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NPA threatens more attacks in Southern Mindanao


The New People’s Army said on Tuesday it will intensify its attacks in Southern Mindanao following the arrest of Communist of the Party of the Philippines chairman Benito Tiamzon and his wife Wilma.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PNP starts probe of officer for illegal detention of Inquirer editor

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The Regional Internal Affairs Service (RIAS) of the Southern Mindanao police has started tackling the administrative charge that the Philippine Daily Inquirer Assistant Bureau Chief Allan Nawal filed against the police chief of Digos City for arbitrary detention.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NDRRMC officials hard-pressed in counting casualties


Sixteen days after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” pummeled the Visayas, the government is still hard-pressed in collating the latest death toll and other figures regarding the trail of devastation left by one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

DENR plans use of drones vs illegal logging


The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has announced a plan to use drones in the campaign against illegal logging in Southern Mindanao, particularly in inaccessible areas hit by Typhoon “Pablo” in December last year.

Posted: July 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Makeshift vote centers seen in ‘Pablo’ areas

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Southern Mindanao said it would establish makeshift voting centers in areas hardest hit by Typhoon “Pablo” because flattened school buildings, used as voting centers in the past, were still to be rebuilt.

Posted: April 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Tarsier colonies found in 2 Mindanao Villages

A TARSIER hangs on a branch of a tree in Corella town, Bohol.  CRIS EVERT LATO

Tarsier colonies have been discovered in two villages in Southern Mindanao, exciting environmental officials who had always thought the tiny primate could not survive outside Bohol.

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

More migratory birds seen in Mindanao wetlands

Increasing flocks of migratory birds have been sighted in at least three wetland areas in southern Mindanao, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has announced.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Loggers continue defiance, but execs thwart them

Illegal loggers continue to defy President Benigno Aquino’s order to stop all commercial logging in old growth and natural forests nationwide, but authorities are standing in their way, continuing to seize log shipments to enforce the President’s directive.

Posted: August 4th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Sawmills next target in logging war


The Department of Environment and Natural Resources on Thursday announced that it would shut down sawmills and wood processing plants in Southern Mindanao that could not present proof of having legal sources of wood.

Posted: July 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Many boarding houses in Southern Mindanao are fire traps


More than half of student boarding houses inspected by fire officials in four southern Mindanao provinces last month were found to be either fire hazards or fire traps, an official of the Bureau of Fire Protection said.

Posted: June 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Pagasa installs 6 automatic weather stations in S. Mindanao


The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration has completed the installation of six “automatic weather stations” – modern electronic devices that collect rainfall and other weather data – in Southern Mindanao in a bid to boost the country’s disaster preparedness.

Posted: May 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

No wage hike for workers in Southern Mindanao

Workers in Southern Mindanao hoping to receive a wage increase in time for Labor Day are in for a disappointment.

Posted: April 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

NPAs tagged obstacle to full growth of mining


DAVAO CITY—Threats by communist rebels and other armed groups are preventing mining companies from going full blast in their operations in mine-rich villages in Southern Mindanao, according to the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB). “It’s easier when they are still doing paper work for their application but when they start going to the area to [...]

Posted: July 1st, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  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. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


  • What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  • Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  • 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  • Napoles surgery in Makati hospital successful
  • Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  • Sports

  • Mixers trim Aces; Painters repulse Bolts
  • Donaire junks Garcia as coach, taps father
  • ’Bye Ginebra: No heavy heart this time
  • UAAP board tackles new rules
  • Baguio climb to decide Le Tour de Filipinas
  • Lifestyle

  • The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  • Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  • Visiting chefs from Denmark get creative with ‘ube,’ ‘ buko,’ ‘calamansi,’ mangoes
  • Salted baked potatoes
  • A first in a mall: Authentic Greek yogurt–made fresh in front of diners
  • Entertainment

  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • In love … with acting
  • From prison to the peak of success
  • ‘Asedillo’ location thrives
  • Business

  • This time, BIR goes after florists
  • Philippine Airlines to stop shipment of shark fins
  • PH banks not ready for Asean integration
  • Stocks down on profit-taking
  • Banks allowed to use ‘cloud’
  • Technology

  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
  • Obama arrives in Tokyo, first stop of 4-nation tour
  • Believe it or not: Filipinos love US more than Yanks
  • Marketplace