Provincial News

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.

9 injured in stampede in Valencia City, Bukidnon

At least nine individuals were reported injured, with three of them brought to the hospital, following a stampede in Valencia City gymnasium in Bukidnon. In her report in Agila Probinsya, Eagle News Correspondent Christine Balaquit said the stampede happened during the distribution of cash assistance for those under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of the government. The accident occurred around 10:40 Wednesday morning, December 17.  The stampede started when some people mistook a lunch […]

Iligan City Rep. Belmonte survives ambush, 4 others killed

(Eagle News Service) — Iligan City Rep. Vicente Belmonte survived an ambush attempt Thursday afternoon, Dec. 11, near Laguindingin Airport in Misamis Oriental which killed four of his escorts and staffmembers. Belmonte suffered injuries, along with two other companions. They are now being treated at a local hospital in Laguindingan. According to Police Superintendent Bernard Mendoza, spokesperson of the Police regional office, the ambush happened around 1:45 p.m. The still unidentified assailants opened fire on […]