NBI to sue Leo Marcos for identity concealment, passport breach

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Wednesday said it has completed collecting sufficient documentary evidence to charge businessman Leo Marcos for concealment of his true name and violations of the country’s Passport Law. Marcos, also known as Norman Mangusin, will also be charged for violation of Republic Act 11469 or the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, said NBI Cybercrime Division chief Vicente Lorenzo.

2 Chinese nabbed for running ‘Covid-19 clinic’ in Makati

MANILA – Authorities arrested two Chinese doctors for illegally operating a medical facility for their compatriots who are suspected of being infected with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Makati City. In a report, Southern Police District (SPD) acting director, Col. Manuel Peralta, said suspects David Lai, 49, the head doctor; and Liao Songhua, 41, the assistant … Read More

World’s deepest gold mine shut down due to Covid-19

ANKARA – The coronavirus outbreak in South Africa has closed Mponeng, the world’s deepest gold mine after 164 workers tested positive for the disease. The global gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti said it conducted 650 tests since last Thursday, including primary contacts and many others wished to be tested voluntarily. “All positive cases will be isolated … Read More

Inter-provincial bus route operations to start May 26: LTFRB-11

DAVAO CITY – Initial operations for the inter-provincial buses in Region 11 will begin on Tuesday (May 26), the Land Transportation Franchise Regulation Board in Davao Region (LTFRB-11) said in a statement Monday. Lawyer Armand Dioso, LTFRB-11 director, said preparations for the limited resumption of bus operations across the region have been discussed with municipal … Read More