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4 NPA members surrender in Northern Samar

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 08/18/2023 - 20:21
TACLOBAN CITY -- Four alleged members of the New People's Army (NPA) surrendered to authorities in Northern Samar which also resulted in the recovery of several firearms on Monday, Aug. 14. Based on the statement issued by the 8th Infantry Division based in Catbalogan City, Samar, the four rebels decided to return to the fold of the law due to "peace engagements" made by the Army with the help of the local governments that convinced them to give up their armed struggle. The rebels, identified as alias Doming, 27; alias Pampam, 21; and alias Gwen, 25, all belonging to platoon 2 of front committee 15, sub-regional committee Artic of the Eastern Visayas Regional Party Committee (EVRPC...

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Senate to find out how the Bilibid security breach happened

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 08/18/2023 - 20:21
  MANILA, Philippines ---Senate is set to investigate how a person deprived of liberty (PDL) or a convict initially thought to be dead was able to escape from New Bilibid Prison (NBP). This comes after reports on Michael Cataroja surfaced. He is the Bilibid prisoner who was first reported to be the one whose body parts were supposedly discovered in a septic tank at NBP. Police found him alive in Angono, Rizal. "Matutuon ngayon ang hearing ng Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights kung paano nakatakas si PDL Michael Cataroja at kung ano ang naging kapabayaan ng BuCor (Bureau of Corrections), sa hearing sa Martes, Agosto 22," said Senator Francis Tolentino sai...

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Huge parts of Visayas, Mindanao to see rains due to ‘habagat’ — Pagasa

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 08/18/2023 - 20:02
MANILA, Philippines --- A huge part of Visayas and Mindanao are expected to experience rains as the southwest monsoon or habagat brings in cloud clusters over the weekend, the state weather bureau said on Friday afternoon. Satellite images shared by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) showed thick clouds moving over the southern portion of Luzon, the entirety of Visayas, and the northern regions of Mindanao, which will cause cloudy weather and rains from Friday to Saturday. "May mga kaulapan pa rin po tayong magdadala ng mga pag-ulan sa Palawan, pati na rin sa Western Visayas, at kung makikita po natin may mga kaulapan po sa nor...

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Fiba World Cup: Ivory Coast, Montenegro arrive in Manila

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 08/18/2023 - 19:40
MANILA, Philippines--Ivory Coast and Montenegro, two teams that will test the mettle of Gilas Pilipinas a week before the Fiba World Cup, are now in town. The Elephants were first to arrive at Ninoy Aquino International Airport at 6 p.m. Thursday and were shortly followed by the Black Mountain led by Nikola Vuevi who currently plays for the Orlando Magic. Ivory Coast is set to battle Chot Reyes and his charges 8 p.m. on Friday night at PhilSports Arena in Pasig City for the first of the three tune-up matches in the final days of the Nationals' ramp-up to the global showcase that kicks off Aug. 25. The Philippines, which will co-host the quadrennial event, will play Montenegr...

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Fiba World Cup tickets discount available for teachers, students

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 08/18/2023 - 19:13
MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines is going all out to support Gilas Pilipinas in the upcoming 2023 Fiba World Cup in Manila. The Fiba World Cup Local Organizing Committee is offering students and teachers discounts to support the Philippine national men's basketball team in the global competition that starts on August 25. Students and teachers alike will have 50% off on select seats for the World Cup, including the opening ceremony and games at Philippine Arena. "On behalf of CHED, I invite our teachers and students of all levels to watch the Fiba Basketball World Cup 2023 that will happen at Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan, this coming August 25 to September 2," the...

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Belmonte tasks city engineers: Probe collapsed wall inside QC hall

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 08/18/2023 - 18:51
MANILA, Philippines --- Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has asked city engineering officials to investigate the cause of a wall's collapse inside the city hall complex that led to a person's death. In a statement on Friday, Belmonte said City Engineer Dale Perral has been tasked to lead the investigation of the incident and determine whether someone should be held accountable. "Inatasan na natin si City Engineer Atty. Dale Perral na pangunahan ang imbestigasyon sa insidente at tingnan kung may dapat managot sa insidente," Belmonte said. (We have asked City Engineer Atty. Dale Perral to lead investigations into the incident, and to look if someone should be held accountable.) "...

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