2 cops hurt in Samar roadside blast

TACLOBAN CITY –- Two policemen were wounded when alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) detonated an improvised explosive devise targeting a police patrol car at a national road in Jiabong, Samar Wednesday noon. PNP regional police spokesperson Chief Insp. Ma. Bella D. Rentuaya said police officers of Catarman, Northern Samar were heading to … Read More

3 foreigners nabbed for ATM skimming in Pampanga

  CAMP OLIVAS,Pampanga — Three foreign nationals were arrested Monday night by authorities for automated teller machine (ATM) skimming in a bank in the City of San Fernando, this province. Chief Superintendent Aaron Aquino, Central Luzon police regional director, identified the arrested as Nicaraguan Radu Minodor Sandor, 43; Italian Marcu Bogdan, 26; and Romanian Petro … Read More

600 join early morning transport strike in Bataan

BALANGA CITY, Bataan — Drivers and operators of passenger jeepneys plying the routes in the first district of Bataan temporarily stopped their operations on Monday, to demonstrate their opposition to the planned phaseout of the vehicles. “We are against the phaseout,” shouted members of the Balanga–Orani Drivers, Operators Association, with their jeepneys parked at the … Read More

Aurora’s top drug pusher nabbed

  BALER, Aurora — Police arrested one of the top drug pushers in the capital town of this province in a buy-bust operation on Saturday night. Police Senior Inspector Emilio B. Sison, chief of police of Baler Police Station (BPS) said Baler Drug Enforcement Unit (BDEU) operatives, in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency … Read More

PDEA nabs big time drug pusher

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Friday announced the arrest of a suspected big time drug pusher in this city. PDEA Regional Director Lyndon Aspacio identified the arrested suspect as Esiram Hajihil, a resident of Barangay Mampang, this city. Aspacio said Hajihil was arrested in a buy-bust operation at around 7 … Read More

Duterte visits quake-hit Ormoc

ORMOC CITY, Leyte — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday declared here that the government is by far on top of the situation in the aftermath of the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that struck the Visayas area on July 6. The President, who was briefed of the parallel response being done by the various agencies during … Read More