Tag Archives: Crime

Man arrested after a bomb joke at MRT-Guadalupe Station

A man was arrested after a bomb joke at the MRT-Guadalupe station. Arestado ang isang lalaki matapos magbiro na may bomba sa MRT-Guadalupe station.@news5aksyon   Kept in mind that there is a law in the Philippines called the Anti-Bomb Joke law which is a special crime. Anti-Bomb Joke law is a special crime that is committed when there… Read More »

Fisherman caught illegally trading balintong in Taytay Town

Some 10 live critically endangered scaly anteaters (pangolin or balintong) were seized Friday from a fisherman moonlighting as an illegal wildlife trader in Barangay Liminangcong, Taytay town.   Balintong (Manis culionensis) resembles a reptile with neat scales and no teeth, and is only found in the Philippine province of Palawan.   It can be found in forests, grassland,… Read More »

Sagay 9 Victims Relatives Given Financial Assistance

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol turns over financial assistance to the relatives of Sagay 9 victims at the wake in the city gymnasium on Friday, with Mayor Alfredo Marañon III & Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr.   Sagay 9 refers to the nine sugarcane farmers who were victims of massacre in Sagay City in Negros Occidental.   The AFP for… Read More »

World’s 4th Biggest and Lucrative Transnational Crime

Did You Know that illegal trade of wildlife and wildlife related products is the world’s 4th biggest and lucrative transnational crime after drugs, arms and human trafficking? The Illegal Wildlife Trade’s estimated worth in the Philippines is at least Php50B.   Wildlife trade is a multi-billion dollar industry that sees the rapid depletion and extinction of animals for… Read More »

P16-M worth smuggled onions busted

Through the directive of the commissioner of customs to alert all incoming shipment of consignees with smuggling record, another shipment of ASD Total Package Enterprises Inc. suspected to contain misdeclared agricultural products was intercepted at the Manila International Container Port.   The eight suspected containers arrived at the Manila International Container Port (MICP) on August 14, 2018, was… Read More »