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PNP Chief: Mga vessel na nagpupuslit ng droga sa Pinas, tutugisin, parurusahan!

MANILA, Philippines – Nais ng hepe ng Philippine National Police (PNP) na si Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. na parusahan ang mga sasakyang pandagat na mapapatunayang sangkot sa pagdadala ng ilegal na droga sa bansa. Ginawa ni Azurin ang pahayag habang idiniin na karamihan ng narcotics ay pumapasok sa Pilipinas sa pamamagitan ng dagat. “We need […] The post PNP Chief: Mga vessel na nagpupuslit ng droga sa Pinas, tutugisin, parurusahan! appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource: remate remateAug 4th, 2022

P2M droga nasabat sa 2 durugista

MANILA, Philippines – Arestado sa isinagawang buy-bust operation ng mga operatiba ng Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) ng Las Piñas City police ang dalawang drug suspects kung saan nakumpiska sa mga ito ang P2.04 milyong halaga shabu Biyernes ng gabi (July 1). Sa report na naisumite kay Southern Police District (SPD) director P/Brig. Gen. Jimili […] The post P2M droga nasabat sa 2 durugista appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2022

DA chief: Mga opisyal na dawit sa agri smuggling, may karapatang ipagtanggol ang saril

MANILA, Philippines – Nagpahayag si Outgoing Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar nitong Lunes na ang mga opisyal ng agrikultura na sangkot umano sa agriculture smuggling sa Pinas base na rin sa inilabas na Senate report bilang “mga agricultural smuggler o protector” sa bansa ay dapat bigyan ng pagkakataon na harapin ang mga inaakusa […] The post DA chief: Mga opisyal na dawit sa agri smuggling, may karapatang ipagtanggol ang saril appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJun 28th, 2022

Local execs told: Come up with creative ideas to hasten vaccination rollout

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local chief executives (LCEs) were urged by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles to come up with creative ideas that could hasten the implementation of the vaccination rollout in their localities. Earlier, Las Piñas Representative Camille Villar has announced that she would raffle a house and lot worth P1.5 million. exThe raffle is open […] The post Local execs told: Come up with creative ideas to hasten vaccination rollout appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021

BIR RDO 33 initiates tax awareness webinar 

  Some 100 entrepreneurs and key representatives of business firms attended the recent Voluntary Assessment and Payment Program (VAPP) webinar conducted by the Revenue District Office No. 33 of the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) which covers Intramuros, Ermita, Malate and Port Area in Manila. The VAPP webinar project was spearheaded by RDO 33 Chief, […] The post BIR RDO 33 initiates tax awareness webinar  appeared first on PINAS......»»

Category: newsSource:  pinasglobalRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021

Buy-bust operations, dapat may tamang koordinasyon — Sen. Dela Rosa

Ni Vhal Divinagracia     BINIGYANG-DIIN ni dating PNP chief at Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa sa panayam ng Sonshine Radio na dapat maipatupad ang tamang koordinasyon lalo na sa buy-bust operations. “Both camps are claiming na merong koordinasyon pero bakit humantong sa ganoon, barilan? At humantong sa humigit kumulang isang oras na bakbakan bago […] The post Buy-bust operations, dapat may tamang koordinasyon — Sen. Dela Rosa appeared first on PINAS......»»

Category: newsSource:  pinasglobalRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Kelot na nagbebenta ng party drugs tiklo sa Makati buy-bust 

Manila, Philippines – Arestado ang isang lalaki na nagbebenta umano ng mga droga sa isang bar sa Makati kung saan sinita na rin ang pagpa-party na labag sa health protocol. Batay kay Makati Police Chief Police Col. Harold Depositar, matagal na nilang minamanmanan ang suspek na dati na ring nakulong dahil sa droga. Nagkasa sila […] The post Kelot na nagbebenta ng party drugs tiklo sa Makati buy-bust  appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJan 30th, 2021

Sinas ‘good choice’ bilang bagong PNP chief — Bato

Naniniwala si Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa na tama ang naging desisyon ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na italaga bilang bagong Philippine National Police Chief si Police Maj. General Debold Sinas. Tiwala rin si Dela Rosa sa kakayahan ni Sinas na ipagpatuloy ang paglilinis sa hanay ng pulisya at pagsugpo sa illegal na droga. Papalitan ni […] The post Sinas ‘good choice’ bilang bagong PNP chief — Bato appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 9th, 2020

