Binay vows solution to Mindanao power crisis

November 28, 2015 8:50 pm

VICE President Jejomar Binay on Saturday gave assurances that all Filipinos, particularly in Mindanao where the power crisis remains unsolved, will have access to cheap electricity and long-term energy supply and security. Binay said if he is elected president, his … Read more »

Big crowds welcome VP Binay in General Santos City

November 28, 2015 8:50 pm

An estimated crowd of 1,500 welcomed Vice President Jejomar Binay, United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) presidential candidate, and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao, UNA senatorial bet, as they visited the General Santos City Public Market. In a press conference, Pacquiao reiterated his … Read more »

ASG member linked to Malaysian beheading falls

November 28, 2015 8:49 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Police and military forces have captured a member of the Abu Sayyaf Group that has been linked to the kidnapping of two Malaysians—one of them beheaded—and a Korean in southern Philippines, officials said on Saturday. Officials said Saddam … Read more »

Soldiers trespass farm of Burgos family

November 28, 2015 8:48 pm

About 15 soldiers in full battle gear entered the farm of the Burgos family in barangay Tartaro, San Mi¬guel, Bulacan at around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. In a statement released to the media, Edita Burgos, mother of missing activist Jonas … Read more »

Taiwanese mining firm to dredge Abra River

November 28, 2015 8:48 pm

VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur: The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Management Office (PENRO) said a Taiwanese mining firm has been given permission to dredge Abra River. The project is aimed at ensuring the safety of residents in at least five … Read more »

2 soldiers dead in Samar ambush

November 28, 2015 8:48 pm

Catbalogan City: Two soldiers were killed while three others were wounded when armed men waylaid them on Friday night along Maharlika Highway between Barangays Socorro and Lagundi. Killed in the ambush were Corporal Chelito Edera and Sgt. Christopher Joey Campos. … Read more »

Baguio Woman Judge Gets Death Threat

November 28, 2015 8:47 pm

BAGUIO CITY: The Baguio City police are investigating the death threat received by Regional Trial Court Branch 7 Judge Monalisa Tiongson Tabora, wife of former City Councilor Tonyboy Tabora. Tabora received a white envelope containing a black cross cut at … Read more »

La Union should have a master plan for urbanization

November 28, 2015 8:47 pm

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union: Former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman and senatorial bet Francis Tolentino on Thursday said the province of La Union should have a comprehensive master plan for urbanization and development to prevent traffic congestion and … Read more »

Electricians fear losing jobs

November 28, 2015 8:46 pm

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union: Over 200 members of the Philippine Association of Master Electricians (PAME), was opposing the draft of the House Bill 5826, which they said, demotes their existing licenses to either Registered Industrial Electrician or Registered Line … Read more »

ISIS-inspired bandits killed in Mindanao

November 27, 2015 11:17 pm

PHILIPPINE Marines have killed eight bandits, including the alleged leader of Ansarul Khilafah (Supporters of the Caliphate) in the Philippines (AKP), during an encounter with government troops in Sultan Kudarat late Thursday afternoon. Maj. Filemon Tan Jr., spokesman of the … Read more »