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Cloudy with chance of rain in forecast


Expect some clouds on the horizon on Holy Week.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Veteran prison official slain


He spent most of his life in the prison service and now investigators believe he may have been killed because of his work.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Mindoreños dance like fireflies

PERFORMERS from Bansud town brought home the grand prize in the “Pandang-Gitab” Festival of Oriental Mindoro, which was held in Calapan City. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF ORIENTAL MINDORO

The practice of Mindoro women carrying oil lamps with lighted wicks flickering like fireflies as they send off their husbands in the cold early morning hours to fish out to the open sea became the inspiration for the official festival of Oriental Mindoro.

Posted: April 10th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Port authorities ground ships of company in Mindoro marine accident

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Port authorities here have grounded all ships of Besta Shipping Lines, which owns the roll-on-roll-off MV Baleno 168 that sank after seawater flooded the vessel as it was about to dock at the Calapan port on Thursday morning.

Posted: February 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Passenger ship sinks off Calapan City

Avoid this fate. In this file photo, the MV Baleno 168 lies on its side after sustaining damage to its propeller while about to dock at the port of Calapan City in late January this year. All passengers and crew were safely evacuated. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/ Vic Deguzman

A passenger vessel sustained damage to its propeller while preparing to dock Thursday in Mindoro, but all passengers were safe, the Philippine Coast Guard said.

Posted: January 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Quake rocks Mindoro, Batangas and Metro Manila

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Tremors from a moderate earthquake in Occidental Mindoro were felt as far away as Metro Manila and neighboring provinces on Thursday morning, state seismologists said.

Posted: October 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

AFP vows justice to Mangyan leader


The military has vowed to give justice to a Mangyan community leader who was taken from his home and killed by suspected communist rebels in Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro, last Friday.

Posted: July 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Occidental Mindoro execs seek legal fix for clash

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Rival politicians in Occidental Mindoro exploit legal remedies after a court stopped the governor’s order to suspend the mayor and almost all other elected officials in San Jose town.

Posted: July 15th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Catholic priest hailed as environmental hero


Environmentalists celebrated Earth Day on Sunday remembering the unyielding stand that a Roman Catholic priest took to protect the rights of the Mangyans to a habitable spot of the earth in Mindoro three years ago.

Posted: April 23rd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Marinduque Netizens frown upon Mindoro Moriones


Local social network users are frowning at a neighboring province’s version of Moriones Festival, fearing it might eclipse the original festivities being held on the island.

Posted: April 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Floods slowly receding in 5 Oriental Mindoro towns


Flood waters that ravaged several villages in five towns of Oriental Mindoro began to subside Thursday and some evacuees have also started to return to their homes, according to the provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

Posted: March 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Luzon, Visayas towns under water


Torrential rains triggered by a low pressure area and the prevailing tail-end of a cold front left several towns in Oriental Mindoro, Aklan, Capiz, Western Samar and Leyte are under floodwaters, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Wednesday.

Posted: March 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Letter from Mindoro to the national hero


(Editor’s Note: The following is excerpted from the first-prize-winning essay in the PreMYo Rizal contest for grade school students who were asked to answer, in a letter to national hero Jose Rizal, the question: Kung nabubuhay si Rizal ngayon, ano ang nais mong sabihin o itanong sa kaniya? The author is a student at the [...]

Posted: January 29th, 2012 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

  1. US teacher fired over comment on black president
  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  4. Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  5. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  9. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  10. Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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  • Awarded TV couple brings Jesus’ life to the big screen
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