A quest for justice

The quest for justice being sought by family and friends of Jeffrey “Jennifer Laude, a Filipino transgender slain last year by a 19-year old American serviceman, is far from over. There appears to be a slim chance that the Laude family will get the kind of justice that they hope...

PNP sues 7 in EmGoldex get-rich-quick scam

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) last week filed two separate cases of syndicated estafa against seven individuals suspected as being involved in the alleged EmGoldex scam. Through its Anti-Fraud and Commercial Crimes Unit (AFCCU), the PNP Criminal...

PHL cited for safe APEC summit

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has attributed the improvement of the country’s ranking at the Global Terrorism Index 2015 to the security measures it has implemented and cooperation with partner government agencies. “We heard about the news and (we)...

PNP chief Marquez satisfied with APEC security efforts

MANILA, Nov 18 (Mabuhay) – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Dir. Gen. Ricardo Marquez on Wednesday said he was satisfied with the combined security efforts of the police, military and other government agencies for the Asia-Pacific Economic Conference (APEC). During the...

PNP: Stay home, spare yourself from traffic

MANILA, Nov 16 (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday reiterated its advice to the public to stay at home and spare themselves from traffic woes caused by the road closures for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit this week. “We advise them to stay...

PNP on full alert nationwide after Paris attack

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police on Saturday went on full alert nationwide following the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said the declaration of a full alert status is “standard after the occurrence of a suspected...

PNP to go on heightened alert for Undas from Oct. 29 to Nov. 3

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday said its units nationwide will go on a heightened alert status from October 29 until November 3. According to PNP chief Ricardo Marquez, the heightened alert status is part of the police force’s...

Ombudsman files graft charges vs. PNP officials in AK-47 scam

MANILA, Oct 21 (Mabuhay) – The Office of the Ombudsman has formally filed graft cases against five high-ranking officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and 10 other individuals including former Firearms and Explosives Office (FEO) assistant chief Chief Supt. Raul...

Palace shrugs off VP Binay’s proposal to remove PNP from DILG supervision

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Friday brushed aside Vice President Jejomar Binay’s proposal to remove the Philippine National Police (PNP) under the supervision of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte sa...

Pimentel wants nationwide manhunt for ‘missing’ Limlingan

MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) – Senator Aquilino Pimentel III on  Thursday called for a nationwide manhunt against Gerry Limlingan, an aide of Vice President Jejomar Binay who has been missing since the Senate started its hearings on alleged corruption involving the Binays last yea...