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BLATANT VIOLATION? An aerial photo taken Sunday (19 Feb 2017) shows widespread siltation problem along the coast where the Hinatuan Mining Company operates in Hinatuan Island, Taganaan town, Surigao del Norte. The firm is among the 14 mining companies ordered closed by Environment Secretary Gina Lopez early this month. MindaNews photo by Roel N. Catoto

Regions hosting mining firms among the poorest in RP: study

Research group IBON on Thursday unveiled a study showing “highest poverty incidence occuring in mining areas,” contradicted claims of other groups that the closure...

Pangarap turns 18

In time for Philippine Eagle Foundation’s 30th anniversary, Pangarap, a female Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi), adopted by Aboitiz Power Corporation celebrated its 18th hatchday...
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DepEd XI to assess school buildings safe for children

In-house teams of the Department of Education in Region XI will conduct rapid assessment of school buildings to ensure the safety of children after...
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1,208 drug personalities give up to Gov. Bautista

A total of 1,208 drug personalities in Davao Occidental have surrendered to authorities on Wednesday after the massive campaign of the local government and...
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Maitum town mayor wanted for murder

Authorities have widened their search for a town mayor in Saragani Province and four other persons who were ordered arrested by a Regional Trial...
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NDFP-Mindanao vows to release six captives

The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP)-Mindanao has vowed to release its “prisoners of war” (POWs) as a “gesture of support” for the...
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella holds a press conference in Malacañan on December 21, 2016. ROBINSON NIÑAL/Presidential Photo

Lascañas not discussed during Duterte meeting with senators

Malacañang on Thursday confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte met with some senators this week but denied allegations that the meeting was meant to pressure...
This waiting shed outside Palma Gil Elementary School collapses after a 4.6-magnitude quake hit Davao City at 9:50 am on 23 February 2017, leaving two women injured. MindaNews Photo

4.6 earthquake rocks city; 2 persons injured

Two persons were hurt when a concrete waiting shed in front of the Department of Education building and the Palma Gil Elementary School along...
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Binay slams Trillanes

Sen. Nancy Binay on Thursday slammed fellow Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV for calling her family and Pres. Rodrigo Duterte “corrupt”, saying that both former...
JOEY AYALA. “Climate change is a way of thinking,” environmentalist and musician Joey Ayala talks about the degregation of environment caused by commercialization and irresponsible use of natural resources during the Habi at Kape Media forum at Abreeza Mall, Davao City on Wednesday. Jermaine L. Dela Cruz

Davao multi-sectoral group bats for Lopez’ confirmation

Groups from various sectors in Davao City on Wednesday vowed to stand by Gina Lopez as they campaigned for her confirmation by the Commission on Appointment as...


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