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Local tourists from other areas now welcome in Cebu

Local tourists from other areas now welcome in Cebu

By CALVIN CORDOVA CEBU CITY – The province of Cebu is now accepting local tourists from other places in the country. Those who will be staying in resorts and hotels will only need to present their pre-booked reservations for their accommodation. Those who will be visiting the province for tourist activities will only have to […]

At Maasin City Hall, color of outfit shows the Valentine’s Day mood of staff

By MARIE TONETTE MARTICIO TACLOBAN CITY — Despite the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the city government of Maasin urges its employees and officials to celebrate Valentine’s according to their mood or status.  City Mayor Nacional Mercado has issued a memorandum imposing a week-long uniform holiday and encouraging employees to be creative with their outfits. The […]

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BY ZALDY COMANDA KALINGA – After 45 years of hiding, a man wanted for the killing of a mayor in 1976 and for the ambush of another in 2008 was finally arrested by authorities at Sitio Binongsay, Barangay Malin-awa in Tabuk City, Kalinga, police reported Friday. Col. Davy Limmong, director of Kalinga Provincial Police Office, […]

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Farmer leader’s slay in Antique denounced

By TARA YAP ILOILO CITY — The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan in Panay has decried the killing of a farmer leader in Sibalom, Antique last Thursday. Bayan-Panay deputy spokesperson Bryan Bosque identified the victim as Vernel Mondreal, who died from multiple bullet  wounds inflicted by two motorcycle-riding men. Mondreal was said to be the head of […]

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PH cases of UK COVID-19 variant rise to 17

By ANALOU DE VERA The total number of confirmed cases of the B.1.1.7 variant of the COVID-19 virus (United Kingdom variant) in the country has increased to 17, the Department of Health (DoH) announced Friday night. “Following strengthened biosurveillance activities amid the detection of the first B.1.1.7 variant in the country last Jan. 13, the […]

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7 dead as military chopper crashes in Bukidnon

    By KEITH BACONGCO * AARON RECUENCO DAVAO CITY – Seven military personnel were killed when a Philippine Air Force (PAF) helicopter on a re-supply mission crashed in the mountainous village of Sitio Nahigit, Barangay Bulonay, Imapsug-ong, Bukidnon Saturday. Police Senior Master Sgt. Teddy Jones Saliot of the Impasug-ong Police Station said that they received […]

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