Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday ordered Police Regional Office in Central Luzon (PRO-3) to conduct a thorough investigation following the arrest of a police officer in Gerona, Tarlac who was tagged as both user and protector of illegal drug operations.…Read More
How is a firefighter to know that a 110-story building has collapsed in front of him?
For Rudy Sanfilippo, a retired union representative for Manhattan’s 2,000 firefighters, it is just one of those things that only someone who was there can understand.
As with just …Read More
With just a day before the scheduled opening of schools, Mayor Marc Brian Lim has decided to move the start of classes for this school year to October 4 due to the current public health emergency.
In Executive Order (EO) No. 29 issued on Saturday …Read More
At least six barangays in Bayugan City in Agusan del Sur were placed under granular lockdown starting Sunday due to a spike in the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases.
Mayor Kirk Asis issued Saturday Executive Order (EO) No. 17 placing the whole of Barangay Maygatasan, …Read More
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea urged senators to “just file the necessary cases” against the government over the alleged overpriced Covid-19 pandemic purchases instead of wasting officials’ time.
“I have a suggestion to those conducting the Senate hearings. Just file the necessary cases and leave it …Read More
The government will start the inoculation of the general population once the expected 61 million doses are delivered within September and October.
Vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., also the chief of the National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19, said over the weekend that the …Read More
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez has endorsed tweaking of community quarantine protocols by allowing more mobility for fully vaccinated individuals.
During President Rodrigo Duterte’s Talk to the People aired over the weekend, Lopez told Duterte that “it is about time to …Read More
Since the pandemic began in March last year, the police have been on top of health and safety protocols, making sure that rules and border control measures are enforced to help curb the spread of Covid-19.
These days, policemen can also be seen in vaccination …Read More
Thousands of Americans on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, gathered Saturday at sites where four hijacked commercial planes crashed, leaving 2,977 dead and changed the course of world history.
In lower Manhattan, New York, a solemn crowd gathered at the two, large …Read More
A total of 159 police officers have just recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Sunday.
PNP chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said the latest data from the PNP Health Service showed that the number of recoveries among its …Read More
Both died during an encounter between government troops and communist-terrorists in the hinterlands of Barangay Kapitan Ramon in Silay City, Negros Occidental on Aug. 20.
They were laid to rest, also on the same day on Saturday, but under different circumstances.
Pfc. Christopher Alada, 31, …Read More
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) confirmed Sunday three deaths by drowning when Typhoon Jolina slammed the country early last week.
Reports of 14 deaths, five injured, and three missing are still undergoing validation, the NDRRMC report added.
The three confirmed fatalities …Read More
The new modernization law will help the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) assume its new role as one of the lead agencies in disaster and emergency responses, aside from its traditional mandate of firefighting, BFP officer in charge Director Louie Puracan said.
This, after President …Read More
Philippine National Police chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday said the PNP and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) are seeking clearance from concerned courts for the immediate destruction of the more than PHP5.5 billion worth of shabu seized in the separate operations in three …Read More
National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon on Sunday denied anew that the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) has ever controlled or manipulated funds meant for the Barangay Development Program (BDP).
Esperon, NTF-ELCAC vice-chair, said he was saddened by misinformation regarding the …Read More
Ernest John “EJ” Obiena has reset the Asian record for the highest leap in pole vault en route to capturing the gold medal in the Golden Roof Challenge in Austria early Sunday (Philippine Time).
Obiena breached past 5.93 meters, eclipsing the old continental record of …Read More
Emma Raducanu, the hope of British tennis, won the 2021 US Open women’s singles title on Saturday, her first Grand Slam championship.
Raducanu, 18, beat her 19-year-old Fil-Canadian opponent, Leylah Fernandez, in straight sets 6-4, 6-3 in the all-teen final at Arthur Ashe Stadium in …Read More
Renowned Spanish actress and model Penelope Cruz won as Best Actress Saturday on the closing night of the 78th Venice Film Festival on the Lido Peninsula.
Spain’s cinema queen grabbed the award for her starring role in “Parallel Mothers”, a film about two mothers who …Read More
Having a bank account is one of the benefits assured under the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys).
Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) has partnered with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) to co-locate in PhilSys registration sites nationwide and provide unbanked registrants with their own accounts …Read More
The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) and the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) are calling for innovators to join this year’s Alfredo M. Yao (AMY) Intellectual Property (IP) Awards, an annual joint event of IPOPHL and PCCI to recognize patented and …Read More
The Duterte administration could ask the court to compel the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to submit their financial records for scrutiny, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said on Sunday.
Panelo made this remark as President Rodrigo Duterte repeatedly demanded PRC Chair and Senator Richard …Read More
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has collected PHP11.69 billion in tariffs from 1.74 million metric tons (MT) of rice imports from January to August, which is already 17 percent more than the minimum funding requirement for the annual Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) for the …Read More