Agila Pilipinas

4.5-magnitude quake strikes off Surigao del Norte

(Eagle News) — A 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck off Surigao del Norte on Sunday, June 13. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the earthquake hit at 8:51 a.m. It had its epicenter 49 kilometers northeast of Burgos. The depth of focus was two kilometers. The following instrumental intensity was reported: Intensity I- Surigao City, Surigao del Norte No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.

DFA: Davao City consular office to remain open during MECQ

(Eagle News) — The Department of Foreign Affairs’ consular office in Davao City will remain open during the modified enhanced community quarantine. In an advisory, the DFA said affected applicants with confirmed appointments who are unable to avail of consular services, however, must secure another appointment by emailing the consular office, [email protected] , with the following information: – Name – Date of birth – Original appointment date and time – Preferred date and time of […]

PNP: 3 killed in Cebu buy-bust; P68 million worth of shabu seized

(Eagle News) — Three drug suspects were killed in a buy-bust operation in Cebu on Thursday, June 10, and seized P68 million worth of shabu, the Philippine National Police said. According to the PNP, Levon and two unidentified male cohorts were shot dead in the operation in Talisay City around 9 p.m. Recovered at the crime scene were 10 large packs containing suspected shabu weighing around 10 kilograms, one black traveling bag, one silver Toyota […]

4.7-magnitude earthquake strikes off Davao Occidental early Saturday, June 12

(Eagle News) — A 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Davao Occidental early Saturday, June 12. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the earthquake hit at 5:37 a.m. It had its epicenter 73 kilometers southeast of Jose Abad Santos. The following instrumental intensities were reported: Instrumental Intensities: Intensity I – Kiamba, Sarangani; General Santos City No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.

PNP: 7 cops charged over Calbayog mayor Aquino’s death under restrictive custody

(Eagle News) — The seven policemen implicated in the killing of Calbayog City Mayor Ronaldo Aquino and his companions are now under restrictive custody. Philippine National Police Chief Guillermo Eleazar made the announcement after the National Bureau of Investigation filed complaints for murder and frustrated murder against the seven and two others months after the killing. Aquino and his companions were on board a vehicle when they were shot at by the suspects in Barangay […]

4.2-magnitude strikes off Surigao del Norte early Friday, June 11

(Eagle News) — A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Surigao del Norte early Friday, June 11. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake hit at 1:23 a.m. It had its epicenter 43 kilometers northeast of Burgos. The depth of focus was nine kilometers. An intensity III was reported in Burgos, Santa Monica, and San Benito, Surigao del Norte. No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.

Davao del Sur Gov. Cagas dies due to COVID-19 complications

(Eagle News) — Davao del Sur Governor Douglas “Dodo” Cagas died on Thursday, June 10, due to COVID-19 complications. The governor’s family made the announcement in a statement posted on the provincial government’s Facebook account. The family remembered the governor as a “loving husband and father.” “But not only that, he was also a brother, uncle, advisor, and friend to many,” they said. The family said Cagas was also “a dedicated public servant.” “…And his […]

PNP to CPP, NPA: If you’re truly sorry, stop your attacks and surrender those behind Masbate landmine blast

(Eagle News) — Philippine National Police chief Guillermo Eleazar urged Communist rebels to cease their attacks if they truly regret the deaths of innocent people they were responsible for. Eleazar made the statement after the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing, the New People’s Army, declared “deep remorse” for the “untimely and unnecessary” deaths of Far Eastern University football player Kieth Absalon and his cousin Nolven Absalon after a landmine an NPA […]

DILG to NPA: Surrender people behind Masbate landmine blast

(Eagle News) — The Department of the Interior and Local Government on Wednesday, June 19, urged the New People’s Army to surrender the people behind the landmine blast in Masbate that killed a Far Eastern University varsity player and a relative. In a statement, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said it “now becomes their duty to turn over the terrorists responsible” for the deaths of Kieth Absalon, 21, and his relative Nolven, “so that justice may […]

PNP probes killing of cop assigned in Aviation Group

(Eagle News) — Authorities are probing the killing of a policeman assigned at the Philippine National Police  Aviation Group based in Clark Field, Pampanga on Tuesday, June 8. In a statement, the PNP said Police Regional Office-3 Director Brigadier General Valeriano De Leon ordered the Tarlac police to “thoroughly” look into the killing of Police Staff Sergeant Michael Maun, a resident of Barangay Cristo Rey, Capas, Tarlac. Maun was plying a road in his barangay […]

DFA: CDO consular office to remain open during MECQ

(Eagle News) — The Department of Foreign Affairs’ consular office in Cagayan de Oro will remain open for the duration of the modified enhanced community quarantine. The DFA said, however, that affected applicants with confirmed appointments who are unable to avail of consular services due to the implementation of the MECQ throughout the city must secure another appointment by emailing CO Cagayan de Oro ([email protected]) with the following information: – Name – Date of birth […]