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Bomb scare in Letran

A text message threatening an explosion in a private college in Calamba City prompted school officials to cancel the afternoon classes on Tuesday.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Drug suspects posed as utensils traders


The Chinese illegal drug suspects arrested here last week had registered their business as a dealer of kitchenware and utensils in this Pampanga capital before the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) seized from them around P4 billion worth of “shabu” (methamphetamine hydrochloride) and chemicals on Friday, documents showed.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Heavy rains, minimal damage

A Filipino wades through floodwaters as residents who earlier evacuated due to a swollen river return to their homes in suburban Quezon city, Philippines Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Fast-moving typhoon Kalmaegi blew out of the northern Philippines Monday after causing flash floods and landslides. Three people died when big waves and strong winds sank a stalled ferry over the weekend. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Except for a missing person in Pangasinan province, Typhoon “Luis” left northern Luzon on Monday with minimal damage after it dumped heavy rains on Cagayan Valley, and the Ilocos and Cordillera regions, officials said.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

PAO regional exec suspended for affair with married cop


The head of the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) in Central Visayas has been suspended for one year for having an illicit relationship with a married policeman.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Dagupan mayor welcomes NBI probe of radioman’s slay try

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Mayor Belen Fernandez on Monday welcomed any investigation on her alleged link to the shooting and wounding of a local radio station manager here.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »