Provincial News

NPA rebels free 2 soldiers in Bukidnon

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, December 27 (PIA) —New People’s Army (NPA) rebels freed on Friday the two soldiers they abducted four months ago in Impasugong town. Maj. Christian Uy, spokesman of the Army’s 4th Infantry Division said Philippine Army privates Jerrel H. Yorong and Marnel T. Cinches were released facilitated by religious leaders and Bukidnon Gov. Jose Ma. Zubiri Jr., in Mahayag sub-village, Barangay Saint Peter, Malaybalay City at 11:00 a.m, December 26, 2014. In a […]

Motorcycle rider killed in Pangasinan road accident

BINMALEY, Pangasinan – A 23-year old motorcycle rider was killed in a road accident when he hit a truck along Naguilian Road here in Pangasinan. Gelvin Ferrer was pronounced dead on arrival when he was brought to a nearby hospital. PO2 Jonathan Manuel, police investigator on the case said the accident happened 8:30 in the evening. Manuel said the victim apparently did not notice the parked truck, and hit it at the back resulting to his […]

Police firearms “sealed” in Western Mindanao

    —————————————————————–   Chief Sup. Edgar Basbas, Regional Director Of Police Regional Office-9 in Zamboanga peninsula has presided the “muzzle taping” of the private firearms of  police officers to make sure that these will not be used in welcoming the new year, 2015. Basbas had warned the police officers who were not present in the said activity that they should immediately connect to their mother unit to let their issued firearms  be sealed of  […]

PNP Bicol intensifies campaign against illegal firecrackers

As the New Year celebrations draw near, Camp General Simeon Ola in Bicol has intensified its campaign against illegal firecrackers in the region. Police senior inspector Malou Calubaquib, Information officer of the Philippine National Police (PNP) – Bicol, said the PNP firearms and explosive division in the region had not stopped conducting surprise inspections on firecrackers stores in all six provinces of Bicol region. Calubaquib said PNP Bicol had already seized and destroyed a number […]

PHIVOLCS lower Mayon’s alert level

After more than three months, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) lowered the Mayon Volcano’s alert level from three to two due to a general decline in the volcano’s overall activity.