NPA leader killed in DavOr encounter

KILLED. A photo montage provided by the Army's 28th Infantry Battalion shows the remains of New People's Army leader Prince Wendel Olofernes, allegedly the secretary of the 'weakened' Guerilla Front 18. Olofernes was killed in a firefight with government troops in Brgy. Maragatas, Lupon, Davao Oriental on Friday (July 17, 2020). DAVAO CITY: A leader of … Continue reading NPA leader killed in DavOr encounter

Anduyan visits slain, wounded cops in MisOcc

PNP-10 Regional Director PBGen Rolando Anduyan awards medals to the wounded police personnel at Mayor Hilarion A. Ramiro Sr. Medical Center.(SMRN/PIA Misamis Occidental) MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL: Philippine National Police (PNP)-10 Regional Director PBGen Rolando Anduyan arrived in the province to extend sympathy and assistance to the police personnel who were victims of harassment, July 9 by undetermined … Continue reading Anduyan visits slain, wounded cops in MisOcc

CDRRMO bats for resiliency among ‘Kagay-anons’ amid COVID-19

“This is definitely a different disaster from what we have encountered before like floods and storms that we are highly familiar with,” CDRRMO-Officer in Charge Nick Jabagat shares during the "Talakayan sa PIA."(VPSB/PIA10) CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY: As all places in the world are grappling with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Cagayan de Oro … Continue reading CDRRMO bats for resiliency among ‘Kagay-anons’ amid COVID-19

Digitalization of tourism industry pushed amid ‘new normal’

Caption 1: Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, Tourism secretary discusses the need of the Tourism Industry to adapt to digitalization amid the new normal. (Smart Webinar screenshot) Caption 2: Guest Speakers from the public and private sectors discuss the future of the Tourism Industry in the country. (Smart Webinar FB screenshot) CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY: In its “#TravelSmart: … Continue reading Digitalization of tourism industry pushed amid ‘new normal’

Zambo City Hall still closed as 2nd worker gets Covid-19

The Zamboanga City Hall. (PNA file photo) ZAMBOANGA CIT: The century-old City Hall and its annex building remained closed Friday to give way to disinfection activities, as well as contact-tracing, amid report of a second coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) case among city government workers. The second case is among the 14 new Covid-19 cases reported by … Continue reading Zambo City Hall still closed as 2nd worker gets Covid-19

Drug suspect killed; 2 nabbed in P3.4-M NoCot buy-bust

SEIZED. Anti-narcotics agents account for the PHP3.4-million shabu seized from drug suspect Mohidin Mahmod, an alleged member of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and his two cohorts in Midsayap, North Cotabato on Friday (July 17, 2020). Police operatives tried to revive Mahmod (inset) following the shootout but he later died. (Photo courtesy of DXMY Cotabato) COTABATO CITY: … Continue reading Drug suspect killed; 2 nabbed in P3.4-M NoCot buy-bust

Zamboanga City records 12th Covid-19 death

ZAMBOANGA CITY: The local Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Saturday reported another death due to the disease, bringing the city's death toll to 12. In a Facebook post, the local IATF said the 12th mortality identified as ZC343 is a 61-year-old female from Barangay Tetuan. She died on Friday due to respiratory … Continue reading Zamboanga City records 12th Covid-19 death

Brazil’s president tests positive for coronavirus again

BRASILIA: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro confirmed Wednesday that he has once again tested positive for the novel coronavirus, roughly a week after he first tested positive for the virus. "We hope that in the next few days, they will give me a new test and, everything will be fine so that we can return to … Continue reading Brazil’s president tests positive for coronavirus again

116 more Filipinos abroad recover from Covid-19

MANILA: The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday reported 116 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) recoveries among Filipinos in the Americas and the Asia Pacific, bringing the number of recovered patients to 2,485. "This one spike in reported recoveries brings the total number of Filipino nationals who have recovered to almost 2,500, which is … Continue reading 116 more Filipinos abroad recover from Covid-19

NLEX Harbor Link project to be completed under GCQ: DPWH

MANILA: While the general community quarantine (GCQ) is still in effect in Metro Manila, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set to open the NLEX Harbor Link Segment early next week. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said the undertaking, which will connect the Port Area in Manila to NLEX within 15 to 20 minutes, … Continue reading NLEX Harbor Link project to be completed under GCQ: DPWH