Quantcast
Home » crime You are browsing entries tagged with “crime”

Ransomed

The long nightmare for German nationals Stefan Viktor Okonek and Henrike Dielen, which began when they were abducted by Abu Sayyaf bandits in the waters between the Philippines and Malaysia last April, is finally over. They were released on Friday night, and found walking outside the town of Patikul, on Jolo island.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

Riding tandem as legal right

By

If a law sounds too silly to be enforced, it might actually be. Filipinos have no concept of rights, nor that some laws sound so silly that government cannot possibly have any power to enforce them.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Gone to the dogs

Finally appearing before the Senate committee on peace and order Tuesday after having previously snubbed its summons, Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima admitted the widespread corruption in the PNP, said he was “ashamed” of this state of affairs, and vowed to correct the situation regardless of who’s involved: “Hinding-hindi po ako papayag na magkakaganun. Hindi na uubra ang mag modus operandi nila, ‘yan ang pinatigil ko at patuloy kong babantayan kahit sino man ang tamaan.”

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Perils of public service

By

The perils and sorrows of public service were amply demonstrated by former (I suppose the term can be used by now) National Food Authority administrator Arthur Juan.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Please, not all cops with pending cases are rogues

Because of the spate of news reports on high-profile crimes allegedly committed by
police officers, calls have been sounded for a review of the list of cases filed against cops.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Man, 103, walks barefoot for P50 aid
  • Red tide, coal shipment have no link, says firm
  • Trader gives school ultimatum to transfer
  • IS world’s wealthiest terror group
  • Uber exec hits ‘outdated’ rules but LTFRB not stopping drive
  • Sports

  • Talk ‘N Text, Rain or Shine nail first win
  • IEM whips FEU, claims Shakey’s V-League finals slot
  • Tagaytay Highlands cements WGAP 3-peat
  • Superal 3 off Czech bet after a 73
  • PSL goes to Ilocos; Petron, RC eye No. 2
  • Lifestyle

  • Tom Cruise to MiG Ayesa in ‘Rock of Ages’: ‘I hope I live up to what you do’
  • Where to bring the kids–long ziplines, koi ponds, puzzle mansion, mini zoo
  • An evening with Italian pianist Christian Leotta at CCP
  • 12-meter-long-haired maiden returns home
  • Underneath, most women love underwear-Halle Berry
  • Entertainment

  • JHud in a dancing mood
  • Moving dramas put Brad Pitt and Robert Downey Jr. through the wringer
  • ‘Fury’ inspires Shia LaBeouf to make peace with Alec Baldwin
  • Unfair to Lyca
  • ABS-CBN bags People’s Choice Stevie Award
  • Business

  • Tan pioneers BPO office dev’t in a township setting
  • Aquino seeks business sector’s help
  • ‘Medical cannabis better than some analgesics’ —former DOH secretary
  • Stocks close lower
  • BSP approves regulations for investment funds
  • Technology

  • Zuckerberg speaks Chinese; Beijing students cheer
  • SC reminds netizens: Nothing stays private on Facebook
  • LTFRB goes after Uber vehicles; MMDA disagrees
  • SC: Privacy laws do not apply on Facebook photos freely uploaded by Internet users
  • Google offers peek into Bhutan with Street View launch
  • Opinion

  • Editorial Cartoon, October 25, 2014
  • Overstretched
  • Fishy
  • Beyond the stutters
  • Liveable cities
  • Global Nation

  • What Went Before: USS Guardian running aground Tubbataha Reefs
  • Jennifer Laude buried in Olongapo City on UN Day
  • PH, US want VFA to work, not amend it
  • US agrees to pay P87M for damage to Tubbataha
  • Laude’s German fiancé may face deportation, says De Lima
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement