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2 terrorists killed in Sarangani

April 30, 2016 1:26 am

KIDAPAWAN CITY: Two members of the Ansarul Khilafah in the Philippines (AKP), supporters of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) caliphate were killed after an elite police team stormed the group’s hideout on Thursday in a remote village … Read more »

Ilocos Norte posts lowest poverty rate

April 30, 2016 1:24 am

ILOCOS NORTE registered the lowest poverty incidence rate in Region 1 at 15 percent, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), which local officials attributed to the aggressive programs of the provincial government under Gov. Imee Marcos with focused on … Read more »

Iloilo detainees allowed to vote

April 30, 2016 1:24 am

ILOILO CITY: Detained prisoners awaiting final decision by the court are allowed to vote in the synchronized May 9 elections. City Comelec chief, lawyer Joemar Betita, said that in Iloilo City alone, there are more than 500 voters composed of … Read more »

Bulacan intensifies rivers dredging

April 30, 2016 1:23 am

IN a bid to address the perennial flood problem in the province, the Bulacan provincial government and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) have started the massive dredging of major rivers and waterways in Bulacan. With government engineers … Read more »

LIVE BULLETS FOUND IN LUGGAGE AT CATICLAN

April 30, 2016 1:22 am

POLICE Aviation Security Group (Avsegroup) director, Chief Supt. Pablo Francisco Balagtas on Friday reiterated the warning to the public against bringing bullets while travelling. On late Thursday night, police at Godofredo P. Ramos Airport (Caticlan Airport) arrested a Manila-bound passenger … Read more »

2 PYRAMIDING SCAM SUSPECTS FALL AFTER 13 YEARS

April 30, 2016 1:21 am

AFTER 13 years of hiding two principal suspects, in what believed to be the biggest pyramiding scam in the country, was nabbed on Thursday during manhunt operation in a suburban village in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. PNP Criminal Investigation and … Read more »

DROUGHT-AFFECTED NORTH COTABATO GETS FOOD AID

April 30, 2016 1:20 am

TO help alleviate the plight of communities affected by the El Niño phenomenon, food rations were given to over 29,000 people in two drought-hit municipalities in North Cotabato province in central Mindanao. The ICRC, together with the Philippine Red Cross, … Read more »

ELDERLY SHOT DEAD OVER LAND DISPUTE

April 30, 2016 1:20 am

ARINGAY, La Union: A 62-year-old man was shot dead by unknown assailant, reportedly resulting from a land dispute between relatives. Wilfredo Lozano of Barangay Pangao-aoan East, came from a drinking spree at about 8 p.m. and was overheard by his … Read more »

Water discoloration traced to manganese

April 30, 2016 1:19 am

THE Maynilad Water Services, Inc. has admitted that the water it distributes in the southern part of Metro Manila was contaminated with high level of manganese. Despite the problem, which might affect the health of their users, Maynilad made the … Read more »

Donors turn over 30 kindergarten classrooms

April 30, 2016 1:17 am

THE Aboitiz Foundation, in partnership with the Aklat, Gabay, Aruga tungo sa Pag-angat at Pag-asa (AGAPP) Foundation, on Friday turned over a total of 30 fully furnished kindergarten classrooms to the Department of Education (DepEd), as part of the foundations’ … Read more »