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American found dead in Davao apartment


An American national was found dead by his househelp in an apartment here on Friday night, police said. Edward Rowan, 66, was found inside his room at the Floravel Apartelle on Malvar Street but police said there was no indication of foul play and Rowan may have suffered cardiac arrest.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

4.6 quake hits off Davao Region


A magnitude 4.6 earthquake hit off Davao Region at 2:04 p.m. Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.

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

Human Rights Victims Claims Board: Where the elderly pour out their pain

THIS PHOTO of police brutality on protesters is among those displayed in the exhibit, “Himagsik at Protesta,” put up by Karapatan at the University of the Philippines Library until Sept. 21 for the 40th anniversary of the declaration of martial rule. PHOTO REPRODUCTION BY TONETTE OREJAS

Outside a dull, unremarkable building at the University of the Philippines (UP) in Quezon City, a line of weary, graying folk brave the heat and the long wait to tell their stories from four decades ago.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Davao traders ask: Why pay for MRT woes?


Several business leaders are questioning why Mindanao taxpayers are being made to pay for the government subsidy of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) in Manila, when those using its trains are people there and not from Mindanao.

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

Marcos regime victims relive pain

It’s a long wait for justice for this elderly claimant in Davao City who was forced to sit down as the long queue for claims processing seemed not to be moving. GERMELINA LACORTE

Dahlia Arnan was only nine years old when soldiers beat up and killed her father, and later let a tank crush his body in the hinterland village of Lutay in Malungon, Sarangani province, in 1985 at the tail-end of the dictatorial rule of Ferdinand Marcos.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »