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New species of tarsier discovered in Dinagat Island

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International biologists have confirmed the discovery of a new species of Tarsier on the island of Dinagat in Mindanao 25 years after a Filipino biologist first saw the possibility of there being a distinct species.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5.1-quake, 14 aftershocks jolt Surigao

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A 5.1 magnitude earthquake in Surigao on Friday night has so far caused at least 14 aftershocks, state volcanologists said.

Posted: May 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

What Went Before: PH ‘big five’ fugitives

A year since President Benigno Aquino III raised the reward for their capture, the country’s “big five” fugitives remain scot-free.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

What’s wrong with Akbayan Rep?

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Akbayan Partylist Representative Arlene "Kaka" Bag-ao. FACEBOOK PHOTO

Surigao del Norte First District Rep. Francisco Matugas on Thursday defended Akbayan party-list Rep. Kaka Bag-ao’s designation as caretaker of Dinagat Islands.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Akbayan lawmaker defends role as caretaker of Dinagat pork

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Akbayan Partylist Representative Arlene "Kaka" Bag-ao. FACEBOOK PHOTO

Though some of her colleagues in the House of Representatives are branding it “patronage politics,” Akbayan Rep. Arlene “Kaka” Bag-ao on Wednesday defended her role as a conduit for funds for pork projects in Dinagat Island, saying any benefit it may have to her run for the district’s congressional seat next year was only “incidental.”

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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