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PDEA, cops seize P24M worth of ‘shabu’

BACOLOD City – Elements of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-7 and the Dumaguete City Police seized almost P24 million worth of suspected shabu in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental morning of August 16, 2018. The suspected shabu stash was recovered from Janmark Abadilla, a resident of Brgy. Bajumpanda on orders of Dumaguete City Regional Trial Court […] The post PDEA, cops seize P24M worth of ‘shabu’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2018Related News

Barker Hacked Dead in Tabunok Talisay

A 55-year old taxi dispatcher was hacked after a heated argument with a 24-year old suspect at around 3 am in Brgy. Tabunok, Talisay City. The victim was identified as Rolando Ruiz Geraldez, married, a resident of Brgy. Maghaway of the said city. The suspect was later identified to be Robert Benarao, single, a resident […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2018Related News

Headless body found in Zamboanga del Sur

PAGADIAN CITY - Head still missing, the body of a farmer was found along the pathway in Barangay Balintawak, Margosatubig town in Zamboanga del Sur Wednesday. SPO2 Fernan Galadlas, the town police investigator, said the remains were that of Elanio Hubid Paragas, 41, a resident of Sitio Bangan Bangan, Barangay Bio-us, Vincenzo Sagun town in Zamboanga del Sur. Bio-us is located next to Balintawak, where Paragas usually delivered his harvested crops, Galadlas told the Inquirer. Galadlas said residents in the area immediately alerted the police when they found the mutilated body of the victim lying on the trail. They helped look for the head of the victim but failed to find it. LEAH...Keep on reading: Headless body found in Zamboanga del Sur.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 16th, 2018Related News

PDEA drug bust in Bulacan yields P2.9M ‘shabu’

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — Around P2.9-million worth of shabu (crystal meth) were seized by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Meycauayan City police in a drug operation on Tuesday at a fast food store in Barangay (village) Malhacan. Operatives arrested suspected drug traffickers John Paul Palanca, a resident of Valenzuela… link: PDEA drug bust in Bulacan yields P2.9M ‘shabu’.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 15th, 2018Related News

Alice Dixson: I m a Boracay resident

Alice Dixson: I m a Boracay resident.....»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Tricycle drags elderly to death

ROXAS City, Capiz – An 81-year-old man died after he was dragged by a tricycle Sunday evening at the national highway at Crossing Camunsil, Brgy. Lonoy, here. Police said the victim was Manuel Fernadez, a farmer and resident of Brgy. Jumagijic in this city. Initial investigation by the police disclosed that Fernandez was walking by […] The post Tricycle drags elderly to death appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2018Related News

