Saturday, October 28, 2017

Bicolano cleric installed as parish priest in Rome

MANILA -- The new parish priest in the Vatican City is a Filipino--Father Bonifacio “Ted” Lopez, born and raised in Ligao City, Albay in the Bicol region.

Known by his colleagues and friends as a bubbly and humble servant, Father Ted is the first Bicolano Gregorian priest and the third Filipino to become a parish priest inside the Vatican City in Rome.

The installation of Father Ted was held at the Saints Elizabeth and Zachary Parish of Vatican City on Friday (October 27, 2017).

“I know that this new calling comes with deeper sense of commitment to the Lord. I believe that this is His plan for me and I whole-heartedly accept it. To God be the Glory,” said Fr. Ted.

After completing his high school studies at St. Gregory the Great Seminary, Fr. Ted went to Rome to finish a college degree and fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a priest.

In December 1994, he was officially ordained to priesthood. Lopez has been living in Italy for 30 years and serving the Roman Catholic Church for 22 years. He recently served the Parrocchia Nostra Signora di Lourdes (Our Lady of Lourdes), Diocese of Rome.

In January 2015, Lopez was part of Pope Francis’ delegation during his visit in the Philippines where they went to Tacloban for spiritual support to the victims of Typhoon Yolanda.
“He cracks jokes every once in a while and it always gathers a good laugh for a solid minute or two,” one of Fr. Lopez’s seminarian classmate said.

It’s clear that his sense of humor doesn’t go unnoticed, that is why his fellow seminarian classmates think he is going to be a great parish priest.

Fr. Lopez remembered a Latin adage: “When parish priests are outside Rome, they are considered as bishops. Because inside Rome, the Pope himself serves as Bishop."

Fr. Lopez is thankful for the trust that was given to him by their Bishop, none other than Pope Francis himself. He said that this has a greater meaning, which is to guide a part of his flock.

“It is a privilege for me as a Filipino to serve as parish priest in Rome. Historically, it was the Europeans who introduced the Catholic faith to Filipinos. Now, it is the Filipinos who will spread the faith in Europe,” Fr. Ted said.
Fr. Ted is following the footsteps of his fellow Bicolano, the late Bishop Jose Barlin -- the first Filipino Bishop in the Catholic Church who was anointed as the 28th Bishop of Nueva Caceres by the Vatican on Dec. 14, 1905. Barlin's episcopal consecration was held on June 29, 1906 in Manila. (PR)


New Mobile App Features to Help Tourists Save on Airfare

Taguig City – Tourists who are looking to go on vacation to different parts of the Philippines will now have an easier time booking cheaper flights thanks to new features from a popular mobile app.

Traveloka Philippines has announced the addition of Price Alerts and Best Price Finder: two new functions in its mobile application. With these features, the online flight and hotel booking service provider aims to minimize the time and effort involved in finding flights that fit the average consumer’s budget.

Fare-conscious Filipinos are sure to love Traveloka’s Price Alerts feature which flashes notifications on mobile devices whenever a flight’s rate goes within a user’s desired price range. This helps you secure coveted deals before all the slots are taken within minutes.

Meanwhile, Best Price Finder is a great tool for tourists who have flexible travel dates. This feature allows you to view a flight route’s prices on a calendar, making it easy to see which dates have the best rates. This is a dramatic improvement over traditional booking methods where users need to enter information repeatedly for every date they want to check.

Both features are extremely handy especially as domestic travel surges during the last quarter of the year. Couples, families and groups of friends are certain to find flight booking more convenient than ever before thanks to Traveloka’s two new exclusive app features.

Traveloka is one of the Philippines’ most reliable flight booking service providers. Users can get excellent deals by booking through their website or by using the Traveloka App which is available both on the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

More cops to be deployed for 'Oplan Kaluluwa' in Bicol

By Mar Serrano Arguelles

LEGAZPI CITY -- Hundreds of policemen would be deployed to beef up existing police forces across the six provinces of Bicol as security measures for the upcoming All Saints' Day on Wednesday next week, the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Bicol said Wednesday.

