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Tribesmen get boats, seeds from DA

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Tribesmen in an island town of Palawan have received modern fishing boats and seaweed seeds worth R6.7 million, Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol announced here yesterday. Piñol said workers from the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) turned over 60 fiberglass fishing boats powered by 19-horsepower […]

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Narco cop killed in gunfight

By AARON RECUENCO Anti-scalawag operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) killed yesterday morning another policeman who was tagged as involved in recycling shabu in Infanta town of Quezon following a buy-bust that led to a gun battle. Senior Supt. Romeo Caramat, commander of the Counter-Intelligence Task Force (CITF), said the operation stemmed from complaints […]

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1 killed, 30 nabbed in drug operations

IMUS, Cavite – A suspected drug pusher was killed after resisting arrest while 30 others, including a barangay tanod, were nabbed in anti-drug operations on Wednesday in the province’s seven districts. The Cavite Provincial Police Office (PPO) identified the fatality as Roberto Tamayo Advincula, alias “Jojo,” 48, a construction worker and resident of Prinza, Barangay […]

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PDEA agent dies in Cebu ambush

By CALVIN CORDOVA CEBU CITY – A senior agent of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Central Visayas (PDEA 7) was ambushed by unidentified gunmen in Barangay Perrelos, Carcar City, southern Cebu last Wednesday afternoon. Von Rian Tecson was the second PDEA 7 agent who got killed in a span of two weeks. Last July 27, Earl […]

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2 NPAs killed in Agusan clash

Two New People’s Army rebels were killed in an encounter with the Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit in Esperanza, Agusan del Sur last Sunday. Capt. Al Anthony B. Pueblas, civil-military officer of the Army 402nd Brigade, identified the NPA casualties as Juan Precioso, alias “Max,” 59, and Dondon Montilla alias “Amag,” 23. They are believed […]

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Cabbie hammered to death in Baguio

By ZALDY COMANDA BAGUIO CITY – A 46-year-old taxi driver was allegedly hammered to death here by a 19-year-old laborer last Sunday. Police identified the victim as Erwin Mayamay Cueno, 46, single, of Atok and La Trinidad, Benguet. Residents reported to the police that a taxi was robbed on St. Bernadette St., Dominican-Mirador Extension. Responding […]

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