Regions

Magat dam water level rises above normal

September 15, 2014 10:38 pm

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya: The heavy downpour brought by Typhoon Luis (international name : Kalmaegi)pushed the water level of Magat dam to 187.5 meters, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) reported on Monday. Engr. Saturnino Tenedor, the dam’s instrumentation and forecasting officer, … Read more »

Policeman killed in Los Baños road accident

September 15, 2014 10:34 pm

A POLICEMAN was killed when his motorcycle was hit by a passenger bus along the national highway in Los Baños town, Laguna province on Friday. Reports at Camp Crame identified the fatality as PO3 Wally Reyes, who was detailed at … Read more »

Computer shop in Camarines Sur robbed

September 15, 2014 10:33 pm

UNIDENTIFIED men robbed a computer shop in Camarines Sur on Sunday and took P25,000 worth of equipment. Provincial Police Director Senior Supt. Primo Golingay said Arvin Asuncion, one of the village residents, reported the incident to the police. Investigations showed … Read more »

Miss Bataan coronation on Sept. 28

September 15, 2014 10:33 pm

BALANGA CITY: Candidates for this year’s Miss Bataan showed their winning forms in the swimsuit and talent competitions during the pre-pageant night on Sunday at the Louis Restaurant in this city. The judges picked five candidates in the “Best in … Read more »

Scavenger in Cavite gets scholarship

September 15, 2014 10:32 pm

CAVITE: A 60-year-old scavenger from Rosario town is among the scholars of the Department of Education’s alternative learning system program. Antonio Abeledo or Lolo Antonio, a father of three from Barangay Wawa, is attending Grade 6 at Rosario Elementary School … Read more »

Calle Real featured in heritage summit

September 15, 2014 10:32 pm

ILOILO CITY: Calle Real, the first commercial business district in Western Visayas, will be featured in the National Heritage Conservation Summit slated October 24 to 26 at the University of the Philippines Auditorium. Some 200 participants comprising historians, heritage conservationalists … Read more »

Muelle Loney ready as alternate road

September 15, 2014 10:31 pm

ILOILO CITY: The street along Muelle Loney will be the main alternate route of vehicles going to the city proper and will become another road in going to the Fort San Pedro area. Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said that demolition … Read more »

Bulacan to commemorate Malolos Congress anniversary

September 14, 2014 9:02 pm

MALOLOS CITY: The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) will spearhead the commemoration of the 116th anniversary of the opening of the Malolos Congress on Monday at the ancient Barasoain Church in this city. The event is one of … Read more »

204-year-old church in Ilocos Norte closes

September 14, 2014 9:02 pm

PIDDIG, Ilocos Norte: The 204-year-old St. Anne Parish in this heritage town held its final mass on Sunday after engineering experts from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts declared the old building “unfit” for human occupancy. For community … Read more »

ICRC, PRC provides shelter, livelihood for Yolanda survivors

September 14, 2014 9:00 pm

THOUSANDS of families who survived Typhoon Yolanda in Kalibo, Aklan benefitted from the housing and livelihood programs of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC). PRC Secretary General Gwendolyn Pang recently visited 6,500 … Read more »