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Truck rams truck; 1 dead

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan – A helper died while the driver was injured after their truck rammed another truck in Barangay San Antonio, Roxas, Isabela Sunday.  Read More »

4 wounded in ambush

BUTUAN CITY – Three members of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology were wounded in an ambush in Barangay Amontay, Marihatag, Surigao del Sur yesterday.  Read More »

Councilor gunned down

CAMP JUAN, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte – A councilor died while his 13-year-old daughter was injured in a shooting incident in Barangay Dilavo, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte Sunday.  Read More »

Man hacks brother

GENERAL LUNA, Quezon – A 21-year-old man allegedly killed his 24-year-old brother in Barangay San Ignacio Ibaba, this town, yesterday. Police identified the victim as Anthony Penohermoso of Barangay San Ignacio Ibaba.  Read More »

Finally, closure with the NBI report

SECRETARY Yasmin Busan-Lao of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos has expressed the hope that the joint report of the National Bureau of Investigation and the National Prosecution Service Special Investigation Team will provide closure to the Mamasapano case.  Read More »

Woman who hit Maduro with mango gifted with new home

CARACAS (Reuters) – A woman who bashed President Nicolas Maduro on the head with a mango has been promised a new house for her troubles in a surreal tropical tale that has gone viral in Venezuela. The 52-year-old president was driving a bus through a crowd last weekend in the central state of Aragua when someone in the crowd tossed the fruit at him.  Read More »

Thailand seizes $6-M ivory

BANGKOK (AP) – Thailand seized 3 tons of ivory hidden in tea leaf sacks from Kenya in the second-biggest bust in the country’s history, one week after the biggest seizure, customs officials said Monday. The 511 elephant tusks worth $6 million, bound for Laos, were seized upon arrival Saturday at a major port in Chonburi province in eastern Thailand.  Read More »

Fire hits Antipolo

ANTIPOLO CITY – Some 30 houses and commercial establishments were destroyed by a fire in Cogeo Village here yesterday. Incoming search terms:antipolo fire yesterday (2)fire in antipolo (2)april 27 2015 residential and commercial in Antipolo City gate 2 pictures (1)cogeo antipolo 2015 news (1)cogeo gate 2 fire (1) Read More »

Mom facing deportation over autistic child

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) – The mother of an autistic Filipino boy she says faces deportation because he would be a burden to the Australian taxpayer presented a petition Monday signed by tens of thousands of people begging authorities to let him stay. Incoming search terms:autisticdeportation (1) Read More »

Metro to sizzle by Friday

By ELLALYN B. DE VERA The heat index may make temperatures feel like 39.9 degrees Celsius in Metro Manila by Friday. Incoming search terms:heat index philippines april 27 2015 (1) Read More »