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LTFRB OKs R1 jeepney fare hike

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has approved the R1 provisional fare increase for public utility jeepneys plying Metro Manila, Regions 3 and 4. The minimum jeepney fare now is R9. Pangkalahatang Sangguniang Manila and Suburb Drivers Assoc. Nationwide Inc.. (PASANGMASDA) leader Obet Martin said they appreciate the decision of the Board on […]

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47-M shabu seized in Manila

By AARON RECUENCO Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, director of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), announced the confiscation of some R47 million worth of shabu following the arrest of a big-time drug pusher in San Andres Bukid in Manila at 4 a.m. yesterday.

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The call of Matthew

Gospel reading: Mt 9:9-13 As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him. While he was at table in his house, many tax collectors and sinners came and sat with Jesus and his disciples. The Pharisees […]

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Cyclone east of Visayas intensifies, named ‘Maria’

The tropical depression east of the Visayas further intensified into a tropical storm and was given the international name “Maria.”

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Lab-grown embryos can save rhino sub-species

BERLIN (AP) – Scientists say they’re several steps closer to perfecting a method that could prevent the extinction of northern white rhinos, of which only two animals are known still to be alive. According to a paper published Wednesday in the journal Nature Communications, researchers have succeeded in creating embryos using frozen northern white rhino […]

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‘Race against water’

Thai rescuers on Thursday said they may be prodded into a complex extraction of 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave if forecast rains hammer the mountainside and jeopardize the rescue mission. Thirteen sets of diving equipment have been prepared for the team, who has endured 12 nights underground in the Tham […]

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