Calaca votes for cityhood on Sept. 3

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2022 11:22:24 +0000

Calaca, known as the Power Town of South Luzon, is set to become the first city in the western part of Batangas. A plebiscite to ratify the conversion of the municipality into a component city known as the City of Calaca, will be held on Sept. 3, 2022. Local officials affirm that Calaca is more […]

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Lawyer killed in Nueva Ecija

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 29 Feb 2020 09:35:18 +0000

A 73-year-old lawyer was gunned down inside his office in Barangay Poblacion Sur, Talavera, Nueva Ecija last Friday. Police Lt. Col. Alexie Desamito, chief of police of Talavera, identified the victim as Bayani Dalangin of Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija. Desamito said the victim was with a client at around 7 p.m. when a lone gunman […]

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Vendor arrested for abducting girl

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 29 Feb 2020 09:33:49 +0000

BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio City Police Office arrested a 27-year-old vendor for allegedly kidnapping an 11-year-old Grade 6 student here last Thursday. Baguio police chief Police Col. Allen Rae Co identified the suspect as Sammy Nonog Pacle of Naguillian, La Union. Co said parents of the victim reported her missing since Feb. 27 to […]

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LPA trough to bring rains over Mindanao

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 29 Feb 2020 09:08:35 +0000

By ELLALYN RUIZ The trough or extension of a low-pressure area is not expected to become a tropical cyclone but may bring scattered rain showers over Mindanao this weekend. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration weather specialist Meno Mendoza said the LPA remains outside the country’s area of responsibility or about 885 kilometers east-southeast […]

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NPA head extort officer killed in Bukidnon clash

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 29 Feb 2020 09:02:02 +0000

By MARTIN SADONGDONG Government troops killed an alleged head extortion officer of a New People’s Army unit in Bukidnon in an encounter last Friday. Lt. Col. Oscar Partuza, commanding officer of the Philippine Army 3rd Infantry Battalion station in Davao City, identified the fatality as Eduardo Arnado, alias “Choi.” A military report said elements of […]

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Bacolod CIDG chief nabbed for extortion

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:00:51 +0000

By MARTIN SADONGDONG * GLAZYL MASCULINO The chief of the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Bacolod City and his alleged cohort were arrested by the anti-scalawag unit of the PNP last Thursday for allegedly extorting protection money from three KTV bar owners. Police Col. Ronald Oliver Lee, acting director of the Integrated […]

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La Union beauty pageant set

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 09:57:03 +0000

By ROBERT REQUINTINA SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – All is set for the staging of Mutia Ti La Union 2020 on March 2, a prestigious beauty contest which will help drumbeat the vision of the province to be the heart of agri-tourism in Northern Luzon by 2025. This year’s official candidates and their towns […]

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4 Malaysians rescued from Chinese captors in Laguna

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2020 10:42:27 +0000

Anti-kidnapping operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) rescued on Saturday four Malaysians in a raid on the safehouse of their Chinese abductors in San Pedro, Laguna, officials announced yesterday. Brig. Gen. Jonnel Estomo, director of the Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG), said the abduction appears to be related to the operation of the Philippine Offshore Gaming […]

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4 Malaysians rescued from Chinese captors

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2020 10:42:27 +0000

Anti-kidnapping operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) rescued on Saturday four Malaysians in a raid on the safehouse of their Chinese abductors in San Pedro, Laguna, officials announced yesterday. Brig. Gen. Jonnel Estomo, director of the Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG), said the abduction appears to be related to the operation of the Philippine Offshore Gaming […]

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Phivolcs lowers Taal alert level from 3 to 2

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 09:08:14 +0000

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has lowered the alert level of Taal Volcano from three to two due to the “decreased unrest.” In its latest bulletin, Phivolcs said that this was due to the volcano’s condition in the past three weeks which had been characterized by less frequent volcanic earthquake activity, stabilizing ground […]

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