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Soldier killed, three hurt in clash with leftist rebels in S. Philippines
A Philippine government solider was killed and three others were wounded in an encounter with the leftist rebel group of New People's Army in the restive southern Philippines on Wednesday, local police said Thursday.
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School gets electricity, computers
AN ELEMENTARY school in a remote village in the province of Zamboanga del Norte was provided with electricity and computers with complete accessories from the Maple Tree Foundation .
Wed May 22, 2013
Meet Filipino who will graduate with honors at US academy
Growing up in the fringes of the Dipolog city airport, Theodore Karl Quijano was bitten early by the lure of flight and that has taken him all the way to Colorado, where he graduates next week from the US Air Force Academy.
Wed May 15, 2013
Yellow fever' downs Jalosjos dynasty
The "yellow fever" has caught on the Jalosjos clan during Monday's midterm polls, frustrating its aggressive appetite for dynastic expansion and trimming its political empire to its motley beginnings in 2001.
Mon May 13, 2013
Last-minute PCOS contingency tactics bared
Commission on Elections Acting Deputy Executive Director for Operations Teopisto Elnas, Jr., said the glitches are not all related to PCOS machines, but also include problems in compact flash cards.
Sun May 12, 2013
Minda beefs up power monitoring on E-Day
MINDANAO'S power supply on Election Day is being closely monitored as the Mindanao Development Authority sets up mechanism to help boost inter-agency coordination on addressing any unexpected power-related incidents during polling hours.
Fri May 10, 2013
Alsons power plants in Mindanao on full alert during polls
The power generation units of the Alcantara Group in Mindanao have been instructed to be on full alert to ensure stable electricity supply to the Mindanao grid during Monday's national midterm and local elections, company executives said.
Thu May 09, 2013
President Benigno S. Aquino III is not amenable to the controversial money ban imposed by the Commission on Elections due to concerns it may interrupt trade and other economic activities in the country.
'Bidyo Mo, iPatrol Mo' kicks off with films on vote buying, gun ban
MANILA, Philippines -- Filipino voters can now watch films depicting election-related issues and topics in "Bidyo Mo, iPatrol Mo," a spin-off feature to ABS-CBN's citizen journalism arm, "Bayan Mo, iPatrol Mo: Tayo Na." : The Halalan 2013 Series," the new project features short opinion-documentary films produced by student filmmakers who partnered ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Leading cacao exporter offers loan for DAR beneficiaries
BECAUSE of the huge market of cacao abroad, Kennemer Foods International Incorporated , a leading exporter of cacao product will be extending financial assistance through loan for cacao farmers especially for the beneficiaries of the agrarian reform in Zamboanga, Saranggani and Sultan Kudarat hopefully by next year.
A Zamboanga feast at Keyo's Little Kitchen
It has been my pleasure to dine with my Filipino Muslim friends who always tell me about the exotic flavors of Tausug cooking.
11 senators splurge pork money on 593 'palengke' projects in 2 yrs
FROM THE august halls of the Senate came a good number of the Philippine presidents.
New commander of naval forces in Eastern Mindanao sworn in
DAVAO CITY Navy captain Antonio Habulan, Jr. took over the highest position of the Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao on Tuesday, May 7, replacing Commodore Isabelo Gador who will assume as commander of the naval forces in Western Mindanao in Zamboanga.
Tue May 07, 2013
5 overstaying Filipino pilgrims in Saudi arrive home
Five Filipino umrah pilgrims who overstayed in Saudi Arabia were repatriated in the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.
Mon May 06, 2013
Gov't 'humanitarian' convoy ambushed in Basilan: 4 dead, 4 wounded
Suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits ambushed Monday a "government humanitarian convoy," killing two soldiers, including an officer, and wounding four others in Basilan province, military officials said.
Chief of Police Ambushes Radio Station, Detains Journalist
The International Federation of Journalists joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists, Philippines in condemning the actions of Dipolog City Chief of Police, Superintendent Reynaldo Maclang, after he forced his way into blocktime commentator Rodolfo Tanquis's radio show on Friday morning and had him arrested without warrant, while he ... (more)
WMSU conducts breastfeeding research
To help advocates improve maternal and child care delivery and push better nutrition among infants and children, a state university here is currently conducting a study to determine the prevalence of mothers who exclusively breastfeed their infants.
Sun May 05, 2013
How I captured Col. Velez'
THE American officer who captured Col. Apolinar Velez in Opol on January 4, 1901 was Capt.
State agencies ink agreement to help poor Filipinos
Government agencies in the southern Philippines signed an agreement to help curve the percentage of Filipinos living below the poverty line in the region.
Impunity on display on World Press Freedom Day
DIPOLOG'S TOP POLICEMAN allegedly demonstrated just how impunity works when he barged into a radio announcer's booth, commandeered the airwaves while his men held radio personnel at bay, and then arrested and detained a radio commentator even before filing libel charges against him.