Twin blasts rock Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY–Twin blasts rocked the junction of Barangays Tamontaka and Broce in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao, early Friday morning momentarily causing fear among local residents. Nobody was reported hurt in the incident. “We panicked after the succession of blasts,” said Datu Salik, a resident in the area. He said the first blast occurred at 6 … Read More

1 dead, 5 wounded in NoCot road accident

COTABATO CITY – An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) worker died while five others were wounded Wednesday after a speeding multicab vehicle rammed a tricycle at the highway in Pikit, North Cotabato. A report from the Pikit police office identifed the fatality as Maila Sindatok, 21, a visiting OFW, while those injured as tricycle driver Junto … Read More

16 wanted persons arrested in Central Luzon

  CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga  — At least 16 wanted persons were arrested Monday in separate manhunt operations conducted by the police in Central Luzon. Chief Superintendent Amador Corpus, Police Regional Office-3 (PRO3) director, on Tuesday said the manhunt operations were conducted in Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga and Zambales. Those arrested were identified as Angelisa … Read More

Albay declared under state of calamity

LEGAZPI CITY — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Albay held a special session on Tuesday afternoon to pass Resolution No. ‎670-2018 declaring the entire province of Albay under a state of calamity due to the ongoing Mayon Volcano eruption. Board member Raul Rosal, presiding officer, said the declaration is needed to enable the local government units … Read More

Normal power transmission despite Mayon Volcano eruption: NGCP

LEGAZPI CITY — The National Grid Corporation (NGCP) in Southern Luzon reported normal power transmission despite Mayon Volcano’s phreatic eruptions starting Saturday afternoon. In an advisory, the NGCP said the grid makntained its stable power transmission services in Albay despite Mayon’s increasing volcanic activity. “Ashfall has been recorded in the 1st and 3rd districts of … Read More

Fire razes 50 houses in Biñan City

  BIŇAN CITY, Laguna — Some 50 houses were razed to the ground around 11 a.m. on Monday as fire of undetermined origin engulfed the Cabulusan neighborhood in Barangay San Antonio in this city. Initial investigation by the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Biñan City disclosed that more than 50 families have been affected by the … Read More

Nueva Ecija guv’s aide gunned down

  TALAVERA, Nueva Ecija — A 38-year-old female assistant of Governor Czarina Umali here was killed while her husband was wounded in a gun attack in Barangay Marcos here Sunday night. Police Officer 2 Gilbert Dizon, town police investigator, identified the victims as Mary Anne Hernandez who died on the spot, and her husband Carlito, … Read More