‘Abdul-Jabbar’ arrested for rape in Nueva Vizcaya

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 08:42:34 +0000

  SOLANO, Nueva Vizcaya – A 54-year-old man, whose alias is the surname of an NBA legend, was arrested on Black Saturday for allegedly raping a minor here last year. Police identified the suspect as Alfredo Tamayao Tuliao, alias “Abdul Jabbar,” a native of Cagayan and a resident here. Tuliao peacefully surrendered to the Nueva […]

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2 soldiers killed in Negros Occidental ambush

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 05:04:07 +0000

By GLAZYL MASCULINO BACOLOD CITY – Two members of the Army’s 15th Infantry Battalion (IB) were killed in an ambush allegedly staged on Black Saturday by the New People’s Army (NPA) in Sitio Cambaga, Barangay Yao-Yao, Cauayan, Negros Occidental. According to Maj. Cenon Pancito III, spokesperson of 3rd Infantry Division (ID), the two soldiers were […]

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HELP: Delivery rider in viral ‘lugaw’ video intimidated by 3 ‘suspicious’ men

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 02:56:35 +0000

BY JOSEPH PEDRAJAS The food delivery rider involved in viral “lugaw” video in Bulacan is asking for help after suspicious men went to his house Thursday night and rudely showed him a supposed memorandum ordering the closure of the rice porridge store that processed his order in the early morning of March 30. in a […]

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Mayor Sara orders ‘surveillance swabbing’ in high-risk COVID areas

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 02:32:13 +0000

By ANTONIO L. COLINA IV    DAVAO CITY – Mayor Sara Duterte has ordered local health authorities to conduct regular “surveillance swabbing” in the city’s high-risk COVID-19 areas. Duterte said during her program over Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR 87.5) on Monday, she wanted to jack up the daily testing capacity to over 1,000 from […]

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Local tourists from other areas now welcome in Cebu

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 08:13:00 +0000

By CALVIN CORDOVA CEBU CITY – The province of Cebu is now accepting local tourists from other places in the country. Those who will be staying in resorts and hotels will only need to present their pre-booked reservations for their accommodation. Those who will be visiting the province for tourist activities will only have to […]

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At Maasin City Hall, color of outfit shows the Valentine’s Day mood of staff

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 07:53:04 +0000

By MARIE TONETTE MARTICIO TACLOBAN CITY — Despite the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the city government of Maasin urges its employees and officials to celebrate Valentine’s according to their mood or status.  City Mayor Nacional Mercado has issued a memorandum imposing a week-long uniform holiday and encouraging employees to be creative with their outfits. The […]

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Farmer leader’s slay in Antique denounced

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2021 04:04:57 +0000

By TARA YAP ILOILO CITY — The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan in Panay has decried the killing of a farmer leader in Sibalom, Antique last Thursday. Bayan-Panay deputy spokesperson Bryan Bosque identified the victim as Vernel Mondreal, who died from multiple bullet  wounds inflicted by two motorcycle-riding men. Mondreal was said to be the head of […]

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PH cases of UK COVID-19 variant rise to 17

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2021 03:37:54 +0000

By ANALOU DE VERA The total number of confirmed cases of the B.1.1.7 variant of the COVID-19 virus (United Kingdom variant) in the country has increased to 17, the Department of Health (DoH) announced Friday night. “Following strengthened biosurveillance activities amid the detection of the first B.1.1.7 variant in the country last Jan. 13, the […]

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7 dead as military chopper crashes in Bukidnon

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2021 02:56:02 +0000

    By KEITH BACONGCO * AARON RECUENCO DAVAO CITY – Seven military personnel were killed when a Philippine Air Force (PAF) helicopter on a re-supply mission crashed in the mountainous village of Sitio Nahigit, Barangay Bulonay, Imapsug-ong, Bukidnon Saturday. Police Senior Master Sgt. Teddy Jones Saliot of the Impasug-ong Police Station said that they received […]

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3 bodies dumped  on Plaridel Bypass Road in Bulacan

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 09:14:54 +0000

By FREDDIE C. VELEZ BUSTOS, Bulacan – The bodies of a man and two women believed to be “salvage” or summary execution victims were found on the Plaridel Bypass Road in Barangay Malamig here Friday. Police Major Jude Bryan Maguddayao, chief of police here, said the victims were all handcuffed and bore several bullet wounds. […]

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