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Quezon City marks International Day of the Girl

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SPARK! Philippines, a non-government organization advocating women’s rights, in collaboration with the Quezon City Mayor's Office, kicked off on October 11 the celebration of the “Girls for Early Age Empowerment” at Gateway Cine...

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Manila Water, Maynilad cannot pass on penalties to consumers

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Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) said concessionaires Maynilad and Manila Water are not allowed to pass on to consumers any amount of financial penalties that the Supreme Court imposed for violation of environmental laws. The Supre...

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Low oxygen level caused Manila Bay fish kill

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Poor levels of dissolved oxygen and higher levels of ammonia and phosphates than the standard level caused the recent fish kills off the coastal areas of Las Piñas and Parañaque cities. On Oct. 10, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic R...

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Makati Medical Center to help strengthen military hospitals

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Makati Medical Center Foundation (MMCF) have signed a memorandum of agreement to strengthen the capabilities of military hospitals and treatment facilities nationwide. AFP Chief of Staff General Benjamin Madrigal Jr and MMCF Chairman Manny Pangilina...

Makati police seeking to identify Customs employees' attackers 

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Makati City Police said closed-circuit television (CCTV) footages in the attack that injured two Bureau of Customs (BOC) employees did not clearly show the identity of the four attackers. On Friday, siblings Maricon Manalo, 56, officer-in-charge of the BOC Formal Entry Division, and Marietta Lasaca...

Makati cop, traffic enforcer arrested for extortion

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A police officer and a traffic enforcer were arrested for allegedly extorting money from a truck driver in Makati City Thursday morning. Col. Romeo Caramat, head of the Philippine National Police-Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (PNP-IMEG), identified the suspects as Patrolman John L...

48 nabbed in Makati for different crimes

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The Makati Police Department has arrested 48 persons for various crimes. Police said four drug pushers and two drug users were nabbed on Tuesday. Seized from them were 87 sachets of suspected shabu and shotgun ammunition. Police also arrested 15 individuals for smoking in public and 29 for drinki...

77 nabbed in Makati for various crimes

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The Makati Police Department has arrested 77 individuals from May 19 to 25 for various crimes and for violating ordinances. Makati police chief Col. Rogelio Simon said four suspects were arrested for robbery, physical injury, drug possession, urinating in public, and trespassing. Simon said 25 dru...

Cop arrested in Makati buy-bust

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A police officer was arrested on Thursday for possession of illegal drugs in Makati City. According to a report of the Counter Intelligence Task Force released Friday, Staff Sergeant Chris Marquez was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay East Rembo on Thursday morning. Marquez is currently...

No foul play in death of Korean siblings, cops say

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Authorities have ruled out foul play in the death of two Korean siblings in Makati City, a police official said Saturday. Chief Insp. Gideon Ines, Makati police assistant chief of police for operations, said there was no foul play in the death of Sanjing Kim, 38, and Sangjun Kim, 36. He did not, h...

Cops nab college students, seize 1.5-M worth of ecstasy in Makati

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Police on Monday arrested two college students and seized P1.5-million worth of ecstasy tablets in Makati City. Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, head of the National Capital Region Police Office, identified the suspects as Adriel Ryoichi Temporosa Suzuki, 24, of De La Salle-College of St. Benilde Manil...

4 more Makati barangays declared ‘drug cleared’

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Makati City police have declared four more barangays as drug cleared, bringing the total number of drug cleared barangays to nine. The four barangays – Dasmariñas, Sta Cruz, Southside, and Pinagkaisahan – received their certifications as drug-free villages on February 28, 2019, d...

12 suspects nabbed in Makati drug raid

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Mayor Abby Binay commended the Makati Police for strengthening its operations against illegal drugs in the city. Last night, a buy bust operation led by Makati Police in coordination with PDEA led to the arrest of 12 suspected drug pushers and the recovery of 23 sachets of shabu with an estimated s...