Maynilad, MWC shelve rate adjustments for 2021

Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) and Manila Water Company, Inc. are forgoing some water rate increases they are qualified to implement in the coming year, including the next tranche of the rate rebasing adjustment as well as the mandated Consumer Price Index (CPI) adjustment.  This was announced separately by both companies on Tuesday. In a text message, Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) Chief Regulator Patrick Ty said the MWSS-Regulatory Office (MWSS-RO) has been discussing this matter with both Maynilad and Manila Water since the start of this year. “We just received the proposals of the two Concessionaires and we are currently evaluating them,” Ty said.  In a statement, Maynilad said that with this deferral, the company “hopes to alleviate the day-to-day struggles of its customers as they and the whole country strive to recover from adversity and rise stronger than before, ready to start anew”. “During these difficult times when no one is spared the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Maynilad is one with the government in finding ways to help our countrymen make the situation more manageable,” it also said. Manila Water, on the other hand, said “in the spirit of Bayanihan and to alleviate the plight of our customers due to the pandemic, Manila Water will not be implementing the rate adjustment in 2021 under the approved 2018 Rate Rebasing.” Done every five years, rate rebasing is review of water utilities’ past performance and the projection on their future cash flows.  It is supposed to set the water rates at a level that would allow both Maynilad and Manila Water to recover their expenditures and earn a rate of return. For 2020, Maynilad and Manila Water also volunteered to defer the implementation of the next tranche of annual rate hike approved under the current rate rebasing period, which started in 2018.  Their decision came as both companies were being scrutinized by no less than President Rodrigo Duterte for their allegedly onerous contracts with MWSS. To be implemented in tranches from 2018 to 2022, the approved increase in Maynilad’s rates under the fifth rate rebasing period would be P5.73 per cubic meter (/cu. m.). For this year, it was supposed to increase its rates by P1.95/cu.m, then another P1.95/cu.m in 2021.    As for Manila Water, the increase in its rates under rate rebasing would play around P6.22 to P6.55/cu.m.  This year, it was supposed to increase its rates by P2/cu.m, and another P2/cu.m by 2021.  By 2022, depending on the medium-term water sources project that the company will be allowed to pursue, the Ayala-led firm could charge its customers an increase of P0.76/cu.m up to P1.04/cu.m. The CPI adjustment, on the other hand, is the annual inflation adjustment and takes place every January. Maynilad is the largest private water concessionaire in the Philippines in terms of customer base.  It is the agent and contractor of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) for the West Zone of the Greater Manila Area, which is composed of the cities of Manila (certain portions), Quezon City (certain portions), Makati (west of South Super Highway), Caloocan, Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Navotas and Malabon all in Metro Manila; the cities of Cavite, Bacoor and Imus, and the towns of Kawit, Noveleta and Rosario, all in Cavite Province.  Meanwhile, Manila Water caters to the East Zone concession area covering the Cities of Makati, Mandaluyong, Pasig, Pateros, San Juan, Taguig and Marikina. It is also in charge of the southeastern parts of Quezon City, and Sta. Ana and San Andres in Manila. In the Province of Rizal, MWCI services the City of Antipolo and Municipalities of San Mateo, Rodriguez, Cainta, Taytay, Teresa, Angono, Baras, Binangonan, and Jala-jala......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2020

