Four persons were killed while 15 others were hurt when a thief hurled a grenade at a commercial establishment in Jolo, Sulu on Saturday night.
A magnitude-4.5 earthquake hit the town of Agno in Pangasinan yesterday morning.
Timely information and enhanced capability led to a quick response and the early rescue of a kidnap victim taken by the Abu Sayyaf group near Basilan, the Western Mindanao Command said.
MANILA, Philippines - A homeless man stood motionless for a few minutes near the railroad crossing along Tayuman street in Manila before lying down on the tracks just as a Philippine National Railways (PNR) train approached yesterday morning.
A former mayor of Santiago City in Isabela has been charged with graft along with two others in connection with the allegedly anomalous purchase of P1.79 million worth of rifles in 2010.
Some drug lords in the Negros Island Region have signified their intention to surrender, Chief Superintendent Renato Gumban, regional police director, said yesterday.