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Forced evacuation ordered at ‘ground zero’ in Brgy. Ucab, Itogon

Posted on: September 21st, 2018 | No Comments
BENGUET, Philippines – Authorities ordered a forced evacuation of ground zero in Barangay Ucab in the municipality of Itogon due to potential landslides as rains begin to drench the already...

Agusan del Norte Vice Mayor nabbed; explosives, firearms seized

Posted on: September 21st, 2018 | No Comments
    AGUSAN DEL NORTE, Philippines – A number of firearms and explosives were confiscated by members of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-Caraga  following a raid inside the...

DENR to employ control card system in Boracay Island

Posted on: September 21st, 2018 | No Comments
BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is working double time prior to the reopening of Boracay Island on October 26. The agency along with...

9 volunteer rescuers killed in Brgy. Loacan, Itogon; 2 missing

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
  BENGUET, Philippines – As of Thursday, September 20, nine volunteer rescuers were confirmed dead in Barangay Loacan in the municipality of Itogon after a part of the slope eroded...

6 dead in a landslide in City of Naga, Cebu

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
(Updated) CEBU, Philippines – Six were declared dead in a landslide in Barangay Tinaan in the City of Naga in Cebu province on Thursday, September 20. Days of heavy rain...

PNP releases facial composite sketch of suspect in Gensan blast

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 | No Comments
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – The Regional Crime Laboratory Office 12 has made public on Wednesday (September 19) the facial composite sketch of one of the suspects in an explosion...

DENR opens opportunities for Benguet miners after bunkhouse tragedy

Posted on: September 19th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said there are around 500 miners from 10 small-scale mining companies in Benguet who are considered legal and...

Crackdown on illegal fishing reduces fish production in E. Visayas

Posted on: September 19th, 2018 | No Comments
TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines – Fish production in Eastern Visayas hit a significant drop in recent months following the region’s crackdown on illegal fishing. Region 8 Director Juan Albaladejo to the...

Alleged NPA rebels attack PNP station in Butuan

Posted on: September 18th, 2018 | No Comments
Forces of the Philippine National Police clashed anew with suspected members of the New People’s Army in San Mateo, Butuan City at past 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 18. The alleged...

Outburst of Pampanga River submerges 6 barangays in San Simon

Posted on: September 18th, 2018 | No Comments
  PAMPANGA, Philippines – Six barangays in the town of San Simon remain submerged in floodwater following the outburst of Pampanga River after days of rains brought about by Typhoon...