President Duterte brings home ‘windfall’ investments from latest foreign trips

DAVAO CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte arrived here before dawn Tuesday from his week-long official visits to Cambodia, Hongkong and Beijing in China. He described as “windfall” the fresh investments he drew from his latest foreign trips, particularly from the Chinese government. Duterte, who arrived at around 3:00 a.m at the Davao International Airport, announced … Read More

Giant dead whale artwork sends environmental pollution warning

NAIC, Cavite — The public can gaze and learn lessons from a giant whale artwork made of plastics scraps and trash mounted on Saturday by the Greenpeace-Philippines advocates at the Sea Side Beach Resort, Barangay Kalsada in this southwestern Cavite coastal town. Greenpeace-Philippines advocates coupled with ingenuity and creativity of Filipino volunteers and Naic “Bantay … Read More

5 NPA rebels yield in Bukidnon

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Five members of the New People’s Army (NPA) have surrendered in Bukidnon, bringing along with them assorted high-powered firearms, a belated military report reaching here Wednesday said. Lt. Erwin P. Bugarin, 8th Infantry Battalion spokesperson, said the communist rebels yielded at the headquarters of the 8th IB in Impasug-ong, Bukidnon … Read More

‘One Time Big Time’ operations in Quezon bag 76 suspects, seize illegal drugs

LUCENA CITY, Quezon — Seventy six suspected drug personalities were rounded up by the Quezon Police Provincial Office during their 60 simultaneous “One Time Big Time (OTBT)” operations in the province this week. Quezon acting provincial director Senior Superintendent Rhoderick C. Armamento reported on Wednesday that there is no letup in their focused police operations … Read More