Sales of imported vehicles down by 13% Jan.-Sept. 2018

MANILA – The Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID) reported that sales of its declined by 13 percent to 65,917 units in January-September this year from 75,949 units sold during…

Suspected car robber slain in Tagaytay

TAGAYTAY CITY, Cavite – An unidentified suspected “basag kotse” (car-bashing) thief was killed after he resisted arrest and fired at responding authorities who tracked him down along Vilbay Street in Barangay…

2 DOTr-CAR regional officials suspended for alleged corruption

MANILA — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has suspended two officials of its regional office in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) for alleged extortion and other corrupt activities. The department…

Car sales up 18% in 2017 to over 425K units

MANILA — Sales of automotive vehicle manufacturers in the country rose to 425,673 units in 2017, up  18.4 percent from 359,572 units in 2016, joint report of Chamber of Automotive…

Suspected car thief killed in Cavite shootout

GENERAL TRIAS CITY, Cavite — A suspected car thief was shot dead after ignoring a police checkpoint in Pasong Camachile, this city Thursday morning. Investigation showed policemen were manning a checkpoint…

Another NPA rebel yields to Abra police

TABUK CITY, Kalinga — A 22-year-old member of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to government, the Police Regional Office (PRO) here said. Cordillera Regional Director Elmo Francis Sarona identified…

CAR, Ilocos Sur suspend classes Monday

  MANILA, July 31 — Due to inclement weather, the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and Ilocos Sur have suspended classes on Monday, July 31. Abra – all levels (public and…

CAR tops number of drug-cleared barangays nationwide

LA TRINIDAD –- The Police Regional Office – Cordillera (PRO-COR) announced that the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) has announced the most number of drug-cleared barangays or villages in the Philippines…

CAR execs ask Duterte to fund road projects, Loakan airport modernization

BAGUIO CITY – Leaders of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) led by the Regional Development Council (RDC) chairman have asked President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during their meeting at Malacañan Palace…

MGB-CAR reminds miners to be safe during rainy season

BAGUIO CITY – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau – Cordillera Administrative Region (MGB-CAR) is urging small scale miners to be always updated with the weather condition for their safety. During…

3 CAR provinces declared under State of Calamity

BAGUIO CITY – After the devastation of super typhoon “Lawin” last week, three provinces in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)–Apayao, Kalinga and Mt. Province, have been placed under state of…

Pre-emptively evacuated families for ‘Lawin’ now at 18,277 families

MANILA — In line with efforts to mitigate the effects of Typhoon “Lawin”, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced on Thursday it has pre-emptively evacuated 18,277 families…

Dengue cases down in CAR but still alarming

BAGUIO CITY -– Department of Health – Cordillera Regional Office (DOH-CAR) Medical Officer Alexei Marrerro on Thursday said the number of dengue cases in the region is decreasing but is…