1,008 HFMD cases detected in Batangas

Over 1,000 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) have been detected in Batangas, health autorities reported yesterday. Data from the Department of Health-Center for Health Development (CHD) in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) showed that a total of 1,008 HFMD cases were recorded in the province…

Beware of job offers abroad, OFWs told

The Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) has warned jobseekers against the illegal operation of a human trafficking ring luring Filipinos to work abroad. “If the job offer for countries such as Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar or Thailand is data encoder or the like, please beware. You may be lured into a…

Valenzuela bettor wins P63 million lotto pot

A bettor in Valenzuela City won the Super Lotto 6/49 jackpot amounting to P63 million on Sunday night. Melquiades Robles, general manager and vice chairman of the board of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), said the bettor guessed the winning combination 05-42-40-03-25-35, which had a total prize of P63,013,007.40.…

3 slain in Maguindanao attack

Three militiamen were killed while two others were wounded in an attack by local terrorists in Buldon, Maguindanao del Norte before dawn yesterday. Christian Silvestre, Ignacio Lozada and Dondon Ahito of the Citizens Armed Forces Geographical Unit-Active Auxiliary died at the scene of the incident that occurred in Barangay Edcor.…

Cignal upsets Creamline, nears finals

Cignal put up an almost impenetrable net defense and took advantage of an out-of-sync Creamline import Yeliz Basa as it eked out a shock 23-25, 25-23, 28-26, 25-18 victory yesterday to move on the cusp of a breakthrough finals appearance in the PVL Reinforced Conference. Tai Bierria unloaded a match-high…