Briones issues warning vs sexual predators

MANILA, Philippines — Education Secretary Leonor Briones issued a stern warning against sexual molesters that they have no place in any learning places and events. In a statement, Briones said: “behaviors that endanger the physical and mental well-being of our learners are not tolerated in the department.” Briones warning came after the arrest of a …

Cop gunned down while jogging in Iligan City

ILIGAN CITY, Philippines — A  city police officer here  was gunned down,   by still unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen  while he was having his morning jog  Thursday,  April 17, in Zone 4,  Barangay Del Carmen. Region X PNP spokesperson, Supt. Lemuel Gonda,  identified the fatality as SPO4 Junas Balbutin. Balbutin was assigned in Police Station 1, this city, but …

Duterte admits ordering investigation against Autralian nun, assumes full reponsibility

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte assumes full responsibility over the arrest of Australian nun, as he admitted ordering the investigation. The Bureau of Immigration and Deportation detained Australian nun Patricia Fox Tuesday and was subjected to series of investigation, but she was able to present her passport which is still active. During the …

NPA terrorists abandon pregnant comrade during a clash in Bukidnon

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Members of the New People’s Army (NPA) abandoned their wounded and pregnant comrade in an encounter which happened near the village of Ulayanon, Barangay Kalabugao, Impasugong, Bukidnon on April 14, 2018. Guaynon, 22-years-old, is five months pregnant. She was abandoned by her comrades after she sustained  a wound on her forehead. …