Police Senior Inspector Malu Calubaquib, PNP Bicol spokesperson, said police checkpoints and assistance centers would be set up in cemeteries, major highways, airports, seaports and bus terminals as security measures on All Saints' Day, a religious tradition observed throughout the country.

Calubaquib said security preparations were in place for “Oplan Kaluluwa,” where additional policemen would be deployed to support various police assistance centers set up in cemeteries, terminals, ports, and highways.

She said PNP in Bicol would be on full alert status. Policemen would not be allowed to go on leave and those who are on leave would be recalled and be put on duty during the religious observance.

“The measure would ensure the safety of all residents and visitors who would be arriving here to observe All Souls' Day,” Calubaquib said.

The police assistance centers will assist incoming and outgoing passengers in the cities of Naga, Legazpi, and Masbate and in Virac town in Catanduanes.

Calubaquib said checkpoints would be set up to assist motorists and other visitors from other places. Also, security checks would be strictly enforced in bus terminals and major seaports across the region, she added.

Calubaquib said they are closely coordinating with the Department of Transportation and Communications, Department of Public Works and Highways, Philippine Army, Department of Health and civic organizations to implement "Oplan Kaluluwa" in the six provinces of Bicol. (PNA)

Wheelchairs found in PhilPost await delivery: DOH

MANILA -- The Department of Health (DOH) has clarified a news report on “dozens of wheelchairs (that) were found dumped” by the department at the Philippine Postal Corp. (PhilPost) office in Quezon City.

In a press statement, the DOH said the wheelchairs at the PhilPost warehouse were the remaining units that would be delivered to health facilities in the provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate in the Bicol region.

“The DOH is due to deliver these wheelchairs -- 88 units for Virac, Catanduanes and 312 units for Masbate," the DOH said.

“Their Provincial Health Offices cited their limited storage space and requested for temporary holding at the Post office, thus delaying the delivery of the courier service providers hired by the DOH,” it added.

In an online report released last Sunday, a “concerned citizen” saw the wheelchairs “moldering in the PhilPost” office along NIA Road.

The concerned citizen said that according to a guard, the wheelchairs were brought to PhilPost by the DOH as it lacked space in its office.

In its statement, the department cited a PhilPost report that the supposedly damaged wheelchairs were not actually damaged but were removed from their boxes “when they were soaked due to leakage from their ceiling”.

“All of them were already transferred to another location for cleaning before delivery,” the DOH said, assuring that it was doing its best to ensure that “no single centavo of the people’s taxes is wasted". (PNA)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

400 unused wheelchairs for Masbate, Catanduanes discovered at Philpost office

MANILA 10/25/17 (Bicol Standard) -- Around 400 unused wheelchairs meant for Virac, Catanduanes and Masbate from the Department of Health (DOH) were recently discovered at the Philippine Postal Corporation office in Quezon City.

Said wheelchairs have been at the aforementioned office since the time of the Aquino administration, under the leadership of then-Health Secretary Janette Garin, instead of being distributed to the people of Catanduanes and Masbate.

Media reports added that the 400 wheelchairs were part of the 32,000 units which were supposed to be delivered to various parts of the Philippines.

They were discovered by a concerned citizen who chanced upon the unused wheelchairs while taking a walk at the Philpost compound.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Caramoan ex-Mayor Co released on bail

NAGA CITY 10/24/17 (Bicol Standard) -- The petition for bail of Caramoan, Camarines Sur former mayor Marilyn Co has been granted.

The bail amounted to P300,000.00.

"The evidence against her is not strong, that's why the bail petition was granted," according to Atty. Carlos Cortes, Co's legal counsel.

Co is presently detained at the National Bureau of Investigation office here, but will be released after she completes the requirements for bail.

The case is pending at the sala of  Judge Ma. Angela Acompanado-Arroyo at the Regional Trial Court, San Jose, Camarines Sur.

Clothes, documents, ice packs, cash, stolen in Nabua

NABUA, Camarines Sur 10/24/17 (Bicol Standard)--Cash, documents, clothing items, and even a cooler with several ice packs were stolen from a man who parked his vehicle at Zone 6, Brgy. Paloyon Proper, this town, earlier today.

