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Day: January 21, 2023

Shear line, ‘amihan’ to bring cloudy skies, rains Saturday

MANILA: Overcast skies and rains will prevail in most parts of Luzon on Saturday brought by the shear line and the northeast monsoon or “amihan.”In its 4 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administr…

2 ex-cops linked to missing e-sabong master agent surrender

MANILA: Two former cops who were implicated in the kidnapping of a master agent of online cockfighting in Laguna when they were still in the service, have surrendered to members of the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) anti-scalawag unit, a police off…

5 nabbed, P5.5-M smuggled cigarettes seized in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Authorities have arrested five people and seized some PHP5.5 million worth of smuggled cigarettes near an island village here early Saturday.Col. Richard Verceles, operations chief of the Area Police Command-Western Mindanao, said the s…

BOC-CDO foils smuggling of cigarettes worth P160M

MANILA: The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Port of Cagayan de Oro recently foiled an attempt to smuggle two containers of cigarettes valued at PHP160 million.In a statement, District Collector Alexandra Yap-Lumontad said the shipments underwent a spot-check e…

PBBM staying as DA chief for now

MANILA: President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Friday he prefers to do the “hard things” while he is the head of the Department of Agriculture (DA) before appointing someone to take over the post.In a media interview in Switzerland before traveling bac…

P300-M road project to connect Negros hinterland barangays

DUMAGUETE CITY: A multi-million peso road network project that will connect hinterland barangays in central and southern Negros Oriental province is expected to spur progress and development to communities affected by communist insurgency.At present, t…

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