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February 22,2013 12:12 AM

By: Dolly Yasa

Bacolod City – SSupt. Edgardo Ordaniel, Bacolod City Police Office acting director, said robbery charges are being readied against the two suspects in the P2.5-million robbery of a pawnshop here.

BCPO operatives have identified the two suspects through the statements of employees of a pension house where the suspects stayed before the heist of Prenda Negrense pawnshop.

C/Insp. Danilo Francisco said they presented the pictures of six suspected members of the “acetylene gang” and two were positively identified as part of the group who checked in the pension house.

Francisco said one of the suspects is about 40 years old and a miner from Kalinga Apayao province, while the other one is about 45 years old and a taxi driver from Baguio City.

“The two were arrested with four companions for attempting to rob a pawnshop in an area in Negros Occidental several years ago,” Francisco said.

Ordaniel said the pension house management suspects that their former employee could be part of the robbery as his native province is near the origins of the suspects. The employee also failed to report to duty Sunday.

The management of the pension house said the suspects checked in February 13 until February 17.

“Although the employee has denied involvement in the crime, he will still be investigated,” Francisco said.

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A tale of two mayors

March  28, 2015 12:58 AM

By: Artchil B. Fernandez

THE Philippines maybe in the 21st century but the socio-political structure of the country resembles that of ancient China or Japan.

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K to nowhere

March  28, 2015 12:56 AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

FOR THE highly, ivy-league educated people the K-12 educational system is the key to high-paying jobs or big business. Their models are, of course the economically advanced nations.

For the great masses of Filipinos, the K-12 system is the key to nowhere as many of them would simply be unable to move on to the next educational ladder. This is not of their own choosing but the force of circumstance of their lives. Read more...

Is Pacquiao now richer than Mang Inasal’s Injap?

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By: Alex P. Vidal

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THE Daily Guardian publisher Lemuel Fernandez estimated the worth of Manny Pacquiao to be somewhere between P5 to P10 billion.

“I think he is now richer than Edgar Sia,” said Lemuel, who watched Pacquiao steamroll Shane Mosley via 12-round unanimous decision at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 7, 2011. Read more...

Jesus is still put on trial and condemned today

March  28, 2015 12:52 AM

By: Fr. Czar Emmanuel Alvarez, OSA

PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION

Gospel Reading: Mark 15,1-19

IT IS TRADITIONAL to read a long account of Christ’s passion and death at the outset of the Holy Week. The intention, certainly, is that of enabling us to participate more fully, in a spiritual sense, in the Lord’s suffering and this, in turn, should help us prepare for the Easter joy. Thus, we are led step by step and guided into the Paschal mystery as we meditate on Jesus’ last moments in this world – from his being arrested, tried, condemned, mocked, Read more...

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