Friday, October 20, 2017
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Wi-Fi ready Manila

Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno inspected new waiting sheds equipped with Wi-Fi in different parts of the city.

Moreno inspected the new Wi-Fi ready waiting shed, punctuated by a 10-foot concrete bench in front of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) along España Avenue for students and passengers waiting for public utility vehicles.

A high-definition CCTV camera is also installed in the waiting shed.

All waiting sheds will be formally opened on Friday. (Reggie Espiritu)


De Lima expresses dismay over Marcos hazing case

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima expressed her dismay over the decision by the Cavite Regional Trial Court junking the case against 14 members of Lex Leonum fraternity over the death of hazing victim Marc Andre Marcos.

In connection to this, De Lima ordered Prosecutor General Claro Arellano to submit a report regarding the documents where the decision was based by Judge Perla Cabrera-Faller.

Meanwhile, the family of Andrei filed a motion for reconsideration while studying their option to question the decision of Judge Faller that they believed to have violated the procedure after recalling the warrant of arrest against the accused. (Kisses Jabson)


Honest BI worker cited

Just recently, the Bureau of Immigration is facing criticisms from the public and President Aquino.

But when it seems that hope is turning against the agency, a BI employee was cited for her honesty.

BI employee Gianne Kryzl Wahayna who was on duty at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 Immigration Departure Area when former Bureau of Internal Revenue Chief Guillermo Parayno Jr. was leaving Terminal 2 for Washington and lost his $1,000 money and ATM inside the passport cover.

Wahayna notice Parayno’s belongings and did not hesitate to return the former BIR chief’s money and ATM.

The honest BI employee is set to be recognized on Monday’s flag raising ceremony. (Kisses Jabson)


Former mayor, councilmen face graft

A former mayor and four councilmen face graft charges over a controversial transaction of the 100 hectare land in Manila Bay.

Former Parañaque City Mayor Jun Bernabe and councilmen Alma Moreno, Jason Webb, Val Sotto and Roselle Nava are under fire  as Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamalakaya ng Pilipinas question the approval of a reclamation project that did not undergo public consultation.

The group insisted that once the project is built, endangered species will be prompted to relocate to find another home. (Luisito Antonio Santos)


Razon et al plead “Not Guilty”

Former Philippine National Police Chief Director General Avelino Razon and his co-accused have filed a “Not Guilty” plea at the Sandiganbayan regarding their Graft case on the alleged anomalous repair of a 28 V-150 Light armored vehicle in 2007.

During the arraignment at the Sandiganbayan fourth division, former Police Directors’ Geary Barias and Eliseo Dela Paz both filed pleas of “Not Guilty” too.

The Anti-Graft court set the pre-trial for the case on October 14.

Razon and his other cohorts are currently being detained at the PNP Detention facility in Camp Crame after surrendering last August 28.

The former PNP Chief, together with 32 others is being accused of graft from the anomalous Four Hundred Million peso Light armored vehicle repair of the PNP.   (Judie Anne Abejero)


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