Articles by Maurice Vonne Gido

Security guards decry salary delay

Security and reliever guards affiliated with NorthCom Security and Investigation Agency (NorthCom) protested the month-long delay of their salaries. The guards did not receive their salaries from December last year until the first part of January this year.

Palaris fire injures one, razes six houses

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Quezon City Fire District received a call from a resident at 12:15 AM about a fire in the house of a certain Estrella Barona (other reports say Estrella Rodriguez). First responders were on the scene at 12:27 AM, but a second alarm was raised by 12:28 AM.

The Dictator pays his debt

On 25 February 2013, former President Benigno S. Aquino III signed Republic Act No. 10368 or the Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act of 2013, mandating monetary reparation for human rights victims during Martial Law under the Marcos regime. It created the Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board (HRVCB) where victims’ claims for reparations are assessed or adjudicated. The P10-billion Swiss bank deposits recovered from the Marcoses served as the fund source of the reparations.

Bungled search?

According to the post that went viral around Facebook and Twitter, several UP students were accosted by purported police officers on 24 August 2018, on or about 10:30 PM in an area near Maginhawa Street. These students were allegedly instructed to raise their shirts and took their photos without their consent.

No need for speed? Imposing speed limits in campus

In an interview, Sgt. Wilfredo Desierto of the UP Diliman Police (UPDP) Transport Management and Enforcement Team, said that the driver was not overspeeding at that time. “Ang kaso kasi ay hindi overspeeding. Reckless lang yung driver para hindi makita na nabunggo na niya pala ang biktima sa likod ng sasakyan,” he explained. The driver was identified as Emmanuel R. Villamel, a 71-year-old retired Civil Engineer.

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