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PHIVOLCS lowers Taal Volcano threat to Alert Level 2

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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) lowered the threat of Taal Volcano to Alert Level 2 (decreased unrest), three weeks after it was put under Alert Level 3 (decreased tendency towards hazardous eruption) on Jan. 26...

Customs vows to speed up release of face masks

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The Bureau of Customs (BOC) agreed to speed up the processing and release of shipments of surgical masks amid the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “The Commissioner (Rey Leonardo Guerrero) has ordered for prompt processi...

Navotas organizes free civil wedding

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Navotas City organized free civil wedding for 36 couples on Feb. 14. The Kasalang Bayan, done regularly on Valentine’s Day and on the cityhood anniversary of Navotas, aims to legalize marriage of couples who have been living together. &l...

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PNP readies sanctions against cops who fail to act on illegal gambling

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 19, 2020 loyalty

The Philippine National Police (PNP) said it will impose tougher sanctions against police officials for not taking action against illegal gambling. PNP deputy chief for operations, Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, said he will meet concerned directorates with their contact officers to conduct an in...

PNP chief refuses to unmask 'narco-cops'

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Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Archie Gamboa said he will not disclose the identities of the 357 police officers allegedly involved in illegal drugs pending investigation results. “Respect our request. I appealed to you that don’t look at the personalities in the watchlist...

Student yields P1.2 million worth of marijuana in Cubao

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Police confiscated P1.2 million worth of marijuana bricks from a student at a bus terminal in Cubao, Quezon City on Thursday. The suspect, identified as Karlo Jose Pio R. Ricafrente, 24, was arrested in an interdiction operation by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Office-Natio...

PNP chief vows not to promote overweight cops

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The chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP) said police personnel who fail to achieve their ideal weight would have a hard time getting promoted. PNP chief, Gen. Archie Gamboa, made this warning during the physical fitness test (PFT) and body mass index (BMI) test of cops currently enrolled i...

PNP begins validation of drug list involving erring cops

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The Philippine National Police (PNP) began the validation of information on the 357 police officers allegedly involved in illegal drugs. "Tomorrow (Thursday), magsisimula na ang regional adjudication [the regional adjudication will start]," PNP chief, Gen. Archie Gamboa was quoted as...

14 police officers on drug list seek early retirement

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Fourteen of the 357 police officers on President Rodrigo Duterte's drug list are opting to avail of early retirement, according to Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Archie Gamboa. “If you don't want to embarrass yourself if you are guilty and you think you cannot escape thos...

16 police trainees disqualified over drinking session

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Sixteen police trainees  who completed the Public Safety Basic Recruitment Course (PSBRC) were disqualified from the police force after being caught in a drinking session inside their dormitory. "So sabi ko, yung 16 na yun (I said to those 16), I promise you, you will not graduate from PS...

PNP probes 6 social media posts on nCoV

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The Philippine National Police-Anti-Cybercrime Group (PNP-ACG) is investigating six social media posts that allegedly spread fake news about the 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD). In a press briefing, ACG spokesperson, Capt. Jeck Robin Gammad said they are contin...

PNP starts tracing nCoV patients' co-passengers

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The Philippine National Police (PNP) started the tracking and accounting of the co-passengers of the two Chinese nationals who tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV-ARD). Earlier, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año directed PNP chief, Gen. Archie Gam...

PNP declares 17,816 barangays free of illegal drugs

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The Philippine National Police (PNP) said 17,816 barangays or 38 percent out of the 42,045 barangays in the country have been declared illegal drug free.. Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, PNP deputy chief for Operations, said that before the Duterte administration, the total number of drug-infected bara...