Memorial lot investments yield good ROI – Golden Haven

Investing in a memorial lot offers higher yield, according to the top executive of Golden Haven Memorial Park. Red Rosales, chief operating officer of the country’s first integrated memorial parks, reported of the huge price valuation of Golden Haven lot owners. Investing in Golden Haven lots now will grant you high returns in the future. When its Golden Haven Memorial Park, Las Pinas first opened in 1984, memorial lots cost only P5,000. “Today that value has gone up to P378,000, showing an impressive 2,240 percent increase or 67 percent increase per annum,” said Rosales. Golden Haven Memorial Park in Las Piñas, a 15-hectare property that features elements of Spanish architecture and a beautiful Butterfly Garden for people of all ages to enjoy. When the park first opened in 1984, memorial lots at this location cost P5,000. The Villar Group owned Golden Haven has also other memorial park investments in other locations. The Golden Haven Cebu, the most beautiful memorial park in the country inspired by Italian design, costs only P25,000 per plot in 2005. Today, a lot at Golden Haven Cebu costs P232,000, an increase of over 828 percent in value or a 46 percent increase per annum. This mountaintop sanctuary maximizes the enchanting surroundings with its various amenities such as the Pope John Paull II Memorial Hill, the Garden Plaze, the Imperial Gardens, among others. Still another choice place is the Golden Haven Memorial Park in Cagayan de Oro which is known for its majestic replica of the famed Christ the Redeemer statue at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2007, memorial plots at this beautiful location cost P33,000. Today, those plots now cost P89,000, boasting a 170 percent increase in value.  Under normal circumstances, Rosales said that investing in a memorial lot might be the last thing on many people’s minds. After all, the pursuit of leisure and other mundane affairs often take precedence over matters like a final resting place—for themselves or for those they love.          However, Rosales said that realizing how fragile and unpredictable life is may motivate people into making smart decisions now such as investing in a memorial lot at any of Golden Haven’s premier locations. Families go to Golden Haven Memorial Parks not just to visit those long gone but also to forge new happy memories together. “Because there is no telling what lies ahead for all of us, now is actually the best time to invest in a beautiful final resting place that befits the wonderful memories we shall leave behind. In this regard, there is no better choice than a prime lot at any of Golden Haven Memorial Park’s many locations across the country,” he said.  But people do not just buy a memorial lot, they now choose parks that are strategically located, beautifully designed, and high potential for growth.    According to Rosalies, families go to Golden Haven Memorial Parks not just to visit those long gone but also to forge new happy memories together. “Golden Haven inspires this through its elegant architecture that complement the park’s picturesque naturescapes,” said Rosales.  Golden Haven has more going for it than its beautiful parks and tranquil settings that honor the dearly departed. As with any piece of real estate, memorial lots at Golden Haven increase in value over time. “With an annual appreciation of 20 percent, investing in Golden Haven lots now will grant you high returns in the immediate future,” he said. The pandemic also presents opportunities for clever investors—both seasoned and beginners—to purchase properties while price increases have been temporarily halted. He said that many developers are now offering incredibly flexible terms and even substantial discounts to prospective property seekers. They can come in at a low cost—with no risks involved—but with a proven high return on their investments. “Nowhere is this more evident than at Golden Haven, one of the most trusted names in the deathcare industry,” he said. As it works towards having a memorial park in every Filipino’s hometown, Golden Haven now boasts of thirty beautiful and enticing sites across the country, offering memorial lots that make perfect low-risk and safe investments. For the numbers do not lie when it comes to Golden Haven. Rather, they tell a story of continuous growth. Golden Haven is a subsidiary of publicly listed Golden Bria Holdings Inc., currently positioned as the third largest real estate company in the country in terms of market capitalization valued at more than P200 billion......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 18th, 2020

