Mt. Bulusan shows signs of potential eruption: Phivolcs

LEGAZPI CITY – The series of tremors that have been rocking Mt. Bulusan in Sorsogon and the bulging at its edifice are apparent signs that the volcano’s state of restlessness is rising. April Dominguiano, resident volcanologist of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in the province, in an interview on Thursday, said volcanic quakes, … Read More

Inter-provincial bus route operations to start May 26: LTFRB-11

DAVAO CITY – Initial operations for the inter-provincial buses in Region 11 will begin on Tuesday (May 26), the Land Transportation Franchise Regulation Board in Davao Region (LTFRB-11) said in a statement Monday. Lawyer Armand Dioso, LTFRB-11 director, said preparations for the limited resumption of bus operations across the region have been discussed with municipal … Read More

Zambales execs concern on prolonged stay of 12 foreign ships

MASINLOC, Zambales – The Sangguniang Bayan (SB) on Friday sought for an investigation on the prolonged stay of at least 12 foreign dredging ships within the municipal waters for fear that these are destroying the marine-protected area here. The municipal council’s call was based on a resolution passed on Feb. 17, 2020. They asked Governor Hermogenes … Read More

Drug suspect slain in Maguindanao ‘shootout’

COTABATO CITY –An alleged drug peddler died in a shootout during a law enforcement operation in Sultan sa Barongis town in Maguindanao on Sunday, an official said. Director Juvenal Azurin, of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PDEA-BARMM), identified the slain suspect as Datu Ali Akmad alias Pudzak, of Sultan sa … Read More

Lubao int’l balloon fest canceled due to Covid-19

LUBAO, Pampanga—Organizers of the Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival (IBMF) have decided to cancel this year’s event due to concerns over the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak. The annual festival is supposed to be held on April 3-5 this year at Pradera Verde in Barangay Prado Siongco here. The IBMF organizers said the cancellation … Read More