DOH names 6 ‘emerging COVID-19 hotspots’ in Visayas

Darryl John Esguerra 06/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) is monitoring the situation in several provinces and cities in the Visayas due to rising coronavirus infections there. According to Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire, the following areas are…

6,000 flee as clashes erupt anew in Maguindanao

Philippine Daily Inquirer 05/27/2020

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, South Cotabato, Philippines —Days before the end of Ramadan, more than 1,000 families were forced to leave their homes in Datu Saudi Ampatuan town, Maguindanao province, after mortar shells hit their villages, a report…

Ex-soldier runs amuck, kills 6, gunned down in Samar

Robert Dejon 05/20/2020

ORMOC CITY—A former soldier ran amuck, killing six persons before he was gunned down by police at a village in Calbayog City, Samar province on Tuesday (May 19). The ex-soldier, Glenn Balonan, was reported to be drunk…

BREAKING: COVID-19 cases in PH now at 6,599; recoveries at 654

Daphne Galvez 04/21/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The number of confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the country climbed to 6,599 on Tuesday, as the Department of Health records 140 new cases. The DOH also recorded 41 new recoveries, bringing…

Easter storms sweep South, killing at least 6 in Mississippi

04/13/2020

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Strong storms pounded the Deep South on Sunday, killing at least six people in south Mississippi and damaging up to 300 homes and other buildings in northern Louisiana. Mississippi Emergency Management Agency director…

SM RECYCLING MARKET DAY ON APRIL 5 & 6

PR 04/01/2019

SM Supermalls encourages shoppers to reduce waste and earn money at the same time with its Trash to Cash program. “Trash to Cash” is SM’s open-to-all recycling market held every first Friday and Saturday of the month…

DFA’s passport on wheels extended until April 6

PR 03/07/2019

Here’s one great news to all those renewing and applying for Philippine passport. The Department of Foreign Affairs announces the extension of its Passport on Wheels (POW) in SM Seaside City Cebu until April 6, 2019. New…

6 LGU execs to be removed from ‘narco-list’ – Aquino

Inquirer.net 12/12/2018

Manila, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is set to remove the names of five mayors and a vice mayor in its so-called list of narco-politicians. PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino revealed this Wednesday, as…

6 dead in Italy nightclub stampede

AFP 12/08/2018

At least six people died and dozens were injured in a stampede when panic broke out during a rap concert at an Italian nightclub early Saturday. Media reports said the suspected use of a pepper spray-like substance…

OrmocDoc gives back as it turns 6

PR 11/09/2018

More than 700 people have benefited from the largest medical mission conducted by OrmocDoc last October 28 at Ormoc Doctors’ Hospital Atrium in celebration of its sixth founding anniversary. A total of 189 patients were given free…

Mabinay 6 devastated by activist-lawyer’s slay

Ador Vincent Mayol 11/08/2018

A LEGACY OF COMPASSION The mother of one of the six persons who were tagged as communist rebels and arrested by the military in Mabinay town, Negros Oriental last March expressed sorrow over the slay of activist-lawyer…

6 killed in ‘peaceful and orderly’ Undas

Jessa Mae Sotto, Morexette Marie Erram, Nestle L. Semilla, Rene F. Alima 11/02/2018

Six persons were killed in different parts of Cebu during the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days celebration which the police described as generally peaceful and orderly. The shooting and stabbing incidents however, were not related to…

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