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NBI TO PROBE ‘NO VAX, NO AYUDA’ FAKE NEWS – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) asked the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to investigate the spread of fake news and misinformation that those who have not been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) shall not be given “ayuda” and/or benefits. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said news circulating regarding the distribution of ayuda at the […]

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NBI TO PROBE ONLINE SALE OF COVID-19 VAX – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has sought the assistance of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) following the alleged online selling of government-procured COVID-19 vaccines in the cities of Mandaluyong, San Juan, and Parañaque, among others. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos and Mandaluyong City Mayor Menchie Abalos have met with NBI Officer-in-Charge Director Eric Distor […]

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GO AFTER FOOD PRICE MANIPULATORS – PANGILINAN

Putting a cap on prices of food during a lack of supply is ineffective, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said pushing the government to go after the food price manipulators that Agriculture Secretary William Dar exposed at the Senate hearing. “Dapat sampulan ang nagsasamantala. Sa ilalim ng Price Act, hanggang 1 milyong piso ang maaring multa sa […]

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NOGRALES: PASS STRONGER ANTI-CHILD PORN LAW

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles urged Congress to immediately tackle and pass a measure that seeks to strengthen the Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009 (Republic Act 9775) amid reports that students are selling their sensual photos and videos in order to raise money to buy gadgets for distance learning classes. The National Bureau of […]

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PROBERS IN DUMAGUETE RADIOMAN SLAY THREATENED, INTIMIDATED – SY EGCO

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) has expressed alarm over reports that investigators tasked to probe the recent killing of Dumaguete City-based radio anchor Cornelio “Rex” Pepino are being threatened and intimidated by some individuals in Negros Oriental. PTFoMS Executive Director, Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, said his office has been receiving regular updates […]

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STEP UP EFFORTS TO HUNT DOWN ONLINE SCAMMERS – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to step up efforts in hunting down online scammers who have proliferated during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) quarantine. Gatchalian said authorities should ramp up their online presence to safeguard Filipinos against online scams and other related cybercrimes. “Cyber criminals […]

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METRO MANILA NOW A COVID-19 ANTI-DISCRIMINATION ZONE – NOGRALES

The government on Monday stressed that discrimination that targets health workers, frontliners, and individuals with COVID-19 is now prohibited in all 17 cities and municipalities in Metro Manila as it thanked local government units (LGUs), health workers, and frontliners for working tirelessly to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.“I am happy to report that according to the […]

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HUNT DOWN CHINESE CRIME SYNDICATES IN POGO INDUSTRY – GATCHALIAN

Concerned that Filipino workers will soon be targeted next, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Philippine National Police (PNP), the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), and the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to hunt down Chinese crime syndicates in the country’s POGO industry, arrest them and bring them to jail. Gatchalian made the call amid reports […]

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GORDON TO NBI: PROBE KILLINGS INSIDE NBP

Senator Dick Gordon has asked the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to look into the killings of Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) officials and personnel as the Senate continues its probe on the anomalies within the New Bilibid Prison (NBP). According to Gordon, there have been at least 11 killings of BuCor staff members since 2011, […]

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NBP HOSPITAL REFERRAL PASSES USED IN ILLEGAL DRUG TRADE – GO

Senator Bong Go has bared that eight high-profile inmates are involved in illegal drug transactions inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City through the alleged “hospital referral pass for sale” scheme.  “Most of these illegal drug transactions take place in Medical Ward 3, ng medical annex ng Building 14 and it involves several […]