Councilor shot dead in Quirino

SANTIAGO CITY — Business-related ora personal vendetta may have motivated the fatal shooting Tuesday of 47-year-old town councilor in Purok 3, Barangay Zamora, Cabarroguis, Quirino here, police said on Thursday. Trader Alberto Binlayan, 47, Cabarroguis a native of Dingasan in Cabarroguis town sustained multiple bullet wounds on his head and body, according to a report … Read More

Four slain Kalinga cops to receive posthumous Pamanang Lingkod Bayani award

TABUK CITY, Kalinga — The Civil Service Commission (CSC) will honor the four slain policemen in Kalinga with the posthumous Pamanang Lingkod Bayani Award and will give PHP100,000 financial assistance to their beneficiaries. The four killed policemen, identified as Police Officer 3 Cruzaldo Lawagan, PO2 Juvenal Aguinaldo, PO1 Vincent Tay-od and PO1 Charles Ryan Compas, … Read More

Heavy rains submerge bridges, swell rivers anew as gale, flood warnings issued in Isabela

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — Two days of heavy rains brought by the northeast monsoon again swelled rivers and submerged overflow bridges in Isabela province on Thursday. The provincial risk reduction management council has been monitoring the swelling of the Cagayan, Pinacanauan and Magat rivers, as well as their tributaries. The Isabela Police also reported … Read More

2-day, 10-hour power interruption hits Cagayan Valley,CAR provinces

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela –The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) initiated a two-day, 10-hour rotational brownout each day in six provinces in Cagayan Valley and Cordillera regions Thursday and on Friday as villagers have to endure the heat and temporary discomfort. Lilibeth Gaydowen, NGCP North Luzon corporate communications and public affairs officer, said … Read More

Communist rebel indicted for double murder in Isabela

BENITO SOLIVEN, Isabela — Police operatives here filed double murder charges against a New People’s Army (NPA) rebel in Isabela in connection with the killing of two village officials of Barangay Makindol in Benito Soliven, this province last month. Probers have cited witnesses who identified Michael Eraña, alias Ka Poktong, of the Northeastern Luzon Command … Read More