Game-changing imports who raised the bar in the PBA

Imports are considered not only crowd drawers that invite national attention to the PBA. They are also game changers who raised the bar of play in the pioneering Asian pro cage league, with their incredible skills, breathtaking court wizardry, huge scoring might, and of course fantastic flights of fancy. Through the years, we’ve anticipated only the best from them, and definitely there are a few of them who really made their mark with their names etched in the annals of the league. One of them is Ginebra import Justin Brownlee, who bagged the PBA Best Import Award recently. Not flashy or flamboyant, Brownlee just gets the job done, leading Ginebra to the 2016 and 2017 Governors Cup, and just recently the 2018 Commissioners Cup. Aside from Brownlee, who were the other imports in PBA history that made a huge impact in the league and in the consciousness of this basketball-crazy nation? Here are some of the greatest imports ever to play in the country. 1. Cyrus Mann Cyrus Mann is remembered as one of the first prolific imports that played in the PBA, donning the Crispa Redmanizers jersey during its Grand Slam year in 1976 up to 1979. He provided that imposing presence in the paint with his 6’10” frame and was a monster off the boards, including those killer moves in the paint scoring at will against opponents. 2. Byron “Snake” Jones Memorable for his versatility and workhorse attitude, Byron “Snake” Jones was a journeyman, playing for three different teams in the PBA and leading two of them to championships. He played for the Toyota Comets in the PBA’s maiden season and won the First and Second Conference crowns and then went on to play for the U-Tex Wranglers and help them in bagging their first-ever title in the PBA Open Conference in 1978. He would then end his PBA journey with the Crispa Redmanizers in 1981. 3. Andy Fields Considered the first “resident import” in the league, Andy Fields has been called back frequently to play for his lone PBA team Toyota in his entire stint in the PBA. A feared shotblocker, midrange shooter, and rebounder, Fields led Toyota to three PBA championships, including the 1979 Invitationals, 1981 and 1982 Open Conference titles. 4. Norman Black Norman Black is simply called the import that gives his all in each game, one who was frequently labeled as “Mr. 100%.” He started his PBA career with the Teflin Polyesters in 1981, then began his connection with the San Miguel franchise in 1982 as its main workhorse and scorer, who would guide the Beermen to its second franchise title in the Invitationals the same year. He would then serve as import for Great Taste the next year, played again for the SMC franchise in 1985 under Magnolia Quench Plus, then suited briefly for Alaska in 1986. After returning to San Miguel in 1987, Black would then become a playing coach and eventually a coach who engineered its first Grand Slam in 1989. 5. Billy Ray Bates Billy Ray Bates is considered by many as the “best ever” who would fascinate everyone with monster dunks from the charity stripe years before Michael Jordan. Not only would he run rings around defenders, Bates would soar up, up away to score, and score without letup, hence the title “The Black Superman.” His debut stint with Crispa in its second Grand Slam year in 1983 was astounding and remarkable, as his unstoppable incursions, aerial shows, and powerful slams made him unforgettable to this day. Three years later, he would bring his greatness to Ginebra San Miguel and bag the 1986 Open Conference crown, which was the then-Palanca franchise’s first title. 6. Michael Hackett Loyal and dedicated, Michael Hackett is the gentle giant opponents feared. He is considered one of the most dominant forces in PBA history, who would just power his way through defenders at the paint and score at will. Playing for Ginebra San Miguel, Hackett is best remembered for being the first PBA player to score over a hundred points, 103 points to be exact, in a match against Great Taste in the 1985 Open Conference, wherein he won Best Import honors. In the next year, Hackett and fellow import great Billy Ray Bates collaborated to lead Ginebra to the 1986 Open Conference title.   7. Bobby Parks For most coaches, the late Bobby Parks was seen as the greatest not only due to the fact that he is the most decorated with seven Best Import awards, but also being the most hard working and coachable import ever. A gallant scoring machine yet a silent operator, Parks showed a wide variety of moves in his lane incursions in his prime that would leave defenders helpless, ending in mind-boggling baskets. Apart from his individual skills, Parks really completes his mission, giving championships to San Miguel Beer in the 1987 Reinforced Conference, and then Shell as its resident import with two titles, the 1990 and 1992 First Conference plums.      8. Tony Harris He might not be that much of an obedient trooper, but Tony Harris and his brand of play was simply breathtaking. As Coach Yeng Guiao decided during his time as coach of the Swift Mighty Meaties that they must let him be and ordered his court lieutenants to just pass the ball to him and make him simply wield his magic. And he did leave everyone in awe with his speed, agility, and power to score over all defenders thrown at him, hence the monicker “The Hurricane.” Proof of his incredible abilities is scoring 105 points, the single game scoring record that holds to this day, against Ginebra in the 1992 Reinforced Conference, wherein he would single-handedly cop the title for Swift. 9. Sean Chambers You could be charmed by his beaming smile when you meet him off the court, but when you meet him on-court, prepare for the worst beating. Though he’s not the heavy scorer type of an import PBA fans are accustomed to, Alaska’s “resident import” shows his class and might as a team player. He worked for the Milkmen in 13 seasons, giving them titles 6 times, yet only won the Best Import plum once—in the Reinforced Conference of Alaska’s Grand Slam year in 1996. The memory of what these imports brought to the league continues to delight true PBA fans through the years. And we see their legacy in such players as Justin Brownlee, who continue to show the example, the standard for other foreign players setting foot in the country to follow.     .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 13th, 2018Related News

Body of flooding victim found in Manila

Police recovered the body of a dead man in Tondo, Manila on Monday. Members of the Baseco Police Community Precinct found the body of 26-year-old RJ Basuecos at Block 5 of Seawall at the Baseco Compound, according to the Manila Police District. Basuecos, a resident of Bilisario Compound, San Antonio Valley in Paraaque City was an alleged victim of flooding brought by the enhanced southwest monsoon or habagat. His body was turned over to the Archangel Funeral. /atm...Keep on reading: Body of flooding victim found in Manila.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 13th, 2018Related News

