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Traditional jeepneys allowed in 13 areas

Malacañang said traditional jeepneys have been allowed to return to the roads in 13 areas in the country due to the lack of transportation that will cater to the needs of the commuting public. In his Monday presser, Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said jeepneys are now allowed in the following areas: 1. Bulacan 2. Cagayan […]

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PNP orders immediate arrest of Cebu City ECQ violators

Police Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa, chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), ordered all police personnel in Cebu City to immediately arrest quarantine violators as part of the measure to contain the continuous rise of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) in the area. This means that quarantine violators will no longer be warned and will immediately be […]

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Village chief, 13 others face raps over religious procession

CEBU CITY – Criminal and administrative charges will be filed against a barangay captain and 13 other individuals over the controversial religious procession last Saturday night in Barangay Basak San Nicolas here, a police official said Monday. Basak San Nicolas Norman Navarro will be among those who will be facing cases for failing to stop […]

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Ex-cop shoots cousin to death in Negros

BACOLOD CITY – Criminal charges are being readied against a former policeman for allegedly killing his cousin in Barangay Prosperidad, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental on Saturday. Slain was Armando Arcillas, 63, of the said village, police said. Police Major Mark Angelo Junco, city police chief, said that the shooting incident happened when Arcillas approached […]

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Man paddles boat for 4 days from Cebu to Negros home

By GLAZYL MASCULINO BACOLOD CITY – A 59-year-old man, who paddled a boat for four days from Cebu, was placed under 14-day quarantine, after he was intercepted by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)-Negros Occidental in Calatrava town on Friday. Commander Jansen Benjamin, head of PCG-Negros Occidental, said that the man travelled on board a boat […]

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Boat sinks after collision with cargo ship; 14 missing

By BETHEENA UNITE A local fishing boat carrying 14 fishermen, including its captain, capsized off Tayamaan, Mamburao in Occidental Mindoro after it figured in a collision with a Hong Kong-registered cargo vessel Sunday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said. Aerial and sea search and rescue operations have been under way since the captain of foreign […]

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