TODAY'S NATIONAL HEADLINES

LRT staff simulate earthquake scenario in #MMShakedrill Wed, Jun 22, 2016, 9:00 PM | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com

WATCH, CHECKLIST | Make your own Emergency 'Go Bag' Tue, Jun 21, 2016, 5:36 PM | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com

4 kids wounded as clan war erupts in North Cotabato town Thu, Jun 23, 2016, 9:51 AM | Philippine News Agency

WATCH | Drug problem hounds Manila Golden mosque Mon, Jun 20, 2016, 10:03 PM | Neil Francis Portugal, InterAksyon.com

Army in Albay to sustain operations vs communist rebels 1:57 pm | Philippines News Agency The Philippine Army's 901st Infantry Brigade based at Barangay Villahermosa in Daraga, Albay said it will sustain its combat operations against the New People’s Army (NPA) in its area of responsibility.

Cebu City court orders demolition of houses of some 1,000 families Cebu City court orders demolition of houses of some 1,000… 1:17 pm | Philippines News Agency A Cebu City trial court has ordered the demolition of the houses of some 1,000 families and tenants in Barangay Alaska Mambaling, Cebu City.

DSWD to barangay, local execs: Manage cases of curfew violations properly DSWD to barangay, local execs: Manage cases of curfew violations… 12:51 pm | Philippines News Agency The Department of Social Welfare and Development-National Capital Region (DSWD-NCR) has urged authorities to properly handle each case of violation of curfew hours before putting…

Peace panel to CPP-NDF: Submit names of detained consultants to be given safe conduct pass Peace panel to CPP-NDF: Submit names of detained consultants to… 12:15 pm | Sammy F. Martin, Philippines News Agency The Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front (CPP-NDF) need to submit the names of their consultants who will be part of the negotiating panel…

La Nina to bring floods, landslides to most Bicol towns: govt geologist La Nina to bring floods, landslides to most Bicol towns:… 11:57 am | Philippines News Agency More than half of the towns in Bicol are prone to floods and landslides.

BUSINESS NEWS

Taiwan airline to return normal as flight attendants end strike Taiwan airline to return normal as flight attendants end strike All scheduled flights of Taiwan's China Airlines will return to normal Sunday after flight attendants ended their strike, according to the carrier Saturday afternoon.

World’s major central banks ready plans after Brexit vote World’s major central banks ready plans after Brexit vote The world's major central banks rushed Friday to deal with financial markets chaos arising from Britain's shock referendum decision to quit the European Union.

Peso falls vs US dollar folllowing ‘Brexit’ result Peso falls vs US dollar folllowing ‘Brexit’ result The Philippine peso has closed this week’s trading weak against a US dollar following United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) which caused…

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Cops nab 20 men for illegal fine mesh net fishing in Camarines Norte 11:08 am | Philippines News Agency Cops nab 20 men for illegal fine mesh net fishing in Camarines NorteJoint operatives of the Jose Panganiban Municipal Police Station and Camarines Norte Provincial Anti-Crime Task Force arrested 20 fishermen they caught in the act of fishing using the illegal method called "buli-buli" or using fine mesh net in the waters off the town at 5 a.m. Thursday.

Coastal residents rescue another stranded dolphin in Ilocos Norte town 10:58 am | Philippines News Agency Coastal residents rescue another stranded dolphin in Ilocos Norte townCoastal villagers in Barangay Gabut Sur, Badoc town in Ilocos Norte rescued another stranded adult male rough-toothed dolphin on Friday.

Overcharged cellphone explodes, causes fire in Masbate 10:18 am | Philippines News Agency Overcharged cellphone explodes, causes fire in MasbateA cellphone that was charging was left unattended and exploded, causing a fire that affected three houses in Barangay Armenia, Uson, Masbate at about 4:45 a.m. Friday.

1,502 rabies cases in Baguio City in Q1 2016 9:51 am | Philippines News Agency 1,502 rabies cases in Baguio City in Q1 2016The Animal Bite Treatment Center of the Health Services Office (HSO) reported Friday that 1,502 rabies cases were recorded in the first quarter of 2016.

LPA to bring rains on Sunday 8:28 am | Philippines News Agency LPA to bring rains on SundayA low pressure area (LPA) inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) will continue to bring rains in most parts of the country on Sunday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

Pope Francis names Filipino priest as new bishop of Saipan 7:30 am | Ferdinand G. Patinio, Philippines News Agency Pope Francis names Filipino priest as new bishop of SaipanA Filipino priest has been appointed by Pope Francis as new bishop for the Church in Oceania on Friday.

Three vehicular mishaps in Benguet within 24 hrs 10:57 pm | Aldwin Quitasol, InterAksyon.com Three vehicular mishaps in Benguet within 24 hrsA private jeep fell 60 meters into a ravine in Tuba, and the driver died on the spot while his passenger survived.

Malacañang: economy strong enough against Brexit buffeting 10:36 pm | Anne Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Malacañang: economy strong enough against Brexit buffetingPresidential Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said Labor secretary Rosalinda Baldoz indicated that most of the Filipino workers in Britain are nurses subjected to British law rather than EU regulations, and won't be adversely affected by Brexit.

Intel report claims Indonesian crew held by Sulu-based ASG 10:14 pm | Thom Andrade, InterAksyon.com Intel report claims Indonesian crew held by Sulu-based ASGThe military intelligence community is processing information pointing to the possibility that the seven abducted Indonesian crew of a tugboat hauling coal in the Sulu Sea are being held by the Abu Sayyaf Group based in Sulu.

Palace: No confirmation yet on abducted Indon seamen 8:53 pm | Anne Fernandez, InterAksyon.com Palace: No confirmation yet on abducted Indon seamenMalacañang says the government, through the Armed Forces of the Philippines is still trying to confirm or verify details of information about the crew of an Indonesian tugboat hauling coal in the Sulu Sea having been abducted.

China's planned rocket launch prompts CAAP to alert pilots vs potential hazards 6:21 pm | Richie Lopa, InterAksyon.com China\The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, or CAAP, issues Notices To Airmen (NOTAMs) B2217/16 and B2218/16 in connection with China's planned rocket launch activity, to be effective 7:00 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Saturday, 25 June.

Elections Commissioner Arthur Lim: LP figuring in SOCE extension just incidental 2:53 pm | Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com Elections Commissioner Arthur Lim: LP figuring in SOCE extension just incidentalComelec Commissioner Arthur Lim belies the view that the poll body extended the Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) deadline purposely to favor the administration-backed Liberal Party.

Lopez to DENR a 'welcome move' - Ilocos green network 1:11 pm | Aldwin Quitasol, InterAksyon.com Lopez to DENR a \The appointment of Gina Lopez as Environment secretary is a 'welcome move' that underscores President-elect Rodrigo Duterte's 'serious efforts to root out destructive environmental practices and corporate plunder of natural resources,' an environmental network in the Ilocos region said.