Regions

FDA finds molds in chewing gum

August 4, 2015 9:07 pm

30 downed after eating palabok in a birthday party in Albay LINGAYEN, Pangasinan: The Food and Drug Administration-Center for Food Regulation and Research (FDA-CFRR) found molds in a sample of chewing gum, suspected to be behind the food poisoning of … Read more »

DPWH officials charged with misconduct

August 4, 2015 9:04 pm

Several officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Iloilo City District Engineering Office face dismissal from service in connection with anomalies surrounding the Iloilo-Jaro Diversion Road project. The Office of the Deputy Ombudsman for Visayas ordered the … Read more »

4 rebels, 1 soldier killed in Masbate

August 4, 2015 9:02 pm

MASBATE CITY: Four New People’s Army (NPA) members and a soldier were killed in an armed encounter that occurred between the municipalities of Cawayan and Uson in Masbate on Monday. The joint elements of Masbate Police Public Safety Company, Regional … Read more »

Mindanao support for Mar uncertain

August 3, 2015 9:20 pm

Mindanao officials welcomed the appointment of Interior Secretary Mar Roxas by President Benigno Aquino 3rd, but the chosen Liberal Party standard bearer was not given an assurance that he would get their full support at this time. “Just like President … Read more »

Masbateños worry over 2016 polls

August 3, 2015 9:20 pm

MASBATE CITY: Ten months before the 2016 national and local polls in the country, the Masbate Advocate for Peace (MAP) expressed apprehension for possible bloody political exercise in the island province of Masbate. Judge Igmedio Emilio F. Camposano, chairman of … Read more »

Masculados kin seeks NBI help

August 3, 2015 9:20 pm

The family of a member of male group Masculados Dos who was shot dead in a carjacking incident in Angono, Rizal over the weekend sought the help of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) yesterday. Mary Ann Ong, 28, told … Read more »

Mayor asks Ombud for time

August 3, 2015 9:20 pm

LUCENA CITY: Mayor Joselito Ojeda of Mulanay town in Quezon province asked the Office of the Ombudsman for more time to answer the complaint filed against him for allegedly submit-ting a false Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN). … Read more »

MGB steps up awareness drive on geohazards

August 3, 2015 9:19 pm

GENERAL SANTOS CITY: The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) in Region 12 has stepped up its awareness campaign on various geohazards as it moves to prevent the occurrence of possible major disasters in the area. Constancio Paye Jr., MGB Region … Read more »

Iloilo restaurant ordered closed

August 3, 2015 9:19 pm

ILOILO CITY: City mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has ordered the closure of a business establishment located at the corner of Mabini and Delgado streets was ordered closed effective immediately for failure to secure a business permit. Mabilog, who issued Executive … Read more »

Kalibo runway repairs extended

August 3, 2015 9:18 pm

Repairs of Kalibo International Airport runway had to be extended after potholes emerged following a heavy downpour. Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Sunday issued a Notice to Airmen saying that there will be an urgent repairs of … Read more »