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Day: May 21, 2023

Sudan army, RSF agree to 7-day ceasefire

The Sudanese army and Rapid Support Forces agreed Saturday to a seven-day ceasefire, Al Jazeera reported based on sources from the Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry. Saudi-funded Al-Arabiya television reported that the agreement between the army and the …

4 NPA rebels killed in Negros Oriental clash

Four fighters of the Central Negros 1 (CN1) Front of the Communist New People’s Army (NPA) were killed in an encounter with government troopers in Barangay Trinidad, Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental on Sunday. Lt. Col. William Pesase, the Philippine…

Mendoza rules GMG Youth Challenge Rapid Chess tourney

Third-seed Christian Mendoza of Antipolo City was crowned champion in the GMG Youth Challenge Rapid Chess tournament held at Rockwell Business Center, Mandaluyong City over the weekend. Mendoza scored 6.5 points in the 7-round Swiss System format comp…

NPA claims responsibility for farmer’s gun slay in NegOr

A farmer in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental was shot and killed by suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) after he reportedly withdrew his support from the insurgency movement, a police official said on Sunday. The 47-year-old victim, Eduar…

Romualdez: House to focus on work

The “House of the People” is in order and occasional moves to destabilize it will be nipped in the bud. Thus assured Speaker Martin Romualdez in a statement on Sunday amid talks of leadership squabbles the past week, saying there is no better proof of…

Thunderstorms to affect Mindanao, Palawan due to ITCZ

An intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) is affecting Mindanao and Palawan, including Kalayaan Islands, that will bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or thunderstorms. Metro Manila, the whole Visayas and Occidental Mindoro w…

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