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No more outages, co-op assures Davao consumers

Electricity consumers here got a relief from rotating brownouts hurting most Mindanao consumers due to repairs on power sources across the island and problems besetting other power generators.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Firecracker ban violator in Digos City spends New Year’s Day in jail


A resident who defied an executive order issued last year by Mayor Joseph Peñas banning firecrackers in the city has become a self-proclaimed poster boy of the anti-firecracker campaign here.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

North Cotabato, Davao Sur raise rewards to get killers

Authorities in the provinces of North Cotabato and Davao del Sur have put up reward pots in a bid to speed up the resolution of what were viewed as politically motivated attacks there.

Posted: November 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Manhunt on for mom accused of killing twin daughters


Police here launched a manhunt for a single mother suspected of stabbing to death her twin daughters.

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Dangerous times for journalists in Digos

Another journalist has been receiving threats here.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Digos man arrested for repeatedly raping 12-year-old daughter


Police arrested a 28-year-old man here on Friday for allegedly raping his 12-year-old daughter repeatedly.

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

Elated over foe’s loss, Digos City radioman does a ‘monty’

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DIGOS PROTEST  Arvin Malaza, owner of radio station 97.5 Muews Radio in Digos City, burns a Taiwanese flag in the city’s Rizal Park in protest against the alleged maltreatment of Filipino workers in Taiwan.  ELDIE S. AGUIRRE/INQUIRER MINDANAO

A broadcaster here stayed true to his promise that he would strip off his clothes should Davao del Sur Gov. Douglas Cagas lose in his bid to become mayor of this city.

Posted: May 20th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Waves churned by ‘Pablo’ batter Davao Sur coastal village

PABLO'S WRATH .  Food stalls collapse at the seaside Baywalk Park in Mati City in Davao Oriental a few hours after Typhoon Pablo hit land. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/ANDREW BASTES

At least 15 houses on the shoreline of a coastal village in Don Marcelino town, Davao del Sur were damaged Monday night after being battered by huge waves churned by Typhoon “Pablo,” the provincial disaster response office said Tuesday morning.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Money-lender shot dead in Digos City


Unidentified gunmen shot dead a money-lender here Friday but police authorities said they were still trying to determine if robbery was the motive.

Posted: September 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mayor says soldiers, not cops, should secure Davao del Sur mine


Kiblawan Mayor Marivic Diamante said Thursday she has asked for the pullout of policemen helping secure the facilities of Xstrata’s Sagittarius Mines Inc. here and their replacement by the Army.

Posted: August 16th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Digos mayor says cops coddling illegal gambling financiers


Why has the illegal numbers game “Last Two” not been eradicated here despite the city government’s supposedly revitalized campaign against illegal gambling?

Posted: May 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ax falling on Digos police chief

Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo issued a stern warning to the police chief of Digos City amid the city police’s apparent failure to put a stop to the criminal operations of a gambling syndicate there—the ax is falling.

Posted: March 27th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mayor bares bribe try on ‘Last Two’

Financiers of the illegal numbers racket “Last Two” here are feeling the heat from the city government’s stepped-up campaign against the criminal operation, Mayor Joseph Peñas said yesterday.

Posted: March 24th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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  2. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  6. DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others
  7. Cardinal Tagle to faithful: Join politics to clean it
  8. Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents
  9. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  10. DOJ orders arrest of Cedric Lee
  1. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  2. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  3. Netizens cry: 6/55 Lotto was rigged
  4. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  5. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  8. ‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’
  9. It was difficult having Japanese blood
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


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  • ‘Yolanda’ toll now at 6,300 – NDRRMC
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  • Moderate earthquake jolts southern Iran
  • Sports

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  • PH youth boxers off to stumbling start in AIBA World tilt
  • Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons 112-111
  • Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86
  • Man City slips further out of title contention
  • Lifestyle

  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  • Moist, extra-tender blueberry muffins
  • Entertainment

  • Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler
  • American rapper cuts own penis, jumps off building
  • Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA
  • Why Lucky has not bought an engagement ring for Angel
  • Derek more private with new girlfriend
  • Business

  • Asia stocks fail to match Wall Street gains
  • Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work
  • PH presses bid to keep rice import controls
  • PSEi continues to gain
  • Number of retrenched workers rose by 42% in ’13
  • Technology

  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  • DOF: Tagaytay, QC best at handling funds
  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Tech company: Change passwords or suffer ‘Heartbleed’
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Syria most dangerous country for journalists, PH 3rd—watchdog
  • Japan says visa-free entry still a plan
  • First Fil-Am elected to Sierra Madre, Calif. city council
  • UC Irvine cultural night to dramatize clash of values in immigrant family
  • Filipino sweets and info served at UC Berkeley Spring Fest
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