3 August 2021
#TodayInHistory The massacre victims, mostly from Central and Southern Luzon, were shot when policemen and soldiers violently dispersed a rally demanding land reform during the Aquino administration at Mendiola Bridge close to Malacañang on Jan. 22, 1987
6 month ago
A 5-year-old girl died on the spot after accidentally firing off a "sumpak" (improvised shotgun) around 4 p.m. on Thursday in Pidigan, Abra, police said
6 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 91 km WSW of Cabra, Philippines
Commuters use the LRT-2 Santolan station on January 22, 2021. The station has been non-operational since October 2019 after a fire damaged some of its equipment. via @joncellona
6 month ago
Strong initial-magnitude 7.1 quake off the coast of the Philippines
"I was asked to confirm the information that the radio station already has and replied in the affirmative," PNP Crime Laboratory Office Colonel Enrique Ancheta said, after he was put on floating status by the Police Regional Crime Laboratory central office
6 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 14 km N of Loreto, Philippines
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 2 km NE of Balangbalang, Philippines
LRT-2 tests operations at Santolan station. Santolan, Anonas, and Katipunan stations are shut down as fire damaged power supply in October 2019. via @jacquemanabat
To augment the lack of traffic enforcers in Metro Manila's major thoroughfares, the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) has pledged to provide 180 personnel to man the traffic along Edsa and Commonwealth Avenue
Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri on Tuesday pushed for the modernization of military air assets after seven people were killed when an Air Force helicopter crashed in Bukidnon last weekend
Senator Nancy Binay (@SenatorBinay), in a tweet on Tuesday, decried the unilateral abrogation of the Soto-Enrile Accord by the Department of National Defense, which gives prior notice before police and military could enter UP campuses
Government soldiers arrested an alleged communist guerrilla and seized explosives and firearms after a 30-minute clash at a village in Borongan City on Sunday, Jan. 17
6 month ago
2 unidentified men with head shots and both hands tied at their back believed to be victims of summary execution found at Alagao bridge, Monday in Kalayaan, Laguna.
The Philippine Air Force grounds all Huey-type helicopters (UH-1H and UH-1D) for a thorough inspection, following the fatal crash that killed 7 soldiers in Bukidnon on Saturday
Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion said that through the deal, they were able to secure AstraZeneca vaccines for $10, or about P480, per two shots.
The New People's Army's Santos Binamera Command took responsibility for the ambush that killed three Army soldiers on Sunday morning in Barangay Baquerohan in Legazpi City
The remains of the four of the seven soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Bukidnon have arrived at Brigadier Gen. Benito N. Ebuen Air Base on Sunday afternoon6 month ago
The remains of the four of the seven soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Bukidnon have arrived at Brigadier Gen. Benito N. Ebuen Air Base on Sunday afternoon
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Police in Lanao del Norte are investigating the possible involvement of local affiliates of the terror group Islamic State (IS), in the killing of three soldiers and a civilian in Poona-Piagapo town
6 month ago
At least six soldiers, including two Air Force pilots, were killed in a helicopter crash in Bukidnon Saturday afternoon, a military spokesperson confirms
6 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 4 km SSE of Hukay, Philippines
3 soldiers, 1 civilian killed in Lanao del Norte ambush
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A fish vendor in Leyte was killed in an alleged gunfight with policemen during a drug buy-bust operation in Maasin City on Thursday
Supreme Court postpones oral arguments on Anti-Terrorism Act to February 2 after Solicitor General Jose Calida said that his Asst SolGen and some staff tested positive for COVID19.
6 month ago
Coronavirus cases in the Philippines went up by 2,048 to 496,646 on Friday, January 15. #COVID19 27,033 are active cases 551 new recoveries; 459,737 total 137 new deaths; 9,876 total 63 cases previously tagged as recovered were reclassified as deaths after final validation
6 month ago
An infectious disease expert believes authorities are prepared for the surge of #COVID19 cases, especially now that the new and more transmissible coronavirus variant has been detected in the Philippines
3 soldiers of the Philippine Armed Forces were shot and killed this morning by unidentified assailants at the Navarro camp in Lanao Norte state. The perpetrators of the attack are the militants of the pirate group Abu Sayyaf, known for its ties with IS of the East Asian Province
Senator Leila de Lima threw shade at the government's purchase of Sinovac, a Chinese-developed vaccine. The insistence on the use of such vaccine despite being more expensive must mean some form of "kickback" for politicians, the senator insinuated
7 month ago
Coronavirus cases in the Philippines climb to 478,761 with 959 additional infections on Monday, January 4. #COVID19 21,219 are active cases 3 labs were not able to submit their data on time 26 new recoveries; 448,279 total 6 new deaths; 9,263 total
Two people died while four others were reported missing in the Bicol Region following the floods caused by the tail end of a frontal system, the Office of Civil Defense Region 5 reported
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