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Kidnapped doctor rescued in Sulu

By MARTIN SADONGDONG * NONOY LACSON A doctor who was abducted by the Abu Sayyaf Group in Jolo, Sulu last month was successfully rescued by the military in Indanan, Sulu last Tuesday night after seven weeks in captivity. Dr. Daniel Moreno was deliberately left by his captors in the hinterlands of Barangay Bangalan before he […]

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2 frontliners killed in Bukidnon road crash

By AARON RECUENCO Two barangay health workers tapped to implement strict measures against the spread of the novel coronavirus disease-2019 were killed while another health worker and a barangay official were seriously injured when a speeding truck rammed a quarantine control point last Friday in Maramag, Bukidnon. Police Col. Roel Lami-ing, Bukidnon police chief, said […]

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Food supply enough, DA assures

The Department of Agriculture has urged the public not to resort to panic-buying and assured that there is enough supply of food for residents in Metro Manila amid the one-month community quarantine to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus disease-2019 outbreak in the country. Agriculture Secretary William Dar called on the public to buy […]

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BI nabs wanted American in Dumaguete

The Bureau of Immigration has arrested an American wanted in his country for a string of child sexual offenses. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said 49-year-old Christopher John Erickson was arrested last March 5 in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental by operatives from the Fugitive Search Unit. FSU head Bobby Raquepo said the BI chief issued the […]

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Van-bus collision kills 4 in Cebu

CEBU CITY – Four persons were killed in a collision between a van-for-hire and a passenger bus on Friday the 13th in Compostela, Cebu. Three other passengers of the van and the drivers of the public utility vehicles were injured in the accident on the national highway at 3 a.m. Police Col. Roderick Mariano, Cebu […]

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NPA leader killed in Baguio clash

BAGUIO CITY – A ranking Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army leader and two other communist rebels were killed in a joint police and military operation in Barangay Queen of Peace here yesterday. Authorities identified two of the fatalities as Julius Soriano Giron, head of the National Military Commission of the CPP, and Lourdes […]

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