Rumors of the tsunami risk have been spreading online. There have also been persistent questions from online users about the tsunami warning even after Phivolcs had lifted it.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council declares Red Alert status after a strong earthquake hits Davao Occidental
The pickup truck driven by Father Juancho Omaño of Iglesia Filipina Independiente, while trying to overtake a vehicle, hit the motorcycle SPO2 Graciano Pineda Jr
The National Housing Authority asks Congress to approve the re-awarding of more than 55,000 idle houses, as these were specifically meant for cops and soldiers under the law
Since her appointment to the CA, Representative Josephine Ramirez-Sato says she has been receiving hate messages online. But for her, that's all part of politics.
The relieved policemen were mentioned in the supplemental affidavit of the region's top drug suspect Ricky Serenio, who is believed to be the bagman of the Berya drug group
Former Davao City 1st District representative Prospero Nograles says he is ready for an 'all-out' fight before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan
'We are one with the President for the development of our province and the country,' says Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr
The Diocese of Bacolod – responsible for the 'Team Patay' and the 'Thou shall not kill' posters – mounts another social commentary
Damage to infrastructure in the province is at P103 million as of January 20
'On behalf of Cagayan de Oro, I issue this urgent appeal. The city needs every assistance that our people can give,' says Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III
(UPDATED) Local officials say 1,654 families or 6,827 persons have been displaced in Misamis Oriental
(UPDATED) People affected by Typhoon Nina need your help and support. This page shows the various ways you can help.
Once dominated by hacienderos and held back by difficulty in securing loans, sugarcane farmers haven’t had a sweet deal, but some programs aim to change their situation in 2017
La Sallians in Bacolod City stage the rally in honor of Martial Law victims: 'It’s our vow not to forget them, it’s our vow never again that this situation will be happening in our time'
This is the third batch of 'narco-cops' in Negros Island who have been transferred since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed power on June 30
'The challenge is for us to have courage in reporting,' says Edison Lacea, president of the Xavier University Central Student Government
Protesters in Negros Occidental remember the atrocities during Martial Law, foremost of which was the Escalante Massacre of 1985
Their relief from duty comes 3 weeks after 7 other officers from the province were transferred due to their alleged involvement in illegal drugs
'We are appealing for the retention of NIR to allow us to continue to exist and flourish,' says Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr, as he notes the NIR is the country's 5th richest region
The order comes from the Philippine National Police headquarters at Camp Crame and is approved by PNP Chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa
Interior Undersecretary for Public Safety Jesus Hinlo Jr receives the appeal from the people of the Negros Island Region
Hired by the Northern Mindanao regional police headquarters in 2015, Remy Gumapac Jr was hunted for his alleged drug trafficking activities
The supposed P19-billion cost of creating the new region is 'not affordable' given the Duterte administration's other priorities, says the Budget Secretary
Several locals express their dismay online, pointing out that the creation of the NIR brings benefits for the area's economy and disaster management, among others
'There is a very big chance it (NIR) will be abolished because of the budget constraints,' says Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Lloyd Dino
Jerry Tabujara's death is confirmed by his son, Cauayan Vice Mayor John Rey Tabujara
Elias Redel, a 57-year-old Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) teacher, is killed by a still unidentified man in Talisay City
The first time public servant says, 'I wouldn’t do it if I didn’t believe this administration is our best chance at changing the country'
The recovered drugs, weighing 300 grams, amount to P3 million
Provincial Health Officer Ernell Tumimbang: 'We’re not entertaining declaring a state of calamity because that’s counterproductive. We’re making necessary interventions.'
The members of Philippine Women’s Mountaineers were on their way to Tinagong Dagat in Mount Mandalagan. Noreen Grace Cañasa of Cebu City is injured.
'We call on all fellow Negrenses to stand up and link arms once again. Let us oppose this shameful dishonor to Filipino dignity,' say Negros organizations and concerned citizens
The 64-year-old Korean professor sat down on a rock then just rolled off the cliff, says resort manager Ellen Marie Jalandoni
From January 1 to August 6 this year, a total of 2,520 dengue cases have been reported – a 197% increase compared to the same period in 2015
(3rd UPDATE) Several local officials accused by President Rodrigo Duterte of involvement in the drug trade vow to prove their innocence
The employees want to transfer to the provincial government of the newly-created Davao Occidental, but the governor there, Claude Bautista, says he cannot accommodate them
Jobert Apurado, 34, of Barangay Looc, was the 5th top drug personality in Calatrava town, according to local police
Among the casualties is Andrew Tuvilla, Pontevedra town's top drug personality who had surrendered to authorities days before but still allegedly continued his criminal activities
Boxing champion Donnie Nietes is honored with a statue in Murcia, Negros Occidental at a ceremony headed by Mayor Andrew Montelibano
The highest number of those who surrendered are in Bacolod in Negros Occidental, and in Sibulan in Negros Oriental
Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon says providing free rehabilitation to drug users who have surrendered to authorities will help sustain the anti-drug campaign
Former Escalante City mayor Melecio Yap Jr is charged for the murder and frustrated murder of supporters of his political rival from 2007 to 2011
He yields to a town vice mayor after eluding a police raid