Day 4 of Marawi fighting: 31 terrorists, 13 troops killed

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao — Government clearing operations entered the fourth day Friday, with 31 terrorists killed so far, authorities said. As this developed, Malacanang announced that President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to arrive this afternoon in Iligan City to personally assess the situation. Lt. Colonel Jo-Ar Herrera, 1st Infantry Division spokesperson, said two battalions … Read More

Improved PHL’s mobile internet speed due to activation of evolution cell sites

MANILA — Improved mobile Internet speeds may be attributed to Globe and Smart’s continuing activation of long-term evolution cell sites making use of the 700 MHz spectrum. National Telecommunications Commission Deputy Commissioner Edgardo Cabarios, when asked to comment on the latest AKAMAI report, said both telcos started co-using the frequency in May 2016. “Improvements in … Read More

‘Most influential Filipino photographer in Middle East’ holds exhibit in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY – Photos depicting the culture, attire, dances and musical instruments of the six provinces in Cordillera highlighted the “UC Saeng Ya Kasay” Cor de Mayo festival that opened on May 18 here. Eros Goze, a Baguio-born photographer who finished Mass Communication at Saint Louis University, exhibited photos in “sepia” modeled by members of … Read More