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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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1K CENTRAL LUZON COPS TO SECURE ‘ARAW NG KAGITINGAN’ RITES

April 9, 2019 - 1:23 PM

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga — At least 1,000 policemen will be deployed on Tuesday for the commemoration of the 77th Araw ng Kagitingan and observance of the Philippine Veterans’ Week. Brig. Gen. Joel Napoleon Coronel, Police Regional Office-3 (PRO3) director, said on Monday that the police personnel will come from various provincial and city police offices in […]

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BULACAN TOWN DECLARES CPP-NPA ‘PERSONA NON GRATA’

April 9, 2019 - 1:18 PM

PANDI, Bulacan — The local government here has declared the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front of the Philippines (CPP-NPA-NDFP) as “persona non grata”. Major General Lenard T. Agustin, commander of the Army’s 7th Infantry (Kaugnay) Division, on Monday hailed the local officials of Pandi and the 48th Infantry Battalion (48IB) for playing […]

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2 NPA REBELS KILLED IN MASBATE CLASH

April 8, 2019 - 7:28 PM

LEGAZPI CITY — Two suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels were killed in a clash with Army soldiers on Monday in a remote village in Mandaon town, Masbate province. Capt. Joash Pramis, public affairs chief of the Army’s 9th Infantry Division (9ID), said soldiers were on patrol in Barangay Buri at around 1:55 a.m. when they […]

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MARIJUANA TOPS LIST OF ILLEGAL DRUGS SEIZED IN CORDILLERA

April 8, 2019 - 7:24 PM

A total of PHP70.5 million worth of marijuana plants were destroyed by government anti-drug enforcers in the hinterland of Tinglayan in Kalinga province in March. (File photo courtesy of PDEA-CAR) BAGUIO CITY — Marijuana topped the list of illegal drugs seized in the Cordillera region during the first three months of the year. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency […]

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CSC HOLDS SURPRISE CHECK ON REGION 1, BAGUIO OFFICES

April 8, 2019 - 7:22 PM

City Fire Marshall Chief Insp. Nestor Gorio and criminology student Brent Bernard of Easter College were awarded by the Civil Service Commission for efficient public service during a surprise check of CSC Commissioner Aileen Lizada in March. They were awarded during the flag-raising ceremony on Monday (April 8, 2019). (Photo courtesy of Bong Cayabyab/PIO-City Hall) BAGUIO CITY — […]

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2 DIE AS CAR SIDESWIPES TRICYCLE IN BATAAN

April 8, 2019 - 7:21 PM

BALANGA CITY, Bataan — Two persons died when a car side swept the tricycle they were riding along the Roman Highway here Monday morning. Lt. Colonel Eduardo Guevara, Jr., Balanga police chief, identified the victims as tricycle driver Rodolfo Ebasan and his passenger Gerardo dela Cruz. Ebasan died on the spot while dela Cruz was declared […]

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BAYAMBANG DOES IT AGAIN!

April 8, 2019 - 6:57 PM

Progress in Bayambang is truly well underway as a record-breaking 50.23-meter high statue of the town’s patron, Saint Vincent Ferrer, was unveiled on April 5, 2019 just in time for the 405th founding anniversary of the town, 400th year of the Saint Vincent Ferrer Parish in Bayambang, and the 600th year of martyrdom of the […]

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2 MORTAR BOMBS FOUND IN LA UNION

April 7, 2019 - 10:38 PM

AGOO, La Union — Two unexploded 60-millimeter mortar bombs were found along the coastal area of Barangay San Nicolas West, Agoo, La Union on Saturday. Maj. Silverio Ordinado Jr, La Union police information officer, said the bombs have no fuse assembly and pin. Monico Aspiras, chairman of San Nicolas West, said they did not see any […]

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PANGASINAN CELEBRATES 439TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

April 7, 2019 - 10:37 PM

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan —The province of Pangasinan turned 439 this year, but the celebration of its founding anniversary on April 5 is only on its 10th year. Pangasinan, comes from the word “Panag-asinan” that means place of “asin” (salt) or salt-making since the province is well-known to be producing salt (rock salt). It has 44 towns and […]

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‘PUSHER’ KILLED, 3 NABBED IN BICOL ANTI-DRUG OPS

April 6, 2019 - 5:32 PM

LEGAZPI CITY — An alleged drug pusher was killed in a shootout with police anti-narcotics operatives while three others were nabbed in separate drug operations in the towns of Daet, Camarines Norte, and in Baao and Pili towns in Camarines Sur on Wednesday, a report from the Police Regional Office-5 (PRO5) said Thursday. Killed in a […]

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500 JOIN HERITAGE WALK THROUGH ANTIQUE HOUSES IN CAGAYAN

April 6, 2019 - 4:32 PM

TUGUEGARAO CITY — About 500 arts and culture enthusiasts participated in a heritage walk earlier this week as the Cagayan Museum and Historical Research Center led sorties to antique residences and buildings in Cagayan province. The stakeholders from the academe and civil society groups joined the affair dubbed as “Mannalan Tera”, a Cagayan Heritage Conservation Society-established […]

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MT. PROVINCE RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY NPA-GOV’T CLASH TO GET AID

April 6, 2019 - 4:23 PM

BAUKO, Mountain Province— Mayor Abraham Akilit on Friday said they will start giving psychological intervention to residents in the five villages here, where government troops and rebels clashed for several days. “May mga na-trauma na kailangan i-debrief sila (There were those traumatized who need to be debriefed). This morning they had a meeting to plan out how to […]

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574 ASSORTED FIREARMS SEIZED IN CENTRAL LUZON THIS YEAR

April 5, 2019 - 4:46 PM

CONFISCATED FIREARMS. Assorted firearms confiscated in various parts of Central Luzon are presented to Philippine National Police officials led by Gen. Oscar Albayalde (center) and the media during a press briefing in Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga on Thursday (April 4. 2019). The firearms, numbering 574 in all, were mostly confiscated in checkpoints as […]

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DARAGA MAYOR, 5 OTHERS FACE MURDER RAPS FOR TWIN SLAY

April 5, 2019 - 4:35 PM

MANILA— The Camarines Sur provincial prosecutor’s office has ordered the filing of two counts of murder against Daraga, Albay mayor Carlywin Baldo and five others for the killing of Ako Bicol party-list Rep. Rodel M. Batocabe and his police escort, Orlando S. Diaz, last December 22. Batocabe succumbed to eight gunshot wounds during an ambush […]

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OVER 5K DRIVERS IN ILOCOS REGION GET FUEL SUBSIDY

April 5, 2019 - 4:32 PM

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in Region 1 (Ilocos) has distributed 5,550 Pantawid Pasada cash cards to legitimate public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers and operators in the region from September last year up to April 3 this year.   Based on the Pantawid Pasada Program (PPP) fuel card distribution report, […]

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11-YEAR-OLD GETS ‘BEST GIFT EVER’ ON GRADUATION

April 5, 2019 - 4:06 PM

Alwytz is all smiles with the goat he got as graduation gift. (Photo courtesy of Gaoiran family) LAOAG CITY — Grade 6 student, Alwytz Robiniol Gaoiran, 11, graduated on Wednesday with no medal but got the biggest surprise from his family when a goat met him as he arrived home. Alwytz prefers animals to toys or gadgets and […]

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