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KIDAPAWAN CITY – One of two dachshund hounds was killed after they fought off a cobra that tried to attack their owner’s one-year old son at their residence in Barangay Lanao here, Friday afternoon. A footage taken from a close circuit television (CCTV) in the residence of fast food manager Jaime Selim showed the two […]

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Rains raise Angat Dam water level

Rains dumped by past weather systems and the southwest monsoon raised the water level in Angat Dam above its 160-meter critical level yesterday morning. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said water elevation in Angat Dam was 161.35 meters yesterday, higher than 160.16 meters Friday and 158.27 meters Thursday. The water level of […]

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9 dead in Cebu truck crash

CEBU CITY – Eight pupils and a 40-year-old woman were killed after the mini-dump truck they were riding in overturned in Boljoon, Cebu yesterday. Police said 17 others, including the driver of the mini-dump truck, Danilo Mendez Niere, were injured in the accident that happened at 7:40 a.m. in Sitio Lingatong, Barangay Lower Becerril. Killed […]

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LPA off WPS may intensify into ‘Goring’

The low-pressure area being monitored off the West Philippine Sea may intensify into a tropical depression and named “Goring” within 48 hours. The PA was estimated at 250 kilometers west-northwest of Sinait, Ilocos Sur at noon yesterday. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration weather specialist Ezra Bulquerin said some parts of Northern Luzon will […]

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P6-M shabu seized in Bacolod buy-busts

More than P6-million worth of suspected shabu was seized from six alleged drug pushers in two separate buy-bust operations in Bacolod City the other day and yesterday. Police Brig. Gen. Rene Pamuspusan, director of the Western Visayas police, said the suspects were arrested in Barangays Alijis and Banago. Pamuspusan said his men arrested Ryan Benemile, […]

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Ex-military to replace Piñol at DA?

Another military man may join the Duterte Cabinet soon. President Duterte has announced that he might choose a former military officer to take the place of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol when he moves to head the Mindanao Development Authority. “I’m scouting around. Maybe again a military man kasi madali mag-utos ng trabaho and they do […]

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