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Marawi rehab efforts get P4.8-B boost

Marawi City’s rehabilitation has been boosted by at least R4.8 billion in infrastructure and logistics funding, a Congress­man from Surigao del Sur said.

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Fast-moving storm hits Cagayan

Fast-moving tropical depression “Henry” made landfall over the northern tip of Cagayan last night. Before noon yesterday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration estimated the location of Henry at 415 kilometers east of Calayan Island in Cagayan with maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 65 kph, […]

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PAGASA spots LPA east of Surigao City

A low-pressure area spotted east of Surigao City would bring rains in some parts of Mindanao as the southwest monsoon or “habagat” continues to affect the country. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said the LPA was estimated at 715 kilometers east of Surigao City early EASTERN Police District personnel tasked to secure […]

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Marawi development groundbreaking reset

The government has reset the groundbreaking of the massive development of war-torn Marawi City from July to late August after negotiations with a China-led consortium broke down. Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) chair Eduardo del Rosario announced that government’s negotiations with Bangon Marawi Consortium (BMC) for the R16 billion Marawi development were unsuccessful […]

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Body found  in burned NCCC Mall

DAVAO CITY – A body was discovered at the third floor of the ill-fated NCCC Mall Fire, 28 weeks or almost 200 days after the fire killed 38 employees late last year. However, it was not clear yet whether this was another body, or whether the body parts belonged to one of the already identified […]

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Alleged N. Ecija mayor  gunman nabbed in Bicol

Police arrested yesterday a 48-year old man who was tagged as one of the suspects in the assassination of General Tinio, Nueva Ecija Mayor Ferdinand Bote in Cabanatuan City last week. Chief Supt. Arnel Escobal, director of the Bicol regional police, said Florencio Suarez was collared in a checkpoint in Del Gallego town of Camarines […]

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