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Probe OFW’s death, DFA presses Saudi

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said it has requested Saudi authorities to investigate the case of an overseas Filipino worker victim of a hit-and-run incident in Jeddah. The DFA also extended its condolences to the family of the 51-year-old construction worker from Butuan City. “We extend our deepest….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJun 26th, 2018

Pimentel wants Senate probe into death of OFW in Saudi Arabia

Pimentel wants Senate probe into death of OFW in Saudi Arabia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Albayalde: Probe boy’s death in Cebu drug raid

PHILIPPINE National Police chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde yesterday ordered the administrative relief of the policemen involved in an anti-narcotics operation in Cebu City which led in the killing of a 4-year old boy last Tuesday as he vowed a thorough investigation into the incident. “We express our condolences….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Probe boy’s death in Cebu drug raid, NBI asked

The family of a four-year-old boy who died in an anti-drug operation in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City earlier this week has sought the assistance of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Palace: Duterte’s ‘suspicion’ on Halili s death won’t affect police probe

Malacañang on Tuesday brushed aside concerns that President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili may have been killed for his alleged links to illegal drugs can affect the police investigation into the murder. Source link link: Palace: Duterte’s ‘suspicion’ on Halili's death won’t affect police probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

Task force formed to probe Tanauan Mayor Halili’s death

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna – A special investigation task group (SITG) was created to investigate the killing of a mayor in Batangas on Monday, a police official said on Monday. Chief Supt. Edward Carranza, provincial regional director of Calabarzon, said the SITG would be composed of representatives from Region 4-A’s Investigation Division, Regional Intelligence Division, [...] The post Task force formed to probe Tanauan Mayor Halili’s death appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

A man is sentenced to death and it’s likely because of his sexuality

This column may contain strong language, sexual content, adult humor, and other themes that may not be suitable for minors. Parental guidance is strongly advised. We do live in a f*cked up world. As womenfinally gain the right to drive in Saudi Arabia---a welcome development that hopefully will be an inexorable step towards female emancipation in one of the most restrictive societies in the world---a court in South Dakota sentenced a gay man to death rather than life in prison because the thought of being amidst so many men might be a reward rather than punishment for the convicted man. AsThe New York Timesreported, "Some of the jurors whoimposed the death penalty on Charles Rhines, ...Keep on reading: A man is sentenced to death and it’s likely because of his sexuality.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Police board of inquiry formed to probe ‘misencounter’ in Samar

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) formed a Board of Inquiry (BOI) to investigate the “misencounter” between police and military forces that resulted in the death of six policemen. Senior Supt. Benigno Durana, PNP spokesperson, said the BOI would be led by Police Director Manuel Felix, head of the Directorate for Integrated Police Operations (DIPO) – [...] The post Police board of inquiry formed to probe ‘misencounter’ in Samar appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Senate probe into anti-tambay policy, death of Argoncillo sought

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino filed a resolution calling for an investigation into the government’s policy against loitering and the resulting death of 25-year-old Genesis “Tisoy” Argoncillo at the hands of Quezon City police. Aquino filed Senate Resolution 772 on Monday, June 25, urging the Senate public order ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

PNP vows cooperation in CHR tambay probe

The Philippine National Police will fully cooperate with the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in the probe on the death of detainee Genesis Argoncillo inside a police jail in Quezon City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018

House eyes probe on ‘tambay’s’ death

AN investigation into the death of an inmate following his arrest during an “anti-tambay” (anti-loitering) campaign in Quezon City is being pushed at the House of Representatives. Rep. Jose Christopher “Kit” Belmonte made the call under House Bill 1968, which he filed late Thursday, citing an “urgent need to investigate the rising number of illegal arrests [...] The post House eyes probe on ‘tambay’s’ death appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

CBCP Awaiting Probe Results on Priest Tagged in Woman’s Slay in CamSur

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Thursday said it is waiting for the results of the investigation being conducted by the Archdiocese of Caceres in Camarines Sur on the death of a 28-year-old woman where a local priest is being considered as a “person of interest”. CBCP president Archbishop Romulo Valles noted […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Solon wants congressional probe on death of QC detainee, drive vs ‘tambays’

Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate has called for a congressional investigation into the death of a detainee in Novaliches Police Station 4 (PS 4) in Quezon City, and the police's crackdown against "tambays" (loiterers). The opposition lawmaker criticized the operation as "a patently anti-poor measure that targets those without jobs," while the government seems to be "not doing enough to generate jobs or lower the prices of commodities." "We are calling for a Congressional investigation on what happened to Tisoy, and on this supposed anti-tambay campaign," he added in a statement, Thursday. The allegations of police brutality while in the custodial facility of PS 4 have been made by ...Keep on reading: Solon wants congressional probe on death of QC detainee, drive vs ‘tambays’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Fierce fighting intensifies outside Yemen’s Hodeida airport

  SANAA, Yemen --- A Saudi-led coalition and Yemeni fighters backing the country's government were on the verge of seizing control of the airport of a vital rebel-held port as fighting intensified Friday, with pro-government forces within meters (yards) of the airport gates. The death toll climbed to at least 280 on the third day of the campaign aimed at driving out the Iranian-backed Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, from the Red Sea port of Hodeida that is the main entry point for food and aid supplies in a country teetering on the brink of famine. The Saudi-Emirati coalition bombed Houthi positions while rebels said in a statement that they fired a ballistic missile a...Keep on reading: Fierce fighting intensifies outside Yemen’s Hodeida airport.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2018

Ombudsman prosecutor slay may be robbery gone wrong – QCPD

MANILA, Philippines – The killing of Ombudsman assistant special prosecutor  Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag  may have been a case of a "robbery gone wrong." The Quezon City Police District on Monday, June 4, said they are looking into the angle as they probe into the death of Tanyag, who had been carrying ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 5th, 2018

Special task force formed to probe Ombudsman prosecutor’s murder

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) has created a nine-member special task force to investigate the killing of an assistant special prosecutor of the Office of the Ombudsman, its director Chief Supt. Joselito Esquivel Jr. saidMonday. Esquivel said the QCPD has activated a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) to probe the death of Assistant Special Prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco-Tanyag, who was stabbed to death in front of a lottery outlet on Visayas Avenue in Barangay Vasra, Quezon City at around11:20 a.m.on Monday. READ: Ombudsman prosecutor stabbed to death in Quezon City Dubbed as SITG Tanyag, the task force is led by Senior Supt. Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, who will lead the nin...Keep on reading: Special task force formed to probe Ombudsman prosecutor’s murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

IMT starts probe on deaths of 9 guerillas in police raid

The International Monitoring Team has urged stakeholders not to let the death of nine Moro guerillas in a police operation in North Cotabato on May 26 affect the southern peace process......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

9 MILF members killed in drug raid; probe ordered

The joint ceasefire panel will probe the anti-illegal drugs raid in North Cotabato that resulted in the death of nine members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

MILF, peace advocates seek probe into death of 9 guerrillas in anti-drug ops

Peace advocates want a third party probe into the deaths of nine members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in a police anti-narcotics operation in Matalam town Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

UST suspends recognition of fraternities, sororities as probe on death of law freshman continues

EIGHT months after the death of University of Santo Tomas (UST) law student Horatio “Atio” Castillo 3rd, the school’s office for student affairs suspended its recognition of all fraternities, sororities and similar organizations on campus effective in August. In a memorandum, a copy of which was posted by student publication The Varsitarian on Twitter and Facebook, Ma.… link: UST suspends recognition of fraternities, sororities as probe on death of law freshman continues.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

Authorities in Saudi probing death of Filipina who fell from sixth floor of employer’s flat

Saudi Arabian authorities are now investigating the death of a Filipino household service worker (HSW) who reportedly fell from the sixth floor flat of her employer in the Holy City of Medinah. Authorities in Saudi probing death of Filipina who fell from sixth floor of employer’s flat Saudi Arabian authorities are now investigating the death… link: Authorities in Saudi probing death of Filipina who fell from sixth floor of employer’s flat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 29th, 2018