Rare shark found in Albay’s Burias Pass

January 29, 2015 9:55 pm

PIODURAN, Albay: A fisherman had the surprise of his life when he fished out a lifeless but very rare 15-foot deepwater megamouth shark (Megachasma pelagios) in Burias Pass on Wednesday. Nonie Enolva, marine fisheries resources management section head of the … Read more »

Bomb joke disrupts flights in Tacloban

January 29, 2015 9:54 pm

A misunderstanding between a departing passenger and an airline security personnel ended with a Philippine Airlines (PAL) Airbus A320 disembarked before it can take off and delaying flights that were to land at the airport on Wednesday afternoon. The PAL … Read more »

Basilan execs learn organic farming

January 29, 2015 9:54 pm

COTABATO CITY: A group of local government and school officials from Basilan province visited the ACES Natural Farming Institute (ACES-NFI) in Panabo City, Davao del Norte this week to learn about organic farming and sustainable agriculture. The Department of Education-Autonomous … Read more »

Church to build museum for Pope

January 28, 2015 8:55 pm

The Archdiocese of Palo is planning to build a mini-museum that will house several items used by Pope Francis during his visit to Leyte this month. Among those that will be featured in the mini-museum are the yellow raincoat, skull … Read more »

Sea ambulance saves septuagenarian

January 28, 2015 8:54 pm

CAVITE: A 79-year-old woman, who suffered a heatstroke during her week-long vacation in Mariveles, Bataan, was saved from death after the Rosario town government gave immediate medical attention through a sea ambulance. Heatstroke, according to medical doctors, is a condition … Read more »

N.Vizcaya strengthens animal protection drive

January 28, 2015 8:54 pm

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya: The Provincial Government has heightened its drive to protect the livestock in the province. Diomedes Anuma of the Provincial Veterinary office said the effort includes deworming, dog vaccination, artificial insemination and disease surveillance. At least 158,524 animals … Read more »

NPA leader nabbed in Bicol

January 28, 2015 8:53 pm

The second highest ranking officer of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in the Bicol regions was arrested late Tuesday night in a joint Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP) operation in Cabuyao, Laguna province. … Read more »

Urban Environment Summit set for Iloilo City

January 28, 2015 8:53 pm

After hosting the highly successful 1st International River Summit in 2012, Iloilo City is set to host another international event that will be participated in by 53 countries with at least 300 delegates. Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the the … Read more »

Hostage-taker shot dead

January 28, 2015 8:52 pm

Dasmariñas City, Cavite: Responding policemen killed a hostage- taker, who refused to negotiate with authorities Wednesday afternoon. Cavite Police Provincial Director Jonnel Estomo said suspect Toti Asibar, 36, detained a 30-year-old in her house and stabbed her several times when … Read more »

Off-road thrill launched in Mount Samat

January 28, 2015 8:52 pm

PILAR, Bataan: The town government has launched the newest outdoor adventure package in Luzon with the introduction of a Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTV) and All Terrain Vehicles (ATV) for rent to those who wanted to explore Mount Samat and its … Read more »