Zambo anti-drug ops net 3 drug personalities

Two alleged newly identified drug personalities and a "street-level" pusher were arrested in separate anti-drug operations in the region, a police official said Friday.

Maj. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office (PRO) 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula) information officer, identified the arrested suspects as Lixan Jairan, 40; Roldan …

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Arson eyed in Zambo school fire

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said it is doing an in-depth probe to unmask the culprit behind the fire that razed a public school building here.

Senior Insp. Douglas Zabala, deputy city fire marshal, on Friday said they believe the school building of the …

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PNP to hire 17K new cops

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday said it will enlist a total of 17,000 new police officers this year.

The National Police Commission and the Department of Budget and Management have authorized the PNP to fill up 17,000 vacancies under its Recruitment Program for …

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Lawyer hurt in Dumaguete shooting

Still unidentified assailants shot a lawyer Friday morning at his residence in Barangay Daro here.

A report from the Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office (NOPPO) identified the victim as Ray Jamora Moncada, 74, of Ma. Asuncion Village in Barangay Daro.

Initial investigation disclosed that at …

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EJK of press freedom ‘nonsense’ claim: Palace

Albay First District Rep. Edcel Lagman's claim that there is an "extrajudicial killing" of press freedom under President Rodrigo Duterte's watch is "nonsense," MalacaAang said on Friday.

In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the executive branch prefers to ignore Lagman's allegation rather than …

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