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1 DRUG PUSHER KILLED, 14 OTHERS NABBED IN BULACAN ANTI-DRUG OPS

CAMP GEN ALEJO S SANTOS, Bulacan -- A drug pusher was killed and 14 others were arrested Tuesday as the Bulacan[...]

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MAYNILAD ASKED TO EXPLAIN WATER SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS IN METRO

May 22, 2019 - 7:17 PM

QUEZON CITY – The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage Services Regulatory Office (MWSS-RO) has ordered Maynilad Water Services Inc. to explain its failure to deliver water services to customers. In a press briefing on Tuesday, MWSS chief regulator Patrick Lester Ty said the agency has issued a notice of service obligation failure to Maynilad, specifically in […]

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PANGASINAN POLICE STILL ON FULL ALERT STATUS

May 22, 2019 - 7:04 PM

STILL ON FULL ALERT. The Pangasinan Police is on full alert status until June 12, the end of the election period. (Photo courtesy of Dagupan City Police Station)  LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The 2,400 policemen deployed all over the province remain on full alert status even after the May 13 midterm elections. “We still have 30 days after the […]

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ILOCOS VILLAGERS JOIN NATIONWIDE BRIGADA ESKWELA 2019

May 22, 2019 - 7:02 PM

LAOAG CITY — Armed with brooms, bolos and other cleaning materials, residents here participated on Monday in the ongoing provincewide Brigada Eskwela, an annual event of the Department of Education (DepEd) to rekindle the spirit of “bayanihan” (communal work) in this age. The Schools Division of Ilocos Norte (SDOIN) kicked-off Friday this year’s school maintenance program […]

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10 DIE, 8 INJURED IN ALBAY TOWN JEEPNEY PLUNGE

May 22, 2019 - 6:59 PM

  FATAL ACCIDENT. People mill around the ill-fated jeepney, which fell into a ravine in Sitio Hulanding, Barangay San Jose, Libon in Albay on Tuesday afternoon (May 21, 2019). Ten people perished and eight, including the driver, were injured in the accident. (Photo courtesy of Libon Municipal Police Station) LEGAZPI CITY — Ten people died and eight others […]

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FEMALE CADET FROM ILOCOS SUR TOPS PMA MABALASIK CLASS OF 2019

May 21, 2019 - 6:11 PM

MABALASIK CLASS OF 2019. The top 10 cadets of Philippine Military Academy’s Mabalasik Class of 2019 are presented to mediamen on Tuesday (May 21, 2019). Five female cadets are in the top 10, including valedictorian Dionne Mae Apolog Umalla from Alilem, Ilocos Sur. (Photo courtesy of Ian Russell Requiso/Midtown Photography) FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City — The Philippine […]

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NUEVA ECIJA PRODUCTS OFFERED IN ‘LIKHA’ TRADE FAIR

May 21, 2019 - 6:07 PM

TRADE FAIR. Various local products are on sale in the Likhang Novo Ecija Trade  Fair at SM Megacenter in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija. The trade fair organized by the Department of Trade and Industry, SM Megacenter and Provincial Small and Medium Enterprise Development Council (PSMEDC),will run until May 26. (Photo by Marilyn Galang)   CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija — […]

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6 MEN, FEMALE MINOR NABBED FOR POT SESSION IN BENGUET

May 21, 2019 - 6:04 PM

POT SESSION BUSTED. Seven persons including a female minor were caught in the act of consuming illegal drugs during a police operation on Monday evening in Barangay Betag, La Trinidad. The arrest was a result of a report from the community, who supports the campaign to rid the streets of illegal drugs and drug users. (Photo […]

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GOV’T CONVERGENCE BRINGS LIVELIHOOD TO LANDSLIDE VICTIMS

May 21, 2019 - 6:00 PM

BAGUIO CITY — Line agencies in the Cordillera region have assured the continued provision of aid to landslide victims in Itogon town where scores of people perished in September 2018, in line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to provide them a sustainable livelihood. “We have been distributing livelihood assistance to the victims since last year. […]

