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Arrested suspect in Tuburan shooting an ex-barangay chief

THE man who was arrested Thursday dawn for being a suspect in the shooting of Tuburan Mayor Democrito Diamante's bodyguard was a former barangay captain, police said.

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Isabela town placed under Comelec control

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has placed Jones town in Isabela under its direct and immediate control in the upcoming May 9 polls.

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Press council, regional police unit set up Election Media Center

FOR the third time, the Cebu Citizens-Press Council and the Police Regional Office 7 (Central Visayas) of the Philippine National Police will set up the Election Media Center to facilitate the flow of information between election news sources and

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Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia agree to boost sea security

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines have agreed to run coordinated patrols to boost maritime security following the kidnappings at sea of Indonesians by suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits.

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Marcos suspects admin's hand in recent survey shake up

SENATOR and vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

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INC confirms support to Duterte, Marcos

(Updated) THE influential Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) has officially endorsed presidential candidate and vice presidential bid of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr., respectively, in the upcoming May 9 polls.

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Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil town

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta -- Alberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday (Thursday in Philippines) as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada's main oil sands city of

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Suspect in shooting of Tuburan mayor's bodyguard arrested

A MAN believed to be one of the suspects in the shooting of a bodyguard of Tuburan Mayor Democrito Diamante was arrested in a hot pursuit operation Thursday dawn, May 5.

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