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Lawyer killed in Negros Oriental ambush

Jul 24, 2019 - 6:04 PM

Lawyer Anthony Trinidad, who was shot dead while on his way from a court hearing, is reportedly on the hit list of an anti-communist group

BULLET HOLES. Lawyer Anthony Trinidad is killed by riding-in-tandem gunman in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental. Photo courtesy of Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office

70-year-old businesswoman killed by riding-in-tandem in Cebu City

Jun 26, 2019 - 6:36 PM

Police are still investigating the motive behind the shooting of Erlinda Garcia, a native of Aloguinsan town

5 suspected criminals killed in shootout with cops in Pampanga

Mar 12, 2019 - 8:34 PM

(UPDATED) The 4 male suspects allegedly shoot it out with pursuing policemen after ignoring two checkpoints, while a drug suspect is killed in a separate operation in the province

After ambush, police eye EDSA ban on men riding in tandem

Feb 18, 2019 - 4:05 PM

Mandaluyong City police want to ban male back riders along major thoroughfare EDSA after the shooting that killed a businessman and his driver

AMBUSH IN EDSA. Businessman Jose Luis Yulo and his driver died in the ambush on Sunday, February 17. File photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

102-year-old great-grandmother becomes 'oldest' skydiver

Dec 12, 2018 - 4:50 PM

Irene O'Shea's successful tandem dive 14,000 feet through the South Australian sky at age of 102 years and 194 days earned her a place in the history books

This handout taken on December 9, 2018 and released by SA Skydiving shows 102-year-old great-grandmother Irene O’Shea during her skydive tandem jump over Wellington in South Australia. - A 102-year-old great-grandmother is believed to have become the world's oldest skydiver after plunging 14,000 feet (4,300 metres) through the South Australian sky. She completed her first skydive to mark her 100th birthday in 2016, but organisers claimed it was the successful tandem dive on December 9 at the age of 102 years and 194 days that earned her a place in the history books. (Photo by Bryce SELLICK and Matt TEAGER / SA Skydiving / AFP) / -----EDITORS NOTE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / SA SKYDIVING / BRYCE SELLICK & MATT TEAGER " - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - NO ARCHIVES

2 Chinese nationals shot dead along Taft Avenue

Aug 19, 2018 - 12:09 AM

Police have yet to identify the motive behind the killing of the Chinese nationals

Pasay barangay chairman shot dead by riding-in-tandem gunmen

Aug 09, 2018 - 1:50 AM

Pasay Barangay 28 Chairman Jovie Decena is shot dead while sitting outside the village outpost

DEAD ON ARRIVAL. Pasay barangay captain Jovie Decena is gunned down right outside a barangay outpost. Photo from Decena's Facebook page

Oplan Clean Rider: PNP plans to end riding-in-tandem killings with stickers

Jul 27, 2018 - 4:33 PM

Motorcycles with stickers will be considered 'clean riders' by the Philippine National Police

OPLAN CLEAN RIDER. Stickers mark the PNP's campaign plan against riding-in-tandem shooters.

Radio announcer shot dead in Albay

Jul 20, 2018 - 7:31 AM

(8TH UPDATE) Joey Llana was on his way to his radio station when he was ambushed

KILLED. Legazpi City broadcaster Joey Llana was shot and killed Friday, July 20, in Daraga, Albay. Photo from Joey Lllana's Facebook account

[OPINION] The Philippines' scourge of killers on motorbikes

Jun 17, 2018 - 9:30 PM

The riding-in-tandem attacks underscore the extent to which rule of law has been diminished by President Rodrigo Duterte's incitement of killings of drug suspects

DENR employee shot dead by riding-in-tandem suspects in Antipolo

Jun 08, 2018 - 3:40 PM

Police say two unidentified suspects fled the scene of the crime aboard a pink Yamaha Mio with no plate number

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DEATH RIDERS. Calabarzon and Metro Manila top other regions in terms of number of killings attributed to motorcycle-riding assailants according to data from the Philippine National Police

'Hindi kami kriminal': Motorcyclists hold unity ride vs 'unfair' policies

May 27, 2018 - 6:35 PM

Motorcycle riders deliver a letter to Malacañang, seeking a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte to discuss their issues

Photo from Darren Langit/Rappler

PNP to form group vs Caloocan riding-in-tandem shooters

Apr 28, 2018 - 8:43 PM

Metro Manila police chief Director Camilo Cascolan says it will be a small group predominantly composed of cop operatives

