DOJ junks rape cases vs actor Vhong Navarro

MANILA, Philippines —  The Justice  Department Friday dismissed the rape and attempted rape cases against television host and actor Ferdinand  “Vhong” Navarro citing the lack of probable cause to merit the prosecution. In January 2014, Model Deniece Cornejo filed two counts of rape case through sexual intercourse and attempted rape which reportedly happened inside Cornejo’s condominium …

Swapping toys to bring smiles to Marawi kids

MANILA, Philippines —  Toy collectors, hobbyists and enthusiasts from all over the country gathered under one roof to share their passion for collectible toys in the First National Swap Meet: For Collectors, By Collectors at the SMX Convention Center, SM Aura Premiere in Taguig City. The event, organized by the Philippine Toy Groups Association (PTGA) …

Abu Sayyaf attack Strengthen unity among village folks

LAMITAN CITY, Philippines — Despite the early morning attack by Abu Sayyaf bandits in the village of Tubigan, Maluso town in Basilan, Villagers pushed the activities scheduled for  their fiesta. The bandits attacked the village while residents were preparing for their fiesta August  21. The attack left nine civilians killed and wounded ten others. Few …

Central Visayas journo’s train on fake news

BOHOL, Philippines— “What is fake news? How to detect a fake news from an authentic one? and how to determine a legitimate news agency? These was among the questions discussed during the recently concluded seminar among print and broadcast journalist from Bohol and other cities of Visayas. Alvin Elchico of ABS-CBN broadcasting network emphasized the …

Village pupils get Asian journalists pencils

MAKILALA, North Cotabato—The 148 elementary pupils  of Luis Socias Elementary School in the village of Biangan in this municipality received pencils which Newsline.ph on January 6, 2017. This writer was among the 34 Asian journalist from seven countries who attended Digital Strengthening Media Seminar held in Kuala Lumpur last July 2016. There were 148 pencils …