Twin fire in Manila
A twin fire in separate places in Manila occurred and blazed houses in an hour.
The first fire was ignited at a five floor commercial building in Quintin Paredes St. in Binondo at about 10 a.m., which went to third alarm.
According to FO1 Rommel Lorenzo of the Manila Fire Department, the fire started at the fourth floor and spread quickly to other floors.
Another fire also broke out along Burgos St. in Tondo Manila an hour after the fire in Binondo. (Kisses Jabson)
Chinese Nationals nabbed for Cybercrime operations
Authorities arrested at least 35 Chinese Nationals involved in cybercrime operations in the country.
In a report by Anti-Cybercrime Group Director Police Senior Supt. Gilbert Sosa, the arrest of the foreigners happened during a consecutive raid conducted by the cops in Imus, Cavite and Las Pinas City.
From the 35 suspects, 18 of them were from Mainland China while the rest are Taiwanese.
According to Sosa, the said arrest stemmed from a complaint by Jerry Chih-Yung Wang, Executive Assistant of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office or TECO here in the Philippines.
Aside from the Chinese and Taiwanese Nationals, 30 Filipinos were also arrested because of on-line dating and cyber pornography. (Rey Sibayan)