BMO staff fired for alleged ‘extortion’

Inna Gian Mejia 01/12/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña fired outright a member of the Barangay Mayor’s Office (BMO) in Barangay Apas after learning that he asked some business owners to sponsor their contingents for the Sinulog Grand Parade, using the…

Alleged snatcher mauled by bystanders

Chris A. Ligan 12/27/2017

An alleged snatcher was mauled by bystanders in Sitio Pungsod, Barangay Lawaan 3 in Talisay City on December 27, Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was identified as Ritchie Tabura, from Barangay Tabunok in Talisay. He allegedly stole cell…

Ombudsman Morales ‘not privy’ to nephew’s alleged Customs dealings

Inquirer.net 08/29/2017

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales on Tuesday said she does not have any knowledge about the activities of her nephew and presidential son-in-law Mans Carpio after the latter was accused of having illegal dealings with the Bureau of Customs…

Radio reporters locate alleged rape victim through Facebook

Futch Inso, Morexette B. Erram, Winston Ensomo 07/27/2017

  The 13-year-old girl, who claimed to have been raped by a lawyer-broadcaster, and went missing since July 21, finally surfaced as news reporters of radio station dyHP found her Facebook account and traced her to Barangay…

Former Peru president, wife held over alleged corruption

AFP 07/15/2017

Lima, Peru — Former Peruvian president Ollanta Humala and his wife Nadine Heredia have spent their first night in jail over charges of accepting illegal campaign donations from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. The couple surrendered to Judge…

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