The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

Police arrest shoplifter inside Japanese store

September 16, 2019

A shoplifter was arrested after he was caught stealing around P1,000 worth of items from a Japanese houseware retail store inside a mall in Quezon City last Sunday. In a report from Quezon City Police District, the suspect was identified

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Dar clarifies cases of African Swine Virus ” may be considered outbreak but not an epidemic”

September 16, 2019

Agriculture Secretary William Dar clarified cases of African Swine Fever are not considered as an epidemic.  In a press release Monday, Dar said episodes of African Swine Fever in Bulacan and Rizal “may be considered an outbreak but not an

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Quezon City culls 50 pigs to stop African Swine Virus from spreading

September 16, 2019

Quezon City on Monday culled 50 pigs to prevent African Swine Fever from  spreading. The culled pigs were those within a one-kilometer radius where eleven pigs were tested positive of the virus.  On Saturday, Mayor Joy Belmonte confirmed that the

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Moreno threatens to close Tutuban, Isetann malls if it allows stolen mobile phones to be sold

September 16, 2019

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Monday warned malls which allow selling of stolen mobile phones will be closed.  Moreno “threatened” to close Tutuban and Isetann malls within 72 hours if it still allows secondhand mobile phone vendors who receive or

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AWOL cop, three others arrested for alleged carnapping in QC

September 16, 2019

A police officer who went AWOL (absent without leave) and three others were arrested for alleged carnapping in Quezon City last Sunday. A report from Quezon City Police District identified the suspects as John Rhey Bautista, a former police officer,

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Palace mourns death of ex-Senator Espina

September 15, 2019

Former Senator Rene Espina, who crafted the Philippines’ first anti-drug law, passed away on Friday at the age of 89. Republic Act No. 6425, otherwise known as the Dangerous Drugs Act of 1972 — the precursor of Republic Act 9165

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Police security group member, six others arrested in Taguig buy-bust

September 15, 2019

A member of Police Security and Protection Group (PSPG), his wife and five others were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Taguig City last Friday. In a statement Saturday, Police Brigadier General Filmore Escobal, PSPG director, identified the officer as

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Cimatu sees improvements in mining sector with PH-Japan cooperation deal

September 15, 2019

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu is looking forward to a “more efficient and environmentally sustainable” mining with the recent signing of a landmark mining cooperation agreement between the Philippines and Japan. “We are gradually entering into a new realm and climbing

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