Provincial

Suspected shabu worth P850,000 seized in Cavite

Suspected shabu worth P850,000 seized in Cavite

July 5, 2018, 9:31 pm

CAMP GEN. PANTALEON GARCIA, Imus City – Police operatives have arrested a suspected illegal drug peddler for yielding about 125 grams of suspected shabu worth some PHP850,000 during a drug bust operation in Dasmariñas City on Wednesday. Senior Supt. William Segun, Cavite provincial police… Read More

DOH alarmed by 40% hike in Cordillera's lepto cases   

DOH alarmed by 40% hike in Cordillera's lepto cases  

July 5, 2018, 9:24 pm

BAGUIO CITY -- A total of 28 leptospirosis cases were recorded in the Cordillera Region from January to June 2018, showing a 40 percent increase compared to the 20 cases during the same period last year. Geeny Austria, nurse at the Regional Epidemiology Surveillance Unit (RESU) of the Department… Read More

Quezon to train more building emergency evacuation marshals

Quezon to train more building emergency evacuation marshals

July 5, 2018, 9:19 pm

LUCENA CITY, Quezon – Quezon Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) will be training more “Building Emergency Evacuation Marshals” to highlight the observance of National Disaster Resilience Month this July. PDRRMO officer-in-charge Melchor Avenilla Jr. on… Read More

Small-scale miners' group backs easing rules on ‘Minahang Bayan’

Small-scale miners' group backs easing rules on ‘Minahang Bayan’

July 5, 2018, 9:14 pm

BAGUIO CITY- The Benguet Federation of Small-Scale Miners (BFSSM) on Thursday expressed support to the position of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), urging the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) to ease the requirements in the… Read More

COA reminds accountable officers to insure gov’t properties   

COA reminds accountable officers to insure gov’t properties  

July 5, 2018, 9:07 pm

LAOAG CITY — The Commission on Audit (COA) is reminding all accountable officers of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Ilocos Norte to fully comply with the Property Insurance Law.  While providing updates on the new circulars of the commission, lawyer Romulo Rivera, Regional Supervising… Read More

Calamba City gears up for cultural mapping

Calamba City gears up for cultural mapping

July 5, 2018, 9:04 pm

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna – This first class city, founded as a “pueblo” (town) by Spanish gubernatorial decree on Aug. 28, 1742, is institutionalizing its Culture and Arts Council in pursuit of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Memorandum Circular 2017-133, which enjoins… Read More

Pangasinan to give cash incentives to paralympic games champs

Pangasinan to give cash incentives to paralympic games champs

July 5, 2018, 9:03 pm

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The provincial government will award cash incentives to different-abled Pangasinenses, who won the championship during the National Paralympic Games held in Marikina City last May 11-19. “The provincial government will give PHP8,000 for each gold medalist; PHP6,000 for… Read More

Local investment promotions execs align role, craft development plan

Local investment promotions execs align role, craft development plan

July 5, 2018, 9:02 pm

CARMONA, Cavite – Members of the Federation of Cavite local economic and investment promotions officers (FCLEIPOs) now have a clearer picture of their role in the local economic development, the strategies available to them and the support given by the national government following a convention… Read More

Bacolod police crime clearance, solution rates increase in June

Bacolod police crime clearance, solution rates increase in June

July 5, 2018, 9:00 pm

BACOLOD CITY -- The crime clearance and crime solution efficiency rates of the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) increased by 5.27 percent and 4.05 percent, respectively, in June this year compared to the same period last year. Data released by the Bacolod police showed that for June 2018, cleared… Read More

3 suspected NPAs killed in Camarines Norte encounter

3 suspected NPAs killed in Camarines Norte encounter

July 5, 2018, 8:57 pm

LEGAZPI CITY -- Three suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels were slain in a clash with Army soldiers in a remote village in Camarines Norte Thursday. Government troopers also seized five assault rifles and two improvised explosive devices (IED) from the insurgents during the clash in a… Read More

