The agency tasked to protect Mt. Banahaw in Quezon province has reiterated its appeal to pilgrims and mountaineering groups to avoid venturing into areas closed off to the public while keeping its forests and prayer spots clean this Lenten season.
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A fire completely destroyed three houses and partially damaged an undetermined number of others in a residential area in Puerto Galera’s White Beach in Oriental Mindoro province Monday afternoon.
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LOS BAÑOS, Laguna – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) contained an oil spill from a roll-on roll-off (RORO) vessel that ran aground in Mabini town in Batangas province.
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President Rodrigo Duterte made a surprise visit to Barangay Bucana here early Sunday and chatted with the village’s residents, Special Assistant to the President Christopher Go. In a Facebook post, Go said the President also provided financial help to unspecified number of residents in the village, where a large number of informal settlers reside, during the 5:00 a.m. visit.
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Government troops have virtually “cordoned off” remote and upland areas in Batangas province, where military operations continued to track down rebel forces.
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An inter-agency task force will present on Thursday, March 15, a comprehensive master plan for Boracay Island as part of efforts to crack down on violations of environmental laws in the country’s prime tourist destination.
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One of the top henchmen of self-confessed drug lord Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr. was killed in an alleged shootout with police officers on Saturday night in Ormoc City, Leyte.
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