January 28, 2023 - Saturday
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Davao City, Philippines

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White object sighted as search, rescue ops continue for missing Cessna plane

A white object believed to be the missing Cessna aircraft was spotted in Divilacan, Isabela on January 27 amid ongoing search and rescue operations, according to a local official. In a press conference, Constante Foronda, head of the Isabela Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO), stated that bad we ...

Aira Miranda | 17 hours ago

Provincial

Durante, 6 others to undergo court martial proceedings

Brigadier General Jesus Durante and his six men would undergo court martial proceedings over the killing of Davao City model-trader Yvonnette Chua-Plaza, Army commanding general Lieutenant Romeo Brawner Jr. reported on Thursday. Durante, who had been relieved as commander of the 1001st Infantry Brigade; Colonel Michael Licyayo, his for ...

GDM | 1 day ago

Provincial

Bulacan police seize P13.9-million shabu

Police authorities in Bulacan seized approximately P13.9 million in illegal drugs from a suspected big-time dealer.   Colonel Relly Arnedo of the Bulacan Police Department reported that the suspect, identified as Marlon Palmario, was apprehended at 11:20 p.m. selling a P13,940,000 sachet of "shabu&quo ...

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GDM | 1 day ago

Provincial

Shabu worth P8.5M seized in Cebu City

In two separate anti-illegal drug operations in Cebu City on Monday, police officers detained two drug dealers and recovered 1.26 kilograms of suspected shabu worth around P8.5 million. The suspects were identified by the Central Visayas Regional Police Office as city residents Vincent Rodriguez, alias JV, and Jaime Copreros ...

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Romeo Braceros Jr | 2 days ago

Provincial

Durante tagged in slay of Davao model-trader

On Wednesday, Brigadier General Jesus Durante of the Philippine Army was named by the Special Investigation Task Group looking into the death of Davao model and entrepreneur Yvonne Chua Plaza as the crime's mastermind. According to Region 11 police chief Brigadier General Benjamin Silo, the suspects in Plaza' ...

Romeo Braceros Jr | 2 days ago

Provincial

P1-M shabu seized in Antipolo drug bust

During a drug bust on Sunday in Antipolo City, the police arrested a 26-year-old suspected drug dealer for allegedly selling more than P1 million worth of illegal substances. The suspect, who lives in Antipolo City, was only known by the alias Noe. A coordinated operation between members of the province's narcot ...

Romeo Braceros Jr | 3 days ago

Provincial

Bacolod logs 80% rise in leptospirosis cases

An 80% increase in leptospirosis cases was recorded by Bacolod's City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU) in 2022. Forty-five instances, including 11 deaths, were reported last year, as opposed to 25 cases and six deaths in 2021, according to Dr. Grace Tan, head of CESU. Patients’ ages range from one ...

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Romeo Braceros Jr | 3 days ago

Provincial

P2.5-M smuggled onions busted in Zamboanga City

Police discovered red onions worth over P2.5 million smuggled into Zamboanga City's waters on Sunday, January 22. During a seaborne patrol on Barangay Labuan's shoreline, the 2nd Zamboanga City Mobile Force Company, along with Customs and police forces, noticed a "jungkong," or motorized wooden wat ...

2nd Zamboanga City Mobile Force Company

Romeo Braceros Jr | 3 days ago

Provincial

PCG, locals save 18 from troubled boat

At least 18 people from a boat with engine problems were rescued off the coast of Carles town in the province of Iloilo on Saturday, January 21. The motorized boat Prince and Mae's engine malfunctioned around 11 a.m. Saturday, so the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and locals saved the passengers in a sizable fishi ...

PHOTO: PCG-Iloilo

Romeo Braceros Jr | 4 days ago

Provincial

Cops still probing death of Gensan Grade 10 lass

The cause of the death of a Grade 10 student, whose decomposing body was discovered on January 18 in a vacant lot in Barangay San Isidro, General Santos City, is still unknown to police authorities. Investigators have not yet determined if Jazdel Gabayeron, 16, a student at General Santos Municipal SPED Integrated S ...

Romeo Braceros Jr | 4 days ago