Three people were hurt when a bomb was detonated outside a department store in Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat a day after Christmas; over a week after police operatives gunned down a suspected Jemaah Islamiyah bomber in neighboring Davao City. Sr. Supt. Rolen Balquin, Sultan Kudarat Police Office chief, said the bomb was made from a …Read More
DAVAO CITY, Southern Philippines –Desperation has gripped the hundreds of thousands of people left homeless and with neither food nor water by Typhoon Pablo (Bopha). So much so that a local journalist, Nathaniel Quiñones, thought it prudent to pen a warning to colleagues planning a coverage in one of the more hard-hit areas, Baganga and …Read More
A landslide in the gold-rich area between this city and Tarragona, in Davao Oriental, has trapped a yet-to-be-determined number of miners and renewed concerns on safety and risk management in small-scale mining operations.
Talk of diggers striking gold has sent a horde of small-scale miners up the border between Mati City, Manay and Tarragona in the span of a few weeks, ignoring a Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) ban and worrying a local executive.
It may not be over any material point but there is at least one confidence-raising development between the Philippines and China on Scarborough Shoal.
Days after the killing of their fellow radio reporter, two broadcast journalists here report receiving threats and link it to their discussion of illegal mining and logging in Davao Oriental.
Reporting business for a church-run station that air no commentaries, listeners of DXHM-Mati hardly called Nestor Libaton hard-hitting.
While the privatization of the Agus and Pulangi power plants can be put on hold due to local opposition, power rates in Mindanao will increase as a matter of course, with President Simeon Aquino III shrugging it off as “the reality of economics”.
A radioman turned barangay chief was shot dead by motorcycle-riding assailants Sunday, with police still tracking down who are responsible.