Thousands troop to Metro Manila cemeteries on eve of Undas

MANILA, Oct 31 (Mabuhay) – Thousands of people have entered the Manila North Cemetery, one of the most crowded cemeteries in Metro Manila, a day before All Saints’ Day. The Manila Police District said that as of noon, at least 13,000 people have entered the cemetery. Several...

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...

PNP alerts six regional commands in Luzon due to Lando

MANILA, Oct 17 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Saturday said it has alerted its six regional commands in Luzon as Typhoon Lando is expected to pass through Luzon starting Sunday. PNP chief Director General Ricardo Marquez has issued directives to the...

PNP chief won’t ‘retire’ until police visibility goal is achieved

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ricardo Marquez on Thursday said he would not leave the organization until he fulfills his promise of increasing police visibility in communities. “The instruction is, I just want to see very,...

VACC leader supports Duterte for president

MANILA (Mabuhay) – One of the leaders of the anti-crime watchdog Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) will support Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte if he runs for president in 2016. VACC board member Arsenio “Boy” Evangelista said the group is on the same page as...

PNP chief Marquez: Families of SAF 44 to continue receiving govt assistance

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The families of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos killed in a clash with various armed groups in Mamasapano last January will continue receiving assistance from the government even after the change in the Philippine National Police’s leadership,...

Probe on ‘White House’ controversy will continue – PNP chief Marquez

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ricardo Marquez on Tuesday assured the public that investigation on the alleged anomalies surrounding the so-called “White House” in Camp Crame will continue even if it has now become his official...

PNP chief: No security threat on SONA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Newly-installed Philippine National Police chief Director General Ricardo Marquez expressed confidence Wednesday that the last State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Benigno Aquino III will go smoothly as far as security aspect is concerned. In a press...

PNP: More ‘frivolous’ security checks before Pope’s Luneta Mass due to expected rains

MANILA, Jan 17 (Mabuhay) — More “frivolous” security checks will be conducted at the Rizal Park on Sunday before Pope Francis’ Mass due to expected rains brought by Tropical Storm Amang, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Saturday. PNP’s Director for Operations...