3 alleged Maute group members nabbed in Iloilo on their way to Manila

Three alleged members of the Maute group were arrested by the Philippine Coast Guard in Iloilo City Sunday. The alleged Maute members were on board M/V St. Therese of Child Jesus by 2Go Travel from Cagayan de Oro and were bound for Manila, according to the vessel’s sea marshal. The vessel had a stopover in

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Iloilo Mayor places city under ‘red alert status’ after NPA attack

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has placed the entire city of Iloilo under ‘Red Alert Status’ on Sunday afternoon (June 18) after armed men raided a police...

Iloilo Mayor places city under ‘red alert status’ after NPA attack

The face of a monster: Police release mugshots of Bohol Mayor murderer

Police on Sunday have released mugshots of Niño Rey Boniel, the prime suspect in the killing of his wife, Bien Unido, Bohol Mayor Gisela Boniel. Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, Central...

The face of a monster: Police release mugshots of Bohol Mayor murderer

Koreans arrested in Batangas for phishing scam, extortion

The anti transnational-crime unit of the PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG-ATCU) and the Bureau of Immigration’s fugitive-search unit arrested two South...

Koreans arrested in Batangas for phishing scam, extortion

Bohol town mayor killed; husband is prime suspect

The mayor of Bien Unido town in Bohol was killed Wednesday allegedly by her husband over personal problems, police said. Authorities are now conducting search and retrieval...

Bohol town mayor killed; husband is prime suspect

Hero cop killed while rescuing kidnapped woman turned ‘sex slave’

A police officer was killed in a rescue operation involving a married woman who was kidnapped and held as a sex slave for nearly a month. PO3 Marlon Francisco was shot by the...

Hero cop killed while rescuing kidnapped woman turned ‘sex slave’

Authorities raid ‘Bikini Open’ show to foil alleged human trafficking

Authorities foiled a human trafficking attempt of several women, including three minors, in a “Bikini Open” show in a resort in Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila on...

Authorities raid ‘Bikini Open’ show to foil alleged human trafficking

Parents of gunman in Resorts World attack seek forgiveness

The mother of the gunman behind the incident in Resorts World Manila last Friday was in tears as she apologized to the victims of the attack that left 37 casino guests and...

Parents of gunman in Resorts World attack seek forgiveness

WATCH: CCTV footage of Resorts World Manila gunman’s attack released

Authorities have identified the Resorts World Manila attacker as Jessie Carlos, a 43-year-old father of three. He was a man with a severe gambling problem — big enough that his...

WATCH: CCTV footage of Resorts World Manila gunman’s attack released

Resorts World Manila gunman identified, not a terrorist: Police

A man who set fire to a casino in the Philippine capital killing 37 people was a father-of-three from Manila motivated by heavy gambling debts, not terrorism, police said Sunday....

Resorts World Manila gunman identified, not a terrorist: Police

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The crime rate in Manila has become increasingly alarming over the years. While there are people who still say that they feel safe in the country’s capital, it cannot be denied that crimes make it to the headlines on a daily basis. Coconuts Manila's extensive coverage includes petty offenses like shoplifing or harmless vandalism of trains, but we also report on the more serious crimes like child abuse, rape, bloody murders, robbery, kidnapping and killings on the street. Coconuts Manila will give you the latest crime news as soon as we get them.