Articles worth reading
MESSAGE TO NEGOTIATORS: As delegates from various countries meet in Uruguay for the first intergovernmental plastics treaty negotiations, women leaders from the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) don

Group seeks protection from plastic chemicals, pollution 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

As the first meeting this week of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC1) to develop a global legally-binding instrument on plastics progresses, the toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition affirmed the urgency to protect humans and other ...

70th Palanca Awards holds annual ceremony 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, which staged its 70th edition after a two-year hiatus, recently held its annual ceremony to honor the winning writers, poets, and playwrights. The revelry happened at the Marquis Events Place in Boni...

Fintech Alliance INDX Summit 2.0 reinforces digital transformation 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

Fintech Alliance.PH in cooperation with Enderun Conferences recently hosted the second edition of Inclusion and Digital Transformation (INDX) Summit last November 22-23, 2022 at the Enderun Tent in McKinley Hill, Taguig City. The event was attended b...

Taguig News

Taguig bomb threat suspect faces prosecution

account_balanceTaguig chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano on Monday assured the public that the suspect behind a recent bomb threat at a school in the city will be punished according to law, according to a report by Philippine News Agency.

Last Nov. 7, a certain Sofia Smith posted comments on Taguig City's Facebook Live, sending threats that she will kill all the students of the Signal Village National High School. However, no bomb or explosive device was found in the school during an operation.

"Sa mga magtatangka pang gumawa ng ganitong bagay, tinitiyak po naming hahanapin, huhulihin, at ipakukulong namin kayo (Those who would attempt to do such thing, I assure that we will look for them and put them to jail),” Cayetano said in an online press conference.


Together with Taguig City Chief of Police, Colonel Robert Baesa, and Lieutenant Colonel Jay Guillermo of the PNP Anti-Cybercrime Group, Cayetano said the culprit behind the bomb threat has been identified.

The "Sofia Smith" dummy account was traced to a 16-year-old student of Signal Village National High School.

Police authorities confiscated the mobile phone of the suspect.

The mobile number used to open the "Sofia Smith" account was also traced. Baesa said it is possible that more than one person is involved in the dummy account.


They can be charged of grave threats, bomb scare threats, and acts of terrorism, according to Baesa.

Cayetano, meanwhile, said that with this development, she is hoping that students and parents would now feel at ease.

“Makasisiguro kayo na lagi nating pangangalagaan ang buhay at seguridad ng lahat lalo na ng ating mga mag-aaral. Hinding-hindi natin sila ilalagay sa kapahamakan (You can rest assured that we will protect the life and security of students. We will never put them in danger),” she said.

date_rangeDate Published
2 weeks ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

68,000 Parañaque seniors receive Christmas gifts

account_balanceParañaque chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

A total of 68,000 registered senior citizens in Parañaque City have received their Christmas gifts and food packs as of Nov. 28, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. Mayor Eric Olivarez made the announcement during the regular Monda...

Makati to disburse P158.6-million cash incentives for seniors

account_balanceMakati chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

The Makati City government allocated P158,655,500 to year-end cash incentives for 83,857 senior citizens in the city, according to  report by GMA News. In a statement, Mayor Abby Binay said registered Blu Card holders in the city will receive t...

Click on the article to continue reading
Quezon City adopts no contact apprehension system Red Cross pushes saliva test Vaccines from COVAX to arrive in Q1 Makati Shangri-La to close doors on Feb. 1 Cities in NCR to start vaccination simultaneously Mother, girlfriend of Filipino infected with UK variant also test positive Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature