By Jaymee T. Gamil
The Muntinlupa government has filed a graft and corruption complaint in the Office of the Ombudsman against former City Mayor Aldrin San Pedro for what it described as an unauthorized, overpriced right of way road contract he signed in 2012 with the owner of a private lot in Barangay (village) Putatan.
By Frances Mangosing
Suspected members of the New People’s Army attacked a police station and a military detachment in Matanao, Davao del Sur, early Monday, leaving four persons, including two policemen, killed.
By Edson C. Tandoc Jr.
An outpouring of sympathy in the wake of Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) has sparked an enterprise called “voluntourism.”
By Michael Lim Ubac
Mindanao’s power woes will not be over anytime soon as full power capacity in the island will come into operation only in 2015 and 2016.
Five persons were hurt when unidentified suspects lobbed a hand grenade in the public market of Midsayap town in North Cotabato on Monday night.
Beginning Monday, the government will bring training resources for disaster preparedness to local officials in 17 regions nationwide.
By Riza Olchondra
Millions of people were left without electricity in Mindanao on Thursday after a massive power breakdown, officials said, as repair crews worked to determine the cause of the outage.
By Marlon Ramos
Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Wednesday ordered the Philippine National Police (PNP) to provide security to 30 Ati families who were awarded ownership of a contested 2.1-hectare land in Boracay island in Malay, Aklan.
By Danny Petilla
While a nation freed itself from the dictatorship 28 years ago, women here remain largely impoverished. But thanks to a newfound resolve—and the trials of a monster typhoon—they are trying to break free from years of destitution with a new tool of empowerment: microlending.
Only 11 mayors have submitted master plans to rebuild towns and cities that were hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda, Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Panfilo Lacson said.
By Charlie Señase
The Philippine National Police’s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group confirmed Monday that a Moro Islamic Liberation Front commander had indeed been arrested on arson charges and has been under military custody since Sunday.
A court sheriff was gunned down Thursday night under cover of darkness in nearby Midsayap, North Cotabato, police said.
By Carmel Loise Matus
More than 100 days after the Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) devastated the towns in northern Cebu, two town mayors are asking why the national government has yet to provide financial assistance for the rehabilitation of their towns.