Owner of vehicle with PHP50-M shabu faces raps

LEGAZPI CITY, April 22 –The municipal police chief of Matnog, Sorsogon filed charges on Friday against the owner of an abandoned van where Methamphetamine Hydrochloride (shabu) valued at PHP50 million were discovered by lawmen during Holy Week, said reports that reached the Police Regional Office (PRO) in Bicol on Saturday. Sr. Insp. Ma.Luisa Calubaquib, PRO5 … Read More

12 dead, 13 injured in Lenten Week accidents in Calabarzon

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna — TWELVE people died and 13 others were injured in separate vehicular and drowning accidents during the Lenten Week, the Office of Civil Defense(OCD)-Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) reported on Monday. Calabarzon OCD-RDRRMC Regional Director Olivia M. Luces said on Good Friday, a six-year-old girl Girlie Talag Bonsol drowned … Read More

6 dead in floods triggered by ‘Crising’ in Cebu province

CEBU CITY — Six persons were killed by floods caused by tropical depression “Crising” Sunday morning in Danao City and Carmen town in northern Cebu, an official said. Julius Regner, spokesman of the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO), said five persons were washed away by floodwaters in Carmen town, while one drowned … Read More

3 civilians died in war vs. ASG

INABANGA, Bohol — Three civilians, all senior citizens, died as a result of an assault against the suspected members of the Abu Sayaff Group (ASG) by the government troopers on April 11, 2017 in sitio Ilaya, barangay Napo of this town, about 75 kms northwest of capital Tagbilaran City. A couple identified as Constancio Petalco, … Read More

11 Abu Sayyaf bandits surrender in Tawi-Tawi

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Two notorious sub-leaders of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and nine of their followers have surrendered to the military in Tawi-Tawi, officials said. In statement released on Wednesday, Capt. Jo-ann Petinglay, spokesperson of the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), said the bandits yielded voluntarily to the troops of Joint Task Force Tawi-Tawi at … Read More

Quake rocks Bukidnon

MANILA — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake of tectonic origin rocked Bukidnon province early Wednesday (April 12). Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) is expecting aftershocks but no damage from the 5:21 a.m. earthquake. Initial Phivolcs data show the earthquake struck 6.0 kms north 66° east of Bukidnon’s Kalilangan municipality at a depth of 3.0 … Read More