Category: Local News

Spain saves some 440 migrants; new crackdown on rescue boat

Spain’s maritime rescue service said it rescued more than 400 people from 15 small boats, most of them off the country’s southern coast, while humanitarian groups lamented that the sole private rescue boat operating near the deadly central Mediterranean human trafficking route risked being put out of action by Italy’s anti-migrant leaders. Spain saves some…

4 arestadosa Makati anti-drug ops

NASAKOTE ng mga tauhan ng Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) ang apat na tulak ng iligal na droga sa isinagawang drug buy-bust operation, kamakalawa nang gabi sa Brgy. Fortune, Marikina City. Batay sa report na nakalap sa tanggapan ni Eastern Police District (EPD) Director Gen. Bernabe Balba, ikinasa ng mga tauhan ng SDEU ang buy-bust ops bandang alas-8:10, Sabado nang gabi sa Santan St., Brgy. Fortune na nakilalang sina Ruben Quelliosa, 42-anyos, vendor; Ryan Domingo 28, construction…

Kris not running for Senate seat

The Philippines’ “Queen of Digital Media” Kris Aquino quashed speculations that she may run for senator next year, saying she is not seeking any elective post despite the result of the latest Pulse Asia survey that included her as a possible winner. “Direcho na – alam kong pumalpak ako in the past sa personal life…

Maldives opposition leader declares victory in presidential poll

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has declared victory in the Maldives’ presidential election, following a controversial campaign observers said was rigged in favor of strongman President Abdulla Yameen. Maldives opposition leader declares victory in presidential poll Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has declared victory in the Maldives' presidential election Sunday, following a controversial campaign observers said was rigged in…

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