Go urges BFP to push modernization efforts

Senator Christopher ‘’Bong’’ Go on Friday urged the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to continue its efforts to modernize and enhance its ranks by acquiring more fire trucks and equipment especially for the  remote areas in the country. Sen. Bong Go (Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Go issued the statement after attending yesterday the ceremonial turnover at the Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City of the recently procured equipment of the BFP, including 84 units of 1,000 gallons capacity fire trucks, five units of aerial ladder, and three units of rescue trucks to be distributed by BFP to various local government units around the country.  “All over the country po ito ipapamahagi. Natutuwa po ako dahil ang gusto naman po natin ay mabigyan ng sapat na kagamitan laban sa sunog ang mga iba’t ibang lugar — hopefully sa lahat ng sulok po ng bansa ay handa po tayo,” Go said. (These will be distributed all over the country. I am happy because we want to give the appropriate fire-fighting equipment to different parts of the country.)    Go said there are many municipalities that have no financial capabilities to buy such an equipment. “Hopefully, patuloy pa ang pag-acquire nila ng mga panibagong equipment. Kinausap ko rin po si Dir. Embang na ikonsidera rin nila ‘yung mga maliliit na fire trucks na puwedeng pumasok sa mga liblib o masisikip na lugar kasi doon po madalas nagkakasunog,” Go said, referring to BFP Chief Jose Embang, Jr. (Hopefully, their acquisition of fire-fighting equipment will continue. I told Director Embang that BFP should consider buying small fire trucks that can enter narrow roads and congested areas where fires usually originate from.) Last February 11, 2020, Go joined President Duterte in witnessing the turnover of 74 fire trucks. The Senator also continues to provide aid to fire victims in different parts of the country.  “Mahirap po mawalan ng bahay at kagamitan dahil sa sunog at iba pang sakuna. Kaya po patuloy akong nagbibigay ng tulong sa mga biktima at nag-iiwan ng ngiti sa oras ng kanilang pagdadalamhati,” Go said. (It is hard to lose a house and personal belongings due to fires. That is why I continue to extend help to fire victims and give them a reason to smile during a time of grief.) “Bilang isang Senador at public servant, patuloy po akong magseserbisyo, lalo na sa mga mahihirap at nangangailangan na apektado ng krisis tulad ng sunog. Kasabay nito ay pagsisikapan ko bilang mambabatas na mas palakasin pa ang ating fire prevention and protection measures,” he added. (As a senator and a public servant, I continue to be of service, particularly to victims of crises like fires. As a lawmaker, I continue to help to strengthen our fire prevention and protection measures.)     As vice-chairman of the Senate Committee on Peace and Order and as a main advocate of fire protection modernization initiatives, one of Go’s priority bills is Senate Bill 204 which is now consolidated under Committee Report No. 111, otherwise known as BFP Modernization Act of 2020.  The measure is currently undergoing the period of interpellation in the Senate. The bill aims to ensure the hiring of more personnel, acquisition of modern fire equipment, and the conduct of training for firefighters of the BFP.  The bill will also empower local communities in preventing fire incidents by mandating the BFP to conduct monthly fire prevention campaigns and information drives in all local government units (LGUs), especially in vulnerable areas.  Go said President Duterte fully supports the modernization efforts of the BFP. “Ang sabi ng Pangulo, sabihin mo sa kanila huwag na nila ako unahin, ‘yung kagamitan ng mga sundalo at kapulisan at bumbero ang unahin natin,” he said. (The President said the equipment of soldiers, policemen, and firemen should come first.) During the event, Go expressed his and Duterte’s full support for the country’s fire personnel, citing the government’s recent effort to increase the salaries and promote the welfare of the military and uniformed personnel.  “Full support po kami sa inyo. Unang-una po, ‘yung pangako niya pagkaupo pa lang niya bilang Pangulo, tinupad niya agad ang pangako niya,” Go said, referring to the increase in salaries provided to uniformed personnel, including firefighters. (We give our full support to you. The President fulfills his promises when he took over the presidency in 2016.) Go also said that he supports the President’s position of arming BFP personnel so they can help in the fight against criminality.  “We are currently studying this added measure of arming firefighters. Nabanggit na rin ito ng Pangulo. Makakatulong din sila sa paglaban ng kriminalidad at para rin maproteksyunan ang kanilang mga sarili. Pati sa kampanya laban sa droga, makakatulong din sila,” Go said. (This was mentioned by the President. They can help fight criminality and also protect themselves. They can also help in containing the spread of dangerous drugs.)    In addition to fire trucks and other modern equipment, Go also said that he is coordinating with BFP officials, government finance managers, and concerned agencies on how to also provide additional ambulance units to the BFP.  He said that providing ambulances will make the BFP more responsive in fulfilling its mandate and will be useful, especially in times of national emergencies given that their personnel are well-trained frontliners.  “Kapag mayroon nang vaccine kontra COVID-19, pwede pong tumulong ang BFP para mabakunahan ang mga tao. Nagtutulungan po lahat ng ating uniformed personnel, mula military, pulis, bumbero, at iba pa para maprotektahan ang kapakanan ng ating mga kababayan,” Go explained. (Our firemen can also help in the vaccination of our countrymen to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Our uniformed personnel, from the military, policemen, firemen and others can help in protecting the interests of Filipinos.)  Go thanked officials for their efforts to modernize the BFP and for their continuing service, especially during the pandemic, specifically Department of the Interior and Local Government officials led by Secretary Eduardo Año and BFP officials led by Embang, Jr.  Go also acknowledged local officials and district representatives who were present, including Congressman Onyx Crisologo of the 1st District of Quezon City, Congresswoman Angel Amante-Matba of the 2nd District of Agusan del Norte, Mayor Marcy Teodoro of Marikina City, and Mayor Judy Amante of Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte and thanked them for their support to the national government in the bayanihan efforts to overcome the pandemic.  “Dahil mahirap ang panahon ngayon, we have to adjust to the new normal pero konting tiis lang po. Alam kong hirap po kayo. Kami ni Pangulong Duterte, hindi kami nawawalan ng pag-asa, magtulungan lang po tayo. Sino pa ba ang magtutulungan kundi tayong kapwa Pilipino,” he said, (Because times are hard, we have to adjust to the new normal. Please bear with us. I know you are suffering. I and President Go have not lost hope. We should help one another.).....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 16th, 2020

