POEA warns vs fake websites luring jobseekers

MANILA — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) warned the public against several fake websites luring those who are looking for jobs abroad. This after the agency has identified unscrupulous websites which use its name and logo. Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Undersecretary Bernard Olalia warned overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and those who are … Read More

25 PCG execs face dismissal, graft raps on PHP68-M unlawful procurement

  MANILA — Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has ordered the filing of multiple criminal charges against 25 officials of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) for their alleged involvement in the PHP68-million irregular disbursements and procurement of office, hardware, construction supplies, information technology equipment and cellular phone cards in 2014. Ordered indicted before the Sandiganbayan for … Read More

2 cops hurt in Samar roadside blast

TACLOBAN CITY –- Two policemen were wounded when alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) detonated an improvised explosive devise targeting a police patrol car at a national road in Jiabong, Samar Wednesday noon. PNP regional police spokesperson Chief Insp. Ma. Bella D. Rentuaya said police officers of Catarman, Northern Samar were heading to … Read More

MMDA to suspend barangay officials tolerating illegal parking

  MANILA — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) warned anew barangay officials who tolerate illegally parked vehicles and other obstructions along roads within their jurisdictions that they will be suspended from office. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim reiterated this in a press conference Tuesday as he welcomed President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to the agency and … Read More

PAGASA: TD Gorio, southwest monsoon to bring rains over MM, parts of Luzon, Visayas Wednesday

  MANILA — The southwest monsoon affecting the western part of Luzon and Visayas will bring light to moderate rains over Metro Manila, other parts of Luzon and Visayas, state weather agency Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Wednesday. Meanwhile, tropical depression “Gorio” was last eyed at 440 km northeast of Borangan … Read More

3 foreigners nabbed for ATM skimming in Pampanga

  CAMP OLIVAS,Pampanga — Three foreign nationals were arrested Monday night by authorities for automated teller machine (ATM) skimming in a bank in the City of San Fernando, this province. Chief Superintendent Aaron Aquino, Central Luzon police regional director, identified the arrested as Nicaraguan Radu Minodor Sandor, 43; Italian Marcu Bogdan, 26; and Romanian Petro … Read More

NGCP set 10-hour power outage tomorrow

  TUGUEGARAO CITY — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has set a 10-hour power interruption on Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Lilibeth P, Gaydowen, NGCP North Luzon Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Officer, on Tuesday said the scheduled power outage on Wednesday was a preventive maintenance work affecting entire Cagayan … Read More

Libranza, Astrolabio are new Minproba champs

DAVAO City — Stablemates Genesis “Cobra” Libranza and Vincent Astrolabio of the MP Davao Boxing Gym are now both champions in the Mindanao Professional Boxing Association (Minproba) after beating their respective opponents in the “Bakbaka sa South Cotabato” last Monday at the South Cotabato Sports Center in Koronadal City. Libranza needed only two minutes and … Read More

51D-PA recruits artillery soldiers

CAMP MELCHOR DELA CRUZ, GAMU, Isabela — The 5th Infantry Division, Philippine Army (51D-PA) Artillery Regiment based in this town is presently conducting a pre-qualifying examination to soldier applicants to join the said unit of the army division. The pre-qualifying examination is comprised of 50% Mathematics, 25% Inductive Reasoning and 25% Basic English. Lt. Col. … Read More