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Polls worsen clan feud in Dinagat


After suffering a narrow loss in the gubernatorial race, outgoing Dinagat Vice Gov. Geraldine “Jade” Ecleo hoped to be reconciled with her mother and siblings. What she got instead was a snub.

Posted: June 1st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

LPA now a tropical depression, signal No.1 up in Luzon, Visayas

Project NOAH MSAT images as of 12:01AM, January 12, 2013. Photo from http://noah.dost.gov.ph/

Storm signal No.1 was raised in parts of Luzon and Visayas as low pressure area located east of Surigao City intensified into tropical depression “Bising,” the state weather bureau said Friday night.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Doomsday watch launched in Surigao


A countdown has been launched here in the run-up to the Dec. 21 “doomsday” prophecy—the day when the end of the world is supposed to come.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

It’s miners’ turn to rally in Surigao City


Angry at what they say are bureaucratic gridlock and anomalies that affect their mining jobs, about a thousand islanders last week stormed the regional office of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) here.

Posted: November 10th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Islanders miss nickel’s ‘golden era’

NONOC residents hold a rally on October 25 at the Mines and Geosciences Bureau office in Surigao City to call on President Aquino to help resolve the legal woes bedeviling the Nonoc nickel mines. DANILO V. ADORADOR III/INQUIRER MINDANAO

The island is red and almost barren, the sea encircling it not as generous as it was once due to overfishing and pervasive use of illegal fishing methods.

Posted: November 3rd, 2012 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

One dead in jewelry shop robbery in Surigao City–report

Surigao del Norte

One person was killed when unidentified men robbed a jewelry shop in Surigao City, Surigao del Norte Saturday, according to a television report.

Posted: September 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Surigao del Norte governor survives slay try

Surigao del Norte

It was not going to be a typical flag ceremony on Monday morning at the provincial capitol.

Posted: August 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

7 miners die inside digging

Seven miners died while working inside a shaft in a small-scale mining area in Barangay Mat-i in Surigao City on Thursday, police said.

Posted: May 11th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

7 miners die in Surigao City gold tunnel — police


At least seven miners died of possible suffocation while working in a gold tunnel in Surigao City Thursday, police said Friday.

Posted: May 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Villa by the cove


It seemed like it wasn’t going to be summer as I was still stuck in the university giving petition classes, attending planning workshops, and doing a lot of paperwork. On top of that, there’s the yearly art workshop I had to give at a gallery café and exhibits we had to mount.

Posted: May 6th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

83 families displaced after AFP-NPA armed encounter in Surigao


About 83 families or 316 persons were displaced following an encounter between the military and communist rebels in Anomar village, Surigao City Sunday noon, the military said.

Posted: April 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NPA rebels burn heavy equipment on quarry site in Surigao City—military


Armed rebels believed to be members of the New People’s Army burned heavy equipment in a quarry site in Surigao City early Thursday, a military spokesman said.

Posted: March 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 hurt as drying oven explodes at Suriago City mine


Three people were injured after a gas-fed soil sampling dryer exploded Thursday morning at a mining company in Surigao City, police said Friday.

Posted: January 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Cagayan mayor shot dead after flag-raising ceremony
  3. Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service
  4. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  5. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  6. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  7. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  8. Ancient enigmatic carvings in danger of disappearing
  9. New plant to boost supply of clean energy
  10. More bodies from ship; transcript reveals wavering
  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. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  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. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • 22 houses destroyed, 3 hurt as violent wind storm hits village
  • 242 out of 438 pass board tests for chemical engineers
  • Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  • 5 OFWs from Negros quarantined for MERS-CoV tests
  • Release of village chief’s truck caught carrying illegal logs slammed
  • Sports

  • Alaska takes quarterfinals opener over San Mig Coffee
  • Jackson finds second wind to push Meralco past Rain or Shine
  • NLEX fights off Derulo Accelero to remain unbeaten
  • Mayweather diehard Bieber eats pride, poses with Pacquiao for photo op
  • Power Pinays rip Singapore to enter quarters in Asian volley tilt
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • Arrest warrants out vs. Deniece Cornejo, Cedric Lee, et al over serious illegal detention
  • Lindsay Lohan says she had a miscarriage
  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Business

  • Oil prices to go up on supply concerns, optimism on US rebound
  • Century Pacific Food sets IPO price at P13.75 per share
  • Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade
  • Asian shares mixed in holiday-thinned trade
  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Technology

  • PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • QC woman who flew in from Middle East tests negative for MERS-CoV
  • DFA, DOH urge OFWs not to panic over MERS-Cov
  • Balikatan could spoil peace talks, says militant group
  • DFA officers hold workshop on aiding human traffic victims
  • Canada in communication with PH on toxic wastes
  • Marketplace