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Two beggars get jail term

Two female beggars were taken into custody after they were found begging from worshippers while they come out from the mosque in an area crowded with people as well as the markets. According to a tweet by the Dubai Public Prosecution yesterday, they referred the two...

Woman spends night in jail after attacking promodizer

A woman ended up spending her night in jail in Mabolo, Cebu after berating and assaulting a promodizer on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Local police identified the attacker as Medelina Yamazaki, a native of Negros Occidental. The incident was caught on cam and has gone...

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Police arrest man for using Dubai expat’s ID to get money

A 34-year-old man was convicted to three months in jail by the Dubai Court of First Instance after he was found using another man’s Emirates ID at a money exchange in Naif to get cash. The Nigerian man, on a visit visa came at the money exchange center around 1:45 pm...

Duterte appoints new Comelec commissioner

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Apr. 19, 18 | 2:17 pm

President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Court of Appeals (CA) Associate Justice Socorro Balinghasay-Inting as Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner on Tuesday, April 17.

Inting will serve as COMELEC commissioner until February 2, 2025, replacing retired elections officer Arthur Lim.

In the appointment letter sent to the media on Thursday, April 19, Inting’s appointment is ad interim, meaning the lady justice can immediately assume the post, subject to the confirmation of the Commission on Appointments.

Meanwhile, Comelec welcomed the appointment of Inting as commissioner of the polling body.

Comelec spokesman James Jimenez said Justice Inting’s “long experience in the judiciary will be an invaluable asset to the Commission.”

One of the first responsibilities of Inting as elections commissioner would be ensuring the success of the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections and preparing for the 2019 national and local elections.

Before serving the CA in 2009 under the Macapagal-Arroyo administration, Inting served as Presiding Judge of the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 4 for more than nine years and Presiding Judge of the Makati Metropolitan Trial Court Branch 63 for almost three years.

Similar to Duterte, Inting is also from Davao City.

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