Mimaropa cops collar wanted NPA rebel

A MOST wanted New People’s Army rebel was captured by the police in San Teodoro, Oriental Mindoro on Saturday afternoon following a tip from concerned citizens, Police Regional Office 4-B director, Chief Superintendent Emmanuel Luis D. Licup said yesterday. Suspect Arnold Lalong-Isip Albarillo alias ‘Ka Aron/Andrei/Aldrin/Andie,’ a 42-year old resident….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsAug 12th, 2018Related News

Morning surprise: Boa constrictor found under car hood

STOUGHTON, Massachusetts, United States --- Woah, it's a boa! One Massachusetts resident popped their car hood to check fluids to find a boa constrictor staring right back. The Stoughton Police Department says a local resident called their office Saturday morning after finding the snake. The animal was safely captured by Animal Control Officers who responded to the scene. No one was injured. The department joked on Facebook that brave officers "without having ever gone to snake charming school," headed out to capture this "fire-breathing dragon." Animal control will keep custody of the snake for the time being. There is no information about how the boa constrictor managed ...Keep on reading: Morning surprise: Boa constrictor found under car hood.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 12th, 2018Related News

Comelec official nabbed for selling shabu

AN official of the Commission on Elections in Misamis Oriental was arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in a buy-bust operation, PDEA chair Director General Aaron Aquino said yesterday. Suspect Jose Mari Villar Fernandez, a 40-year-old resident of Bloomingdale Subdivision, Bgy. Iponan, Cagayan de Oro City and….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsAug 11th, 2018Related News

6 dead in Tabaco City road mishap

6 dead in Tabaco City road mishap Vox Bikol Tue, 03/07/2017 - 04:38 LEGAZPI CITY, March 5 (PNA) —- Six people died on the spot and three others were injured when the driver of a 22-wheeler truck lost control of the wheels and the vehicle collided with a motorcycle running on the opposite lane before smashing onto two houses alongside the national highway in Tabaco City, Albay, said a report that reached the headquarters here of the Police Regional Office (PRO5)-Bicol on Monday morning. Sr. Insp. Ma. Luisa Calubaquib, PRO5 spokesperson, said their investigation showed the driver of the motorcycle identified as Albert Barogo, 37, was decapitated and his upper torso was severed due to the impact of the accident that occurred at the national highway at the boundaries of Barangay Estancia in Malinao, Albay and Barangay Quinastillojan in Sabloyon Road, Tabaco City around 2:45 p.m. on Sunday. She said Barogo’s back-riders -- his wife Jasmin, 36 and son Clark Camiro, 2, -- all residents of Soa village, Malinao also died on the spot. Investigators said the truck was traversing the highway from Ligao City going to Tabaco City when the driver lost control of the steering wheel, took the opposite lane and collided with the motorcycle before hitting the two houses on the roadside. The truck driver and his two helpers also died on the spot after they were pinned down by their cargo of tons of steel sheets they were supposed to deliver to Tabaco City. Police identified the driver as Orlando B. Campo, 49, a resident of Naga City, Camarines Sur and the two truck helpers as Rommel M. Nantes, 27 and James L. Romero, both residents of Camalig, Albay. It took hours for the rescue team from the Bureau of Fire Protections of Tabaco City to retrieve the bodies of the truck helpers. The bodies of the six fatalities were brought to the Ziga Memorial District Hospital in Tabaco City around 6:10 p.m. Three members of a family living in one of two houses that were rammed by the truck were also injured and rushed to the same hospital. They were identified as Daniel Bonganay, 57, Jeffrey, 36 and Jazon, 28. Police said the family members suffered injuries in the head and body. Probers said their initial investigation showed the truck driver lost control of the steering wheel after the brakes of the trailer truck malfunctioned. (PNA) LAP/GVR/JH/CBD.....»»

