Public school teacher nabbed for selling P67-K shabu in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY — Anti-narcotics operatives collared on Sunday afternoon a public school teacher who was caught selling PHP67,000 worth of suspected shabu in an anti-drug operation in Malinao, Albay. Christian Frivaldo, director of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Bicol, said Ramon Cuya, 38, of Tiwi, Albay, an elementary public school teacher, was arrested while transacting with an … Read More

CAR still hopeful to get autonomy

TABUK CITY, Kalinga— The call for the autonomy of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) still continues 33 years after the Cordillera Bodong Association-Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CBA-CPLA) and the government exchanged tokens for a peace accord where the declaration of self-determination is the primary condition. “Let us not waste what our forefathers planted, this is … Read More

Rains over PH as ‘Marilyn’ enhances southwest monsoon

MANILA — Rains will continue to pour over most parts of the country as tropical depression ‘Marilyn’ will continue enhancing the southwest monsoon on Saturday. In a weather bulletin issued at 5 a.m., Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) weather specialist Meno Mendoza said ‘Marilyn’ was last seen 1,150 km east of Basco, … Read More

Rail ops resume following magnitude 5.5 quake

A train of the Philippine National Railways. (Photo courtesy of Seasia Facebook account) MANILA—Rail operations in Metro Manila and other affected areas were suspended Friday afternoon and were later resumed after safety inspections following a magnitude 5.5 earthquake in Quezon province. In a message sent to reporters, Department of Transportation (DOTr) Asst. Secretary for Communications … Read More

PDEA files case against marijuana pusher in Bacolod

MARIJUANA SEIZED. Operatives of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Negros Occidental seized about 1.5 kilograms of suspected dried marijuana leaves valued at PHP180,000 from suspect Virgilio Rivera Jr. in Bacolod City on Wednesday night. Rivera was charged before the City Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday (September 12, 2019). (Photo courtesy of PDEA-Western Visayas) BACOLOD CITY — … Read More

Illegal ‘treasure hunting’ discovered on Hundred Islands

ALAMINOS CITY, Pangasinan – The Community Environment and Natural Resources (CENRO) has uncovered alleged illegal treasure hunting activities in one of the islands of the Hundred Islands National Park (HINP) in this city, an official said Friday. Lawyer Hipolito Salatan, CENRO western Pangasinan officer-in-charge, said an abandoned bunkhouse was found on one of the islands last … Read More