Friday, August 12, 2016

10 Killed in Paranaque jail blast

Two Chinese nationals facing illegal drugs charges and ten inmates, were killed while the ParaƱaque City Jail warden was seriously injured when a grenade exploded as violence erupted inside the detention facility, Thursday August 11, 2016.

A policeman secures the area where relatives of the inmates in ParaƱaque have gathered at the site.

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) identified the casualties where eight of the inmates had illegal drug-related cases. Most of the 'high-profile' inmates are killed in the blast.

A Philippine National Police Scene of the Crime (SOCO) forensic officer arrives to conduct an investigation inside the site of the explosion at the office of the jail warden.

Additional BJMP uniformed personnel secure the area. 

Filipino funeral parlor workers carry a body  from the  Paranaque  City Jail, where an explosion killed 10 inmates.

Two Chinese nationals were among the 10 "high-profile" inmates killed following an explosion.

A strong statement from President Rodrigo Duterte inside a funeral home in Paranaque City , "NO TO DRUGS".

Friday, July 29, 2016

Quiapo road rage suspect now in custody

Malou Garalde,  mother of slain biker Mark Vincent on her way to the press 
conference with PNP Chief Ronald Dela Rosa at the Manila Police District Headquarters.

Suspect in Quiapo road rage shooting Vhon Tanto arrived at the Manila Police District Headquarters early this morning.

The Manila Police District identified the 39-year-old Tanto as the driver of the Hyundai Eon who killed Mark Vincent Garalde on Monday night after the latter nearly hit his car. CCTV footage of the incident showed two men in a scuffle with the car driver chasing and later firing multiple gunshots at the bicycle rider.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Road Rage: The Quiapo murder

The body of Mark Haralde is slumped next to his bicycle after he was shot by the driver of a car that bumped him along P. Casual st. In Quiapo Manila July 25, 2016. An 18 year old girl was hit by a stray bullet in the back and the police are now hunting down the suspect.

The man has been identified based on the conduction number on the Hyundai Eon that the killer used, is later seen going into the car to get a gun and then repeatedly shooting Garalde. In a press conference that he “wants [to catch] him dead or alive.” Police said the full force of the law will be used in the arrest of the suspect.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Mass Wedding

Rev.Crescencio "Ceejay" Agbayani Jr. officiate the wedding of eight lesbian couples inside a covered court in Quezon City, June 26, 2016 Sunday. The union is one of  the rites of the LGBTS Christian Church Inc., anchored on “Love conquers hate”. It exists with the purpose of WORSHIP – “To participate in public worship services together and to maintain personal daily devotions.” 

Couples sign the certificates of Holy Union.

Mary Grace Timkang 20 and Nadel Ambayec 25, kiss each other after exchanging vows

Saturday, June 25, 2016

San Juan Watta Watta festival

  Filipinos dousing each other with water for its annual watta watta festival celebrating the feast of St. John the Baptist. In San Juan City, June 24, 2016. 

All photos taken with Motorola X pure edition mobile phone.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Earth Day 2016

A boy wades through the garbage infested waters using a makeshift raft while collecting plastic and other recyclable materials in Manila. As we mark Earth Day 2016, the Earth Day Network urges us to take matters in our hands because changing the. World starts by changing our own little corner of it.