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5.1-quake rocks La Union

5.1-quake rocks La Union

  A magnitude-5.1 earthquake hit the city of San Fernando, La Union yesterday. The tremor was felt in parts of Pangasinan, Bulacan, and Metro Manila, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. According to Phivolcs, the epicenter of the quake at 1:17 p.m. was 57 kilometers northwest of San Fernando. It had a depth of […]

2 kids die, 4 hurt in mortar blast

By AARON RECUENCO Two children died while four others, including their parents, were wounded in a mortar explosion in Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao last Sunday. Police Lt. Melvin Laguting, chief of police of Datu Saudi Ampatuan, said the initial report they received was that an 81mm mortar exploded in the house of the Tambac family […]

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Rape suspect shot dead in GenSan police station

  By JOSEPH JUBELAG GENERAL SANTOS CITY – A police station commander shot dead a rape suspect who allegedly tried to grab the gun of a cop while being investigated inside the Police Station 4 here last Thursday. Capt. Brent Salazar, commander of Police Station 4, said he shot the suspect, Ronald Badal, 30, who tried to […]

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3 NPAs killed in Negros Oriental gunfight

CEBU CITY – Three New People’s Army rebels were killed while a soldier was wounded in an encounter in Bindoy, Negros Oriental last Thursday. The gunfight started at 4:05 p.m. and lasted for about 30 minutes. Capt. Cenon Pancito, spokesperson of the 31st IB, said the bodies of two NPA rebels have been recovered. “We […]

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UST grad tops 2019 Bar exams

  By REY G. PANALIGAN A graduate of the University of Santo Tomas in Legazpi City, formerly Aquinas University, topped the 2019 Bar examinations, with a 91.0490 percent rating. Two-thousand, one-hundred three or 27.36 percent of the 7,685 law graduates who took the examinations administered by the Supreme Court last November passed. At second is princess […]

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MMDA traffic aide fired for beating up wife, son

By JEL SANTOS A traffic aide was fired by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority for beating up his wife and son. MMDA Traffic Aide 1 Roel Gatos was fired after videos showing him punching his wife and child went viral on social media. Assistant Secretary Celine Pialago, MMDA spokesperson, said Gatos dragged the name of […]

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