44, said to be a member of the ‘Batang City….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

Fire razes candle factory in Ozamiz City

PAGADIAN CITY --- A candle factory was razed by a fire here on Wednesday morning, killing a worker and injuring two others. Authorities said the fire started inside the Bryant Milling and Marketing candle factory in Barangay Carangan, Ozamiz Cityaround 10:29 a.m. Acting City Fire Marshall SFO4 Rolando Bondaco Jr. identified the fatality as Mitchell Lou Ramayrat, who supervised the operation of the factory that produced wax, candles, and drinking straws. Investigators said workers were cooking paraffin wax using a "pugon" when an explosion occurred. Genara Ramayrat, the victim's mother, said her daughter was trapped inside the factory. The victim's body was found inside th...Keep on reading: Fire razes candle factory in Ozamiz City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

No definite support yet for Davao jeepney drivers

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 August) – The city government is still trying to determine the “higher form of intervention” it can provide for jeepney drivers who will be affected by the implementation of the High Priority Bus System (HPBS), an official said Wednesday. City Planning and Development Office head Ivan Cortez said in an interview the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018