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
CAMP DARAPANAN – Amongst the hundreds of Mujahideen gathered in formation at this Maguindanao rebel enclave under the scorching sun last Monday, listening as loudspeakers blared developments of the framework agreement signing in Manila, a young fighter was in a battle of his own. Like the other thousands of people, Muslims and Christians alike, who’ve …Read More
The reaction people here have on the establishment of a Bangsamoro Political Entity is mixed and a question also raised prior to the foiled signing of the 2008 Memorandum Agreement on Ancestral Domain is again being asked: what will befall lands that will fall under its control?
The clash between the military and suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Sumisip, Basilan earlier this month is exacerbating the island province’s already burgeoning problem of internal displacement.
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.
Romulo “Lloyd” Suarez of radio dySS, a network under the RGMA Group, toiled on his knees for over an hour holding up a small mobile phone from which he aired live the court interpreter’s reading of the ruling that convicted Ruben Ecleo Jr., Friday.
Environmental groups here support the business sector’s call for the government to first try improving the power production in the island’s hydro-electric power facilities before going for more expensive power from diesel or coal-fired plants.
A radioman turned barangay chief was shot dead by motorcycle-riding assailants Sunday, with police still tracking down who are responsible.
Alfredo Arcenio would have returned to the witness stand Friday, March 23, as a local magistrate continues presiding over what is now the longest running of all media killing cases endorsed by the High Tribunal to a Cebu Regional Trial Court (RTC).
The group counseling session proceeded in a somber pace. Under a tent, a male Sendong survivor narrated his tale of survival. He mentioned a word – kahoy – meaning tree. A fleeting reference; but enough to earn a reaction from across the makeshift group process laboratory.