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GUNMEN FIRE AT LA UNION TOWN EXEC’S HOUSE

BALAOAN, La Union -- The Balaoan Police is looking at all angles for the possible motive and arrest of the riding-in-tandem[...]

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‘MANGAN TAKU’ FIRST-EVER FOOD FAIR IN CORDILLERA

April 13, 2019 - 11:10 AM

The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) recently held its first-ever culinary fair in Baguio City to honor the traditional cuisine in the region.   The Department of Tourism (DOT) in partnership with Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), Department of Agriculture (DA), and Baguio City made the event “The Cordillera Food Fair: Mangan Taku” possible.    According to […]

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BATAAN RESIDENTS NOW ENJOY ‘SWIMMABLE’ WATERS

April 12, 2019 - 3:37 PM

CLEAN WATERS. Children enjoy the waters of Aguawan Beach, one of the three beaches in Mariveles, Bataan declared safe for swimming by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). The beach is a portion of the 190-kilometer coastline of the Manila Bay area that is subject of a massive cleanup and rehabilitation drive. (Photo courtesy of […]

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BICOL POLICE CONDUCTS YOUTH AWARENESS SEMINAR ON DRUGS, TERRORISM

April 12, 2019 - 3:33 PM

LEGAZPI CITY — The Police Regional Office 5 (Bicol region) conducted the “Kabataan Kontra Droga at Terorismo Trainors’ Training” here Thursday to boost the youth’s awareness on terrorism and illegal drugs. Police Major Malu Calubaquib, PRO-5 spokesperson, said in an interview that with the holding of the activity, they expect students, youth leaders and out-of-school youth […]

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DSWD NOT GIVING SCHOLARSHIPS: BICOL EXEC

April 12, 2019 - 3:29 PM

LEGAZPI CITY — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) regional office here clarified on Thursday that the agency is not listing college students as beneficiaries under the Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES). “We would like to inform the public that the DSWD does not provide any scholarship program. We do not facilitate the enlisting of […]

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BICOL AIRPORT CAN ACCOMMODATE 2 MILLION PASSENGERS YEARLY

April 12, 2019 - 10:50 AM

Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade lead the site inspection on the ongoing Bicol International Airport on Thursday. Known as the ‘Most Scenic Gateway’, the airport has a 57.44% completion rate and expected to boost to the economy as well as the tourism of the region. At the moment, the airport was complete which […]

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HEAT INDEX IN DAGUPAN CITY MAY STILL RISE: PAGASA

April 11, 2019 - 4:49 PM

  Some Dagupeños go to the beach to escape or ease the scourging heat in the city. (Photo by Hilda Martin Austria)  DAGUPAN CITY — The heat index in this city on Tuesday was the highest in the country at 51.7 degrees Celsius, above the dangerous heat index level of 41 degrees Celsius, and this might worsen […]

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COP SHOT DEAD IN PANGASINAN

April 11, 2019 - 3:12 PM

SAN CARLOS CITY, Pangasinan — A policeman stationed at the Police Regional Office in Region 1 (Ilocos) was fatally shot allegedly by two barangay councilmen of barangay Mabalbalino this city. Col. Wilson Joseph Lopez, provincial director of Pangasinan police, confirmed the incident Wednesday morning in an interview. “The victim identified as Police Corporal Rogeron Ramirez was […]

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CAVITE CITY AMONG PH’S HOTTEST CITIES

April 11, 2019 - 3:10 PM

CAVITE CITY, Cavite — Sangley Point in this province is among the hottest points in the country with the most dangerous heat indexes this summer, scoring a heat index of 42.7° Celsius observed at 2 p.m., the state weather bureau reported on Tuesday. Sangley Point, located in the northern portion of the Cavite City peninsula, is […]

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EX-POLICE OFFICIAL RUNNING FOR CITY DAD KILLED

April 11, 2019 - 3:07 PM

LEGAZPI CITY — A retired police official who was running for city councilor here was killed on Wednesday afternoon by suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Barangay Cagbacong, a remote village in this city. Lt. Col. Aldwin Gamboa, city police chief, identified the victim as retired Senior Supt. Ramiro Bausa. He said armed […]

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SECURITY UP FOR BANGUSAN STREET PARTY

April 11, 2019 - 3:05 PM

Some of the members of Dagupan City Police who will ensure safety and security of partygoers to the Bangusan Street Party on April 30. (Photo courtesy of Dagupan City Police Station’s Facebook page)  DAGUPAN CITY — The Dagupan City Police Station (DCPS) is deploying more than 400 personnel to ensure the security of partygoers for the Bangusan […]

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LAOAG FUN RUN TO PROMOTE AUTISM AWARENESS

April 11, 2019 - 2:31 PM

LAOAG CITY — Hundreds of Ilocanos are expected to join the first-ever “Run for Autism-ok Ilocos Norte” on Saturday at the Ilocos Norte Capitol grounds in time for the celebration of World Autism Month this April. Mari Genevieve Arcangel, president of Autism Society of the Philippines (ASP) Laoag Chapter, said proceeds of the activity will finance […]

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OFW RAPE CASE SETTLED FOR P750K BUT RECRUITER NOT YET OFF THE...

April 10, 2019 - 4:37 PM

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — The rape case involving a 22-year-old Filipino worker in Jeddah has been settled for 50,000 Saudi Riyal or PHP750,000, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III said. “The victim is being assisted now by the Assistance to Nationals Section (ANS) of the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah,” Bello […]

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IGOROT SOLDIERS’ HEROISM REMEMBERED ON 77TH DAY OF VALOR

April 10, 2019 - 4:33 PM

The heroism of the World War II veterans was remembered on Tuesday’s celebration of ’77th Araw ng Kagitingan’ at the Veterans’ Memorial Park in Harrison Road, Baguio City.(PNA photo by Aiza Caramto) BAGUIO CITY — An official of the country’s premier military school, Philippine Military Academy (PMA), on Tuesday underscored the heroism that the Igorots have […]

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‘MANGAN TAKU’ FEATURES LOCAL FOOD IN CORDILLERA

April 10, 2019 - 4:31 PM

Cultural dancers from Pasil, Kalinga perform the ‘banga’ (pot) dance during the opening of the ‘Mangan Taku’ (Let’s eat) event organized by the Department of Tourism, Department of Agriculture and the city government at the Rose Garden in Baguio. The event brought the various indigenous foods of the six provinces in the Cordillera to the […]

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SUSPECT IN SLAY OF MOM, SONS IN BULACAN FOUND DEAD

April 10, 2019 - 4:25 PM

CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, Bulacan — One of the two suspects in last week’s killing of a mother and her two children in this city was found dead in the comfort room of the detention facility on Tuesday. Lt. Col. Orlando Castil Jr., city police chief, said the suspect, Joselito Cortez, committed suicide by […]

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SUBIC LINES UP WEEK-LONG LENTEN ACTIVITIES

April 9, 2019 - 2:01 PM

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has lined up week-long activities in keeping with the spirit of the Christian world’s most solemn season, the Holy Week. Wilma Eisma, chair and administrator of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), said on Monday that Subic is not only ready for the thousands of vacationers this […]

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