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The Social Weather Stations' March survey shows a 2-point drop in the nationwide number of people who fear unsafe streets. In Mindanao, however, those who expressed this fear jumps to 48% in March from 35% in December 2017.
The marsh in central Mindanao is believed to have oil reserves
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front seeks to restore deleted provisions in the Bangsamoro Basic Law, which implements a peace deal with the government
(UPDATED) 'I believe that it’s about time to rise together against discrimination, exclusion, and violence,' says Mindanao Pride founder, Hamilcar Chanjueco
A Lanao del Norte court issues an arrest warrant against Pantar town Mayor Jabar Tago over a murder charge
The Senate and the House of Representatives versions of the BBL bill water down the powers of the proposed new Bangsamoro region
The real battle for the powers of the new Bangsamoro region will take place during the bicameral conference committee hearings, when the Senate and the House reconcile their versions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law
28 senators and representatives are chosen to reconcile conflicting provisions in the bills separately passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives
It was a day of celebration for us. Or so we thought.
A day before the martial law and Marawi siege anniversary, President Rodrigo Duterte says it was 'painful' for him to declare martial law from outside the country
Young guards Jio Jalalon and Scottie Thompson provide the same impact from the hardcourt to the dance floor
The All-Stars from down south bury 18 triples on a scintillating 57% shooting from the field
The sacked transportation official had accused 'higher-ups' of insisting on a foreign loan to fund the Mindanao railway. Will the Palace at least look into his claim?
'The Mindanao Railway will not be built with name-calling, rumor mongering, and grandstanding,' says Transportation Undersecretary Timothy John Batan as he disputes the 'misleading' claims of Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino
Another transportation official says the allegations of Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino are 'completely untrue'
The military releases arrested Pantar Mayor Jabar Tago to the custody of a politician – Presidential Adviser Abdullah Daba Mama-o – despite evidence that he possessed high-powered firearms
'I’m calling the attention of Malacañang to investigate all DPWH officials and all congressmen who are contractors,' says Public Works Assistant Secretary Tingagun Ampaso Umpa in a social media post after Malacañang asked for his resignation over alleged corruption
If any of them turn out to have won in barangays in Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, and Misamis Occidental, the Comelec says it will suspend their proclamation
'The passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law has a direct correlation to peace. It has a positive and direct correlation,' says Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Carlito Galvez Jr
(UPDATED) No amendments are included in the committee report on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law despite 22 hearings held to discuss provisions of the measure
(3RD UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte advises Justice Assistant Secretary Moslemen Macarambon Sr and Public Works Assistant Secretary Tingagun Ampaso Umpa to resign 'or face termination for corruption'
Mayor Jabar Tago is arrested for alleged violation of the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act
10 Abu Sayyaf bandits are believed to have been killed as the military steps up its offensive after the group kidnapped two female cops
Elizalde Cañete is allegedly the successor of the late Leonicio Pitao, known as Commander Parago of the New People's Army
The statement comes in the wake of a controversial Supreme Court vote to remove Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, an appointee of former President Benigno Aquino III whom Duterte called his 'enemy'
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The Mindanao Media Hub – aimed for operation by January 2019 – is envisioned to boost the government’s broadcast signal in Mindanao 'while tailoring content specific to the people in the region'
As the Asian Development Bank holds its annual meeting, protesters outside demand an end to 'anti-poor and anti-development strategies'
The Ginebra coach hopes to pick up a win with a new PBA All-Star team in the May 23 game in Davao del Sur
Technical Sergeant Claudio Forrosuelo died fighting the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Maguindanao in 2000
Eastmincom admits it erred in the spelling of the name of the boy, but insists he was indeed an NPA child soldier
The JICA-backed plan will traverse 15 kilometers across the city, with another 6.6 kilometers extension
Following another dismal performance in Palarong Pambansa 2018, DepEd promises to bring trainers to help boost the region's future showing
(UPDATED) The military says the 15-year-old young guerrilla fighter was wearing the black NPA uniform and holding a rifle when killed in the Davao del Sur clash
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Here are obstacles that outlasted Ronald dela Rosa. Now, it's Oscar Albayalde's turn to face them.
Mindanao pulls down the national ratings of the Senate, the House of Representatives, the Supreme Court, and even President Duterte's Cabinet
The Filipinos were nabbed for either illegal fishing, overstaying, or illegal entry, say Philippine authorities
'While we give primacy to peace, we will never hesitate to use our might when innocent civilians are threatened and attacked,' says Armed Forces chief of staff General Carlito Galvez Jr
The Saint Mary's Cathedral in Marawi was desecrated by local terrorist groups at the height of the siege in 2017
The bodies are separately found in an abandoned house and a nearby quarry area
As the government rehabilitates Boracay, airlines that have canceled flights to the island are expected to entice travelers to consider other destinations, including those in Mindanao
Lieutenant Colonel Harold Cabunoc, commander of the Army 33rd Infantry Battalion, says it's important to understand the root causes of conflict and address them properly
'With zero tariff and few non-tariff barriers, Basulta could return to a version of the barter trade that made it prosperous in the past,' says the World Bank
'We were hoping for something better, but now the reality just hit us. This is really sad, but this is life,' says Muktar Usman Apon as he gathered scrap metal and other items in their destroyed home that they can sell to the junkyard
Sylvian Faith Abunda, a Grade 11 student at Lantapan Stand-Alone Senior High School in Lantapan, Bukidnon, is banking on her experience, perseverance, and discipline to achieve her Palaro dreams
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the communist rebels should show sincerity first before peace talks can resume
Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri works out a timeline to fulfill President Rodrigo Duterte's wish to sign the law creating the new Bangsamoro region in June
PRESS RELEASE: The literary journal now welcomes literary works written in Binisaya, Chavacano, English, Hiligaynon, Meranao, and Surigaonon