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NPA rebels attack Apex Mining compound in Compostela Valley


Communist rebels on Thursday attacked a big mining firm in Maco, Compostela Valley, burning vehicles and equipment, police and local officials said.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Suspected NPA rebels burn nickel firm’s dump trucks


Suspected New People’s Army rebels burned two dump trucks working for a nickel mining company operating in the town of Sofronio Española, southern Palawan Sunday night, police said Monday morning.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

North Cotabato cops blame NPA for burning of 10-wheeler truck

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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.

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Police: Fatal southwest China bus fire was arson

In this Thursday Feb. 27, 2014 photo, firemen sprays water on a burning bus in Guiyang, in southwestern China's Guizhou province. AP

Chinese authorities said Friday that they have identified a person suspected of setting a fire aboard a bus that killed six people and injured 35 others this week in the southwestern city of Guiyang.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Fire damages Mindanao university’s agri research center


Fire gutted the administration building of the University of Southern Mindanao Agricultural Research Centerin Kabacan, North Cotabato, early Wednesday in the latest case of suspected arson at the institution.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Fire hits homes, businesses along Manila highway


Fire razed at least 20 residential and commercial buildings in San Andres Bukid, Manila Friday.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Arson fails to disrupt barangay elections in North Cotabato

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Unidentified armed men tried to burn down an election precinct in this municipality hours before the polls opened for special elections on Friday in 12 barangays or villages where a failure of elections was declared last Oct. 28.

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Defeated candidate burns down daycare center in Maguindanao

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A candidate for chairman of a remote village in Maguindanao who was defeated in the barangay (village) elections last October 28 and his followers burned down a daycare center in their community on Monday night, the military said.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2 kids dead, 2,000 families homeless in Makati slum fire

The general view of the aftermath of the fire that gutted 500 houses at Barangay Cembo in Makati.PHOTO BY RICHARD A. REYES

The huge predawn fire, which left two children dead and 2,000 families homeless at a community of informal settlers in Makati City, on Sunday, may have been deliberately set by one of the residents, according to city fire officials.

Posted: October 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Probe on DOH-ARMM stock room fire sought


The former head of the Department of Health in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has called for a deeper investigation into Tuesday’s fire that gutted the stock room of the DOH regional office.

Posted: August 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Vengeful groom burns down wedding venue in S.Africa


An angry South African groom set fire to a wedding venue after the facility cancelled his reception party over unpaid fees, a news website reported Thursday.

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in World | Read More »

NPA rebels torch two heavy equipment in Catanduanes


Suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels burned two heavy equipment in San Miguel, Catanduanes, on Wednesday afternoon, the spokesperson of the Bicol police said.

Posted: July 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 killed in Bocaue fire; foul play eyed

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Five members of a family died in a fire that gutted a house in Barangay (village) Lolomboy here early Sunday, police said.

Posted: April 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »



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