By Allan Nawal
The Malacañang-backed Mindanao Power Monitoring Committee (MPMC) has asked the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to immediately allow power distribution utilities and cooperatives to use their embedded capacities – including modular generator sets – to ease the island’s power woes.
The Divine Word Seminary Tagaytay, in celebration of its 50th year, will be having a grand alumni homecoming on March 11-12. Both days will begin with the holy Mass at 8 a.m., followed by theological symposia, sports activities, and vespers. To cap each day there will be a recognition and awards night and musical presentations.
By Michael Lim Ubac
Mindanao’s power woes will not be over anytime soon as full power capacity in the island will come into operation only in 2015 and 2016.
By Maricar Cinco
Two persons were confirmed dead while six others were wounded in a shooting between the personnel of a private land developer and some residents on a property being developed for a government housing project in Morong, Rizal, on Thursday.
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
An employee of the Register of Deeds of the provincial government of Quezon survived an ambush by two motorcycle-riding gunmen along the Maharlika Highway in Pagbilao town on Thursday morning, police said.
By Armand Galang
Two persons were hurt on Thursday morning when a light trainer plane crashed into a house in Barangay Poblacion North here, police said.
By Bobby Lagsa
The repair crew of the Steag-owned State Power Inc. (SPI) in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental, have been working round the clock in trying to reconnect the coal-fired plant to the Mindanao grid, a company official said.
By Allan Nawal
, Germelina Lacorte and Eldie Aguirre
Communist guerrillas offered financial compensation to civilians who were injured in a landmine explosion in a Davao del Sur town, and apologized for the injuries that the victims suffered in an attack on government soldiers.
By Edwin Fernandez
, Williamor Magbanua
Police authorities in nearby Matalam, North Cotabato, blamed the New People’s Army rebels for the burning on Tuesday of a 10-wheeler truck near a sand quarry there.
By Bong Lozada
Less than a day after the abduction, the Abu Sayyaf released its captive Thursday.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
A trainer aircraft carrying two pilots, one is a Myanmar national, crashed into a residential area in Nueva Ecija early Thursday morning.
By Julliane Love de Jesus
A trainer aircraft carrying two pilots, one is a Myanmar national, crashed in a residential area in Nueva Ecija early Thursday morning.
By Riza T. Olchondra
Mindanao may experience rotating two-hour brownouts for another two to three months before the power supply situation finally normalizes.