Tuesday, October 20, 2020

‘Plantvestigators’ to be deployed in Baguio amid illegal poaching of plants in parks

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In an interview, Baguio Police chief PCol. Allen Co said that the Baguio City Police Office would deploy "plantvestigators" who will look into the reports of illegal poaching of plants in parks. "We are appealing....

Twin blasts kill 11, injure 43 in Jolo

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Two consecutive explosions rocked downtown Jolo, Sulu today (August 24), leaving 11 people dead and 43 others injured. Killed in the twin blasts include six soldiers, four civilians, and a police officer. Meanwhile, 18...

Duterte’s ‘war against dissent’ kills another human rights leader

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Another human rights leader was killed in Negros Occidental and activists are linking it to what they call "war against dissent" of President Rodrigo Duterte. Zara Alvarez, a former education director of the human...

Philippine Coast Guard remains hopeful that ‘Irma 14’ still alive

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Although it had halted its search operations for the 14 missing Filipinos aboard the FV Liberty 5 fishing vessel, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said that it’s too early to conclude that they are...

Baguio City offers P100M stimulus package for small and micro businesses

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The local government of Baguio City will start distributing its P100 million-worth stimulus package for small and micro business owners affected by the COVID-19 crisis this Wednesday (July 1). The said amount came from...

Cops release 16 students protesters after Independence Day rally

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Authorities have finally released a group of students from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology after protesting on Independence Day. Urging the government to junk the anti-terrorism bill, to do the long overdue...

Cebu Provincial Jail remains free from COVID-19

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Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has ordered COVID-19 tests in the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) or the Cebu Provincial Jail, despite the absence of positive cases in the facility. Garcia vowed to implement...

Solon suggests class shifting for next school year

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Representative Jocelyn Tulfo of the Anti-Crime and Terrorism Community Involvement and Support (ACT-CIS) suggested "shifting days of classes in all areas under quarantine." According to Tulfo, shifting days of classes in the following school year...

Some senators OK with extended, modified ECQ after April 30

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Some senators have expressed their approval on the extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in areas with more confirmed cases for COVID-19 while areas with fewer cases must have modified ECQ rules. For Senator...

Cops arrest former Anakpawis solon, volunteers while delivering relief

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Police arrested former Anakpawis congressman Ariel Casilao and volunteers of Tulong Anakpawis and Sagip Kanayunan while on their way to distribute relief packages in Norzagaray, Bulacan last Sunday. "They have yet to provide us the...

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PNP to employ new strategy in running after criminals — DILG chief

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Following President Rodrigo Duterte's call to acquire new motorcycles to strengthen the Philippine National Police (PNP)'s capability to prevent and respond to street crimes,...

Nograles renews Duterte’s call for law needed to ensure food security

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Cabinet Secretary and Head of Zero Hunger Task Force Karlo Nograle renewed the government's call for the passage of the National Land Use Act...

Police commanders urged to bolster planning with LGUs

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Following the easing of quarantine restrictions in the country, Joint Task Force COVID Shield Commander Police Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar has ordered local police...