Agila Pilipinas

Rainfall advisory hoisted over N. Luzon

(Eagle News)–A rainfall advisory has been hoisted over Northern Luzon. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said light  to moderate rains are being experienced in Baler, Casiguran, Dingalan and Dilasag in Aurora; Alfonso, Castaneda in Nueva Vizcaya; and in Diffun in Quirino. PAGASA said the rains, which are brought about by the southwest monsoon, may persist for one to two hours. “All are advised to take precautionary measures against the impacts associated with […]

3.3-magnitude quake hits Surigao del Sur

(Eagle News)–A 3.3-magnitude earthquake struck Surigao del Sur early Thursday, July 18. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, an aftershock of the 5.5-magnitude quake in the province on July 13,  hit 14 kilometers southwest of Carrascal at 2:52 a.m. The quake, of tectonic origin, had a depth of focus of 5 kilometers. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.    

One dead, two injured in ambush on LTO enforcement team in Surigao following anti-colorum vehicles operation

LTO condemns attack (Eagle News)–The Land  Transportation Office on Wednesday, July 17, condemned the ambush on an LTO enforcement team in Surigao City that led to the death of the team leader and caused injuries to two others. In a statement, the Department of Transportation said LTO Caraga Regional Director Nordy Plaza is currently in Surigao City to extend assistance to the family  of team leader  Felixberto Loayon and to team members Rene Cenangote and […]

Rainfall advisory hoisted over N. Luzon

(Eagle News)–A rainfall advisory has been hoisted over Northern Luzon. In its 9:35 advisory, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said moderate to heavy  rains are being experienced over Pangasinan, specifically in Bolinao, Anda, Mabini, Burgos, Dasol, Infanta and Labrador; in Abra, particularly in Tineg; in  Kabugao in Apayao; and in Nueva Era and Pinili in Ilocos Norte. The rains brought about by Tropical Storm “Falcon” and the southwest monsoon may  persist 1-2 […]

3.4-magnitude quake hits Southern Leyte

(Eagle News)–A 3.4-magnitude earthquake struck Southern Leyte on Wednesday, July 17. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, of tectonic origin, hit 7 kilometers southwest of Hinunangan at 8:36 a.m. Depth of focus was one kilometer. No damage to property nor aftershocks were recorded.

DOTr, PPA inaugurate new passenger terminal in CDO port

(Eagle News)–The Department of Transportation and the Philippine Ports Authority inaugurated on Monday, July 15, what they said was the country’s biggest port passenger terminal. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, together with PPA General Manager Jay Santiago and PPA Port Manager for Misamis Oriental/Cagayan de Oro, Isidro Butaslac Jr., led the inauguration of the two-storey terminal in the Port of Cagayan de Oro. The new terminal has a capacity of 3,000 passengers, or triple its previous […]

3.0-magnitude quake hits N. Cotabato early Tuesday, July 16

(Eagle News)–A 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck North Cotabato early Tuesday, July 16. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, of tectonic origin, hit 15 kilometers southwest of Makilala at 12:54 a.m. The quake, PHIVOLCS said, was an aftershock of the 5.6-magnitude quake that hit the province on July 9. An Intensity III was felt in Kidapawan City. No damage to property nor aftershocks were reported.

Malacanang denounces killing of radio commentator in Kidapawan City

  (Eagle News) – Malacanang has denounced the killing of a radio station anchor and commentator in Kidapawan City in Cotabato. The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) said it was “deeply saddened by the by the cowardly killing” of Brigada News FM – Kidapawan commentator Eduardo Sanchez Dizon. Dizon is the husband of Brigada News FM Kidapawan station manager Madonna Dizon. He was driving his white Mitsubishi sedan and was to turn right […]

Security guard who shot dead 15-year old student in Laguna now in police custody

  (Eagle News) – Police have arrested a security guard who shot and killed a 15-year-old student inside his classroom in Calamba, Laguna. The suspect identified as Renz Ivan Valderama was arrested before 4 a.m. on in Barangay Pansol, Calamba, Laguna. The suspect, also known as Renando Valderama, shot the student in the head at around 12:30 p.m. after entering his classroom, even when there were other students around. He immediately escaped after the shooting […]

7 bricks of suspected cocaine found on shore in Mauban, Quezon, says police

(Eagle News) — Seven bricks containing suspected cocaine weighing more or less seven kilos were discovered at a coastal area in Mauban, Quezon on Sunday, July 7, according to the police. The bricks of the white substance believed to be cocaine were found at the coastal area of Sitio Bulwagin Brgy. Cagsiay 1 in Mauban town, and have an estimated value of P35 million. “The discovery of said bricks was based on the report of […]

Korte Suprema, magkakaroon ng bagong Judiciary Complex sa New Clark City; MOU sa BCDA nilagdaan

  By Moira Encina Eagle News Service (Eagle News) – Magkakaroon ng bagong tanggapan ang Korte Suprema sa halos anim na ektaryang lote sa loob ng New Clark City sa Tarlac na tinaguriang kauna-unahang smart, green, at resilient city sa bansa. Ito ay matapos pormal nang lumagda sa Memorandum Of Understanding ang Korte Suprema at Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) para sa 5.8 hectare na Judiciary Complex. Pinangunahan nina Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas […]

20 Rodriguez cops, including police chief, relieved of duty after death of 3-year old girl in drug ops crossfire

  (Eagle News) — The chief of police of Rodriguez, Rizal and 19 other police officers were ordered relieved of their duties as the Philippine National Police probed the death of a three-year old girl who died during a crossfire between police and drug suspects. The victim, Kateleen Myka Ulpina, is the daughter of drug suspect Renato Ulpina who allegedly used the girl as a “human shield” during the firefight, according to the police. The […]