2 ASG leaders, 13 followers yield in Sulu

Two mid-level leaders and 13 followers of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) have surrendered to the Army’s 11th Infantry Division (ID) in Sulu province, military officials said Saturday.

Col. Antonio Bautista, commander of the Army’s 1101st Infantry Brigade, identified the surrenderers as Alvin Yusop, an …

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7 Zambales ‘ninja cops’ axed

Seven police personnel in Zambales were removed from their posts after they were accused of recycling illegal drugs by their colleagues.

Maj. Michael Villanueva, chief of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG -Olongapo), said the unnamed policemen were also allegedly giving protection to drug …

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Restore vaccine confidence in PH: group

The Philippine Foundation for Vaccination (PFV), a non-profit organization that advocates immunization, on Saturday underscored the need to restore vaccine confidence in the country as the rollout for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) inoculation in the Philippines nears.

“Importante na magkaroon tayo ng tiwala or vaccine confidence …

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Mining in NoCot town ordered stopped

North Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco and Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) 12 (Soccsksargen) Director Felizardo Gacad Jr. on Friday afternoon issued a cease and desist order (CDO) against illegal mining activity in Barangay Don Panaca, Magpet, North Cotabato.

Both officials signed the joint order following …

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DOH accredits DOST lab in Zambo City

The Department of Health (DOH) has accredited anew the Department of Science and Technology-Regional Standards and Testing Laboratory (DOST-RSTL) for the analysis of drinking water.

In a statement Saturday, DOST-Region 9 Director Martin Wee said the DOST-RSTL accreditation is effective January 1, 2021 until December …

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