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P150 M for rehab work in Boracay

The government has allocated R150 million to sustain the rehabilitation works in Boracay Island and prevent its further environmental decay next year. The budget allocation for Boracay is included in the R25.1-billion budget allocated for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) next year. “Some R150 million will be used to rehabilitate Boracay Island, […]

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P3.5B to be used for  Marawi rehab in 2019

At least P3.5 billion will be used to sustain the government-led rehabilitation efforts in war-torn Marawi City under proposed national budget next year. President Duterte said he was satisfied with the rebuilding of Marawi and vowed to continue to look after the residents displaced by the five-month terror siege last year. “I am very pleased […]

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4 young professionals busted

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Four young professionals were arrested in an interdiction operation by anti-narcotics agents Monday afternoon in Bontoc, Mt. Province. Arrested were Edward Francis Chan Cea, 26, freelance graphic artist, of Sta. Rosa, Laguna; Jericho Perez, 22, entrepreneur, of Bagong Silang, Caloocan City; Christine Rodriguez de Guzman, 29, call center agent, a resident […]

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Pangasinan got 3-month rainfall in just 4 days

By Liezlie Basa Inigo LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – Governor Amado Espino III said the four-day downpour experienced by their province brought to them rainfall that is equivalent to three months. Espino announced the unprecedented evaluation after the aerial report they got from the weather bureau after their province were inundated by heavy rains caused by weather […]

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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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