Agila Pilipinas

Dalawa patay sa pagsabog ng hinihinalang home-made bomb sa Batangas

Ghadzs Rodelas Eagle News Service Dalawa ang patay kabilang ang isang bata kasunod ng malakas na pagsabog sa isang compound sa Barangay San Roque, Santo Tomas Batangas ngayong umaga. Nasira ang bakod ng sinasabing blasting site kung saan nagkalat ang parte ng katawan ng di pa nakikilalang mga biktima. Patuloy pang inaalam ng pulisya at ng Bureau of Fire Protection kung ano ang dahilan ng nasabing pagsabog ng hinihinalang home-made bomb bandang alas 11. Sinasabing […]

NBI: 17-year-old suspect in Christine Silawan slay in custody

(Eagle News)–A suspect in the killing of Christine Silawan, a 17-year-old boy, is now in custody, the National Bureau of Investigation said. No details are available so far. Silawan’s lifeless body was found in a vacant lot in Lapu-Lapu, Cebu last week. Police said she suffered multiple stab wounds, and her head had been skinned, exposing her skull. Her trachea, esophagus and others were also missing. Earlier, authorities announced the arrest of a man who […]

4.4-magnitude quake jolts Ilocos Norte

(Eagle News)–A 4.4-magnitude quake struck Ilocos Norte on Monday, March 18. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake struck 16 kilometers southeast of Adams at 4:54 a.m. The quake, which was tectonic in origin, had a depth of focus of 18 kilometers. An intensity III was felt in Pasuquin, PHIVOLCS said. No damage nor aftershocks were expected.

2.5-magnitude quake hits Leyte

(Eagle News)–A 2.5-magnitude earthquake hit Leyte on Sunday, March 17. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake struck 8 kilometers southeast of Leyte at 10 a.m. The quake, of tectonic origin, had a depth of focus of 7 kilometers. No damage nor aftershocks were expected.

Military verifying reports Isnilon Hapilon successor killed in Lanao del Sur clash between terrorists, gov’t forces

(Eagle News)—The military is verifying information the supposed successor of Isnilon Hapilon, the emir of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia, has been killed. The military said it had submitted samples from the body  suspected to be of Abu Dar based on the scars  to the Scene of the Crime Operatives. The dead man was one of the eight killed in a clash with government security forces in Tubaran, Lanao del Sur on Thursday, March […]

5.6-magnitude quake hits Sarangani

(Eagle News)—A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck Sarangani on Saturday, March 16. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake, of tectonic origin, hit 10 kilometers northeast of Alabel at 7:07 a.m. It had a depth of focus of 96 kilometers. The following intensities were reported: Intensity V – Koronadal City; Malungon, Sarangani Intensity IV – Alabel, Malapatan & Kiamba Sarangani; General Santos City and Tupi, South Cotabato Intensity III – Davao City; Glan, Sarangani;Tacurong […]

Primary suspect in gruesome killing of Cebu teenager arrested in Davao

(Eagle News) — The primary suspect in the gruesome killing of 15-year old Cebu teenager Christine Lee Silawan is now in police custody. The suspect, Jonas Bueno, was arrested by policemen in Davao City. Before this, police tracker teams have been scouring Sogod town in Cebu where informants say Bueno was last seen as of 6 p.m. of March 12. Bueno, along with brothers Junry and Jovy, had been also involved in the brutal killing […]

Guevarra to NBI: Probe slay of Cebu student

(Eagle News) — Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to probe the killing of 16-year-old Christine Silawan. Guevarra gave the order in Department Order No. 117 dated March 15. In ordering the NBI to also conduct a case build-up, Guevarra cited Republic Act No. 10867 or the NBI Reorganization and Modernization Act, which gives him the authority to do the same “when public interest so requires.” “Further, (NBI) Director (Dante) […]

Wao, Lanao Del Sur, isinailalim na sa state of calamity dahil sa El Niño

Ni Melvin dela Cruz Eagle News Correspondent (Eagle News) – Nagdeklara na ng state of calamity ang bayan ng Wao, Lanao Del Sur dahil sa matinding epekto ng El Niño. Ayon sa PAGASA, tatamaan ng matinding tag-tuyot ang probinsiya ng Lanao Del Sur batay sa kanilang prediction noon pang Disyembre 2018. Enero hanggang Hunyo ng taong ito ang tagal ng sinasabing weak El Niño kaya damang -dama na ang epekto nito sa maraming sakahan at […]

Taguig court convicts Maute member for crimes against humanity, rebellion

(Eagle News) — A Taguig court has convicted a Maute member for crimes against humanity for raping his 16-year-old hostage and making her a sex slave for five months during the Marawi siege, and for rebellion. Branch 70 of the Taguig Regional Trial Court sentenced Junaid Macauyag Awal to reclusion perpetua and fined him P500,000 after ruling he violated Sections 6 and 7 of the Philippine Act on Crimes Against International Humanitarian Law, Genocide and […]

DOJ prosecutor, ipinag-utos ang pagpapalaya kay Salic; kasong rebelyon dahil sa nangyari noong 2017, hindi na “inquestable,” aniya

Salic, isasalang nalang sa regular preliminary investigation Moira Encina Eagle News Service Ipinag-utos ni Department of Justice Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Peter Ong na palayain si Marawi City Vice Mayor Arafat Salic na inaresto noong Miyerkules, ika-13 ng Marso, dahil sa rebelyon. Si Salic ay dinala sa DOJ ng Criminal Investigation Detection Group ng Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao para isalang sa inquest proceedings. Pero ayon kay Ong, hindi inquestable ang reklamong ihahain sana ng […]