The police said the victim, Danilo Moreno y Tagle, 57 years old, and a resident of Barangay San Gregorio, San Pablo City, Laguna, left his black Suzuki Multicab at the left shoulder of the barangay road unattended.

When he returned, he discovered that four hand-carry bags containing the aforementioned items, were already missing.

The police are still trying to find the suspect in the incident as of this writing.

Have a merrier Christmas with Samsung TV’s Bigger and Brighter Holidays Promo

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. People are starting to shop for gifts like busy little elves, putting a lot of thought into the items that they will buy for the countless parties they’re attending and using the money they have saved up for months. The weather is a little bit colder and the streets are much merrier, filled with lights and decorations all over.

And now, Christmas at home can even be bigger and brighter with Samsung’s wider screen TVs with stunning visuals and vivid color display. Lucky for you, the tech giant’s Christmas deals allow you to get the items you’ve always wanted and still have enough money for all the other gifts that you have to buy.

Samsung TV’s Bigger and Brighter Holidays nationwide promo will run from October 18 to December 31. Receive the gift of the best viewing experience while scoring great deals on Samsung’s state-of-the-art home entertainment devices. Get discounts of up to 40% on our Samsung Flat and Curved UHD TVs. Buy a Samsung Soundbar with Dolby Atmos Technology or the Samsung Sound+ Curved Soundbar at a lowered price and get a free Wireless Audio 360 Speakeror Blu-Ray Player, respectively. From November 1 to December 31, enjoy discounts on other flat and curved Samsung Soundbars.

Sit back and relax while watching your favorite Christmas films with upgraded 4K picture quality on your Samsung UHD TV. The stunning 4K resolution, which is 4x better than Full HD, will give you an immensely satisfying viewing experience. Meanwhile, spread the holiday cheer as you listen to your favorite tunes with the Samsung Soundbars. Its high-quality audio played by multiple built-in speakers will be a hit at your parties.

With Samsung TV’s Bigger and Brighter Holidays Promo, TVs and Soundbars are just one trip to a Samsung authorized dealer near you. Know more about this promo by visiting Samsung Electronics Philippines’ official Facebook page or


DSWD warns public vs. fake FB account on child adoption

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Monday warned the public against the fake Facebook account, “DSWD Online Baby Adoption PH”.

"The account is a scam and is not authorized by the DSWD," the department said in a statement.

It said the Facebook account uses the DSWD logo, carries photos of children who are allegedly for adoption, and is directly facilitating the placement of children for adoption for a fee.

"The public is advised not to make any transaction or social media engagement with this fraud account," the DSWD said, reminding prospective adoptive parents to coordinate directly with the DSWD by calling telephone number (02) 951-74-38; or accessing the official DSWD Facebook account "Department of Social Welfare and Development", official Twitter account @dswdserves, or official e-mail address: (DSWD)


Monday, October 23, 2017

Family of slain 3-year-old girl from Tinambac cries for justice

Slain 3-year-old girl from Tinambac Mica Azana
Photo grabbed from Arnel Eclarinal's Facebook account

TINAMBAC, Camarines Sur 10/23/17 (Bicol Standard) – The family of a three-year-old girl who was brutally murdered and possibly molested a few days ago are crying for justice.

Days after the victim was found in a swampy area around a hundred meters from her home in Sitio Gogon, Barangay Union, the family is desperate as there is no suspect or witness in the crime.

The victim, who was identified as Mica B. Azana, was last seen alive playing in a nearby chapel.

When her body found the next day, her skull was cracked, and she was half-naked.

The investigation is still ongoing as of this writing.


Teacher gunned down in Masbate

MASBATE CITY 10/23/17 (Bicol Standard)--A teacher was gunned down while he was at a dance party at around 9 p.m. Saturday evening at Barangay Cabitan, Mandaon, Masbate.

The victim, who suffered three gunshot wounds at his head, was identified as Allan Bunan.

The police recovered a cal. 45 shell at the crime scene.

The motive of the shooting is still being determined as of this writing.

(With report from Jet Ramos)


3 gunmen shoot Tinambac tanod

TINAMBAC, Camarines Sur 10/23/17 (Bicol Standard)--A tanod of Barangay Tamban, this town, was fired upon by unidentified persons while buying coffee at a store yesterday morning.

