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NURSE BEATEN UP BY DOCTOR-BOYFRIEND

November 24, 2014 10:59 pm

A 23-year-old female nurse of San Lazaro Hospital was beaten up black and blue by her doctor-boyfriend on Sunday. The nurse, who refused to be named, has filed charges of physical injury against Zeus Patrick Evangelista, 30, a doctor at … Read more »

TRADER SHOT DEAD BY SECURITY GUARD

November 24, 2014 10:58 pm

A 50-year-old businessman was shot and killed by a security guard after a drinking spree beside his house in Barangay Langkaan 2, Dasmariñas City, Cavite. The victim was identified as Mario Asistido, of Block 1, Lot 33, Greenbreeze 2. The … Read more »

3 teeners killed in Cotabato bombing

November 24, 2014 7:58 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Authorities tightened security in Mindanao on Monday after a deadly bombing that killed three teenagers and left at least 23 others injured in North Cotabato’s M’Lang town. Capt. Jo Ann Petinglay, a spokesperson for the 6th Infantry Division, … Read more »

BFAR program eyes reducing poverty

November 24, 2014 7:55 pm

The Department of Agriculture, through the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), on Monday launched a new program in Cavite province to ease the incidence of poverty in the country’s fishing communities. The program dubbed as “Targeted Actions to … Read more »

Tarlac towns power-less for 9 hours

November 24, 2014 7:54 pm

TWO towns in the province of Tarlac are set to experience a nine-hour power outage on Tuesday. According to the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP), the power interruption will start from 8 a.m. and last until 5 p.m. … Read more »

P655-M agri complex to rise in Benguet

November 24, 2014 7:54 pm

The Department of Agriculture (DA) expects to complete by the first quarter of next year the Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading Complex (BAPTC), which will serve as a model of value-chain approach to agribusiness development in the country. Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala … Read more »

Delays mar P446-M Masbate road project

November 23, 2014 10:59 pm

LEGAZPI CITY: A P446-million long overdue road project in Masbate has been given an extended deadline despite calls for its termination, according to a former official of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Romeo Esplana, former DPWH-Bicol public … Read more »

Grenade-filled bag spotted near military camp

November 23, 2014 10:58 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Bomb disposal experts from the Philippine Army and police disrupted several grenades crammed in a backpack found near a military base in this city, officials reported on Sunday. Storeowner Alejandra Lumawan discovered the bag in Malagutay village and … Read more »

ASG leader killed in clash

November 23, 2014 10:58 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Government troops killed an Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) leader tagged behind the kidnapping of two German tourists in a gun battle in Sulu over the weekend. Military spokesperson Captain Maria Rowena Muyuela said Sihata Latip engaged security forces … Read more »

Talks held to address Puerto Princesa crime, poverty

November 23, 2014 10:57 pm

A lawmaker launched over the weekend multi-sectoral consultations in a bid to curb surging crime and poverty rates in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Rep. Douglas Hagedorn of Puerto Princesa, together with 20 participants representing government agencies, business, civil society and … Read more »