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Teenager drowns in resort

CAMP GEN. SIMEON A. OLA, Legazpi City, Albay – A 16-year-old boy drowned at the Malinao Beach Resort in Barangay Malinao, Libmanan, Camarines Sur, Sunday. A police report said Jay-Ar Rodriguez, a student, from Barangay Camagong, Cabusao, Camarines Sur, was swimming with his friends at about 9:30 p.m. when he went into a deep part of the sea and got lost.  Read More »

Murder suspect killed

PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur – Police killed a suspect in two murder cases in Mahayag, this province, yesterday. Chief Insp. Homer Dumalag, Mahayag police chief, identified the suspect as Benjie Jacosalem, who is facing murder cases in Dumingag and Tambulig, this province.  Read More »

Town councilor shot

BALUD, Masbate – A councilor of this town was shot in Barangay Calumpang here yesterday. Police identified the victim as last-term Sangguniang Bayan Member Hariet Estrella, 50.  Read More »

Businessman gunned down in Camarines

By RUEL SALDICO NAGA CITY – A businessman who owns a mining firm was gunned down by 10 armed men in Barangay Sta. Rosa, Jose Panganiban, Camarines Norte yesterday. Senior Insp. Malou Calobaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, identified the victim as Ronnie Habitan.  Read More »

Mary Jane’s family being harassed – migrant group

Amid the ongoing investigation being conducted by the Department of Justice against the alleged illegal recruiters of Mary Jane Veloso, unknown men have started to harass her family in their hometown in Nueva Ecija, a migrant advocate group said yesterday.  Read More »

DENR officer killed in broad daylight

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija – An environment officer actively involved in anti-illegal logging operations in this province was killed in a daytime attack on the busy Zulueta St. here yesterday.  Read More »

DepEd ready for school opening

By MERLINA HERNANDO-MALIPOT The Department of Education is ready to welcome around 23 million pupils and students for school year 2015-2016.  Read More »

Nobel prize winner, wife killed in car crash

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) – Nobel Prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, who inspired the film “A Beautiful Mind,” was killed with his wife in a New Jersey car crash.  Read More »

Best to be prepared for an earthquake in Metro Manila

WE definitely have an earthquake zone going right through Metro Manila. It follows a 100-kilometer West Valley Fault line that starts in Bulacan in the north, through Marikina and Quezon cities, then Mandaluyong, Pasig, Makati, Taguig, and Muntinlupa cities, on to Cavite and Laguna. There is also a smaller 10-kilometer East Valley Fault in Rizal.  Read More »

Autistic Pinoy allowed to stay

SYDNEY (AFP) – An autistic Filipino boy whose fight against deportation from Australia prompted tens of thousands to petition the government on his behalf will be allowed to stay, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said Monday.  Read More »