UPDATE: 7 NPA rebels killed in clash with, police, military in Antique

SEVEN members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) were killed in a clash with police and the military in San Jose, Antique on Wednesday morning. Joint elements of the San Jose Municipal Police Station and the Philippine Army were serving a warrant of arrest against Jason Talibo alias Bebe and Joven Ceralvo alias […]

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No Filipino casualties, so far, in bridge collapse in Italy — DFA

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is monitoring the situation of the more than 1000 Filipinos in Northern Italy following the collapse of a highway bridge on Tuesday evening. At the same time, the DFA expressed its sympathies to the families of the 35 people who died in the collapse of the Morandi highway bridge near Genoa. […]

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Successful Examinees in the Sanitary Engineer Licensure Exams

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 107 out of 157 passed the Sanitary Engineer Licensure Examination given by the Board of Sanitary Engineering in Manila this August 2018.:   RANK                     NAME SCHOOL     RATING(%)   1 RAYMOND CHARLES AMIO  GARCIA MAPUA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MANILA 83.55 2 ARLENE VILLANUEVA  MAGABO NATIONAL UNIVERSITY-MANILA 83.47 3 […]

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LPA exits PH but 2 other storms to trigger monsoon rains—Pagasa

THE low pressure area (LPA) off Batanes exited Philippine territory but two other nearby tropical storms would continue to trigger monsoon rains, the state-run weather bureau said on Wednesday. “Although it has chances of intensifying into a storm, the center of the LPA has already exited the borderline of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR),” weather […]

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#WALANGPASOK: August 15, 2018

CLASSES remain suspended in parts of Luzon on Wednesday due to floods and rains caused by the southwest monsoon or “habagat.” Below is a list as of 6 a.m..: Metro Manila Malabon City – only schools in Barangay Dampalit (public and private) Marikina City – all levels (public and private) Valenzuela City  – select day […]

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7 NPA rebels killed in clash with, police, military in Antique

SEVEN  alleged members of the New People’s Army were killed in a shootout with joint forces of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Army serving warrants of arrest early Wednesday morning in San Jose, Antique. No other details are available as of posting time.

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NBA allows Jordan Clarkson to play for PH team in Asian Games — Gomez

ORMOC City Mayor Richard Gomez, concurrently the chief of mission for the Philippine delegation to the Asian Games in Indonesia, said on Tuesday that the National Basketball Association (NBA) allowed Fil-American Jordan Clarkson of the Cleveland Cavaliers to play for the Philippine team. JOSEF T. RAMOS    

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3 children, 2 others killed in Tondo fire

FIVE individuals, including three children, were killed in a fire that struck a residential building in Tondo, Manila on Tuesday. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Manila said the victims were trapped on the fourth floor of the residential building on Carlos P. Garcia corner Sampaloc Street. The victims have yet to be named but […]

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UPDATE: Suspected terror attack injures pedestrians outside UK parliament

LONDON: A car crashed into barriers outside Britain’s Houses of Parliament in a suspected terror attack on Tuesday, injuring a “number of pedestrians” yards from where five people were killed last year. Police said they had arrested the driver, in his 20s, and were holding him on suspicion of terrorist offences. “At this stage, we […]

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Teo ‘unaware’ brothers behind P60-M tourism ad contract, hosts of TV program

FORMER Tourism secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo on Tuesday admitted that she was “not aware” that her brothers were behind the company that negotiated a P60-million tourism ad contract with the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) and that they were the hosts of the program where the ad appeared on state-run PTV-4. Teo made the admission before the Senate […]

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