The police said the bullet missed Aladino Jacinto, of legal age, married, and a resident of said barangay.

However, the three perpetrators, all armed, continued to run after him into the barangay hall.

The tanod managed to escape, the police said.

Recovered from the scene were four pieces empty shells, three unfired cartridges, and one slug, all for suspected cal. 45 and one empty shell for suspected cal. 9mm.

Follow-up investigation is being conducted by Tinambac MPS for the possible identification and arrest of the suspects.

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Maestro sa elementarya, dakop sa buy-bust

Retrato hale sa Canaman MPS

CANAMAN, Camarines Sur 10/23/17 (Bicol Standard) -- Sarong 36 anyos na maestro kan Bataan Elementary School sa Bataan, Tinambac, Camarines Sur an timbog sa buy-bust operation kasoodma sa Progress Homes Subdivision, Brgy. Del Rosario, sa banwaan na ini.

An suspechadong si Bryan Caezar Pederio y Bobis a.k.a "Maestro" nadakop kaiba sinda Berna Magsino y Barsabe a.k.a. "Bern", 25 anyos, mayong trabaho asin residente of Progress Homes Subdivision; Jhodel Nepomuceno y Abellano a.k.a. "Jhodel", 29 anyos, soltero, construction worker asin residente kan Brgy. Calauag, Naga City; Charlotte Caña y Conosta , 28 anyos, mayong trabaho asin residente kan Barangay Calauag, Naga City; asin Salvador Alegre Jr. a.k.a. "Luis Alegre Jr/Tatay" kan Progress Homes Subdivision.

Nasa custodiya na kan PDEA an mga nasambit na persona.

Lunad sa Balod sa Sorsogon, dinayo kan mga surfer

SORSOGON CITY 10/23/17 (Bicol Standard) -- Bilog an suporta ni Gov. Bobet Lee Rodrigueza sa Lunad sa Balod Surfing poon pa man kan siya Provincial Administrator kan Sorsogon.

Maogmang ibinareta ni Rodrigueza na ngonian na taon, nadoble an numero kan mga nagpartisipar sa okasyon, hale sa man laen laen na parte kan nasyon.

Dinugang pa kan Gobernador na an Buenavista Surfing Area sa Gubat, Sorsogon saro na sa mga dakol na destinasyon kan mga turista sa provincia.

An Lunad sa Balod parte kan mga aktibidades kan Kasanggayahan Festival 2017.

Sorsoganon designer's eco-padyak lauded at Manila FAME 2017

SORSOGON CITY 10/23/17 (Bicol Standard) -- For its "bold innovative redesign" that opens a world of possibilities," Sorsogon designer Milo Naval's eco-padyak was awarded the Editor's Choice Award by Locale Magazine at Manila Fame 2017.

Bamboo was used as the finishing for the eco-padyak.

"This time we would like to revive the use of this type of transport as a sustainable alternative," the vehicle's description reads.

Padyak is used as a mode of transportation mostly in small towns in the provinces.


Bukas-kotse sa Naga City, nahagop kan CCTV; KBP chairman nabiktima

NAGA CITY 10/23/17 (Bicol Standard) -- Naghahagad nin tabang si Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) Camarines Sur Chairman Romar Vasquez na mabisto an sarong lalaki na naheling sa CCTV na nagbukas kan duwa nyang awto sa Barangay Dayangdang poco mas o menos alas 4 nin aga kan nakaaging Biyernes.

Sa pahayag ni Vasquez, gabos na maagihan na kotse kan lalaki, pinuprubaran kaining bukasan.

Ini naheling man sa CCTV footage na ipigheras ni Vasquez sa social media.

An insidente nangyari pirang metro sana an distansya sa barangay hall kan Dayangdang.

Segun sa KBP Chair, mahanap pa siyang mas malinaw na kua kan CCTV tanganing mas madali mabisto an nasambit na lalaki.

