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Farmer leader’s slay in Antique denounced

Farmer leader’s slay in Antique denounced

By TARA YAP ILOILO CITY — The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan in Panay has decried the killing of a farmer leader in Sibalom, Antique last Thursday. Bayan-Panay deputy spokesperson Bryan Bosque identified the victim as Vernel Mondreal, who died from multiple bullet  wounds inflicted by two motorcycle-riding men. Mondreal was said to be the head of […]

PH cases of UK COVID-19 variant rise to 17

By ANALOU DE VERA The total number of confirmed cases of the B.1.1.7 variant of the COVID-19 virus (United Kingdom variant) in the country has increased to 17, the Department of Health (DoH) announced Friday night. “Following strengthened biosurveillance activities amid the detection of the first B.1.1.7 variant in the country last Jan. 13, the […]

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Heartbroken dad kills son, self

  BY JOSEPH JUBELAG     GENERAL SANTOS CITY – A heartbroken father shot dead his two-year-old son before he shot himself following a misunderstanding with his wife. Police investigators said Franklin Cifra, 43, shot himself with a handgun after he shot to death his son, Franklin Jr., inside their house in Barangay Labangal, this […]

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4 kids charred to death in Zambo fire

  BY NONOY E LACSON     ZAMBOANGA CITY – Four children perished when they were trapped inside their burning house in Mahayag town, Zamboanga del Sur, Thursday night. Zamboanga Peninsula Police (PRO-9) director Brig. Gen. Ronaldo Genaro E. Ylagan identified the children as Gian, 9; Njay, 8; Anthon,7; and Christian 4, all surnamed Colanggo. […]

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4 terror suspects killed in Cotabato gunfight

  BY JOSEPH JUBELAG     KORONADAL CITY – Four suspected members of ISIS-inspired local terror group were killed Thursday after they shot it out with security forces in Tboli, South Cotabato. Brig. Gen. John Michael Dubria, Police Regional Office-12 director, said police and military operatives were about to implement the arrest warrant when the […]

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2 teens dead in motorbike-truck crash

  BY GLAZYL MASCULINO     BACOLOD CITY – Two teenage boys died after the motorcycle they were riding collided with a truck in Barangay 13, Victorias City, Negros Occidental, Wednesday. Police withheld the names of the victims aged 13 and 15, both residents of Barangay 20. Lt. Col. Eduardo Corpuz, city police chief, said […]

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