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CEBU CITY – Motorcyle-riding gunmen shot dead a Cebu City barangay chief Thursday night, November 23.
The gunmen opened fire at the vehicle of Ermita Barangay Captain Felicisimo "Imok" Rupinta in Sitio Simborio, Barangay Tayud, Liloan town, north of Cebu, according to Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera.
Rupinta, who was driving the car, was declared dead on arrival at the Mendero Medical Center at around 9:30 pm. His wife, who was with him, was not injured.
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23 November, 2017 | Hits:99
TRAINING. A representative from the Office of Civil Defense Bicol demonstrates to pupils at the Bacacay East Central School in Albay how to administer first aid. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler
ALBAY, Philippines – The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Bicol is teaching the next generation of Bicolanos to be prepared should disaster strike in the region.Edriel Burac, a student at the Bacacay East Central Elementary School (BECS), along with his classmates, checked on disaster equipment during the static display of...
23 November, 2017 | Hits:117
MANILA, Philippines – Jose Maria Sison, chief political consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDF) called President Rodrigo Duterte “the Number 1 terrorist in the Philippines” after the Commander in Chief ordered the arrest of members of communist “legal fronts.”
"Terorista kayo pati 'yung mga legal front 'nyo, alam ko. Huwag na lang tayo magbolahan," President Duterte said on Wednesday, November 22. (You're terrorists, including your legal fronts. I know. Let's not fool each other.)
On Thursday, November 23, Duterte...
22 November, 2017 | Hits:152
Senator Pangilinan, right, and President Duterte.
“Gaguhan na talaga!” (They’re really taking us for fools now!)
Senator Francis Pangilinan on Wednesday posted on Facebook this not-so-mild reaction to the Department of Justice’s dismissal of drug smuggling charges against former Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and 11 other BOC officials.
“Ang lakas naman ng mga ito … Kapag kakampi pinapalusot. Kapag katunggali iniipit(Such influence … Cronies get let off, but opponents get squeezed),” Pangilinan remarked, seething at the junking of the charges against...