Source: Voxbikol VoxbikolCategory: NewsAug 9th, 2018Related News

Kenya, Tanzania recall 1998 attacks where Al-Qaeda emerged as global player

Kenya and Tanzania on Tuesday marked the 20th anniversary of devastating US embassy bombings in Nairobi and Dar Es Salaam, which signaled Al-Qaeda's emergence as a deadly player on the global stage. In Nairobi, a solemn ceremony reunited families of the victims and officials at a memorial park in the center of the Kenyan capital, created on the site of the US embassy. The diplomatic mission was devastated by a huge explosion on the morning of August 7, 1998, followed minutes later by another massive blast which wrecked the US embassy in Tanzania. A total of 224 people were killed in the attacks and around 5,000 injured -- mostly African citizens. "Twenty years ago today, evil...Keep on reading: Kenya, Tanzania recall 1998 attacks where Al-Qaeda emerged as global player.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 7th, 2018Related News

Ilocos Sur drug suspect killed in Candon City

DAGUPAN CITY -- A drug suspect was killedon Sunday after he fired twice at an undercover policeman during a Candon City drug bust at 9 a.m.   Leonardo Portela, a resident of Sta. Lucia town, reportedly realized he was the target of a police operation and shot the policeman posing as a buyer, who survived only because he was wearing a bullet-proof vest under his clothes.   Members of the Ilocos Sur police shot back, said Chief Superintendent Romulo Sapitula, Ilocos regional police director.   Portela was declared dead on arrival when he was brought to the nearest hospital. /je...Keep on reading: Ilocos Sur drug suspect killed in Candon City.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 6th, 2018Related News

Cop behind Tawi-Tawi vice mayor assassination – PNP

MANILA, Philippines – A policeman is allegedly behind the killing of Sapa-Sapa, Tawi-Tawi Vice Mayor  Al Rashid Mohammad Ali , the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Monday, August 6. The suspect has been identified as Police Officer III (PO3) Mohammad Lacbao Tolete, a cop assigned in Lamitan City and a resident of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 6th, 2018Related News

Tanod hacked to death

A BARANGAY tanod (village watchman) was found dead in a grassy lot at Barangay Bagacay East, Maasin, Iloilo. The body of Emilio Macaya, 54, also a resident of Bagacay East village, bore a hack injury on the neck. Another resident, Zacarias Barcoma, found the body around 6 a.m. on Aug. 5, 2018. Inspector Jose Oswald […] The post Tanod hacked to death appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsAug 5th, 2018Related News

The Algonquin Hotel throws a ‘purrty,’ feline fashion show

NEW YORK --- The "meowdels" wore couture and the crowd was cat-tastic at The Algonquin Hotel's annual feline fashion show, presided over by the historic Times Square establishment's 12th resident cat, a ginger boy with a theatrical name, Hamlet VIII. Thursday's theme for the catwalk and lobby party, with some human attendees in cat-ear headbands and feline-adorned finery, was "The Purring '20s." That's the era that Dorothy Parker, George S. Kaufman, Alexander Woollcott and other writers, critics, actors and all-around wits first sat around the hotel's famed Round Table. Hamlet VIII made his party debut this year, perched in his treehouse at the front desk, strutting for guests ...Keep on reading: The Algonquin Hotel throws a ‘purrty,’ feline fashion show.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 4th, 2018Related News

Woman ‘raped,’ killed in Guimaras

A WOMAN believed to have been raped was found dead at Barangay Alibhon, in Jordan, Guimaras Thursday morning. Police Officer 3 (PO3) Jose Lacson, Jordan police investigator, said the woman remains unidentified as of this writing. Juanito Ganje, a resident of the nearby Sta. Teresa village, discovered the half-naked body around 7:30 a.m. on Aug. […] The post Woman ‘raped,’ killed in Guimaras appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsAug 2nd, 2018Related News

Man with ‘drug links’ in Antique survives shooting

ANOTHER man with alleged connection to the illegal drugs trade was shot in Antique province. But unlike the two recent shooting episodes, Ulysses Sualog, Jr. survived the incident but he remains in critical condition. Sualog, a resident of Barangay Igbarawan, Patnongon town, surrendered under Oplan Tokhang, the PNP’s cornerstone campaign against drugs, in August 2016. […] The post Man with ‘drug links’ in Antique survives shooting appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsAug 1st, 2018Related News

Music Hero s advice to aspiring musicians

Music Hero If he were to give a piece of advice to other young and aspiring musicians, Manly Ocampo, the lead vocalist of 'Eat Bulaga's' resident pop band Music Hero, would tell them.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJul 31st, 2018Related News