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ASG sub-leader, 10 others give up, 29 ASG allies held

ELEVEN members of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), including their sub-leader, surrendered to authorities and turned over their firearms the other day in Basilan. Meanwhile, 29 ASG allies were arrested during military operation in Patikul, Sulu. Armed Forces of the Philippines…

Cops collar ‘Digong’ for bomb, gun

TIAONG, Quezon -- Police on Wednesday arrested a jobless man known for being trouble maker for possession of explosive, unlicensed gun and a knife during search operation inside his residence in Bgy. Tagbakin, here. Town police commander Chief Insp. Alvin…

Army to send another battalion to Marawi

CAMP Elias Angeles, Pili, Camarines Sur -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will send another battalion from the Army’s 9th Infantry Division based in Bicol to augment government troopers engaged in combat for a month to break the…

Man ambushed in Batangas

LIPA City, Batangas -- A 32-year-old jobless man was shot dead by unidentified assailants while driving an owner-type vehicle in Bgy. Sto. Toribio, here, the other day. City police commander Supt. Carlos E. Barde identified the victim as Ariel Rosales…

BIFF abandons North Cotabato school after taking five hostages

AS of 1:30 p.m. yesterday, the Armed Forces said that the BIFF rebels have abandoned the school where they reportedly seized five hostages and military operations are ongoing to catch the gunmen. “It’s already resolved. They’ve withdrawn, they are no…

Drug suspect killed in clash with Batangas cops

CAMP Gen. Malvar, Batangas -- A suspected drug offender was killed in a clash with authorities who were serving a search warrant against him in Bgy. District 10, Balayan town, Police Public Information Office OIC Insp. Hazel P. Luma-ang said.…

9 ‘paihi’ cement syndicate members fall in Laguna

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Joint elements of the Regional Intelligence Division (RID) and the San Pedro police arrested nine alleged members of ‘Paihi’ cement syndicate after conducting an operation at Alora Compound, Bgy. Landayan, San Pedro City, Laguna, on Tuesday. A report to acting…

Regada Water Festival set June 24 in Cavite City

ALL roads lead to historic Cavite City for the annual staging of ‘Mardi Gras’ Regada Water Festival on June 24, 2017 on P. Burgos Avenue and Salamanca Road in city proper. Thousands of local and foreign tourists are expected to…

DA launches rehab of Laguna Lake

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AGRICULTURE Secretary Emmanuel Piñol and Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food chairperson Sen. Cynthia Villar on Monday led the launching of the “Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa” (BASIL) program in Baybayin, Los Banos, Laguna. The event, which aims to…

Japanese stude sinaktan, ninakawan sa Baguio

BAGUIO City -- Isang female Japanese student ang nabiktima ng hindi pa nakikilalang suspek na sinaktan muna siya bago kinuha ang kanyang cellphone (iPhone 6) habang naglalakad malapit sa Lions Club, Gov. Pack Road, bandang 4:45 a.m. nu’ng Linggo at…

Las Piñas drug dependent gunned down in Batangas

A 36-year-old jobless man was shot dead by two unidentified assailants while on his way home in Blue Isle Subd., Sta. Maria, Sto. Tomas, Batangas, early Sunday morning. Police identified the victim, who sustained several gunshot wounds in the body,…

Bouncers maul Arab stude

BAGUIO City -- A Saudi Arabian national, identified as Abdullah Abdulrahman Ather Hammed, 24, single, a student of AMA, and a resident of Avelino St., Fairview, Baguio City, and Kris Alfonso Rieza, 23, customer service provider, of 23 Ambiong Road,…

Villar, Piñol lead BASIL program launch in R4A

Senator Cynthia Villar, chairperson of the Senate committee on agriculture and food, and Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol led the launching of the Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (BASIL) program and distribution of livelihood asssitance to Calabarzon fisherfolk during the…
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