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First casualty? Agusan man shot dead at checkpoint
by Ben Serrano - April 4, 2020 - 12:00am
A drunk 63-year-old man who allegedly complained about government food packs during the quarantine and made a commotion on Thursday morning was shot dead by a policeman at a checkpoint in Barangay Amontay, Nasipit,...
IP group leader, member slain in Surigao Sur
by Ben Serrano - March 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Suspected New People’s Army rebels were tagged in the killing of a leader and a member of an indigenous peoples group in San Miguel, Surigao del Sur on Thursday.
1st COVID-19 case in Cebu recovering
by Ben Serrano - March 20, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Health regional office in Central Visayas has confirmed the first case of the coronavirus disease-2019 in Mandaue City.
14-day quarantine for Metro residents in Negros, Marinduque
by Ben Serrano - March 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Visitors from Metro Manila will be considered persons under monitoring due to the coronavirus disease-2019 and asked to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days upon their arrival in Negros Occidental.
More class suspensions, 4-day workweek over COVID-19
by Ben Serrano - March 14, 2020 - 12:00am
A four-day workweek will be imposed in some areas even as more local government units have announced class suspensions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease-2019.
More LGUs suspend classes due to COVID-19
by Ben Serrano - March 13, 2020 - 12:00am
More local government units in the provinces are suspending classes amid a spike in the number of coronavirus disease-2019 cases in the country.
3 miners die of suffocation
by Ben Serrano - March 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Three workers of a small-scale gold mining operation died of suffocation in a tunnel in Loreto, Agusan del Sur on Saturday.
NPA finance officer nabbed
by Ben Serrano - February 27, 2020 - 12:00am
An alleged finance officer of the New People’s Army was arrested in Gigaquit, Surigao del Norte on Monday.
NPA leader nabbed in Surigao Sur
by Ben Serrano - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
A commander of a guerrilla unit of the New People’s Army was arrested in Surigao del Sur on Monday night.
Chinese ship’s crew quarantined in Agusan
by Ben Serrano - February 17, 2020 - 12:00am
All 21 Chinese crewmembers of a cargo vessel from China have been subjected to quarantine, following orders to prohibit the entry of foreign maritime vessels into all seaports in a bid to prevent the spread of the...
Missing KAPA manager found with stab wounds
by Ben Serrano - January 30, 2020 - 12:00am
A branch manager of Kapa Community Ministry International who was reported missing in General Santos City on Wednesday last week was found in Tupi, South Cotabato yesterday.
Preacher, wife die in Agusan Sur road mishap
by Ben Serrano - January 25, 2020 - 12:00am
A preacher and his wife died in a road accident in Barangay Rio, Sibagat, Agusan del Sur on Wednesday.
Spanish man, 2 other drug suspects slain
by Ben Serrano - January 11, 2020 - 12:00am
A Spanish citizen was killed in a drug bust on Siargao Island on Wednesday while two other drug suspects were shot dead in Bulacan in the past two days.
3 mountaineers reported missing in Misamis Oriental
by Ben Serrano - January 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Three mountaineers have been reported missing on Mt. Balatucan since Sunday.
Cop, 3 others killed in Negros shootings
by Ben Serrano - December 27, 2019 - 12:00am
A police officer allegedly killed himself after he accidentally shot dead his companion during a drinking spree at a house in Barangay 21, Victorias City, Negros Occidental on Tuesday.
Surigao construction equipment burned
by Ben Serrano - December 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Unidentified men burned a payloader being used for a government project in Sitio Lower Sangay, Barangay Anomar, Surigao City on Monday night.
Cop shot dead
by Ben Serrano - December 9, 2019 - 12:00am
A police officer tagged in the shooting of his superior was killed in an alleged encounter with fellow officers in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur yesterday.
Agusan del Sur PNP exec wounded in shooting
by Ben Serrano - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The commanding officer at the 2nd Agusan del Sur police Mobile Force Company was wounded when he was allegedly shot by one of his men on Friday night.
NPA leader, 2 others slain in Rizal clash
by Ben Serrano - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
A commander of the New People’s Army and two other NPA guerrillas were killed in a gunfight with police and military personnel serving a warrant of arrest in Antipolo City, Rizal yesterday.
Surfing instructor nabbed for drugs
by Ben Serrano - November 24, 2019 - 12:00am
A surfing instructor was arrested in an anti-illegal drug operation in Siargao, Surigao del Norte on Friday night.
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