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Boracay to reopen as scheduled

Businesses in this resort island may already accept bookings for Oct. 27 onwards, said Roy Cimatu, environment secretary and head of the inter-agency task force for Boracay’s rehabilitation.

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Bandits kidnap mayor’s ma, sis

Armed men believed to be members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) barged into the residence of Talipao’s town mayor and took hostage his half-sister and her mother.

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Backhoe falls into deep water; operator drowns

A backhoe operator drowned Monday after the heavy equipment he was driving fell into a deep water in Buaya River, Barangay San Tiburcio, Salcedo town.

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Soldiers overruns NPA camp

Army soldiers overran an encampment of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Kabugao, Apayao, following two encounters with about 15 armed guerrillas last Monday.

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Cops’ unique approach nets 5,000 ‘tambays’

Police forces in Western Visayas will be using a different approach in the campaign against loiterers, or colloquially called “tambay,” amid the intense operations of their counterparts in Metro Manila that have so far led to the arrest of more than 5,000 people.

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Over 50 percent of killings solved

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has solved more than 50 percent of cases of what it classified to be death under investigation that include suspected drug pushers and users who were killed by vigilante groups.

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