Vhong Navarro transferred to NBI detention center

Tetch Torres-Tupas 09/21/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Actor and TV host Ferdinand “Vhong” Navarro was transferred Tuesday to the National Bureau of Investigation’s detention facility in Manila after the Taguig Regional Trial Court ordered his arrest based on the complaint by…

Taguig court orders arrest of TV host Vhong Navarro

Tetch Torres-Tupas 09/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Taguig City Court has ordered the arrest of actor and television host Ferdinand “Vhong” Navarro for the acts of lasciviousness case filed by model Deniece Cornejo in 2014. “After personally evaluating and taking…

His name is Jeneven Bandiala: One of those killed in Ateneo gun attack

Tetch Torres-Tupas 07/26/2022

MANILA, Philippines–A caring brother and son to a sickly mother, a kind and loving partner to his family and a friend, kumpare (best buddy), kakwentuhan (friend to talk to), to his colleagues. Security guard Jeneven Bandiala was…

Petition to disqualify Bongbong Marcos as president reaches SC

Tetch Torres-Tupas 05/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Civic leaders on Tuesday has asked the Supreme Court to stop the Senate and Congress from canvassing the votes cast for former senator and presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. The prayer for a…

Demolished old Bilibid buildings yield improvised weapons

Tetch Torres-Tupas 01/29/2022

MANILA, Philippines—The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) has discovered around 500 bladed and deadly improvised weapons following the demolition of old structures inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP). “The activity commenced with the NCRPO (National Capital Region Police…

Unvaccinated has rights but also has limits—DOJ

Tetch Torres-Tupas 01/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Like any other unvaccinated person, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) Chief Persida Rueda-Acosta can opt-out of anti-COVID vaccination because no such law exists. But, he said such rights have limits. Guevarra said…

Another Bilibid inmate remains unaccounted for—BuCor

Tetch Torres-Tupas 01/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Another inmate is missing from New Bilibid Prison’s Maximum Security Compound. Inmate Chris Candas Ablas, the fourth escapee, was convicted of robbery with homicide by the Valenzuela Regional Trial Court. Four inmates have managed to escape…

Money lost via online scams may never be recovered – DOJ

Tetch Torres-Tupas 12/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines—In addition to being cautious before clicking, remember that money lost through online scams may never be recovered. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said the Department of Justice’s Office of Cybercrime can conduct an initial (open-source investigation)…

Makati City Prosecutor tosses back Dacera case to police; orders release of 3 suspects

Tetch Torres-Tupas 01/06/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Makati City Prosecutor’s Office has ordered the release of three suspects in the death of flight attendant Christine Angela Dacera and referred the case back to the police for further investigation. “After a thorough evaluation…

Drug trafficker, 3 other fatalities in Bilibid riot identified

Tetch Torres-Tupas 11/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A drug trafficker was among the four who were killed in last Monday’s riot at the Maximum Security Compound of the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa. The Department of Justice identified the inmate as…

Bilibid inmate tagged in P47-M shabu haul dies of heart attack

Tetch Torres-Tupas 10/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A convicted drug lord died of a heart attack inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) Friday. Sources said the inmate, identified as Rustico Ygot,  was confined at Dorm 4C2 of the Maximum Security Compound…

Ex-Calauan mayor Antonio Sanchez now at JRRMMMC for TB, stage V CKD

Tetch Torres-Tupas 09/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Former Calauan Mayor Antonio Sanchez is suffering from tuberculosis, multiple electrolyte imbalance and stage V Chronic Kidney Disease, and has been transferred to a government facility, Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) spokesman Gabriel Chaclag said…

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