Protect the butanding: DENR

Known to local tourists as butanding, this so-called “gentle giant” will take center stage as the Philippine delegation led by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) pushes for the crafting of a concerted action to ensure its protection in range countries, including its inclusion in the CMS Appendix I while maintaining its status in Appendix II, during the 12th Meeting of Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species slated for October 23-28, 2017 in Manila. Photo courtesy of Mr. Alessadro Ponso of Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (LAMAVE). (DENR)

House acts to provide Pinoys comprehensive mental care

With at least one study claiming that one out of every three Filipinos grapples with mental issues, the House of Representatives passed on second reading a measure that would address the growing need for a national mental health system that really works for Filipinos needing psychological care.

Coming just one more step for approval with the formality of a third reading is House Bill 6252 entitled "The Comprehensive Mental Health Act" which intends to deliver an integrated mental health services, while protecting the rights of persons availing psychiatric, neurologic and psychosocial health services.

The bill's principal author, Deputy Speaker Rep. Romero Quimbo cited several studies in the Philippines which called attention to the lack of proper care for mental health patients who are prone to abuses in the health care system.

Mental health refers to a state of well-being in which every individual realizes one’s own potential; is able to cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and make a contribution to the community.

Rep. Angelina Tan (4th District, Quezon), chairperson of the committee on health, and Rep. Chiqui Roa-Puno (1st District, Antipolo City) sponsored the bill on the floor.

Ultimately, the proposed law wants to ensure that Filipinos are able to contribute to the development of the country and are able to attain better quality of life because their mental needs are assured along with their overall physical and health needs.

The bill integrates mental health care in the general health delivery system, especially in the programs of the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). It also promotes the study of mental health in both elementary and secondary educational systems to prevent depression, obesity, and teenage pregnancy among students of this age group.

The bill strengthens the functions and reconstitutes the composition of the Philippine Council for Mental Health (PCMH) which was created under Executive Order 470 and attached to the DOH to provide a coherent, rational and unified response to mental health problems, concerns, and efforts through the formulation and implementation of the National Mental Health Care Services Delivery System.

Likewise, it provides for the rights of person with mental illnesses or who is being treated for a mental illness such as the right to freedom from social, economic, and political discrimination and stigmatization.

Under the bill, mental health professionals shall have the right to have a safe and supportive health environment; participate in a continuous professional development program; and participate in the planning, development, and management of health services.

Aside from Quimbo, Roa-Puno and Tan, the other authors of the bill are House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, Minority Leader Danilo Suarez, Deputy Speakers Pia Cayetano and Linabelle Ruth Villarica, among others.


Mga kabuhan kan LTFRB sa Cam Sur, nagdadarang badil?

Report ni Joe Caguimbal

NAGA CITY 10/23/17 -- "Pigtutugutan daw ninda na magdara nin haralaba asin haralipot na badil an mga kabuhan kan LTFRB apisar na baku man sinda parte kan pwersa armada kan Pilipinas?"

Ini an hapot na boot ipaabot kan pamayu kan Condor Piston sa Camarines Sur na si Joel Pillogo ki PNP Regional Director CSupt. Antonio Gardiola sa entrevista kan Bicol Standard asin 91.9 BBS FM.

Pakihapot naman daa kun may mga permiso an mga badil ninda, naipahayag ini ni Pillogo ta nakakamati daa sinda nin harassment.

Sinasabi pa ngani na tinatakot daa sinda na kun dai daa magsali o mag-iba sa Tree Planting, dai daa makaka-transakyon sa laog kan nasambit nang oficina.

Mayu pa man pinapaluwas na pahayag an LTFRB sa Bicol dapit sa mga binutasan na pahayag na ini ni Pilloco.

Idinugang pa ni Pilloco na mayo man maraot kun igwa nin programa para sa kapalibutan partikular an tree planting, pero helingun man an mayor na problema sa transportasyon na dapat tawan nin maninigong solusyon.

Haloy na oras sa pagkua nin confirmation, haloy na pagpaluwas kan mga decision o frankesa na pig-renew, kawaran nin transaksyon sa dakulaon na oficina kan LTFRB sa Naga asin aba-a nang sakit makaulay na pamayu kan nasambit nang oficina: pira lang daa ini sa mga problema pa man giraray sa nasambit nang ahensya.


