Nograles: Duterte admin to step up efforts to improve PHL self-rated poverty, food poverty numbers
Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Tuesday said that the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte would continue to step up efforts to address hunger and poverty in the country even as he welcomed new data that shows that self-rated poverty and food poverty have fallen in the third quarter of 2019. In a Social Weather Stations (SWS ...
MDM | 4 weeks ago
Spanish police saved from sea by smugglers they were chasing
Three Spanish police officers who were thrown into the sea when their boat crashed early Friday during a high-speed chase were pulled to safety by the drug-smugglers they were chasing, police said. The unexpected rescue happened after a police vessel began pursuing a speedboat “with four people on board that was suspected of tran ...
Agence France Presse | 1 month ago
Army overruns NPA lair in Leyte
TACLOBAN CITY - The Philippine Army has recovered on Friday a high-powered firearm and a home-made bomb when they overran a lair of the New People's Army (NPA) in Mahaplag, Leyte as part of its intensified combat operation against the communist terrorist group. The 20-minute gunbattle in Pinamonoan village in ...
PNA | 1 month ago
Eleazar vows to axe unit commanders
National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) regional director Police Major General Guillermo Eleazar warned unit commanders that they will be relieved of their position if any of their personnel are caught being involved in illegal drugs. In a statement, Eleazar reiterated his “one-strike policy” both within and outside the ...
MDM | 1 month ago
Go vows further help for OFW he helped recover from coma
Senator Christopher Lawrence Go checked on the condition of Aljohn Andrade, an overseas Filipino worker who is undergoing therapy after falling into a coma for six months, when the Senator visited Kalibo, Aklan, on Thursday, September 19. Go has been helping defray the expenses for hospitalization and therapy sessio ...
MDM | 1 month ago
PDEA 11 launches drug- free workplace program
DAVAO CITY -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement (PDEA) 11 on Friday launched an advocacy program dubbed “Oplan Kalasag” which promotes and implements a drug-free workplace in business establishments in the city. PDEA 11 director Antonio Rivera, who led the launch at the University of the I ...
MDM | 1 month ago
PRO 11 awaits manhunt order vs freed convicts
DAVAO CITY -- The Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 is awaiting directives from the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the manhunt operations against convicts freed under the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCA) law who failed to surrender on September 19, the deadline of President Rodrigo Duterte’s 15-day ultimatum ...
Ruth Palo | 1 month ago
CDO mourns death of PMA cadet
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews) – This city and the high school alma mater of Cadet Fourth Class Darwin Dormitorio of the Philippine Military Academy, who died from injuries allegedly caused by hazing, poured out their sympathy over his untimely death. In a statement, City Mayor Oscar Moreno s ...
MindaNews | 1 month ago
Drug dealer killed in shootout with cops
A suspected drug dealer was killed in a shootout with police officers who were conducting a buy-bust operation early morning Sunday in Barangay San Roque, Quezon City. The operation was conducted by the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Regional Drug Enforcement Unit (RDEU) and the Quezon City Police Dep ...
MDM | 2 months ago
9 fatalities in Calamba plane crash identified
MBA CITY, Laguna -- The authorities have identified the nine passengers who were killed when the plane they were riding exploded mid-air and crashed into a hotspring resort village in Barangay Pansol here Sunday afternoon. Lieutenant Colonel Jacinto Malinao, Calamba City chief of police, said in an ...
Agence France Presse | 2 months ago
Low water pressure to no water in all areas served by Calinan WSS due to power cut
Davao City Water District advises the public of ...16 hours ago