Regions

La Union under state of calamity due to oil spill

MANILA, Philippines – La Union was placed under a state of calamity due to an oil spill caused by a sunken ship from Myanmar.

Security tightened at Sabah, Tawi-Tawi border

Lalo pang naghigpit ang seguridad sa border ng Malaysia at Tawi-Tawi. Ito'y dahil sa patuloy na paghahanap sa mga umano'y nakatakas na miyembro ng Sulu Royal Army na umukupa sa Sabah.

Masbate vice mayoral bet survives ambush

MANILA, Philippines – A candidate running for vice mayor in Mobo, Masbate was rushed to a hospital on Saturday after he was shot by unidentified suspects, police said.

Sea between Tawi-Tawi, Sabah heavily guarded

TAWI-TAWI – The sea between Tawi-Tawi and Sabah is now being heavily guarded following an encounter between Malaysian security forces and the Sulu Royal Army.

3 barangay officials hurt in Batangas ambush

MANILA, Philippines -- Three barangay officials were wounded in an ambush in Nasugbu, Batangas, police said.

Miner killed in Semirara laid to rest

ILOILO – One of the coal miners who was killed in a rockslide in Semirara Island has been laid to rest.

Insurgency in E. Samar town declared 'manageable'

MANILA, Philippines - Insurgency in the municipality of Lawaan in Eastern Samar has been declared “manageable” due to the efforts of security forces and local officials, the military said Friday.

BFAR lifts sardine fishing ban in South

MANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) yesterday lifted the sardine fishing ban in the East Sulu Sea, Basilan Strait and Sibuguey Bay after a three-month implementation.

Tawi-Tawi, Sabah border under tight watch

Hinigpitan ngayon ang seguridad sa Tawi-Tawi kung saan naiwan ang ilang tauhan ng Sultan ng Sulu. Ito ay para maiwasan na magpunta pa sila ng Sabah para rumesbak sa kanilang mga kasama. Magba-Bandila si Alvin Elchico. Bandila, Marso 1, 2013, Biyernes

5 killed in 3-car crash in Cotabato

Patay ang 5 habang 10 ang sugatan sa karambola ng tatlong sasakyan sa North Cotabato. Sangkot dito ang isang van, jeep at military truck. Mula Cotabato, magba-Bandila si Albashir Saiden. Bandila, Marso 1, 2013, Biyernes