Agkas resumes ops in Cebu

CEBU CITY – Motorcycle taxi hailing service firm Angkas announced it has resumed its operations in the cities of Cebu, Mandaue and Talisay starting Tuesday.

In a statement, Angkas urged its passengers to bring their own helmet and passenger shield when booking a ride.

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NPA squad leader yields in Agusan Norte

BUTUAN CITY – A squad leader of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) has surrendered to the Philippine National Police (PNP) Monday afternoon in the Agusan del Norte town of Santiago.

In a statement Tuesday, the Police Regional Office in Caraga (PRO-13) identified the rebel …

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Cop hurt in Maguindanao ambush

COTABATO CITY – Police checkpoints have been doubled in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, following the ambush that wounded a police officer on Monday evening.

Col. Donald Madamba, Maguindanao police director, identified the victim as Patrolman An-Nur Diocolano Haron, 30, currently assigned at the Police Regional Office …

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Mre quincentennial markers unveiled in Leyte

TACLOBAN CITY – The National Quincentennial Committee has unveiled more historical markers in Leyte Island to raise public awareness on the significance of several places to the first circumnavigation of the world.

Department of Tourism (DOT) Regional Director Karina Rosa Tiopes said on Tuesday that …

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221 ECQ to hit GDP target: Dominguez

MANILA – The latest surge in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections is expected to result to below-target growth for the Philippine economy this year, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III.

“Well, I think it’s going to be lower than what we expected. This surge in the …

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