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La Union beauty pageant set

La Union beauty pageant set

By ROBERT REQUINTINA SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – All is set for the staging of Mutia Ti La Union 2020 on March 2, a prestigious beauty contest which will help drumbeat the vision of the province to be the heart of agri-tourism in Northern Luzon by 2025. This year’s official candidates and their towns […]

Man nabbed for bribing Sagay City police chief

BACOLOD CITY – A 26-year-old man was arrested in Barangay 2, Sagay City, Negros Occidental last Thursday for allegedly bribing the city police chief last year. Police Major Antonio Benitez Jr., city police chief, said authorities served an arrest warrant for corruption of public official against Arnel Despues of Barangay Baviera, Sagay City. Benitez said […]

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DepEd denies epidemic of illiteracy in Bicol

By GENALYN KABILING Education Secretary Leonor Briones yesterday denied any reported epidemic of illiteracy in the Bicol region, saying having difficulty reading does not mean a student is illiterate. Briones sought to clarify a report that stated more than 70,000 learners in Bicol supposedly cannot read in both English and Filipino, saying it was inaccurate […]

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4 Malaysians rescued from Chinese captors in Laguna

Anti-kidnapping operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) rescued on Saturday four Malaysians in a raid on the safehouse of their Chinese abductors in San Pedro, Laguna, officials announced yesterday. Brig. Gen. Jonnel Estomo, director of the Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG), said the abduction appears to be related to the operation of the Philippine Offshore Gaming […]

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Man, 64, weds woman, 23, on Valentine’s Day in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY – Maguindanao hosted another record-setting wedding, this time between a 23-year-old bride and a 64-year-old groom, sponsored by Rep. Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu on Valentine’s Day. While ethnic Muslim residents in Maguindanao are generally not celebrating Valentine’s Day being a foreign practice outside the scope of events in Islam, relatives and friends of bride […]

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Phivolcs lowers Taal alert level from 3 to 2

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has lowered the alert level of Taal Volcano from three to two due to the “decreased unrest.” In its latest bulletin, Phivolcs said that this was due to the volcano’s condition in the past three weeks which had been characterized by less frequent volcanic earthquake activity, stabilizing ground […]

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