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2 injured in bus explosion in southern Philippines

MANILA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- An improvised explosive device went off on a running bus in the southern Philippine South Cotabato province on Thursday, injuring at least two people, police said. Police said the explosion ripped through the rear section of the bus which was traveling along a busy street in Koronadal City around 12:30 p.m. local time. The explosion injured two tricycle drivers traveling near th.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsMay 26th, 2022

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1015 GMT, May 26

MANILA -- An improvised explosive device went off on a running bus in the southern Philippine South Cotabato province on Thursday, injuring at least two people, police said. Police said the explosion ripped through the rear section of the bus which was traveling along a busy street in Koronadal City around 12:30 p.m. local time. (Philippines-Bus Explosion) - - - - TOKYO -- Attempts to raise a sunke.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Boy, 3, two others hurt in road accident in Argao

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three persons including a 3-year-old boy were injured after the Multicab they were riding on figured in a road accident at past 4 p.m today, May 22, along N. Bacalso Highway, Barangay Binlod, Argao town in southern Cebu. Ramil Omboy, base control operator of Argao town’s Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and […] The post Boy, 3, two others hurt in road accident in Argao appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2021

Susukan, top Abu Sayyaf leader, arrested in Davao City

The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) confirmed the arrest of Abu Sayyaf leader Idang Susukan in Maa, Davao City at around 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 13.  (Photo from Davao City Police) An official of the DCPO confirmed to Manila Bulletin over the phone that combined elements of police and Task Force Davao served a total of 39 warrants of arrest against Susukan for various criminal charges.   Asked if he noticed MNLF founder Nur Misuari in the house where Susukan was arrested, the police official said: “I haven’t seen Misuari there.” Intelligence sources earlier disclosed  that Susukan arrived in Davao City along with Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari onboard a private plane from Jolo, Sulu on Sunday. Quoting intelligence sources, too, the Malaysia-based The Star reported that Misuari and Susukan are scheduled to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte anytime this week here in Davao City.  The exclusive report of The Star added that Misuari brought the Abu Sayyaf leader here to have him fitted with a prosthetic replacement for his left arm.  Susukan was badly injured and lost his left arm following a firefight with government forces in Jolo last year. Furthermore, earlier reports also disclosed that Susukan had surrendered to Misuari in April.  Susukan was charged with several kidnapping operations against foreign nationals since 2013 in Sabah.  Sources in the security sector admitted that they have been monitoring the movement of Susukan since he arrived in the city.   Susukan was also a cohort of Malaysian terrorists Zulkifli Abdihur a.k.a. Marwan and Amin Baco a.k.a. Yohan when they were still based in Sulu in 2012.  He added that Susukan became the sub-leader of Hatib Sawadjaan, who was said to be the replacement of Isnilon Hapilon as the local emir in Southern Philippines of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2020

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake rattles southern Philippines

MANILA, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 rattled Maguindanao province in the southern Philippines on Saturday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. The institute said the quake, which occurred at 2:25 p.m. local time (0625 GMT), hit at a depth of 62 km, about 11 km northwest of South Upi town. The tremor was also felt in nearby cities of Cotabato,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 13th, 2022

2 cops, PUPC injured after vehicle fell into ravine in Talisay City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two policemen and a Person Under Police Custody (PUPC) suffered injuries and bruises after the vehicle they were riding fell into a ravine while traversing Purok Bamboo,  Barangay Manipis in Talisay City on Friday, August 12, 2022. The three were on their way to a hearing in Toledo City from Cebu […] The post 2 cops, PUPC injured after vehicle fell into ravine in Talisay City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2022

A dancing kid from Ronda, Cebu goes viral 

CEBU, Philippines — A four-year-old kid, from Ronda town in southern Cebu, spreads good vibes on the internet as he dances to the rhythm of the song ‘Idana’ by Jayson In Town. “Sayaw sa Bukidnon,” uploader Maria Luisa Gosarin captioned the video. In the video, AJ Gosarin Etcuban showcased his smooth dance moves. Etcuban is […] The post A dancing kid from Ronda, Cebu goes viral  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2022

P2.1 million in smuggled cigarettes confiscated in Oslob

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hundreds of boxes of smuggled cigarettes worth P2.1 million were confiscated by officers of the Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7).  PCG-7, in a statement, said they intercepted a wing van-type truck a few meters away from Mainit Port in Oslob town, southern Cebu last August 1.  The truck was […] The post P2.1 million in smuggled cigarettes confiscated in Oslob appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 4th, 2022

Iloilo City & SM Prime Collaborate on PPP to Redevelop 2 City Public Markets

In line with the national government’s thrust to transform the Philippines through PPPs and collaboration between LGUs and the private sector, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Trenas recently signed the lease agreement with SM Prime Holdings, Inc. for the redevelopment of the Central and Terminal Markets in the bustling Southern capital. SM is investing P1.5B to P2.5B in the project. The post Iloilo City & SM Prime Collaborate on PPP to Redevelop 2 City Public Markets first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsAug 4th, 2022

