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SUSPECTED ACTIVIST LEADER IN PANGASINAN SHOT DEAD

BAYAMBANG, Pangasinan -- An activist leader allegedly affiliated with Anakpawis party-list was shot dead here Monday evening. Supt. Marceliano Desamito Jr.,[...]

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SHELLFISH BACK IN BATAAN MARKETS

February 11, 2019 - 2:34 PM

SAMAL, Bataan — Green mussels or “tahong” were again sold in Bataan markets on Saturday after the shellfish ban due to red tide was lifted on Thursday. “Ngayon okay na, wala nang red tide sa Bataan. Maraming salamat (Now, it is already okay. There is no more red tide in Bataan. Thank you very much),” said Clarissa Boyo, tahong vendor in a makeshift […]

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MEDICAL MISSION BENEFITS CAVITE TOWN’S INDIGENTS

February 11, 2019 - 1:58 PM

NOVELETA, Cavite — Thousands of poor patients and the elderly of this locality and neighboring Cavite City and Kawit town have benefitted from the three-day “mega medical mission” under the auspices of a United States-based medical corps. At the culminating activity Thursday, Mayor Dino Reyes Chua, along with Vice Mayor Donnie Torres, Cavite City Vice Mayor […]

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POLICE CONDEMNS NPA FOR BURNING HEAVY EQUIPMENT IN QUEZON

February 11, 2019 - 1:54 PM

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City – Calabarzon Police Regional Office Chief Supt. Edward Carranza on Saturday condemned the New People’s Army (NPA) terrorist group for the of burning heavy equipment in Infanta, Quezon. Carranza said around 15 members of the NPA torched three backhoes and a bulldozer being used for Kaliwa Dam project at Sitio Queborosa […]

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DRUG PUSHER NABBED IN LEGAZPI CITY

February 9, 2019 - 3:51 PM

LEGAZPI CITY — Anti-narcotics operatives seized 50 grams of suspected shabu worth PHP300,000 from a peddler in this city, a report from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Friday. Diogenes Callo was caught selling shabu to an undercover PDEA agent during a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Oro at about 8:40 p.m. Thursday, said […]

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2 DRUG SUSPECTS KILLED, 12 NABBED IN BULACAN OPS

February 9, 2019 - 3:49 PM

CAMP GEN. ALEJO S. SANTOS, Bulacan — Two drug pushers were killed and 12 other drug suspects were arrested in separate buy-bust operations in the province Thursday. Senior Supt. Chito Bersaluna, Bulacan Police Provincial Office director, said Friday that those killed in the operations were Johnson Milliama, a resident of the City of San Jose del […]

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‘KILLER MAID’, PARTNER NABBED IN PANGASINAN

February 9, 2019 - 3:44 PM

BAGUIO CITY — After almost three years in hiding, the housemaid who allegedly killed the teenage daughter of her employer here in 2016 was finally arrested by authorities in Pangasinan province.  A belated report reaching the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Friday said Marites Judan, the primary suspect in the killing of 15-year-old Allery Wagayen at […]

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GUNMAN KILLS 4, HURTS 5 IN TERESA, RIZAL RAMPAGE

February 8, 2019 - 6:13 PM

TERESA, Rizal — Rizal provincial police are in pursuit of a possibly deranged gunman who shot dead four people and wounded five others in a deadly rampage that took place in a usually peaceful neighborhood at Barangay Bagumbayan in this town early Thursday evening. The gunman, identified as John Albert Araojo, reportedly fled aboard a commandeered […]

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‘Sumilang’ Festival 2019, a celebration of the faithful

February 8, 2019 - 5:35 PM

SILANG, Cavite — The 9th Sumilang Festival, which is celebrated in this historic town from January 20 to February 8, comes with pomp and pageantry but with more meaningful celebration for the town’s 424th founding anniversary and homage to its patron saint “Our Lady of Candelaria”. Phillip Lacson Medina, chairman of the Sumilang Fiesta Executive Committee […]

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5 NABBED, 2 DRUG DENS DISMANTLED IN LEGAZPI CITY

February 8, 2019 - 6:10 PM

LEGAZPI CITY — Anti-narcotics operatives dismantled two suspected illegal drug dens and arrested five people, including two sisters, in simultaneous drug operations in Barangay Tinago, this city on Thursday night. Drug operatives raided the houses of Analiza Magnaye alias “Baby Ruth”, 47, and her sister, Alona Llorca, alias “Madam”, 50, said Christian Frivaldo, acting regional director […]

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446K INDIGENTS IN ILOCOS REGION RENEW PHILHEALTH MEMBERSHIP

February 8, 2019 - 5:33 PM

DAGUPAN CITY — Some 446,050 indigents in the Ilocos region have renewed their health insurance coverage with the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) as of January 21 this year. Joseph Abuan Manuel, information officer of PhilHealth 1 (Ilocos), said indigent patients enrolled under the National Housing and Targeting System (NHTS), or Listahanan, would enjoy the outpatient […]

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MARIKINA CONTINUES ROAD REPAIR WORKS IN PROVIDENT VILLAGE

February 8, 2019 - 2:35 PM

MARIKINA CITY – The Marikina City government is continuing road repair works in Provident Village as part of its efforts to improve the lives of the people.   In a statement on Friday, the local government said city hall personnel are currently repairing curbs and gutters along St. Mary Ave. in the village.   In […]

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LAGUNA LAKE HIGHWAY BIKE LANE OPENS

February 7, 2019 - 5:58 PM

MANILA — Starting today, cyclists will be able to use the 5.58-kilometer bicycle lane facility along the stretch of the Laguna Lake Highway in Taguig City. This, after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Taguig City officials, headed by Mayor Lani Cayetano and Vice Mayor Ricardo Cruz Jr., formally opened the three-meter wide […]

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9 EX-REBELS IN BATAAN RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID

February 7, 2019 - 4:51 PM

CASH AID. Bataan Governor Albert Garcia (left) joins former members of the New People’s Army in a group photo after as he gives them financial assistance of PHP10,000 each on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (Photo courtesy of the Philippine Army’s 7th Infantry Division) FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija — Nine former members of the Marxist-Leninist Party of the Philippines […]

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MAGNITUDE 5.5 QUAKE HITS PANGASINAN

February 7, 2019 - 3:39 PM

AGUILAR, Pangasinan — A 5.5 intensity tectonic earthquake jolted Pangasinan and neighboring provinces at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the epicenter was located at this town, and an intensity 5 earthquake was monitored in Villasis Pangasinan; 4 in Baguio City; and 3 in Dagupan City, Pangasinan and Olongapo […]

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COPS SEIZE P442-K ‘SHABU’; NAB 3 IN KALINGA BUY BUST OPS

February 7, 2019 - 3:35 PM

BUSTED. A total of 65 grams of shabu worth PHP442,000 were seized from three persons by government law enforcers in a buy bust operation on February 5 in Tabuk city, Kalinga. (Photo courtesy of PROCOR-PIO) BAGUIO CITY — Three persons in Kalinga province were arrested in a buy-bust operation on Tuesday, yielding a total of 65 grams […]

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QUEZON REMAINS TOP AGRICULTURAL PRODUCER IN REGION 4-A

February 7, 2019 - 3:33 PM

LUCENA CITY, Quezon — The provincial government, through the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA), has vowed to increase farm production and income through sustainable programs and projects. Provincial Administrator Roberto Gajo presented the latest Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) data indicating Quezon remains as the top agricultural producing province of various farm products in the Calabarzon […]

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