NDRRMC: At least 2 dead due to ‘Ineng’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 09:45:43 +0000

  At least two persons were killed when severe tropical storm “Ineng” pummeled Northern Luzon with heavy rains and deep floods, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council disclosed yesterday afternoon. An initial report by the NDRRMC identified one of the fatalities as Ricky Manglanlan, of Barangay 16, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte. “Manglanlan was […]

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Sandigan rejects mayor’s attempt to file demurrer

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 05:48:06 +0000

The Sandiganbayan Sixth Division has denied the bid of Limay, Bataan Mayor Nelson David and three of his co-accused to challenge the prosecution’s evidence as insufficient to support a conviction in the graft case filed against them. David was charged for violations of Section 3(e) and (g) of Republic Act No. 3019 or the Anti-Graft […]

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Duterte allows STL to resume operations

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:00:18 +0000

President Duterte has authorized the lifting of the suspension of small town lottery operations provided certain conditions are met. The conditions imposed on the STL operators included payment of a three-month cash bond, the payment of debts, and an issuance of waiver from pursuing lawsuit against the government, according to presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo. The […]

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Pasigarbo sa Sugbo in Cebu returns

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:45:11 +0000

CEBU CITY – The Pasigarbo sa Sugbo, dubbed as the “festival of festivals,” is set for a grand comeback as at least 40 contingents representing the various municipalities and component cities in Cebu will vie for glory on Sunday at the Cebu City Sports Center. Marking the return of the festival after a six-year hiatus […]

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AWOL cop behind murder of investment firm executive?

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:40:42 +0000

CEBU CITY – Police are checking reports that an absent without official leave policeman was behind last Tuesday’s killing of a top executive of an investment firm based in Davao City. Police Major Christian Torres, chief of the Balamban Police Station, said they have received information regarding the identity of the supposed killer of Armando […]

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Laborer electrocuted in POGO project site in Kawit, Cavite

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 08:55:03 +0000

CAMP GEN. PANTALEON GARCIA, Imus City, Cavite – A laborer died when he was electrocuted in a Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators project site in Barangay Pulborista-Binakayan in Kawit, this province, last Wednesday. Kawit police identified the victim as Jhonmark Lagos, 24, a Xiao Song Corp. installer, and a resident of Barangay Caridad, Cavite City. Police […]

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NPA raids village gathering, seizes residents’ cellphones

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 08:50:01 +0000

BACOLOD CITY – About 10 to 15 unidentified armed men believed to be New People’s Army rebels barged inside the barangay hall of Lamugong, Manjuyod, Negros Oriental last Wednesday and took the handheld radio and cellular phones of barangay officials and residents who were holding a meeting at the barangay hall. Brig. Gen. Benedict Arevalo, […]

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Solon: Deploy new Navy ship to deter incursions

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:35:56 +0000

The vice chairman of the House Committee on National Defense yesterday urged the government to make its presence felt in Philippine territorial waters that have become the target of incursions by Chinese military vessels, saying that the newly acquired ship from South Korea should be sent to these areas. Muntinlupa City Rep. Ruffy Biazon aired […]

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LPA develops into TD ‘Ineng’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:20:30 +0000

A low-pressure area monitored within the Philippine Area of Responsibility intensified into a tropical depression and was given the local name “Ineng” last Tuesday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said Ineng was last spotted based on all available data at 1,155 kilometers east of Infanta, Quezon (14.8 degrees north, 132.4 degrees east) […]

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Maguindanao solon seeks truce

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:55:59 +0000

Maguindanao Rep. Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu has issued a strong appeal to President Duterte to declare a temporary ceasefire in the military operations in his province that have caused the displacement of thousands of his constituents. In a letter sent to Malacanang, Mangudadatu also urged Duterte to seek the intercession of “high ranking officials of the […]

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