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Cop hurt in clash with suspected NPAs in Masbate

Burias Island in Masbate

A policeman was wounded in a firefight with suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) early on Sunday in a town on Burias Island in Masbate, authorities said.

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

4 ex-solons face ‘pork’ raps


The Ombudsman on Friday filed the second batch of criminal cases in the P10-billion congressional pork barrel scam against a second group of lawmakers and the alleged scam mastermind, Janet Lim-Napoles.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Man shoots brother dead, hacks another sibling


Police are on a manhunt for a man who shot dead his brother while wounding another brother with a “bolo” (machete) in Aroroy town in Masbate Friday evening.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

German national found hanging in Masbate apartment

crime scene

An elderly German national was found dead and hanging by the neck in his apartment in Masbate City early Friday, police said.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Guardians of ancient ‘mangrove highway’

ECOTOURISM MODEL  Tourists aboard yellow boats pass through the mangrove tunnel at Centennial Mangrove Heritage Park in Barangay Tigbao, Aroroy, Masbate. Tigbao’s forest is part of the 70-kilometer mangrove highway hugging the coastlines of Aroroy.  MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

As sunlight faded that late afternoon, Zaldy Casidsid dipped his paddle again into the brackish waters of the mangrove forest in Barangay (village) Tigbao in Aroroy town, Masbate province.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation | Read More »