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Canadian National Found Naked and Dead in Ermita, Manila

  ERMITA, Manila – A Canadian national was found dead inside his rented unit in Ermita, Manila this past week. 75-year-old Generoso de Jesus, a radiologist staying in Robinson Tower 1, was found dead and naked inside his unit. His estranged wife, 25-year-old Mary Kris de Jesus, of Caloocan City…


Vice Mayor Replaces ‘Fugitive’ Mayor in Mataasnakahoy, Batangas

BATANGAS, Philippines – The vice mayor of Mataasnakahoy, Batangas is now the town’s appointed mayor after the elected mayor went into hiding. Vice Mayor Henry Laqui has been noted as assuming the post as of Monday. Government officials were send to the town to remind Laqui about the provision of…


Burglars clear out Swedish man’s home after changing door knob

A Swedish man and his Filipina wife lost more than 400,000 pesos worth of valuables to burglars who broke into to their rented home in Villalon Subdivision in Barangay Capital Site, Cebu City. 56-year-old Vesa Nyman sought the assistance of the Theft and Robbery Section of the Cebu City Police Department last Thursday…


Filipina swindled money from Belgian man by pretending to be ill

The Office of the Cebu City Prosecutor has indicted Filipina Alamarie Mabasa for estafa (also commonly known as swindling). Mabase is accused of duping Alexander Schick, a Belgian, into sending her money by pretending that she had applied for work abroad. She also told him that she was undergoing medical treatment,…



Chinese hotel owner arrested for pimping six children and selling drugs

A Chinese businessman has been arrested along with nine other suspects after police found them operating a pension house in Santa Cruz, Manila, where they prostituted minors and dealt drugs. The syndicate was busted by the Anti-Organized Crime Commission in an anti-human trafficking operation. Arrested were nine involved in the syndicate including…



Seven dead and 35 arrested in separate drug raids in Davao City

  At least seven people are dead during simultaneous drug raids across the city of Davao early Wednesday. Davao City Police Office did not issue an official statement as of press time but the raid reportedly rescued a 16-year-old girl from one of the suspects. Taken in the multiple raids were…