Localized thunderstorms destroy 10 houses in Zambo City

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 2 -- At least 10 houses were destroyed by heavy downpour and strong winds Sunday night on an island village of this city, an official reported Monday. Usnaira Abunawas, barangay ... Read More

3 Abu Sayyaf bandits surrender in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 2 -- Three Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits, including one involved in the Sipadan kidnapping in 2000, have surrendered to authorities in the province of Sulu, a top police official... Read More

91IB facilitates surrender of 86 NPA rebels, supporters in 2022

BALER, Jan. 2 -- At least 86 former members of the Communist Party of the Philippines - New People's Army (CPP-NPA) and their supporters in the provinces of Nueva Ecija and Aurora withdrew their suppo... Read More

28K passengers logged in post-holiday travel rush in W. Visayas

BACOLOD CITY, Jan. 2 -- Almost 28,000 passengers have traveled through various ports across Western Visayas on Monday, a special non-working holiday after the New Year's Day, data of the Philippine Co... Read More

600 more cops to help secure Cebu City's Sinulog 2023

CEBU CITY, Jan. 2 -- More police personnel will be deployed starting this week to secure socio-cultural and religious activities for this year's Sinulog Fiesta -- the first in-person celebration in th... Read More

Deaths due to shear-line induced rains, floods climb to 51

MANILA, Jan. 2 -- The number of reported deaths in the shear line-induced torrential rains and floods has risen to 51 as of Monday. Of the 51 reported deaths in the National Disaster Risk Reduction a... Read More

OCD relief missions unaffected by airport technical glitch

MANILA, Jan. 2 -- The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) said that none of its relief operations for areas severely affected by the shear line-induced rains and floods were affected by the "technical issue... Read More

Trough of LPA, 'amihan' to bring rains over parts of PH

MANILA, Jan. 2 -- Some areas in the country will experience rains on Monday due to the trough of a low pressure area (LPA) and the northeast monsoon. Eastern and Central Visayas, Caraga, and Davao Re... Read More

Marcos hopes Filipinos lives get 'better and better'

MANILA, Jan. 2 -- President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. expressed hope that the lives of all Filipinos would get "better and better" as the country welcomes the New Year. In his recent vlog, Marcos was j... Read More

Catholic faithful urged: Follow Benedict XVI's teachings, life

MANILA, Jan. 2 -- Archbishop of Manila, Cardinal Jose Advincula, on Sunday asked the faithful to learn and follow the teachings and the life of the late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. In his New Year's ... Read More