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Wakeup call

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Wakeup call

  The death of miners due to the Typhoon Ompong-triggered landslides particu­larly in Itogon, Benguet is truly a wakeup call for local and national government agencies, specifically for the Department of Environ­ment and Natural Resources (DENR). A wakeup call only applies to those who are sleeping. It is clear that concerned gov­ernment agencies and their […]

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51 bodies dug up in Cebu; 75 reported dead in Itogon

MORE diggers have joined the search and rescue operations in Naga City, Cebu to locate more residents who were buried in a landslide last week.

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BoC files raps vs importers, brokers

  CRIMINAL charges were filed against several importers and customs bro­kers Monday for large-scale agri­cultural smuggling, misdeclaration, fake goods, and shipments with no permit. The Bureau of Customs through the Bureau’s Action Team Against Smugglers (BATAS) under the Legal Service filed the smuggling cases before the Department of Justice involving five different shipments of importers […]

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Small leak sinks ship

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Small leak sinks ship

I’m already in my 50s but for some reason I don’t have extra savings.

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‘Paeng’ moving towards Northern Luzon

TYPHOON “Paeng” (international name “Trami”) continues to move towards extreme Northern Lu­zon, but its effects may not be as strong as typhoon “Ompong” (in­ternational name “Mangkhut”).

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Gas, diesel prices up

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Gas, diesel prices up

POCKETS of consumers are tak­ing a beating anew as gasoline prices will increase by Php0.40 per liter, diesel by Php0.20 per liter, and kerosene by Php0.15 per liter today.

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