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COA, groups audit CCT, bunkhouses

Bunkhouses constructed in Barangay (village) Sagkahan, Tacloban City, for the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Six teams from the Commission on Audit (COA), together with civil society groups, have conducted an audit of the implementation of the government’s cash-for-work program and the construction of bunk houses in Eastern Visayas, the region hardest hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” last year.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Mindoro’s paradise island of mangroves

THE SILONAY Mangrove Conservation and Eco Park in the City of Calapan in Oriental Mindoro MADONNA T. VIROLA

Early in the morning, Alma Bool would plod through muddy waters and plant mangrove propagules off an island in the City of Calapan. She did not realize that she had already planted more than 3,000 of them until somebody asked.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

CBCP exec willing to testify vs Palparan

Fr. Gariguez (photo from cbcpnews.com)

An activist priest who was on the “liquidation list” of retired Army Major General Jovito Palparan said Wednesday that he has documents to prove the various human rights violations committed by “The Butcher”.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Slain Mindoro journalist was working on drug story

Nilo Baculo.

Slain journalist Nilo Baculo Sr. was working on a story allegedly involving a “big transaction” of illegal drugs inside the provincial jail before he was gunned down Monday afternoon in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, according to members of his family.

Posted: June 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Slain Mindoro broadcaster denied protection by court

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Little did Nilo Baculo Sr. know he would not get off his motorcycle alive.

Posted: June 10th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »