2 nabbed, P680-K shabu seized in CDO anti-drug ops

The Police Regional Office – Northern Mindanao (PRO-10) Drug Enforcement Unit seized illegal drugs worth an estimated PHP680,000 in separate operations over the weekend. In a statement Sunday, Brig. Gen. Benjamin Acorda Jr., PRO-10 director, said they will not stop looking for people who do nothing but destroy the nation. “Let them know that the […]

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Chibi saints win hearts as ‘visual reminders’ of Catholic faith

While scrolling through her Facebook newsfeed one day, an image of a tiny Santo Niño de Cebu caught the eye of Karen Fontillas. She instantly wanted one for her brother who collected sacred images of the Child Jesus. Little did she know that other saints depicted as childlike would soon earn a special space in […]

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144 violators nabbed, 512 weapons seized in 1st week of gun ban

The weeklong checkpoints related to the 2022 national elections have netted 144 gun ban violators so far. A total of 121 firearms have been confiscated as of 6 a.m. Sunday. A total of 512 illegal weapons have been seized so far, including gun replicas. “Naki-usap naman kami, nagbigay kami ng maagang impormasyon. Gun ban, huwag […]

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Albay bettor wins P65-M lotto jackpot prize

Following two millionaires on Friday, a lone bettor bagged the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) lottery jackpot prize, winning over PHP65 million in the Grand Lotto 6/55 draw on Saturday night. The lucky bettor guessed the winning combination of 39-29-09-21-19-20 for the jackpot prize of PHP65,991,571, according to an advisory Sunday. The ticket was purchased […]

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Solon says survivorship benefits law ‘a well-deserved grant’

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian lauded the signing into law of the bill granting survivorship benefits to the legitimate spouse and dependent children of the members of the National Prosecution Service (NPS) saying that the modest entitlement is long overdue especially to those who have dedicated their lives to be instruments in the dispensation of justice in […]

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House-to-house jabs for seniors, people with comorbidities pushed

Malacañang has renewed its call for local government units (LGUs) to consider house-to-house vaccination drives to get more senior citizens and persons with comorbidities vaccinated against Covid-19. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, acting presidential spokesperson, said providing vaccination services at home would provide convenience for these priority groups, especially those who have difficulty traveling to vaccination […]

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‘Idle’ PAF helicopters now on limited ops for relief efforts

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has put on limited operations its UH-1H “Huey” combat utility helicopters that were earlier grounded and placed in storage to help in the ongoing relief efforts in the Visayas and Mindanao areas battered by Typhoon Odette last month. The UH-1Hs were grounded and placed in storage following a fatal crash […]

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