8 nabbed as PDEA dismantles 2 drug dens in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Jan. 9 -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Central Visayas has dismantled two drug dens and arrested eight drug suspects in the first operations here of the year, an officia... Read More

Bacolod City chosen as site of Chinese firm's e-vehicle plant

BACOLOD CITY, Jan. 9 -- Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez said on Monday that a China-based firm has proposed to build an electric (e)-vehicle manufacturing plant in this city. "Big companies have been ... Read More

NEA to help coop address power woes

LAOAG CITY, Jan. 9 -- The National Electrification Administration (NEA) has assigned a new board of director to oversee the management of the Ilocos Norte Electric Cooperative (INEC). NEA chief Anton... Read More

Ex-DA chief pushes for onion farming, crackdown on cartels

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 9 -- Amid the soaring retail prices of red onions in the markets, a former Agriculture chief has pushed for the establishment of an onion experimental farm in Central Mindanao to help... Read More

Zambo destroys modified mufflers, firecrackers

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 9 -- Local authorities on Monday destroyed unauthorized modified motorcycle mufflers, firecrackers and other illegally sold items seized during the Yuletide season here. Mayor Jo... Read More

Hundreds of Cebuanos celebrate feast of Black Nazarene

CEBU CITY, Jan. 9 -- In solidarity with the devotees in Manila, hundreds of Cebuanos on Monday observed the feast of the Black Nazarene in a pontifical mass celebrated by Archbishop Jose Palma at a sh... Read More

No extension for business permit renewal deadline, says Trenas

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 9 -- Mayor Jerry Trenas said Monday he would not extend the filing of business permit renewal in the city which will end on Jan. 20. At a press conference, Trenas said he was confid... Read More

4 injured in Basilan clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 9 -- A militiaman and three members of his family were wounded in a 30-minute clash with Abu Sayyaf bandits in Lamitan City, Basilan province, police and military officials said M... Read More

2 PNP generals, 26 colonels tender resignation in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 9 -- Two generals and 26 colonels from the Police Regional Office in Bicol (PRO-5) tendered their resignation on Monday in support of the Department of the Interior and Local Govern... Read More

Ex-NPA supporters tip arms cache in Leyte

TACLOBAN CITY, Jan. 9 -- The Philippine Army has lauded former supporters of the New People's Army (NPA) in Leyte province who tipped off about the location of the rebels' arms cache in the municipali... Read More