SC affirms CGMA acquittal in PCSO fund scam case

BAGUIO CITY — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the acquittal of former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo from plunder charges in connection to the PHP366-million Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) intelligence fund scam. SC spokesman Theodore Te announced the directive during summer session of the magistrates in Baguio City. In its July … Read More

Baguio City enjoys low temperature this summer

BAGUIO CITY -— While scorching heat is experienced in different parts of the country, residents in the country’s summer capital are still enjoying a low temperature ranging from 16 to 26 degrees Celsius. Wilson Lucando, weather observer at the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), revealed that from April 10 to present, Baguio’s … Read More

4.4 magnitude quake hits Pagudpud

LAOAG CITY — A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled Pagudpud residents at 7:28 a.m. Monday, state seimologists said. With epicenter located at 45 kilometers northwest of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake was tectonic in origin with a depth of 33 kilometers. Intensity II was felt in neighboring … Read More

1 Killed, 1 Seriously Injured In La Union 3-Vehicle Collision

BAUANG, La Union – A 28-year-old motorcycle driver was killed and another was wounded in a 3-vehicle collision along the national road at Barangay Quinavite at around 11:50 p.m. last Saturday here. Chief Inspector Silverio Ordinado, Jr., La Union police information officer, identified the fatality as Dan Lester Baladad, 28, resident of Barangay Tanqui, in nearby San … Read More