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Another community pantry closes after run-in with Marikina police

(Updated) "I politely declined both times, but they didn't seem like they would leave until we answered their questions," the organizer said. .....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 9th, 2021

PNP apologizes for community pantry red-tagging

An official of the Philippine National Police yesterday apologized for the perceived profiling and red-tagging of organizers of community pantries by police personnel......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 2021

PNP offers protection for Maginhawa community pantry organizer

The Philippine National Police yesterday offered to provide protection to Ana Patricia Non, the organizer of the Maginhawa community pantry in Quezon City, after she revealed that she has been receiving death and rape threats......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021

‘Barangayanihan’ stands open in Cebu; cops eye stronger community ties

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police stations in Cebu Island  have opened yesterday, April 30, and today, May 1, their Barangayanihan, a sort of community pantry, to strengthen their rapport in their respective communities. In Cebu City, a long queue of people were seen at 10 a.m. today, outside the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas […] The post ‘Barangayanihan’ stands open in Cebu; cops eye stronger community ties appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2021

Año to community pantry organizers: Work with LGUs, police

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año is urging all community pantry organizers to coordinate with local government units and police to avoid a possible COVID-19 outbreak due to the initiative......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

Año orders probe into ‘Locsin’s pantry’

Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año on Sunday said that he has already ordered Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief General Debold Sinas to investigate the incident involving the community pantry put up by actress Angel Locsin where a male senior collapsed while lining up for food and eventually died. In an interview over DZBB, […] The post Año orders probe into ‘Locsin’s pantry’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

Angel Locsin says sorry after senior lining up at her pantry collapses, dies

MANILA, Philippines—A senior citizen passed out and died while waiting in line at a community pantry in Quezon City early on Friday (April 23), police said. Rolando Dela Cruz, 67, collapsed while he was waiting for his turn at a community pantry hosted by actress Angel Locsin at Barangay Holy Spirit. He was rushed to […] The post Angel Locsin says sorry after senior lining up at her pantry collapses, dies appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 2021

SUPORTAHAN ANG COMMUNITY PANTRIES!

RED-Scare o Red-Tagging sa mga nag-organisa itigil na! “Kumuha ayon sa pangangailangan, magbigay batay sa kakayahan”. ‘Yan ang motto ng Maginhawa Community Pantry at ilan pang katulad nito na tinatangkilik ng mga nangangailangan at nagbibigay ng pangangailangan. Maraming natutulungan at tumutulong. Pero nabalot sa kontrobersya nang mag-post sa official FB ng Quezon City Police District […] The post SUPORTAHAN ANG COMMUNITY PANTRIES! appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

MPD denies profiling organizers

The Manila Police District yesterday denied profiling organizers of community pantries in the city, after the owner of a food pantry in Pandacan said they were profiled by two police officers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Sinas says no PNP order to profile organizers of community pantries

MANILA, Philippines — Philippines National Police chief Gen. Debold Sinas has denied issuing orders for the police to profile organizers of community pantries. In a statement, Sinas said it was “beyond the interest of the PNP to delve into purely voluntary personal activities of private citizens.” The community pantry on Maginhawa Street, where the community […] The post Sinas says no PNP order to profile organizers of community pantries appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Toledo City Police to deploy ‘Human CCTV’ program vs criminality

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Toledo City Police Station is now on its recruitment phase for its Community against Criminality Terrorism and Violence program, otherwise known as the ‘Human CCTV’ program wherein the community is encouraged to relay any situational reports from their respective areas to the police. Police Lieutenant Colonel Junnel Caadlawon, chief of […] The post Toledo City Police to deploy ‘Human CCTV’ program vs criminality appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Vice pinuri ang community pantry volunteers; Pinoy celebs kumampi sa inireklamong food chain

TRENDING ngayon ang pagtatanggol ng mga kilalang celebrity sa kontrobersyal na fast food chain na naging bahagi na ng buhay ng mga Pinoy. Inireklamo kasi ng netizen ang nasabing fast food chain dahil sa pagkakamaling hindi naman sinadya na agad ding tinugunan ng management matapos ipasara ng tatlong araw ang nasabing branch habang isinasagawa ang […] The post Vice pinuri ang community pantry volunteers; Pinoy celebs kumampi sa inireklamong food chain appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

Community pantry and health protocols

While the community pantries were created for a good purpose – helping those in need — it soon became a scary sight of people gathering and lining-up. Photos of community pantries across the country showed lines where no one was observing social distancing. However, we also cannot put these people at fault for lining up […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

House-to-house food delivery is govt’s task, says community pantry organizers

Community pantry organizers questioned the city government’s latest order that suggests they do house-to-house delivery of food aid to avoid the spread of the coronavirus, as they cite logistic issues and ask the government to address the people’s hunger in the pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMay 28th, 2021

Mandaue City now has 8K force multipliers — MCPO chief

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Mandaue City now has an estimated 8,000 force multipliers or volunteers to help keep the peace and order in the city. Police Colonel Jonathan Abella, Mandaue City Police Office chief, said that these force multipliers came from different sectors of the community such as the LGBTQ+, Muslims, teachers, and students, […] The post Mandaue City now has 8K force multipliers — MCPO chief appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

PNP to closely monitor churches

The Philippine National Police will closely monitor churches as government has allowed up to 30 percent capacity for attendees of religious activities in areas under general community quarantine like Metro Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2021

PNP apologizes, says it means no harm against community pantry organizers

"I will only believe that their intention is to help when they hold officers involved in profiling and harassment accountable," he said partially in Filipino. "They can't fix this with apologies. Hold them accountable.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2021

Newest Maroons help man community pantry in UP Diliman

The newest members of the UP Fighting Maroons Men’s Basketball Team got the chance to live up to their Iskolar ng Bayan identity on May 5 and 12 as they manned a Community Pantry in Diliman at the Quirino Avenue Gate near the UP Integrated School and the College of Home Economics......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 19th, 2021

Police cite community’s help in Toledo raid where P400K marijuana plants were destroyed

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After destroying P400,000 worth of marijuana plants in a hinterland barangay in Toledo City in western Cebu, police are encouraging the community or the public to continue to help them in their campaign to illegal plantations in their areas. Police Lieutenant Colonel Rolando Barraquio, 2nd Police Provincial Mobile Force Company (PMFC) […] The post Police cite community’s help in Toledo raid where P400K marijuana plants were destroyed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2021

The Filipino elderly are left behind

By SANNY D. AFABLE Ibon Foundation After the launching of a community pantry resulted in crowd chaos and the death of a 67-year-old man, government officials and the media were quick to point fingers: at the well-meaning celebrity philanthropist, who remorsefully owned up to her failure to coordinate with barangay officials; at other community pantry… The post The Filipino elderly are left behind appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021

Lawyer s Gambit chess tourney benefits Cebu community pantry

A chess tournament for lawyers was conducted online by the Cebu Chapter of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines in conjunction with the Toledo City Trojans of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines last May 8......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021