MARAWI Children of Marawi refugees in Iligan line up for their Mingo meals*

Chaos at BPI resolved,
ATM access restored

The Bank of the Philippine Islands shut down online transactions and cash machines yesterday after money went missing from accounts, triggering fears it had been hacked even as company officials said it was an internal computer error.

At 10:30 last night BPI announced that it had rectified the mis-postings related to its internal systems problem and access to ATMs had also been restored.

Customers of BPI were shocked yesterday morning to see unauthorized withdrawals and deposits from their accounts. moremoremore

23-year-old gets
2 life terms for drugs

A 23-year-old man nabbed in Bacolod City for the sale and possession of shabu two years ago was sentenced yesterday to life imprisonment on two counts.

Executive Judge Raymond Joseph Javier, Bacolod Regional Trial Court Branch 52, found Abdul Rahim Malawi Tocalo guilty beyond reasonable doubt for the sale of 1.407 grams of shabu for P1,000 in a buy bust operation, in violation of Section 5, Article II of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002.

Tocalo sold the shabu to police poseur buyer PO2 Fred Vingno at JR Torres Subdivision in Barangay Singcang-Airport, Bacolod City, on March 21, 2015, that led to his arrest. moremoremore


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More Marawi evacuees
arrive in Dumaguete

More evacuees arrived in Dumaguete City from Marawi City yesterday on board an inter-island vessel, with no plans of going back to the troubled zone.

Twenty-two of the evacuees will be hosted by the family of Connie Rashid in Barangay Bajumpandan, whose son, Kag Ismail Rashid, is expected to sign an undertaking along with barangay captain Orlando Enquig.

Connie Rashid has confirmed that the 22 who arrived are his nieces and nephews, in assuring the public, he takes good care of them in his residence in Bajumpandan, Dumaguete City..