INQToday: Body of pilot in Isabela plane crash found; passenger missing
Here’s a quick roundup of today’s top stories:
The body of the pilot of a light aircraft that crashed in San Mariano, Isabela, last November 30 was found Thursday morning by the 11-man search and rescue team, according to Isabela’s Incident Management Team (IMT).
The IMT-Isabela, in a statement, said rescuers reached the Piper aircraft’s wreckage at around 11 a.m.
The proportion of unemployed Filipinos in the total labor force slightly went down in October, although the quality of available jobs appeared to have deteriorated, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported Thursday.
The PSA report showed there were 2.09 million Filipinos who were either jobless or out of business in October.
The number of fatalities in the Ceres bus crash in Hamtic, Antique, has risen from 17 to 18, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) reported on Thursday.
Michael Tolentino of the Antique PDRRMO said another passenger who was last listed in critical condition died Wednesday morning.
The two suspects in the deadly bomb attack at Mindanao State University (MSU) in Marawi City last December 3 have secured a safehouse inside the university’s compound and have lived there for a while, a police official said on Thursday.
Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) police office director Brig. Gen. Allan Nobleza said unlike typical universities, MSU has no fence and covers almost 1,000 hectares of land.