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Brgy Exec killed in ambush

CEBU CITY – A barangay councilor was shot to death in a daring ambush Friday morning. Killed was 23-year-old Art Stephen Bas who was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assailants. Bas was a councilor in Barangay Lagtang in Talisay and was a graduating mechanical engineering student at the Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U). Bas was driving […]

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Radioman shot dead

By Nino Luces DARAGA, Albay – A hard hitting radio commentator in the province of Albay was shot dead by unidentified suspects early Friday morning. The victim, Joey Llana, 41, a resident of Purok 5, Brgy. Peñafrancia, Daraga town, Albay province, known for his battlecry “Abante ang Krus,” was shot around 4:45 a.m. in front […]

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Ex-barangay chairman in drug watchlist falls

A former barangay captain in Ilocos Sur, who was reportedly listed as a high-value target in President Duterte’s drug watchlist, was arrested in Caloocan City Tuesday night. After four years of hiding, Renato “Atong” Tengsico, 72, was arrested inside an apartment in Barangay 171 in Bagumbong. Tengsico was also considered as the most wanted person […]

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Kalinga coffee gets boost

BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) will further boost the Kalinga coffee industry through the ongoing farm to market road project (FMR) in Tabuk City, Kalinga. Kalinga provincial agriculturist Engr. Domingo Bakilan, said the 15.8-kilometer Bulanao-Amlao farm-to-market road worth P180 million is now 85 percent complete. He said once […]

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4 soldiers killed in clash

BANGUED, Abra – At least four soldiers died while one of their comrades wounded with an undetermined number of New People’s Army (NPA) rebels also wounded in a figured fierce encounter in the outskirt Dandanac, Tamboan, Besao, Mt. Province on Sunday. Lieutenant Colonel Isagani Nato, the spokesman of the Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) of the […]

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Police crack Bote slay case

A dispute on the construction project at the Minalungao Eco-Tourism Park in Nueva Ecija could be the the motive behind the killing of General Tinio Mayor Ferdinand Bote. Chief Supt. Amado Corpus, director of the Central Luzon regional police, said the two alleged gunmen arrested in Camarines Sur last week were the ones who squealed […]

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