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Death of stranded turtle prompts DENR probe order

THE HAWKSBILL TURTLE that was found with a head wound in Barangay Bato, Toledo City. The endangered animal died hours later. CARINE ASUTILLA/INQUIRER VISAYAS

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Central Visayas has ordered an investigation of the death of a female Hawksbill turtle (pawikan), an endangered species, in Toledo City.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Eastern Samar mayor won’t vacate post despite court order

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The mayor of a town in Eastern Samar has been ordered by a court to vacate his post after a recount of votes showed that he actually lost the May, 2013, local election by 106 votes, but the mayor said he would appeal the ruling.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Samar town police chief in Leyte for surveillance operations shot dead


The chief of police of Paranas town in Samar was shot and killed early Tuesday outside a karaoke bar in this city.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Family of slain judge hails transfer of case to Manila


The family of slain Judge Henry Arles Monday welcomed the Supreme Court order transferring the hearing of the case against the suspects in his murder from the Kabankalan Regional Trial Court (RTC) to Quezon City, saying it would help even the playing field.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Churches mount black-and-white ribbon protest vs DAP

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Instead of yellow, white and black ribbons have sprouted on Panay Island to protest corruption in government.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »