Celebrities amazed with traditional Moro cuisines and delicacies

COTABATO CITY (July 31) – Celebrity guests of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) were amazed with the traditional Moro cuisines during a recent food festival here. Certified foodie and blogger Erwan Heusaff, celebrity chef Boy Logro, actor-restaurateur Diether Ocampo, BecomingFilipino blogger Kyle ‘Kulas’ Jennermann, and Anak Mindanao Executive Director Djalia Turabin Hataman vowed …

Martires to prioritize speedy resolution of cases as new Ombudsman

MANILA — Outgoing Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Martires on Monday said he will prioritize looking into the cause of delays in the resolution of pending cases, as he takes over as the new Ombudsman. “My priorities will be the pending cases, the issue on inordinate delay which has been an issue that has been haunting …

PDEA-Lanao del Norte special enforcement team arrests brother of brgy chair, police Gen

ILIGAN CITY (July 30)– The Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 10 – Lanao del Norte Special Enforcement Team arrested, early evening on July 28, a brother of a barangay chair and of a police general in a drug buy-bust operation in Purok 8, Barangay Saray, Iligan City. PDEA 10 Regional Director Wilkins Villanueva said …

PNP Regional Mobile Force Intercepts NPA Food Cache

ILIGAN CITY (July 30) – The Regional Mobile Force intercepted a food cache believed to be owned by the New People’s Army while patrolling the hinterland part of Sitio Larapan, Barangay Dominorog, Talakag in Bukidnon, early Sunday morning.Around 40 containers filled with rice, sugar, salt and mongo beans were recovered. The items were buried and believed …

BI deports 10 Chinese nationals wanted for cyber fraud, economic crimes

DAVAO CITY (July 28) — The Bureau of Immigration deported ten Chinese nationals arrested by Immigration operatives since  week in Metro Manila and Pampanga. Immigration Commissioner Jaime H. Morente  said the arrested Chinese nationals are all wanted by authorities in Beijing for serious offenses, including economic crimes, internet fraud and smuggling. Those arrested were detained …

ARMM Heart, inter-gency provide relief distribution to displaced Jolo residents

Cotabato City (June 27)- The  Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Humanitarian Emergency Action and Response Team (ARMM-HEART) has continued providing assistance to displaced Jolo residents who were hit by an almost 10-hour fire on Tuesday, this week. Relief goods were distributed to the displaced residents by ARMM Regional Gov. Mujiv Hataman , ARMM Humanitarian …

10th most wanted person in North Cotabato arrested in SoCot

CARMEN, NORTH COTABATO (July 27) — The composite team of law enforcers here arrested North Cotabato’s  10th most wanted person in  Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, at around 10:00 in the morning Tuesday July 24, 2018. Police Chief Inspector April Lou Monserate Palma, Chief of Police of Carmen told NewsLine.ph that they arrested  Wilfredo Gardose Felomino, …

Duterte appoints Justice Martires as the new Ombudsman

DAVAO CITY (July 26) — President Rodrigo Duterte appoints Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Samuel Martires as the new Ombudsman to replace retiring Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales. Martires, 69, was endorsed by 11 justices of the high court to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC), the body tasked to screen applicants for the post. Martires  is a …