Tag: Regions

Joint Task Force Sulu moves in on Abu Sayyaf terrorists

Credit to Author: Julmunir I. Jannaral, TMT| Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2020 16:10:54 +0000

THE Western Mindanao Command (WestMinCom) based in Camp Navarro in Calarian, Zamboanga City has mobilized the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Joint Task Force Sulu (AFP-JTFS) to continue its pursuit of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) terrorists encountered on Friday. Maj. Arvin Encinas, WestMinCom spokesman, on Saturday told The Manila Times that Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, […]

Police dismantle human barricade

Credit to Author: Vince Jacob A. Visaya| Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:30:00 +0000

KASIBU, Nueva Vizcaya: A human barricade blocking the entry of three fuel tankers on Monday was dismantled by about 100 members of the regional and provincial police as it reportedly allowed the entry of fuel into the compound of OceanaGold Philippines Inc. OceanaGold is an Australian-Canadian mining company that has an expired Financial and Technical Assistance Agreement (FTAA) with […]

Sara warns arrest of people assaulting health workers

Credit to Author: Arjoy Ceniza| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:49:32 +0000

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio warned people they would be arrested for discriminating against and attacking health workers in the city. Duterte-Carpio issued the warning over an incident where a person allegedly doused water on a healthcare worker. “Duna gyu’y mga ing-ana…watch out lang kay kung madakpan mo sa pulis, and ubay-ubay na baya gyud […]

Obando closes border to Valenzuela 

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:46:42 +0000

VALENZUELA’S neighboring town of Obando, Bulacan has closed its border to the city to contain the highly contagious coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian has confirmed to the Manila Times that the closure was ordered by Obando Mayor Edwin Santos and he respects the latter’s decision. ‘‘I’m sure he has nothing but his constituents’ […]

Sorsogon State College turns into quarantine center

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:44:55 +0000

THE Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) has approved the establishment of the Sorsogon State College (SSC) as the first provincial quarantine center in the Bicol Region for coronavirus patients. This is in response to the increasing number of persons under observation (PUMs), persons under investigation (PUIs) and those found positive for the coronavirus disease-2019 (Covid-19). On its Facebook, the […]

1,500 Marawi students call for Covid aid

Credit to Author: Asangan T. Madale| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:42:10 +0000

MARAWI CITY: More than 1,500 students of the Mindanao State University (MSU) main campus, who are stranded in their dormitories and boarding houses, are calling for donations from their alumni brothers and sisters as the enhanced community quarantine is being implemented in the entire Lanao del Sur and Marawi City. Earlier, these stranded MSU students […]

Passenger flights suspended at Clark International Airport 

Credit to Author: Lisbet K. Esmael| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:40:23 +0000

COMMERCIAL flights at the Clark International Airport would be suspended starting Friday, April 3, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to force governments around the world to impose travel restrictions. In an advisory posted on its Facebook page, the management said carriers flying out of the air hub have decided to temporarily halt all of their […]

Army’s Bicol regional command adopts stranded residents

Credit to Author: Rhaydz B. Barcia, TMT| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:38:11 +0000

LEGAZPI CITY: The Philippine Army’s regional command in Bicol has made a temporary refuge for 80 persons that were stranded by the Luzon-wide lockdown and could not go home to their villages in Masbate, Surigao and General Santos City. Army Capt. John Paul Belleza said the refugees were stuck on March 29 along the national […]

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