1 gadan, 1 irido sa iriwal sa videoke sa Presentacion

Retrato hale sa Pixabay

NAGA CITY 10/22/17/ - Nin huli sa aragawan nin kanta sa videoke, sarong lalaki an ginadan mantang an saro tinaga asin herido ngonian.

An incidente nangyari sa Barangay Bicalen, Presentacion, Camarines Sur.

Sabi kan imbestigador, nagpoon an dai pagkaintindihan kan duwang biktima asin an duwang suspechado sa aragawan nin mikropono asin an kanta sa videoke.

Binawian nin buhaw si Ireneo Papillera, 40 anyos mantang nalugadan si Balela Millano sa kurokuso kan kariribokan.

Pigpoonan kan iriwal an diriskusyonan kan duwang victima asin kan duwang suspechado na iyo sinda George Naa asin Steven Plamiano.

Nin huli kan saindang iwal, tinaga kan suspechadong si Naa si Papellera na tinamaan sa man laen-laen na parte kan saiyang lawas.

Mortal an mga lugad kan victima kaya binawian tulos siya nin buhay sa pinangyarihan kan krimen.

Si Plamania, sa ibong na lado, igwa man nin mga lugad.

Hinahanap kan mga pulis si Naa tanganing sangatan nin caso.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

BOC warns public against online love scam

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has cautioned Filipino and foreign netizens against an online scam that lures victims with fake love and promises.

Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapena issued the warning after receiving reports of increasing incidents of the internet scam, citing data from the bureau’s help desk, BOC-CARES.

From January to September 2017, the help desk had received a total of 1,263 reports and inquiries on various online scams. Of the total number, 412 reports were made via phone calls, 159 via email, and 692 via social media.

The numbers, however, reflect both verified scam incidents and those that were merely reported but remained unverified because the caller or the email sender did not provide further details.

"If things are too good to be true, get out, that's a trap," he said in a statement.

Records showed that some of the names often used by the scammers are Danica Mae Chavez, James Henry, John Deck, George, Ben Anthony, Jojit Padilla, Luzviminda, Michael Wilson, Lea Gomez, Edward, Jenalyn, Karren, and Rowena.

Also, the common names used as couriers are SpeedEx Cargo, Speed Cargo, Global Express Cargo, Skyline Delivery Express, Express Cargo, Blue Express, Airtrack Cargo, United Global, Alpha Blink, Sky Express, Quick Cargo, Oceanic Delivery, ABC Cargo, Unifed, Link Up Freight, ECC Cargo, ACC Cargo, and Union Cargo.

Accredited Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) de-consolidators' list shows no record of the couriers commonly used by the scammers.

The Customs chief said the agency recently received a complaint from a scammed resident of Pangasinan by an internet sweetheart who befriended and promised her a package containing signature bags and gadgets.

The victim was duped to pay PHP30,000 to a certain Jenalyn Miranda for the release of the package said to be held by Customs. However, after paying Miranda via money transfer, the suspects asked for an additional PHP80,000 for the release of the package.

According to the Enforcement and Security Service, online scams mostly make use of online dating sites, social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, or through phone calls, text messages, and emails.

The scammer often preys on their victims by befriending them online and promising to send them a package containing gifts along with huge sum of money. Bogus receipts and tracking numbers of packages are also sent to the unsuspecting victims.

Others are victimized via text messages or phone calls claiming they have a package held by Customs, often citing the BOC in Cebu, and the victim has to send money to get the package.

"They would usually use the name of the bureau and pose as BOC employees who are asking money to shoulder the duties and taxes in exchange for the release of the package," Lapena said.

The victims are often asked to deposit money through money transfer service or bank accounts in Cebuana, Western Union, or BDO.

The BOC chief noted that they collect customs duties and taxes through accredited agent banks (AAB) and not through personal bank accounts or other money transfer services.

"If in case a stranger texted or chatted you about an unclaimed package held by BOC, or there is money in the package, you can double check the existence of the package by reaching the BOC Helpdesk at ‎705-6000 or by sending us a message at our Facebook page Bureau of Customs PH," he added.

Likewise, online scam victims are advised to report the incidents to the cybercrime divisions of the Philippine National Police (PNP) or National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). (Ferdinand G. Patinio/PNA)


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