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NEW MERALCO CAVITE SUBSTATION INAUGURATED

May 21, 2019 - 5:53 PM

SUBSTATION INAUGURATION. (L-R) Meralco Relationship Manager – Leisure and Entertainment Industry, Melanie Senga; Meralco VP and Head, Corporate Business Group, Victor Genuino; Meralco Deputy CEO, Atty. Ray Espinosa; PRO-FRIENDS SEVP, Jocelyn Guzman ; PRO-FRIENDS SVP and Deputy Strategic Business Unit1 (SBU1) Head, Kathleen Choa; PRO-FRIENDS EVP and SBU1 Head, Epifanio Santillan Jr.; PRO-FRIENDS Chairman and […]

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BAGUIO CITY RECORDS 42% DROP IN INDEX CRIMES

May 20, 2019 - 4:51 PM

BAGUIO CITY — The crime volume in the city is on a steady decline, particularly index crimes, which declined by 42 percent, over one year and four months, the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) reported. “What is notable in this decrease is the emphasis on the reduction of index crimes, from 703 in 2017 to only […]

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67-YEAR-OLD RETIRED LADY COP BRINGS HOME 4 GOLDS FROM ATHLETIC GAMES

May 20, 2019 - 3:59 PM

WINNING ATHLETE. Erlinda Lavandia, 67, proudly wears the gold medals she won in the Southeast Asia Athletics Championship held in Singapore, during the ceremonies at the Baguio City Hall on Monday (May 20, 2019). The city government gave her cash incentive for bringing honor to the city and country. (Photo courtesy of Bong Cayabyab/PIO-Bagiuo City) BAGUIO CITY — Age […]

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SORSOGON TOWN OFFERS ‘BUTANDING’ TOURISM

May 19, 2019 - 8:23 PM

DONSOL, Sorsogon — The local government here has introduced whale shark interaction tourism, as sightings of the “gentle marine giants”, locally known as “butanding”, have increased since last year.   “Mas maganda ngayong taon ang sightings ng mga butanding. Mas madami at dahil dyan, dumadami din ang mga turista (Whale shark sightings are much better this […]

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DONSOL LGU, WWF RENEW PLEDGE FOR ECO-TOURISM PROGRAMS

May 19, 2019 - 8:08 PM

DONSOL, Sorsogon — The town of Donsol, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines, and the Department of Tourism 5 (Bicol), have renewed their commitment for a sustainable and balanced eco-tourism program.   Under the renewed agreement, signed Friday on the sidelines of the “Butanding” (Whale Shark) Festival, they would vigorously enforce the protection of […]

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TURN CAMPAIGN AD TRASH INTO CASH: DENR

May 19, 2019 - 8:07 PM

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 4-A (Calabarzon) is encouraging candidates in the recent elections and their supporters, as well as local communities, to recycle their campaign materials.    DENR 4-A Executive Director Maria Paz Luna told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Thursday that they fully support the call […]

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PANGASINAN SOLON VOWS TO FOCUS ON AGRICULTURE, TOURISM, YOUTH

May 18, 2019 - 10:03 PM

UP FOR SECOND TERM.  Pangasinan’s 4th District Rep. Christopher de Venecia (second from left) was proclaimed by Commission on Elections Supervisor, Lawyer Ericson Organiza (left) on Thursday (May 16, 2019). De Venecia will be serving his second term. He was unopposed when he first ran, but was challenged by three other candidates this election.  (Photo by Liwayway […]

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DILG CHIEF WELCOMES 20 EX-REDS BACK TO GOV’T FOLD

May 18, 2019 - 10:02 PM

BACK TO THE FOLD OF THE LAW. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año (center) is joined by members of the multiagency Regional Task Force To End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) in the Calabarzon Region during the formal turnover rites of  20 surrendered rebels who are now under the government’s Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program providing livelihood assistance to […]

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