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Duterte picks Cebu City Police chief as next PCSO general manager

Posted on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 04:28 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he would name Cebu City Police Office Director Colonel Royina Garma as the next general manager of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes...

Bureau of Customs website hacked

Posted on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 04:09 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Tuesday said its official website has been broken into and defaced by hackers. On Monday evening, the agency’s website header read...

TESDA exec with alleged links to Abu Sayyaf Group nabbed

Posted on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 03:44 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – A high-ranking official of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) was nabbed in a joint operation by soldiers and police for illegal possession of explosives...

PNP reshuffles officers in 3 key positions

Posted on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 03:29 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has reshuffled officers in several key positions effective June 25. Police Colonel Domingo Cabillan is now the acting deputy regional director for...

Duterte to Recto 22: ‘I’m sorry, but that’s how it is’

Posted on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 02:03 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte apologized to the Recto 22 after he reiterated that the abandonment of the 22 fishermen was just a “maritime incident”. During the premiere of the movie “Kontradiksyon,”...

FDA warns against purchase, consumption of unregistered food supplements

Posted on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 01:36 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns the public against purchasing and consuming the following food supplements being sold in markets that are without registration certificates from...

Source: Minor revamp looms in Duterte Cabinet

Posted on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 12:38 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – A minor reshuffle is expected to take place soon in the Cabinet of President Rodrigo Duterte, a highly placed source said on Monday. The source, who requested...

NWRB says low water allocation will last throughout June

Posted on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 12:29 PM | No Comments
The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) said lower water allocation will last until June. READ: Angat Dam water level drops further to 159.43 meters The NWRB has recently announced that...

PAGASA: Don’t take a bath during thunderstorms

Posted on Monday, 24 June 2019 08:58 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – It’s rainy season, and thunderstorms are inevitable. Thus, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) advises the public to refrain from going outdoor to avoid...

80% of lightning survivors sustain long-term damage

Posted on Monday, 24 June 2019 08:08 PM | No Comments
Specialists say that 80% of lightning survivors sustain long-term damage. Based on scientific data, around 24,000 individuals died after getting struck by lightning while around 240,000 survived the strike. However,...