’Kiko’ makes landfall in Batanes

Typhoon Kiko has made landfall in Batanes on Saturday morning.

In an interview with DZBB, Raymond Ordinario, weather specialist of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the typhoon has made landfall in the town of Ivana at about 8:30 a.m.

“Kiko” …

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Duterte signs BFP Modernization Act

President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law Republic Act (RA) 11589 that will strengthen and modernize the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).

During the ceremonial signing of the BFP Modernization Act on Friday, Duterte said the new law would help boost the morale, efficiency, responsiveness, and …

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Auto industry sales decline in August

Stricter community quarantine restrictions imposed in August has pulled down auto sales downward.

The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. (CAMPI) and Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) reported Friday that vehicle sales in August 2021 declined by 11.5 percent year-on-year and 26.3 percent month-on-month.…

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La Union town shifts to MECQ

The municipality of Agoo in La Union is now under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) starting Friday until Sept. 16 to curb the rise of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases here.

Mayor Stefanie Ann Eriguel said the guidelines on the new quarantine status in Executive …

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Duterte okays ‘red’ list of countries

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the release of the “red” list of countries where travel restrictions will be implemented, Malacañang announced on Friday.

“President Rodrigo Roa Duterte approved today, Sept. 10, 2021, the imposition of travel restrictions on countries under the Red List,” Presidential Spokesperson …

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3 BIFF terrorists yield to Maguindanao cops

Three Daesh (Islamic State)-inspired Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) linked to atrocities in Datu Piang, Maguindanao surrendered Thursday afternoon to police authorities in the Bangsamoro Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

In a statement, Brig. Gen. Eden Ugale, police director for Police Regional Office- BARMM, said …

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