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Soldier killed in clash with Reds in Iligan CIty

ILIGAN CITY – A soldier belonging to the Philippine Army’s 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion died during an encounter with New People’s Army (NPA) members in Barangay Kalilangan here at 12 noon on Saturday, the military reported. Army’s 4th Mech Infantry Battalion commander Lt. Col.Domingo G. Dulay said “the operating troops were able to intercept undetermined […]

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P1.97-M illegally caught fish confiscated in Aklan

The Philippine Navy’s Naval Forces Central (NFC) has seized a total of P1.97 million worth of illegally caught fish from six fishing boats operating in seawaters off Tangalan, Aklan in Western Visayas (Region 6), the military bared on Saturday. Lt. Junior Grade Frances Maye Macapinig, CNFC public affairs officer, said the fishing boats were flagged […]

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Kanlaon remains under Alert Level 1

Kanlaon Volcano in Negros Island remains under Alert Level 1 amid an ongoing volcanic activity-triggered earthquakes occurring since last week. During the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology’s (Phivolcs) 24-hour monitoring from 8 a.m. on Saturday to 8 a.m. on Sunday, Kanlaon Volcano’s seismic monitoring network recorded 30 volcano-tectonic earthquakes on the western flanks and […]

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Cebu City councilor dies from COVID-19

CEBU CITY – Former congressman and incumbent Cebu City Councilor Antonio Cuenco died due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The passing of the 84-year-old legislator was confirmed by his son James Anthony Cuenco, a former city councilor. “Today, a great man has passed on. What is very shocking is the manner and the suddenness of his […]

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Grade 6 student yields P7-M shabu

By NONOY E. LACSON ZAMBOANGA CITY – Police confiscated a kilo of suspected shabu with a street value of over P7 million from a Grade 6 student during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Sta. Barbara in this city on Saturday afternoon. Police Regional Office for Zamboanga Peninsula (PRO-9) director Police Brig. Gen. Jesus Cambay Jr. […]

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980 UV Express units back in 47 routes Monday

By ALEXANDRIA SAN JUAN A total of 980 UV Express units will start plying 47 routes in Metro Manila and neighboring provinces beginning tomorrow to complement other modes of public transportation earlier allowed to operate under the “new normal.” The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board yesterday released Memorandum Circular 2020-025 that authorized UV Express […]

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