READY FOR SHOOTERS. Quezon City cops accept motorcycles from the city government to fight riding-in-tandem killers. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Caloocan has criminal group 'fond of shooting' people – PNP chief

Apr 03, 2018 - 12:54 PM

'Meron talagang grupo d'yan na malapit na, mahuli rin yan, ma-engkwentro rin ng pulis 'yan na mahilig mamaril ng mga pushers or kahit na hindi pushers,' says PNP chief Dela Rosa

POLICE CHIEF. Ronald Dela Rosa at the flag raising ceremony at Camp Crame. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Negros Oriental councilor shot dead

Apr 02, 2018 - 2:33 PM

(UPDATED) Before this attack, there had been 3 attempts on the life of Guihulngan City Councilor Paulo Edison dela Rita, the police say

CRIME SCENE. Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental, Councilor Paulo Edison dela Rita is shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Monday, April 2, 2018. Courtesy of Guihulngan City Police

PNP taps Grab drivers in war vs riding-in-tandem shooters

Mar 19, 2018 - 9:42 AM

The move comes as the PNP wages a war against riding-in-tandem shooters

ROAD SAFETY. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa puts a sticker to a Grab vehicle to certify its driver as a road safety ambassador. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Caguioa dons retired Ginebra partner Helterbrand's jersey number as tribute

Dec 25, 2017 - 5:47 PM

Caguioa pays tribute to his now-retired 'Fast and the Furious' running mate Helterbrand

BROTHERS FOR LIFE. Caguioa pays tribute to co-Ginebra lifer Jayjay Helterbrand by sporting his jersey number for a conference. File photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

PNP partners with NGO in fight vs traffic violations, criminality

Nov 20, 2017 - 2:35 PM

The Philippine National Police signs an agreement with Citizens Crime Watch amid the crackdown against riding-in-tandem gunmen

INKED. The PNP HPG and the CCW present their partnership. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Don't focus on one riding-in-tandem killing, says Dela Rosa

Nov 06, 2017 - 10:51 AM

In the wake of the death of a 14-year-old boy due to suspected riding-in-tandem assailants, the PNP chief urges the public to look at the 'bigger picture'

Lady cop securing Cebu cemetery gunned down

Nov 01, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Police Officer 1 Sassy Mae Sasing just finished her shift securing cemeteries in Lapu-Lapu City when motorcycle-riding gunmen ambushed her October 31

Soldier home from Marawi shot dead by riding-in-tandem

Oct 24, 2017 - 3:54 PM

Corporal Rhufel Alvarez Lihay-Lihay of Pagadian City was with the Civic Miltary Operation Battalion based in Zamboanga del Sur

Caught on camera: Ex-town engineer in Cagayan shot dead

Oct 19, 2017 - 2:07 PM

Two motorcycle-riding gunmen kill 53-year old Antonio Lingan Malenab, a former town engineer of Solana, Cagayan, while he is driving in Tuguegarao City

GUNMEN. Two motorcycle-riding men shoot dead former Solana, Cagayan, Antonio Lingan Malenab, on the road in Tuguegarao City on October18, 2017. Screengrab from The Northern Forum video

In Cavite, motorcyclists ride with cops to end riding-in-tandem crimes

Oct 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The Cavite Provincial Police Office (PPO) allows motorcyclists to join cops in police operations against street crimes, including those committed by riding-in-tandem criminals

TOGETHER. Cops and volunteers share the road to end criminality. Cavite Police photo

Barangay captain gunned down hours after PNP declares war vs riding-in-tandems

Oct 12, 2017 - 9:38 PM

Assailants riding a motorcycle kill Barangay 20 Captain Arnel Parce

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PNP's next target: 'Riding-in-tandem' shooters

Oct 12, 2017 - 8:06 AM

'Yung mga riding-in-tandem, bantay kayo ngayon. Uupakan namin kayo,' warns PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa

NEW 'PROJECT'. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa tells shooters riding motorcycles to brace themselves. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

'Loving in Tandem' review: Surprisingly charming

Sep 16, 2017 - 6:05 PM

'Loving in Tandem' could have been an obnoxious mess but thankfully, it's not

Cavite LGU implements no-helmet policy amid killings

Aug 26, 2017 - 4:24 PM

The Dasmariñas City government says it imposed the policy after 5 shooting incidents involving motorcycle riders were reported in 4 villages

NO HELMET. Philippine National Police Dasmarinas and barangay officials in city established checkpoints to implement the no-helmet policy due to recent shooting incidents. Photo from the official Facebook page of Mayor Elpidio "Pidi" Barzaga

