Regions

Baguio yet to bag known drug dealers

June 27, 2016 10:06 pm

Some 17 suspected drug dealers were arrested by Baguio City police in their intensified anti-drug campaign during the first five months this year, but have yet to net big time drug traders, while authorities in the Caraga Region nabbed seven … Read more »

Benguet reports poultry disease

June 27, 2016 10:05 pm

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet: The Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVET) recently confirmed a total of 91 cases of poultry afflicted with the so-called Newcastle Disease affecting chicken and birds in the province. The OPVET said fowls and birds tested positive … Read more »

Romblon Gov files opposition vs mining

June 27, 2016 10:04 pm

ROMBLON Gov. Eduardo Firmalo has filed a complaint before the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region IV-B opposing the offshore mining application of Asian Palladium Mineral Resources, Inc. (APMRI) in the province. The opposition was filed after APMRI filed an … Read more »

2 MILF bombing suspects nabbed

June 27, 2016 10:04 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Security forces arrested two alleged members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) linked to a roadside bombing on June 21, and seized grenades and a submachine gun at an Army checkpoint in Midsayap town, Sultan Kudarat. Arrested … Read more »

USNS Mercy ship arriv es in Albay

June 27, 2016 10:04 pm

LEGAZPI CITY: Soldiers of the United States Armed Forces under the Pacific Partnership 2016 joining the USNS Mercy hospital ship that docked in Albay Gulf on Monday will be limited only to humanitarian mission and tourists spots visit and not … Read more »

Mt. Province has stable rice supply

June 27, 2016 10:03 pm

Mountain Province is assured of a stable supply of rice from the National Food Authority (NFA), commercial rice and local production from the area. NFA provincial office’s data show that the province consumes an average of 1,460 bags of rice … Read more »

Road accident kills 6 in Maguindanao

June 27, 2016 10:02 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY: A deadly collision between a truck and a passenger jeep left six persons dead, including an eight-year-old girl, her mother and an army soldier assigned with the 37th Infantry Battalion, while nine others were injured over the weekend … Read more »

Papuan student nabbed for theft

June 27, 2016 10:01 pm

A 22-year-old flying school student from Papua New Guinea was arrested in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental after a coed from Carcar City in Cebu accused her of theft. Senior Supt. Harris Fama, Negros Oriental Police Office director, identified the arrested … Read more »

3 Cavite drug ‘dealers,’ buyer arrested

June 27, 2016 10:01 pm

Cavite police arrested three suspected drug dealers and one suspected buyer in Barangay Biclatan, General Trias town on Sunday. The suspected pushers – Billy Joe Atienza, his brother Emil and Larry Hacusalem were caught with at least six sachets of … Read more »

CamSur, Masbate poorest provinces in Bicol region

June 26, 2016 7:42 pm

LEGAZPI CITY: The provinces of Camarines Sur and Masbate were identified as having the highest number of poor families in the Listahanan second assessment report of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in the Bicol region. Arnel Garcia, … Read more »