ARQ Boxing Stable’s Abne banners Engkwentro 6 in Sibonga

CEBU CITY, Philippines—ARQ Boxing Stable’s April Jay “Astroboy” Abne banners the sixth installment of the “Engkwentro” boxing series of ARQ Sports slated on August 7, 2022 at the Bonifacio Bacaltos Sports and Cultural Centrum in Sibonga town, southern Cebu. Abne will face a formidable foe in Christian “Chiquito” Bacolod of the JMS Stable in the […] The post ARQ Boxing Stable’s Abne banners Engkwentro 6 in Sibonga appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2022

Toledo Trojans dump Surigao, book semis spot in PCAP online chess

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Toledo City Trojans advanced to the southern division semifinals of the ongoing playoffs of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) on Wednesday. The fourth seed Trojans eliminated the fifth seed Surigao Fianchetto Checkmates, 2-0, in their two-round duel in the southern division’s quarterfinals. In the first round, Toledo […] The post Toledo Trojans dump Surigao, book semis spot in PCAP online chess appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2022

4 killed, 60 injured in 7-magnitude earthquake in northern Philippines

Manila [Philippines], July 27 (ANI/Xinhua): A 7-magnitude earthquake that rattled the main Luzon island in the Philippines on Wednesday morning killed at least four people and injured some 60 others, Interior and Local Government Secretary Benhur Abalos said. In a report to Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos, Abalos said that two of the deaths were from Benguet, one from Abra and one from the Mountain Provinc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 27th, 2022

President, VP condole President of Philippines over quake victims

ABU DHABI, 27th July, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines over the victims of the earthquake that struck north Manila which killed and injured scores of people. President Sheikh Mohamed wis.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 27th, 2022

Man shot dead after reportedly trying to evade arrest warrant in Toledo

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A murder suspect was killed when he attempted to escape arresting officers in Toledo City, southern Cebu on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. Local police from Toledo City confirmed that the suspect, identified as Arnold Abadinas Zabate, was facing a warrant of arrest for murder. Arresting officers from the Toledo City Police […] The post Man shot dead after reportedly trying to evade arrest warrant in Toledo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2022

Three dead, two injured in university campus shooting in Manila

Manila [Philippines], July 24 (ANI): Three people were killed and two others injured in a shooting incident Sunday afternoon on a university campus in Manila.The Metro Manila Development Authority confirmed that the shooting took place at 14:55 local time (0655 GMT) at the gate of Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City."A guard was killed," Xinhua reported, quoting Quezon City Police District Director Remus Medina as.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 25th, 2022

3 miyembro ng Krisostomo crime group timbog sa Makati

MANILA, Philippines – Natimbog sa ikinasang gun buy-bust operation ng pinagsanib pwersa ng Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Southern Police District (CIDG-SPD), District Mobile Force Battalion-SPD (DMFB-SPD) at ng Makati City police ang tatlong miyembro ng kilabot na Krisostomo Criminal Group na sangkot sa illegal na pagbebenta ng matataas na uri ng baril sa nabanggit na […] The post 3 miyembro ng Krisostomo crime group timbog sa Makati appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 17th, 2022

Gov t troops seize weapons from NPA lair in southern Negros

BACOLOD CITY - Combined troops of the Philippine Army have recovered weapons during a raid on the Communist Party of Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) hideout in the southern town of Cauayan in Negros Occidental on Thursday afternoon.During the combat operation in Sitio Hanot, Barangay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 16th, 2022

Namumuong bagyo namataan sa Baler, Aurora

MANILA, Philippines – Isang low pressure area ang namataan ng PAGASA sa Aurora nitong Martes. Huling namataan ang LPA sa layong 420 kilometro silangan ng Baler, Aurora ang Low Pressure Area (LPA) habang makaaapekto naman ang habagat sa kanlurang bahagi ng southern Luzon, Visayas, at Mindanao, dagdag pa ng weather bureau. Ang Metro Manila, Visayas, […] The post Namumuong bagyo namataan sa Baler, Aurora appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 12th, 2022

Higit P2M shabu nasamsam sa bisita ng preso

MANILA, Philippines- Hindi bababa sa 350 gramo ng hinihinalang crystal meth o shabu na tinatayang nagkakahalaga ng P2.38 milyon ang nasamsam mula sa isang babae na tinangkang ipuslit ang illegal substance sa loob ng National Bilibid Prison, ayon sa Southern Police District (SPD) nitong Lunes. Sinabi ni SPD director Brig. Gen. Jimili Macaraeg na ang […] The post Higit P2M shabu nasamsam sa bisita ng preso appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 11th, 2022

Grenade explosion in DavSur town kills 7-yr-old

DIGOS CITY - A seven-year-old boy died on the spot, while his five-year-old brother was injured after a grenade they were playing with exploded at Sitio Buongon, Barangay Rizal in Malalag town, Davao del Sur on July 7.In a police report Saturday, P/Captain Jocyviel Zamora, Malalag police chi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 9th, 2022

2 killed, 2 hurt as Makati building elevator collapses

MANILA - Two persons were killed and two others were injured after an elevator undergoing repair inside a building in Makati City collapsed early Friday.In a report, the Southern Police District (SPD) said the incident happened around 2:55 a.m. at the Burgundy Tower along Buendia Avenue in B.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 8th, 2022