Senate OKs bigger motorcycle plates to deter riding-in-tandems

Jul 25, 2017 - 6:42 PM

The proposed Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act seeks to require the LTO to issue bigger and reflectorized license plates

'Identified drug pusher' killed by motorcycle-riding men in Pateros

Feb 01, 2017 - 11:06 AM

Edicer Sorima is killed days after the police were ordered to pull out of President Rodrigo Duterte’s popular but controversial war on drugs

Oriental Mindoro cops face murder raps over ‘riding-in-tandem’ case

Oct 13, 2016 - 1:16 PM

One of the police officers was recently awarded by the PNP chief

Cops gun down riding-in-tandem robbers in Angeles City

Jun 26, 2016 - 2:29 PM

The two are killed after escaping policemen who caught them while robbing their victims at gunpoint

Roxas, Robredo hit rivals: Why distrust election surveys now?

May 05, 2016 - 5:18 PM

The administration tandem returns to Bicol in the remaining days of the campaign

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Roxas and Robredo: 'Silent Majority' and 'Silent Medyority' votes

May 02, 2016 - 11:00 AM

One group is staunchly behind the LP tandem while another says okay sila na lang

'SILENT MAJORITY.' Mar Roxas attends a gathering of his supporters at the Quezon Memorial. Photo courtesy of Roxas media bureau

How big is the president-vice president tandem vote?

Apr 16, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Our system is more akin to that of some Latin American countries where split ticket voting is allowed The downside is we end up with the two top positions occupied by people who were not inclined to work together in the first place

Duterte, Cayetano vow 'return' of coco levy fund in 1st 100 days

Mar 31, 2016 - 11:36 AM

The two also sign a manifesto saying they will support efforts to recover the contested funds that remain with the Danding Cojuangco led San Miguel Corporation

COCO LEVY MANIFESTO. Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Peter Cayetano sign a manifesto promising coconut farmers they will benefit from the coco levy funds within their first 100 days in office. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte on Alan Cayetano: I will not abandon him

Mar 09, 2016 - 7:28 PM

Rodrigo Duterte promises to work harder for his running mate after recent surveys show Cayetano is lagging behind

TANDEM ISSUES. Duterte-Cayetano at #TheLeaderIWant Forum in DLSU on January 20, 2016, Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The simmering love triangle of Duterte, Cayetano, Marcos

Mar 05, 2016 - 1:00 PM

The tension between the 3 candidates is obvious during Duterte s recent sorties in Ilocos region a bailiwick of the Marcoses

TANDEM TENSION. Posters of Duterte, Marcos, and Cayetano crowd one spot in a plaza in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

'Tandem' Review: Cops and robbers

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:37 PM

Tandem is more than just another careless tale of villainous cops and victimized robbers writes movie critic Oggs Cruz

BROTHERS. Nico Antonio and JM de Guzman star in King Palisoc's 'Tandem.' Screengrab from YouTube/Film Police Reviews

Cayetano in Misamis Oriental: Duterte is Mindanao’s champion

Feb 15, 2016 - 11:47 PM

Rodrigo Duterte fails to attend rallies in Misamis Oriental home of 860 000 voters in Northern Mindanao but supporters still think he is Mindanao s hope

COURTING MINDANAO. Senator Alan Peter Cayetano talks to an audience in Misamis Oriental about the Duterte-Cayetano platform. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

'Tandem' stars, director on JM de Guzman

Feb 02, 2016 - 9:26 PM

Nico Antonio Rochelle Pangilinan and director King Palisoc react to news of JM s reported behavior on the show All of Me and reports that he was going through personal issues

Binay-Chiz for 2016? This campaign sticker says so

Jan 31, 2016 - 1:29 PM

UNA denies involvement while the camp of presidential bet Grace Poe dismisses it as black propaganda

Photo by Rappler

Duterte-Cayetano ad warns vs enemies of 'true change'

Jan 29, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The latest television ad of the tandem says those discrediting them are enemies of the change they want to bring to the country

TANDEM AD. A new Duterte-Cayetano ad warns against attempts to resist the 'true change' they promise to bring about in the country. Screengrab from Facebook

#TheLeaderIWant: High risk, high reward

Jan 25, 2016 - 6:22 PM

If you have the ambition to run for the highest offices in the country you ve got to let go of controlled conditions It comes with the job

Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

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MMFF New Wave 2015 lineup: The 5 finalists

Dec 18, 2015 - 9:57 AM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz shares tidbits about this year s New Wave finalists

MMFF New Wave 2015 stills courtesy of MMFF