All anti-drug operations are ‘high-risk’ missions—PNP, PDEA

September 18, 2019
CITING the death of 50 Philippine National Police personnel and 19 agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in gun battles with armed and defiant drug traffickers across the country from July 2016 to date, the PNP and PDEA leaderships have cited anew the need for their agents to be fully-protected each time they go on ‘high-risk’ missions to arrest drug trafficking and abuse in the land despite criticisms from some quarters.

Chinese tourist drowns in Bohol

September 17, 2019
Rescuers retrieved the body of the tourist and applied cardio-pulmonary resuscitation or CPR before taking him to the Borja Family Hospital in Tagbilaran City where an attending physician, Dr. Apollo John Bernaldez, declared him dead at around 2:40 in the afternoon, said Sinas.

HIV-infected OFWs

September 17, 2019
PROJECTIONS that the number of HIV-positive overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) is likely to surpass the 7,000 mark this year provide a major challenge for concerned government authorities.

4 Cebu cops survive boat sinking

September 16, 2019
FOUR members of the Daanbantayan Municipal Police Station in Cebu cheated death when the motorized banca they were riding capsized in the waters of Medellin town due to bad weather last Saturday, the Police Regional Office 7 reported yesterday.

Go pushes for Magna Carta for Barangays

September 16, 2019
A PUBLIC hearing of the Senate Committee on Local Government, conducted jointly with the Committees on Ways and Means; Finance; and Government Corporations and Public Enterprises, was held Monday morning to discuss issues currently faced by barangays.