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Man shoots wife dead, injures another

A man killed his wife then shot her alleged lover last Sunday in Olongapo City. In a report, police Supt. Nelson Aganon of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Regional Office 3 (PRO3) spokesperson said a certain Gaspar Ted Manlapaz, 42, fatally shot his wife Lourdes Endriga-Arangorin, 44, and seriously injured Carlito Vidal Manlapaz, 56. Carlito […]

LTFRB suspends 42 Victory Liner buses plying the Zambales route

LTFRB suspends 42 Victory Liner buses plying the Zambales route

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) suspended 42 units of Victory Liner bus company after one of its airconditioned bus struck a bystander and then fell off the road. The government agency issued a 30-day preventive suspension for Victory Liner’s buses plying the Manila-Zambales route. Last Monday, police reported that a woman died […]

Aussie wins Le Tour de Filipinas leg; Korean and two journalists injured

Aussie wins Le Tour de Filipinas leg; Korean and two journalists injured

Eric Timothy Sheppard of OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team won first place during the Stage 1 of Le Tour de Filipinas 5th Edition on 21 April 2014. Out of the 13-foreign and two Filipino teams, the 23-year old Australian rider graced a total of four hours three minutes and 52 seconds in traversing the 160-kilometer […]

Victory Liner accident kills one, injures 43

A person died and 43 other passengers of a Victory Liner bus were injured after it fell into a ravine in Old Cabalan in Olongapo City late Monday afternoon. Police investigators said that the brakes failed causing the driver to lose control of the bus and slide across the lane and fall into a steep […]

Police arrest man for selling stolen cameras

By Jeff Tumbado Olongapo City — A 21-year-old man was arrested by police authorities here recently after he allegedly sold two cameras stolen from delegates of the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC). Chief Inspector Gil Domingo, commander of police station B in the city, identified the suspect as Emil Portillo, 21 years old and a […]

Subic Shipyard mother unit’s profit fell 87% last year

Subic Shipyard mother unit’s profit fell 87% last year

The mother unit of Keppel Susbic Shipyard yesterday told government regulators that its net income fell 87% last year, from P158 million to P20.76 million. In a story published by the Businessworld, the firm said revenue dropped 64.58% to P44.72 million from P126.26 million. KEPPEL Philippines Holdings, Inc. started in the country in 1975 as […]

4.1 magnitude quake shakes Zabales

A magnitude 4.1 quake sruck Zambales at 6:03 today with Quezon City feeling tremors of intensity 2. Both quakes, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said that both tremors were related with the Quezon City tremor a product of the Zambales quake. In its bulletin, the epicenter of the quake was 19 […]

9,000 kids join the National Festival of Arts

9,000 kids join the National Festival of Arts

Olongapo City – Over 9,000 students gathered this week for the Department of Education’s (DepEd) National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) and the National Festival of Talents (NFOT). The yearly events are the culminating activities of various school programs in writing & journalism, arts, and technical-vocational education. The NSPC opening ceremonies were held at the Subic […]

Virginia Beach donates rescue boats to Olongapo

Virginia Beach donates rescue boats to Olongapo

By Marie Joy L. Simpao OLONGAPO CITY–Virginia Beach in the United States recently donated four rescue boats to its Philippine sister city of Olongapo in a bid to boost disaster response capabilities. The boats, which amounts to $25,000 or P1 million, were solicited by Olongapo councilor Jong Cortez last September at the height of the […]

Season Of The Wind

Season Of The Wind

His name is Armando Salcedo but I call him “tocayo,” as we share the same first name. We were classmates in second grade and are both relegated to the “fourth row”. During the dark ages of education performers were seated in the place of honor, while the laggers were relegated to the fourth. Don’t ask […]

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