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MNLF wants terms of 1996 agreement incorporated into MILF peace accord

Moro National Liberation Front.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Majority of the leaders of the Moro National Liberation Front, including Nur Misuari, wanted the inclusion of all provisions of its 1996 peace agreement with the government incorporated into the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro that was signed by the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front last week.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Central Mindanao accounts for largest number of graft cases in Mindanao

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Central Mindanao beats other Mindanao regions in the number of officials facing graft charges lodged in the Office of the Ombudsman, according to Deputy Ombudsman for Mindanao Rodolfo Elman.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NGCP restores power in Mindanao areas affected by ‘Pablo’


The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines Friday said it has restored power supply to Mindanao areas affected by Typhoon “Pablo” following the completion of repair works on its transmission facilities.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Davao City reports no injuries but 106, mostly minors, arrested

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Davao City

There were no firecracker injuries in this city. There was a lot of noise—from the shrieks of children aboard a convoy of vehicles going round and round the village, to the wailing of sirens and ambulances, the clanging of metal against metal—as people went around banging pans and ladles and rhythmically honking cars and revving car engines, as the city greeted the New Year.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

National Grid, PSALM, NPC slammed for keeping Pablo-hit areas without power


Electric cooperatives officials took turns, on Saturday, in criticizing the power industry’s big three – the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP), the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) and the National Power Corp. (NPC)—for their “sluggish response” in restoring full power supply in areas devastated by typhoon Pablo, particularly Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Surigao del Norte and Agusan del Sur.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

32 arrested in Davao City for violating firecrackers ban


At least 32 persons, six of them adults, were arrested by the police for violating the city’s firecrackers ban on Christmas Eve.

Posted: December 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Agri dept to provide Mindanao farmers crop insurance

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala  FILE PHOTO

Mindanao farmers who lost their livelihood due to Typhoon Pablo will be receiving a total of P21 million in crop insurance to tide them over until the next cropping season, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala announced here Friday.

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ex-cop nabbed in buy-bust operation tagged in poll exec slay

Basser Ampatuan is escorted by SWAT operatives upon presentation to the media at the Manila City Hall. Ampatuan is one of the primary suspect in the killing of Comelec Official Dalaig. FILE PHOTO

A former policeman arrested in a drug buy-bust here on Wednesday night has turned out to be a prime suspect in the 2007 killing of a Commission on Elections officer in Manila.

Posted: August 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Davao imposes total gun ban for Kadayawan festival in August


Davao City is imposing a total gun ban for the whole month of August as the city celebrates its traditional Kadayawan festival.

Posted: July 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DOH alarmed by spike in dengue cases in Davao City


The Department of Health’s regional office in Southern Mindanao has voiced concern over the sharp increase in dengue cases in Davao City, saying “it has become unmanageably high” with 2,447 cases from January to June 15 this year compared with 1,175 cases during the same period in 2011.

Posted: June 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Sama tribe opposes demolition order on Samal Island


Some 60 families from the Sama tribe on the Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) have been ordered by the local government to demolish their houses located within the 80-hectare shoreline of the island city’s three districts that have been categorized as “danger zones” under Republic Act 7279, or the Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992.

Posted: March 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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