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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 »

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