BSP inks pact with 3 knowledge resource partners in Bacolod

BSP inks pact with 3 knowledge resource partners in Bacolod

July 5, 2018, 8:17 pm

BACOLOD CITY – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) launched the Knowledge Resource Network (KRN) with three library partners in this city on Thursday. The partnership was formalized with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the BSP and City of Bacolod-Bacolod City Public… Read More

Cops list 91 deaths in Region 12 anti-drug ops

Cops list 91 deaths in Region 12 anti-drug ops

July 5, 2018, 8:13 pm

COTABATO CITY – Police said 91 drug personalities, 22 of them listed as narco-politicians, have been killed for resisting police anti-drug operations in Region 12 since January this year.Speaking over a local radio station on Thursday, Supt. Aldrin Gonzales, spokesperson of Police Regional… Read More

465 Tarlac town residents receive free land titles

465 Tarlac town residents receive free land titles

July 5, 2018, 7:33 pm

CAPAS, Tarlac -- At least 465 residents of the former O’Donnel Resettlement Area, now Barangay Cristo Rey, in this town finally received on Wednesday their land titles from the local government, in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Vice President Leni… Read More

Malaybalay to regulate retail water business

Malaybalay to regulate retail water business

July 5, 2018, 7:21 pm

MALAYBALAY CITY – Retail water businesses in this city will soon be regulated to ensure that refilling and vending stations adhere to local and national laws.On July 3, the “Retail Water System Regulation Ordinance of Malaybalay City” was passed, said Councilor Rendon P. Sangalang, committee… Read More

Zamboanga mayor vows to keep working despite threat

Zamboanga mayor vows to keep working despite threat

July 5, 2018, 7:16 pm

Zamboanga City Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar (in white t-shirt) joins parents and children in a photo session during her recent visit to a barangay. (Photo courtesy: City Hall PIO)ZAMBOANGA CITY--Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said she will continue performing her duties despite the… Read More

Mayor Sara no longer keen on local peace talks

Mayor Sara no longer keen on local peace talks

July 5, 2018, 7:14 pm

DAVAO CITY – Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is no longer keen on reviving her previous offer to hold local peace talks with the communist New People’s Army (NPA) but vowed to continue the city’s peace and development efforts in areas the communist insurgents maintain heavy presence in.“Wala… Read More

LTO-Region 9 releases 1,212 new motor vehicle plates

LTO-Region 9 releases 1,212 new motor vehicle plates

July 5, 2018, 7:13 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY--The Land Transportation Office in Region 9 (LTO-9) on Thursday released 1,212 new motor vehicle plates for this region.Lawyer Aminola Abaton, LTO-Region 9 director, led the release of the new plates at the agency’s office in Zamboecozone to several car dealers.Abaton said the new… Read More

LTO-11 starts clearing records of license plate backlog

LTO-11 starts clearing records of license plate backlog

July 5, 2018, 7:11 pm

DAVAO CITY – The Land Transportation Office in Region 11 (LTO-11) is starting to clean up backlogs of motor vehicle license plates following the ceremonial distribution of three of the 1,620 plates for vehicles registered between July 1 –31, 2016.LTO-11 records show that it has a total backlog… Read More

DAR orders tin-can firm to stop land use conversion in Zambo village

DAR orders tin-can firm to stop land use conversion in Zambo village

July 5, 2018, 7:10 pm

ZAMBOANGA CITY--The Department of Agrarian Reform in Region 9 (DAR-9) has ordered a tin-can manufacturing firm to stop development works on an agricultural land in Barangay Talisayan, this city.DAR-9 Director Julita Ragandang issued the order to Rowell Can Corporation in a letter dated July 4… Read More

Farmer yields 2 grenades at Maguindanao checkpoint

Farmer yields 2 grenades at Maguindanao checkpoint

July 5, 2018, 7:07 pm

COTABATO CITY--Police arrested Wednesday a farmer for possession of two fragmentation grenades in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.Chief Supt. Graciano Mijares, director of Police Regional Office-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, said police personnel manning a checkpoint in Barangay Tenorio… Read More