Another Abu Sayyaf leader killed in Bohol

MANILA, Philippines– Another Abu Sayyaf leader was killed in Clarin, Bohol, Midday Saturday, April 21. Military Central Command chief Lieutenant General Oscar Lactao identified the fallen leader as Joselito Melloria. Melloria was among the splintered group trapped in Bohol Island after the April 11 clash with the government soldiers in the town of Inabagan which …

Omega 3 fatty acid found to prevent serious liver damage

SAN FRANCISCO, April 20 — A new study done with laboratory animals suggests that one type of omega 3 fatty acid offers people, who are obese or have a poor diet, a chance to avoid serious liver damage. The findings, published Wednesday by researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) in PLOS ONE, offer something that …

AFP welcomes P1-M offer for info on remaining ASGs in Bohol

MANILA, Philippines- The Armed Forces of the Philippines welcomes the P1-million offer of  President Rodrigo Duterte to anyone who can pinpoint the exact location and whereabouts of the remaining Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits in Bohol. AFP  spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla  said the offer will help expedite the neutralization of the remaining ASG in …

OFW killed in Abu Dhabi road mishap identified

Abu Dhabi,UAE — The Abu Dhabi Police identified the  Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) killed during the MaundayThursday incident and  submitted it to the Philippine Embassy here. The police identified the fatalities as Veronica Dulay, 39,  and passengers Lord Christian Elli, 29, Daniel Paulo Paulino Paraiso, 31, and Marvin Mendoza, 28, all residents of Dubai. Though the …

North Cotabato Gov Mendoza suspended for graft

The Sandiganbayan has ordered suspended North Cotabato Governor Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza for 90 days as she faces a graft charge for the anomalous procurement of diesel purchased from her mother’s gas station. Mendoza started serving her suspension on October 27. In a resolution by the anti-graft court First Division promulgated on Tuesday, the court granted the …

SK and Barangay elections postponement best option

President Rodrigo Duterte says postponing the barangay elections and the Sangguniang Kabataan elections to 2018 is best as the government is not in a position to spent huge amount for the polls. “I want it postponed because about a thousand barangay captains are into drugs, drug money will flood to ensur etheir victory if we …