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Gov’t mulls reopening Boracay’s Bulabog beach

BORACAY ISLAND – Environment secretary Roy Cimatu on Friday said they are mulling reopening to the public the island's Bulabog Beach, which draws kiteboarding...

House panel to tackle bill lowering age of criminal liability to 9

MANILA – The House of Representatives’ Justice committee is set to hear this week a bill that seeks to lower the age of criminal...

FIRE-PRONE AREAS: BFP warns vs illegal power tapping

ILOILO City – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Region 6 warned against illegal power connections after a series of fire incidents last...

Paramilitary troopers seize rebel items after south NegOcc clash

BACOLOD City – Paramilitary troopers seized bullet shells and various personal items from rebels they encountered in Sitio Pacama, Barangay Magballo, Kabankalan City, Negros...

Help maintain cleanliness, Dinagyang spectators told

ILOILO City – While it is ready to deploy street sweepers for the upcoming Dinagyang Festival, the General Services Office (GSO) appealed to all...

Lamborghini hits ‘panday’

ILOILO City – He was crossing the road in Barangay Ungka 1, Pavia, Iloilo with his peers on Friday night when a Lamborghini hit...

Animal group forces San Joaquin to cancel ‘pasungay’

ILOILO City – An animal welfare group condemned the annual pasungay in San Joaquin, Iloilo, forcing the local government unit (LGU) to cancel the...

NFA targets to license over 1,000 Capiz grains bizmen

ROXAS City – More than 1,000 grains businessmen in Capiz are targeted for the renewal of grains business license.Information officer Mary Christie Harion of...

Korean firm invests P2B for solar farm in Bacolod

BACOLOD City – A 50-megawatt solar power plant will soon rise in the village of Vista Alegre in this city.The development of the first...

Activists decry Sri Lankan prexy’s praise for Duterte’s drugs war

MANILA – Human rights groups expressed alarm at Sri Lanka’s leader on Friday for praising President Rodrigo Duterte and his bloody war on drugs...

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