Government’s Service Caravan visits Bislig

BUTUAN CITY – At least 1,700 residents of a barangay in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur recently took advantage of the free services provided by the government’s “Service Caravan” spearheaded by the Office of the Special Assistant to the President (OSAP). Philippine Army 75th Infantry Battalion (75IB) commander Lt. Col. Warren Munda said in a …

2 Pinoys killed in Taiwan bridge collapse

MANILA — Two Filipino workers died after a bridge collapsed in Taiwan on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, that crushed the fishing vessel they were onboard. Five other Filipinos were injured in the incident while another remains missing. The fatalities were identified as Andree Abregana Serencio and Gorge Jagmis Impang. Another worker, Romulo Ilustrisimo Escalicas Jr. …

CHO: No poliovirus cases recorded

DAVAO CITY– Health and environment officials have confirmed the presence of poliovirus in city, but no cases have been recorded so far. Dr. Josephine Villafuerte, City Health Officer, said the city has intensified the anti-polio program following the confirmed cases in Laguna and Lanao provinces. The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) confirmed that water …

7 pupils, 2 others dead in Boljoon, Cebu mishap

CEBU CITY — Seven elementary pupils and two other passengers were confirmed dead in a road accident in Boljoon, Cebu, Friday morning, July 19, 2019. Sixteen other passengers were also rushed to nearby government hospital for various injuries. The victims were onboard a government-owned dumptruck when the accident happened. Boljoon Mayor Merlou Derama said the …