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Friday, March 24, 2023

U.S. conducts airstrikes in Syria after deadly UAV attack

WASHINGTON HAS ordered a strike Friday on Iranian targets in Syria following a deadly drone attack that killed  a U.S. contractor and wounded five U.S. service members on a Coalition base near Hasakah in northeast Syria.

Trader, wife wounded in gun attack in Zambo Sur

PAGADIAN CITY - Two motorcycle gunmen shot and wounded a trader and his wife in Ramon Magsaysay town in the southern Philippine province of Zamboanga del Sur, police said Friday.

Torre Lorenzo debuts Crown Residences, its newest luxury apartment in Davao City

DAVAO CITY - The Torre Lorenzo Development Corporation (TLDC), builder of the first 5-star residential complex Davao City - the dusitD2 Davao Hotel, and the Dusit Thani Lubi Plantation Resort in Davao de Oro - has announced the launching of its Crown Residences, the company's newest residential complex here.

Suspected killers of Zambo village chieftain, son captured

PAGADIAN CITY – Police are holding three people implicated in the murder of a village chieftain and his son three years ago in the town of Naga in Zamboanga Sibugay province in southern Philippines.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Civilians surrender illegal weapons in Basilan

BASILAN - The Philippine military collected nearly three dozen illegal weapons from civilians in the Muslim province of Basilan, security officials said Tuesday.

Batangas solon says bayanihan needed in oil spill cleanup

HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE Gerville “Jinky Bitrics” Luistro (Batangas, 2nd District) on Tuesday called for a “bayanihan” to address the worsening effect of the oil spill from the sunken MT Princess Empress that has started to affect all the towns in the second district of Batangas.

Monday, March 20, 2023

2 dead, 12 injured in Pagadian City road mishap

PAGADIAN CITY - Two people were killed and at least 12 others injured following a collision between a truck and a van in Pagadian City in the southern Philippine province of Zamboanga del Sur, police said Monday.

Vietnamese father, daughter jump from ferry in Zamboanga

ZAMBOANGA CITY - A Vietnamese man and his daughter jumped from a ferry here while trying to evade deportation, police said on Monday.

Sunday, March 19, 2023

Gunman ambushed 4 civilians in Zambo town

ZAMBOANGA CITY – A lone gunman ambushed a group of civilians and killed one of them and wounded three others in Margosatubig town in the southern Philippine province of Zamboanga del Sur, police said Sunday.

Philippines spy agency signs cyber-security accord with NGCP which is 40% owned by China

DAVAO CITY – The National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) has signed an agreement with the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to protect the Philippines against any attacks in cyberspace, particularly on energy infrastructure.

China warns Philippines over EDCA

CHINA HAS strongly warned the Philippines after it signed an accord with the United States allowing access to several military bases in the country.

Senate wraps up probe on controversial COVID-19 procurement

THE SENATE’s Blue Ribbon Committee investigating the COVID-19 purchases has wrapped its probe on the controversial procurement contract of the government, especially on the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA).

PhilHealth expands services

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) said it has expanded its coverage for all its active members after President Ferdinand Marcos Jr ordered the agency to roll out more services that will benefit some 69 million beneficiaries.

Marcos administration to campaign vs. fake news

MANILA – The Presidential Communications Office (PCO) said it will implement a Digital Media Literacy campaign this year, seeking to equip the most vulnerable communities with knowledge and tools to discern the truth.

PAL to fly Laoag to Cebu

CEBU - Direct flights between Laoag City and Cebu are expected to start in May this year in time for Ilocos Norte’s month-long fiesta celebration.

Negros now bans pigs from Cebu

DUMAGUETE CITY – After Cebu province bans live hogs and pork products from Negros Island, now the provincial government of Negros Oriental also imposed a total ban on pigs, pork, and by products from Cebu province following the first reported African swine fever (ASF) case in Carcar City.

Vicente Sotto Hospital to put up Renal Care and Transplant Center

CEBU CITY – The Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) is putting up a new Renal Care and Transplant Center for kidney patients with the construction of a new building, according to the Department of Health.