Ekonomiya ng Pinas, unti-unti nang bumabangon

Manila, Philippines – Unti-unti nang bumabangon ang ekonomiya ng Pilipinas makaraang malubog sa pandemyang kinakaharap ilang buwan ang nakalilipas, ayon kay Acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) chief Karl Kendrick Chua. “We are starting to see a U-turn in the trajectory of economic activity and manufacturing production. While we are […] The post Ekonomiya ng Pinas, unti-unti nang bumabangon appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsAug 25th, 2020

Navy protests Chinese survey

The Philippine Navy will request that a diplomatic protest be filed over a Chinese vessel’s alleged surveying activities at Recto Bank or Reed Bank, its chief Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 11th, 2020

Madaling itanim: Bitay sa mahuhuling 50g droga ni Gamboa, kinastigo ni Sotto

Manila, Philippines – Binatikos ni Senate President Vicente Sotto III ang pagpabor ni Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Gen Archie Gamboa na bitayin ang sinomang mahuhulihan ng 50 gramo ng iligal na droga. Sa pahayag, sinabi ni Sotto na high-profile drug lord lamang ang puwedeng bitayin sa panukalang pagbabalik ng death penalty. Naunang sinabi ni […] The post Madaling itanim: Bitay sa mahuhuling 50g droga ni Gamboa, kinastigo ni Sotto appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 29th, 2020

Maritime cops nabbed for extortion

The chief of the Philippine National Police-Maritime Group in Masbate and his two men were arrested yesterday for allegedly extorting money from an operator of a fishing vessel......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2020

‘Remember Recto Bank sinking’

A year after the ramming and sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese vessel in Recto Bank, former foreign affairs chief Albert del Rosario is urging Filipinos not to forget the incident or surrender to China’s “persistent” aggression to gain control of the entire South China Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2020

Dengue cases sa Pinas tumaas nang 131% mula 2021

MANILA, Philippines- Nakapagtala pa ang Department of Health (DOH) ng kabuuang 102,619 na kaso ng dengue mula Enero 1 hanggang Hulyo 30 ,2022 na mas mataas ng 131 porsyento kumpara noong kaparehong panahon nitong 2021. Ayon sa National Dengue Data ng DOH ngayong lingo, mayroong 44,361 kaso na naiulat mula Enero 1 hanggang Hulyo 30,2021. […] The post Dengue cases sa Pinas tumaas nang 131% mula 2021 appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated News39 min. ago

Heart, naghahanap ng apartment sa Paris, lalayas na sa Pinas?

Manila, Philippines – Looks like Heart Evangelista is dead-serious with embarking on a modelling career in Paris! Popular ngayon si Heart sa French capital as she graces fashion events there one after another. Nabanggit niya mismo na naghahanap siya ng apartment doon. It should make her modelling prospects easier for her kung doon nga naman […] The post Heart, naghahanap ng apartment sa Paris, lalayas na sa Pinas? appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated News39 min. ago

DRUGLORDS UMAARIBA

HABANG inaasikaso ng buong pamahalaan ang paggapi sa COVID-19 at pagpupundar o pagbabago ng lahat ng bagay para sa ikabubuti ng mga mamamayan, andiyan naman ang mga druglord na bumabalik sa pagpapakalat ng droga bilang panira sa mga magandang serbisyo-publiko ng pamahalaan. Pinakahuling malaking gawa ng mga druglord ang pag-import, pag-imbak at pagpapakalat ng droga […] The post DRUGLORDS UMAARIBA appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated News39 min. ago

Lovi Poe hindi lalayasan ang showbiz career sa Pinas kahit magkaroon na ng asawa’t anak

FEELING ng Kapamilya actress at singer na si Lovi Poe, hindi naman siya pagbabawalan o patitigilin ng kanyang boyfriend na si Monty Blencowe sa pag-aartista kahit na magpakasal na sila. Ayon sa leading lady ni Piolo Pascual sa suspense-drama series na “Flower Of Evil”, naniniwala siya na never siyang pakikialaman o didiktahan ng kanyang dyowa […] The post Lovi Poe hindi lalayasan ang showbiz career sa Pinas kahit magkaroon na ng asawa’t anak appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Zambo wants children in F2F classes vaxxed, boosted

ZAMBOANGA CITY - The City Health Office (CHO) has reminded school officials to ensure that children participating in face-to-face (F2F) classes are fully vaccinated and even boosted.Dr. Dulce Amor Miravite, the CHO chief, issued the call on Monday after expressing apprehension about an upsu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News2 hr. 39 min. ago