4 Ilocos Sur LGUs revert to MECQ

The city of Candon and three towns in Ilocos Sur are back to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) status for two weeks starting Friday (October 22) to contain the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

In a public advisory in the official Facebook page of …

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Another HVT drug suspect falls in Pangasinan

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in coordination with the local police has arrested another high-value drug suspect in this city.

In an interview, PDEA Pangasinan provincial officer, Rechie Camacho, identified the suspect as Hector Cervantes, a resident of Barangay Tapuac, who was arrested shortly …

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BARMM extends aid to 750 IPs in NoCot

At least 750 indigenous peoples (IPs) in a village in North Cotabato on Friday received food and medical assistance from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

The initiative forms part of the BARMM’s Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (MIPA) outreach program for communities …

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POEA warns public vs. fake appointment docs

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Thursday warned the public particularly against the selling of fake appointment forms for the processing of documents of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

In a Facebook post, the agency said many applicants have been victimized by unscrupulous individuals selling …

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NCRPO activates ‘Malasakit’ livelihood hub

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) inaugurated on Wednesday its ‘Malasakit Livelihood Training Center’ aimed at bringing government services closer to Filipinos.

NCRPO chief, Maj. Gen. Vicente Danao, along with Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Social Welfare and Development Secretary Rolando Bautista led …

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PSA cites benefits of nat’l ID

There are three significant reasons why an individual needs to register for a Philippine National ID, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.

First, the National ID which is the main component of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) paves the way for streamlined information of an …

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