EU Ambassador Véron visits Siargao Island to monitor humanitarian aid and development projects

SIARGAO — H.E. Luc Véron, European Union Ambassador to the Philippines, is visiting Siargao Island from 15 to 18 August to monitor EU humanitarian aid and development projects and discuss the recovery with local officials and communities. This is eight months following typhoon Odette (Rai) and the fourth outreach mission of Ambassador Véron to see realities on the ground while observing health protocols. Since last year, he went to development programmes in the Cordillera Administrative […]

PNP: Over P3 million worth of shabu seized in Bacolod buy-bust; 1 nabbed

(Eagle News) — Authorities seized over P3 million worth of suspected shabu in a buy-bust operation in Bacolod City over the weekend. According to the Philippine National Police, the more or less 450 grams of illegal drugs were confiscated from Joey Pasiolan Piestaño at 10:40 p.m. on March 12. The PNP did not provide additional details about the police operation. It said Piestaño and the illegal drugs were brought to PS8-Bacolod City Police Office “for […]

Iloilo City placed under Alert Level 1 until March 15

(Eagle News) — Iloilo City has been placed under Alert Level 1 to “take effect immediately and until March 15, 2022,” Malacanang said. In a statement, the Palace said that the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Thursday, March 10, “approved the de-escalation of Iloilo City to Alert Level 1 after meeting the prescribed criteria for de-escalation to Alert Level 1 of the sub-Technical Working Group on Data Analytics.” Because of this, Iloilo City joins Metro […]

2 barangays in Hamtic, Antique affected by floods; 31 families evacuated

  (Eagle News) – Two barangays in Hamtic town in Antique province were affected by floods due to the overflowing of the tributaries leading to the Asluman river over the weekend. Thirty-one families – 16 from Bgy. Calacja 2, and 15 from Bgy. Asluman – have been evacuated to their respective barangay halls. The waters overflowed due to heavy rains brought about by a low pressure area. Several houses were also damaged by the flood […]