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Cobra blamed for Naga power outage

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NAGA City -- A five-hour power outage affecting towns in the third and fourth districts of Camarines Sur along the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) 69 kv-line was actually caused by an electrocuted one-and-a-half-meter long cobra snake at…

4.8 lindol tumama sa Dinagat

NIYANIG ng 4.8 magnitude na lindol ang Dinagat Islands kahapon ng alas-9:19 ng umaga. Walang naiulat na napinsalang tao at ari-arian. Sa report ng Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), ang sentro ng pagyanig ay naitala 4 kilometro ng…

Van kills farmer

A 61-year-old farmer was killed on the spot after being fatally hit by a van in Bgy. Tipas, San Juan, Batangas, the other day. Police identified the victim as Rolando Banog Vergara, 61, widower, of Bgy. Tipas, San Juan, Batangas.…

8,536 katutubo nabigyan ng skills training ng TESDA

Upang matulungang maiangat ang kabuhayan ng mga kababayan nating miyembro ng Indigenous Peoples (IPs) ay nagbigay ng skills training ang Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) sa mga ito sa buong bansa. Ayon kay TESDA director general Secretary Guiling…

LTFRB impounds over 80 colorum buses in Legazpi

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RAWIS, Legazpi City -- Over 80 public utility colorum buses apprehended and impounded by personnel of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) regional office are congesting the compound of the regional office while some are parked along the…

811 PRO-Cor men promoted

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CAMP Dangwa, La Trinidad, Bentguet -- Police Regional Office-Cordillera (PRO-Cor) director Chief Supt. Elmo Francis Oco Sarona spearheaded the pinning and donning of ranks of the newly-promoted police officers of the Regional Headquarters, Benguet PPO and BCPO in a simple…

5 perish in Batangas mishap

NASUGBU, Batangas -- At least five persons died on the spot after the vehicle they were riding accidentally hit by a big rig on the national highway in Sitio Bayabasan, Bgy. Aga, here, on Tuesday, the report said. At 3:36…

9 Reds killed, soldier hurt in Ecija clash

NINE suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) were killed while a soldier was wounded in an encounter yesterday morning in Carranglan, Nueva Ecija. Lt. Col. Isagani Nato, spokesman of AFP-Northern Luzon Command, said the encounter occurred at around…

9 held for shabu in Cavite

CAMP Gen. Pantaleon Garcia, Imus City -- Nine drug personalities were arrested in another round of drug operations of the Cavite Drug Enforcement Unit and the PDEA here last Monday. Arrested at 8 p.m. in Greenpoint Homes, Bgy. Mambog 4,…

Mechanic hit, run over by trailer truck

BATANGAS City, Batangas -- A 22-year-old motorcycle-riding mechanic died after being hit and ran over by a trailer truck on Governor Carpio Road, Bgy. Kumintang Ibaba, here, Monday night. City police chief Supt. Norberto B. Delmas identified the fatality as…

Quezon’s 6th most wanted arrested in Batangas

LUCENA City -- Police reported the arrest of the Quezon province’s sixth most wanted man, who has been hiding for three years, during a joint operation conducted in Bgy. District 4, Lemery, Batangas, on Tuesday. Quezon police director Senior Supt.…

Mindoro Oriental cops capture 5 notorious robbers ‘alive’

FIVE heavily-armed notorious robbery-holdup suspects in Mindoro Oriental were arrested by the local police during pursuit operation in Socorro town last Sunday, a clear proof that defiant criminals who will offer no resistance will be apprehended ‘alive’ by the police,…

4 ASG bandits give up

FOUR notorious members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) involved in kidnap-for-ransom (KFR) activities surrendered to the military the other day in Sulu. The surrenderers were identified as Aldin Akmad, 25, Willing Jaabal, 45, Ijal Sadjal, 25, and Emar Udjah,…

16 drug-free Bataan bgys get cash award

BALANGA City, Bataan -- A total of 16 barangay captains in this province received P20,000 each after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) declared their villages as drug-free. Senior Supt. Benjamin Silo Jr., Bataan police director, said the barangay captains…
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