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Dengue cases lower in Negros Or.

DUMAGUETE CITY (PNA) – The Department of Health’s (DoH) office in Negros Oriental reported on Friday that as of its latest count, there were 613 dengue cases with five fatalities reported in this Central Visayas province. Dr. Socrates Villamor, DoH-Negros Oriental provincial head, disclosed that the number covers the period from January 1 to the […]

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Bulacan gets dredging equipment

CALUMPIT, Bulacan – To ease the fears of the Bulakenyos whenever there are floods, former President and now House incumbent speaker of the House of Representatives Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo led the turnover of dredging equipment that was beside the Labangan Bridge in Barangay Iba Este in this town on Friday afternoon. According to Francis Nuñez from […]

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264 candidate soldiers in Mindanao graduate

Two-hundred sixty-four soldiers have completed their military training at the 6th Infantry Division Training School in Barangay Semba, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao. They will be deployed to at least three Army divisions in Mindanao, the military said yesterday. Trained under the Candidate Soldier Course “Siklab” Class 536-2018, the new set of soldiers will be deployed […]

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Village councilor falls in buy-bust

COTABATO CITY – After weeks of surveillance operations, anti-narcotics operatives on Thursday arrested a Lanao del Sur barangay councilor and two others during a buy-bust operation in Parang, Maguindanao. Juvenal Azurin, director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, identified the suspects as Ronnie Maruhom, a barangay councilor Malabang, Lanao del Sur, […]

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2 killed in Masbate clash

By NIÑO N. LUCES CAMP ELIAS ANGELES, Pili, Camarines Sur – Two members of the Civilian Armed Auxiliary were killed while a soldier and three other CAAs were wounded in a 20-minute firefight with suspected New People’s Army rebels in Barangay Mactan, Cawayan, Masbate yesterday morning. Capt. Joash Pramis, spokesperson of 9th Infantry Division, said […]

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28 fishermen rescued in Palawan

By Francis T. Wakefield A coastal patrol boat of the Philippine Navy on Thursday rescued 28 fishermen from their sinking boat some 35 miles or 56 kilometers northeast of El Nido, Palawan. Capt. Cherryl Tindog, Armed Forces Western Command Public Affairs Office chief, said the fishermen were onboard the Athan Uno on their way to […]

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