Public school teacher nabbed for selling P67-K shabu in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY — Anti-narcotics operatives collared on Sunday afternoon a public school teacher who was caught selling PHP67,000 worth of suspected shabu in an anti-drug operation in Malinao, Albay. Christian Frivaldo, director of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Bicol, said Ramon Cuya, 38, of Tiwi, Albay, an elementary public school teacher, was arrested while transacting with an … Read More

PDEA files case against marijuana pusher in Bacolod

MARIJUANA SEIZED. Operatives of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Negros Occidental seized about 1.5 kilograms of suspected dried marijuana leaves valued at PHP180,000 from suspect Virgilio Rivera Jr. in Bacolod City on Wednesday night. Rivera was charged before the City Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday (September 12, 2019). (Photo courtesy of PDEA-Western Visayas) BACOLOD CITY — … Read More

‘Marilyn’ floods 11 Zambo villages

ZAMBOANGA CITY — A total of 754 families here were displaced as 11 barangays were inundated by flood, brought about by the bad weather, on Friday. This city experienced heavy rainfall that started before sunrise and continued the whole day, though intermittently, triggered by the southwest monsoon and enhanced by tropical depression Marilyn. Ma. Socorro Rojas, … Read More

MCIA earns distinction as first ‘plastic-free’ PH airport

CEBU CITY — The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) on Wednesday said its sustainable environmental program under its “Going Green Campaign” is gaining ground, earning the credit to be the first plastic-free airport in the country. The airport management has banned the use of non-biodegradable single-use plastics and polystyrene containers in restaurants and shops inside the hub. … Read More