City Council tackles ‘Silent night’ ordinance

BAGUIO CITY — The City Council here approved on first reading a proposed ordinance declaring it unlawful for any person to make or cause excessive, unnecessary or unusual loud sounds from audio devices within residential areas and public streets. The ordinance author, Councilor Edgar Avila, on Wednesday said once approved, the “Silent night” ordinance will … Read More

Notorious swindler, cohort nabbed in Isabela

CAMP MARCELO ADDURU, Tuguegarao City — Operatives from the Isabela Provincial Police Office (IPPO) and the San Manuel Police Station (SMPS) nabbed one of Laguna’s most wanted persons on Tuesday afternoon. Police Regional Office 2 (PRO2) Information Officer Supt. Chevalier Iringa, identified the arrested suspect as Maria Nadhine Chloe Olivia, 36, married, a resident of Mayondon, … Read More

An Ailing Boy’s Dying Wish

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – An ailing 12-year-old boy here had expressed his strong desire to personally see and meet the hero soldiers who are fighting Muslim terrorists in Marawi City but died before he got what he wanted. Kliene Neil Boado’s grandmother and guardian, Rosario Flores, had asked the coordination of the city government headed by City … Read More

Jobs sought for drug surrenderers who complete rehab

DAGUPAN CITY — The City Council here passed a resolution on Wednesday recommending to Mayor Belen Fernandez that drug surrenderers who will soon graduate from drug rehabilitation program be given the highest preference for job placement in the city government’s various infrastructure projects. Councilor Dennis Canto, who proposed the resolution, said there are some 1,300 … Read More

NYC, TAYO call for more active youth participation in building a better Philippines

BAGUIO CITY — The National Youth Commission and the Ten Accomplished Youth Organization (TAYO) Foundation call on the Filipino youth to actively participate towards community and nation building. During the TAYO Talks at Saint Louis University here, Cristabeth Madrigal of NYC outlined that aside from finding ways to be part of addressing the prevailing issues … Read More

Vizcaya gov bans tourists in cave attraction

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya — Governor Carlos Padilla here on Thursday has discouraged local and foreign tourists from visiting the world-class cave systems in Kasibu town following a recent bloody encounter between the New People’s Army (NPA) and government soldiers. Padilla ordered the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRMMO) and the Provincial Tourism Office to … Read More