Dagupan City under GCQ from Sept. 8 to 30

DAGUPAN CITY – The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has placed this city under general community quarantine (GCQ) status from Sept. 8 to 30 from its present modified general community quarantine status.

The city’s Public Information Office (PIO) issued …

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Caraga PhilSys registration nears 500K

More than 450,000 have completed the Step 2 registration of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) in the Caraga Region.

In a press statement Monday, the Philippine Statistics Authority-Caraga (PSA-13) said the registrants are from the 28 towns and five cities in the region.

“With the …

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LPA develops into TD ‘Jolina’

The low pressure area (LPA) east of Surigao del Norte has developed into Tropical Depression (TD) Jolina on Monday, as the weather bureau hoisted tropical cyclone warning signals in several areas.

In its 5 a.m. tropical cyclone bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services …

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Drug suspect arrested, P150-K shabu seized

Police arrested Sunday afternoon a suspected big-time drug peddler in Barangay Kalipapa here.

In a report, Col. Jibin Bongcayao, Maguindanao police director, identified the suspect as Jodatu Fidel, 21, of Barangay Balong, Northern Kabuntalan.

Bongcayao said elements of the local police, backed by the Maguindanao …

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MMDA begins school cleanup, anti-dengue ops

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has begun cleaning schools in Quezon City and Caloocan as part of its commitment with the Department of Education’s (DepEd) “Oplan Balik Eskwela 2021.”

On Monday, MMDA Chairman Benjamin “Benhur” Abalos Jr. inspected the Silanganan Elementary School in Barangay …

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Stronger PH health security pushed

The House of Representatives on Monday approved on final reading a measure that seeks to introduce essential activities that are required to minimize the danger and impact of acute public health events that endanger the collective health of the country’s population.

With 191 affirmative votes, …

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