Comelec reports low voter registration turnout in Dumaguete

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 12 -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here is calling on the public to avail of the satellite registration of voters for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections in O... Read More

Throng of Pinoys arrive in Cebu from abroad for Sinulog 2023

CEBU CITY, Jan. 12 -- Scores of "balikbayans" or returning Filipinos arrived on Thursday at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) to join devotees of the Sr. Sto. Nino in celebrating Sinulog 20... Read More

Floods force evacuation, suspension of sea trips in NegOCC

BACOLOD CITY, Jan. 12 -- Hundreds of families in three localities, including this capital city, were evacuated while sea travels were suspended as heavy rains continued due to a low-pressure area on T... Read More

Classes suspended anew in Northern Mindanao due to LPA

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Jan. 12 -- Local government units (LGUs) in Northern Mindanao region have suspended classes anew as rains brought by the low pressure area (LPA) continued Thursday. In Misamis Oc... Read More

IP legislative agenda pushed in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY, Jan. 12 -- The Ilocos Norte government and the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) is pushing for the crafting of an IP legislative agenda to strengthen the promotion of IP ri... Read More

Ex-NPA rebel surrenders, arms cache discovered in Nueva Ecija

CABANATUAN CITY, Jan. 12 -- A former member of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) has surrendered to authorities here on Wednesday. In his report on Thursday, Col. Ric... Read More

Repairs on sludge removal equipment 75% done: Maynilad

MANILA, Jan. 12 -- The Maynilad Water Services Inc. (Maynilad) on Thursday said the repairs on the sludge removal equipment in their treatment plant in Putatan, Muntinlupa City is now 75 percent finis... Read More

Ilocos Norte offers more fiscal incentives for investors

LAOAG CITY, Jan. 12 -- Poised to become an investment destination in northern Philippines, the province of Ilocos Norte continues to lure investors by offering more fiscal incentives this year and pos... Read More

DepEd-5 distributes P3.9-M learning kits from USAID, other donors

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 12 -- The Department of Education in Bicol (DepEd-5) has started to distribute the PHP3.9 million worth of portable classroom learning packages it received from its development part... Read More

Japanese woman wanted for financial fraud in Tokyo nabbed: BI

MANILA, Jan. 12 -- Immigration authorities recently arrested a Japanese national wanted by authorities in Tokyo for involvement in theft and financial fraud in Pasay City. In a statement Thursday, Co... Read More