At least four fishing boats sank during the height of the typhoon in barangay Catarman, Dauis town, Bohol. Every time a storm hits Bohol, fishing boats seek refuge in Catarman bay, but this time the four fishing boats were not able to withstand the big waves caused by the typhoon resulting in the sinking. [...]
A 5.5 magnitude quake felt in several areas hit Eastern Samar yesterday morning with aftershocks expected.
Three persons, including two children, were killed while 10 others were wounded past 1 p.m. on Tuesday when a Ceres bus swerved out of control and rammed into two houses in E.B. Magalona town, 23.91 kilometers north of this city.
Provincial health administrative officer says Tan refuses to reinstate him Tacloban City — The Office of the President (OP) has ordered Samar Gov. Sharee Ann Tan to answer a complaint accusing her of vendetta in the case of a whistle-blower who led a petition to unseat the governor and is fighting to reclaim the government position that he lost after exposing alleged corruption in the provincial government.
Two persons were killed while eight others—including three adults and a toddler on one motorcycle—were injured when the brakes of a government-owned dump truck allegedly failed while negotiating a downhill road in La Castellana, Negros Occidental past noon Wednesday, the police said.
Residents of Pandan town in Antique read their way into the record books in what was probably the biggest ever simultaneous “read-aloud” activity in the country.
A barangay captain of Tagbilaran City in Bohol was shot dead Monday afternoon.
THE Bureau of Customs has cleared 2Go Express, Inc., a cargo forwarder whose accreditation was briefly revoked by the Bureau of Customs and the Philippine Shippers Bureau amid alleged complaints, mostly by overseas Filipino workers, regarding undelivered balikbayan boxes.
A P450-million convention center will be built on a 1.7 hectare lot at the old Iloilo airport property, which is expected to establish the province as a conference hub in Western Visayas, Sen. Franklin Drilon announced yesterday.
The Philippine National Police’s regional office in Eastern Visayas is calling on the owners of more than 10,000 registered firearms to renew their licenses.
The governor of Northern Samar and its representative in Congress have beefed up their security after being declared “enemies of the people” by communist rebels.
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) dispatched on Wednesday several vessels to the Visayas seas to enforce the fishing ban on mackerel and sardines in the area.
The police here apparently don’t take kindly to criticism, especially when it is posted on Facebook.