News in Photos

In photos: People opt to stay outside structures in Mindanao as aftershocks continue after 6.6 magnitude quake

  (Eagle News) — People opted to stay outside their homes, and for the injured people –even outside hospitals — after the 6.6 magnitude quake that hit Mindanao. Aftershocks continued to rock areas of Mindanao, including the epicenter of the Oct. 29 quake in Tulunan, Cotabato on Thursday, Oct. 31. Phivolcs had recorded hundreds of aftershocks since Tuesday, and there are no signs that it would abate. People set up tents outside their homes where […]

In photos: Cor Jesu College bldg in Digos City suffers damage after successive Mindanao quakes

  (Eagle News) — In these photos from the Digos City Philippine National Police (PNP), the Cor Jesu College building is seen with severe damages after the successive quakes to hit Mindanao this month, the most recent of which was on Tuesday morning, Oct. 29, 2019 when Tulunan, Cotabato was hit by a magnitude 6.6 quake.  The tremor was felt in various intensities in other areas in Mindanao, even as more than 200 aftershocks continue […]

In photos: Senator Go accompanies President Duterte in Japan

(Eagle News)–In these pictures posted on Senator Bong Go’s Facebook account, President Rodrigo Duterte is seen accompanied by his former longtime aide in Japan. Duterte left for the country on Monday, Oct. 21, to attend the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito. This is expected to take place today, Tuesday, Oct. 22. Duterte has assigned Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea as the government’s office-in-charge during his trip that is expected to end on Oct. 24.

In photos: President Duterte personally congratulates 1st Filipino world artistic gymnast champion Carlos Yulo

  (Eagle News)  — President Rodrigo Duterte personally congratulated 19-year old Filipino gymnast Carlos Yulo for bringing honor and glory to the Philippines with his gold-medal win at the 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany — the first ever Philippine victory in world gymnastics. Yulo was accompanied by his Japanese coach Munehiro Kugimiya, and parents Angelica and Mark Andrew, when he met the President at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang on October […]

In photos: Gaisano Mall in General Santos City in flames after 6.3 magnitude quake in Mindanao

In these photos, fire can be seen engulfing the Gaisano Mall in General Santos City after the 6.3 magnitude quake that hit North Cotabato on Wednesday night, Oct. 16, which was felt at intensity 5 in General Santos City. The video below taken by Eagle News Service correspondent in General Santos City, Marigold Soriano, shows firemen as they try to put out the fire at the said mall in General Santos City.

Panama’s outgoing ambassador to the PHL visits INC Executive Minister in farewell courtesy call

  (Eagle News) – The outgoing ambassador of the Republic of Panama visited the Iglesia Ni Cristo Museum on Wednesday, Oct. 16, for a farewell courtesy call on Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) Executive Minister Brother Eduardo V. Manalo. This was the second courtesy call of His Excellency Ambassador Rolando Guevara Alvarado to the INC Executive Minister. The first was in July 2017 when he became the first ambassador from Latin America to visit […]

The Ambassador of Spain visits INC Museum for courtesy call on INC Executive Minister

(Eagle News) –Ambassador of Spain to the Philippines, H.E. Jorge Moragas Sanchez, visited the newly opened Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) Museum for a courtesy call on INC Executive Minister Brother Eduardo V. Manalo on Wednesday morning , October 9. Ambassador Jorge Moragas Sanchez is the first ambassador from Spain and the first diplomat from Western Europe to visit the INC Executive Minister. He arrived together with Spain’s Consul General in the Philippines, Fernando […]

In photos: President Duterte honors Soviet soldiers killed in World War II at “Tomb of Unknown Soldiers”

(Eagle News) — President Rodrigo Duterte honored the fallen Soviet soldiers who fought during World War II when he visited the “Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow. The President led the wreath laying ceremony at the memorial on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. The day of celebration for the unknown soldier has been celebrated in Russia since December 3, 2014. Millions of Soviet soldiers who fought the Nazis were reported missing or pronounced dead after […]

In photo: Rodney Baloyo, who led the 2013 Pampanga drug raid, detained in a Bilibid cell after being cited in contempt

(Eagle News)–Rodney Baloyo, who led the 2013 drug raid in Pampanga which the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group said was irregular, is now detained in a cell at the New Bilibid Prison, as seen in this picture given by the Bureau of Corrections to Eagle News. Baloyo was cited in contempt on Thursday, Oct. 3, for being evasive under questioning by senators on the drug raid. Baloyo, who was a colonel at that time, had […]