Army hits NPA’s continued recruitment of minors

THE Army’s 3rd Infantry Division again chastised the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) for the latter’s alleged recruitment of minors. Brigadier General Dinoh Dolina, 3rd ID commanding officer, said the CPP-NPA’s continued recruitment of minors as child warriors is a clear violation of the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and […]

DILG supports call for barangay, SK candidates to submit resumé

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) supported the call of the National Citizens Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL) to require all candidates in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to submit curriculum vitae or resumés. Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya, DILG spokesperson, said it will give voters the chance to review the […]

Four conflagrations greet Fire Month 2018 in Capiz

By: Felipe v. Celino ROXAS CITY, Capiz—Four fire incidents greeted the month of March, which is observed as the Fire Prevention Month. The blazes occurred on Mar 1, 2018 at barangays Hipona, Pontevedra; Burias, Mambusao, Poblacion Takas, Cuartero; and Bato, Roxas City. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Pontevedra said the fire in the […]

6 rebels nabbed in Negros encounter

BACOLOD City – Six suspected New People’s Army (NPA) members, including two minors and a mass communication student of the University of the Philippines in Cebu City, were nabbed by government troops after nearly an hour of firefight morning of Mar 3, 2018 at Sitio Tumonon, Brgy. Luyang in Mabinay, Negros Oriental. According to military […]

Lambunao ex-mayor, vice mayor serve nine-month suspension

Former mayor Reynor Gonzales and incumbent vice mayor Cesar Gonzales of Lambunao, Iloilo are serving the 9-month suspension meted by the Office of the Ombudsman relative to administrative cases for allegedly receiving transportation allowance despite having been issued government vehicles. The suspension took effect March 1, 2018 after the order was personally served by Department […]