By Jamie Elona
A leader of a notorious terrorist group believed to be responsible in several bomb attacks in Central Mindanao since 2006 that killed 31 persons and wounded more than a hundred others, has been arrested by police authorities in Sultan Kudarat, a Philippine National Police official said Thursday.
By Edwin Fernandez
Rabies kills, and this was the message that the regional office of the Department of Health in Central Mindanao sought to convey to the public when it announced Wednesday that all 15 persons reported to it to have been bitten by dogs between January and September this year had died.
Mild dry spell and typhoons notwithstanding, Central Mindanao increased its rice production to 535,468 metric tons during the first six months of the year.
Relentless rains for the past few days led to flooding in 15 villages here and in Sarangani and South Cotabato provinces.
By Charlie C. Señase
The leadership of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front said it was conducting its own investigation on recent terror threats using explosives in Central Mindanao.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Central Mindanao says it is not giving up on its case against world boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao for his failure to answer the agency’s summonses and submit his 2010 tax documents.
The city’s legislative body is poised to investigate an abandoned multimillion dredging project of the national government.
Workers in Central Mindanao are to receive a daily wage increase of P10-P14 after the region’s wage board approved a petition to adjust minimum daily wages amid a continuing increase in fuel prices.
At least 26 agents of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Central Mindanao have been dismissed this month amid complaints of extortion from motorists.
The regional wage board for Central Mindanao might order companies to increase workers’ wages even if labor groups had not demanded it.
By Edwin Fernandez
A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit Central Mindanao early Sunday morning but volcanology office said there was no immediate report of casualties or damages to properties.
Cotabato City, Philippines—The military has tightened the security in Central Mindanao to prevent any attack by armed groups as the situation after the just-concluded talks between the government and Moro rebels remained volatile. Dozens of military tanks have been mobilized to secure the highway in Maguindanao province where the forces of renegade rebel commander Ameril [...]
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Sunday said it had ordered one of its commanders to halt attacks against a rival Moro rebel leader in a bid to end a land feud that had killed at least 14 combatants and displaced more than 3,000 people in Central Mindanao. Von Al Haq, a spokesperson for [...]