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Taiwanese tourist abducted in Malaysia found in Philippines
A Taiwanese tourist whose husband was reported killed by gunmen in a kidnapping at a Malaysian island resort has been found alive in the southern Philippines, local military said Friday.
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Philippine mayor among 4 killed at Manila airport
A maintenance crew worker cleans the crime scene after gunmen opened fire outside the Manila International Airport in Manila on December 20, 2013.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Cop hurt in Zamboanga del Sur ambush try
MANILA, Philippines A police officer escorting Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur Vice Mayor Ukol Talumpa was hurt after an unidentified suspect hurled a grenade at Talumpa's vehicle on Wednesday.
Manila Airport Shooting Leaves Four Dead Including a Provincial Mayor
Four people were shot dead by armed gunmen at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila on Friday morning, according to Philippine broadcaster ABS-CBN .
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Diving experts found blue coral possibly endemic in Boracay
BORACAY Island, Dec. 18 -Diving experts in this resort island have expressed amazement to the so-called blue acropora as they are now considering the fact that it is only endemic to this resort island.
PNoy: 'Yolanda' stretched gov't resources
President Benigno Aquino III said while the administration was in a good fiscal position to address the effects of several crises this year, the devastating effects of typhoon "Yolanda" stretched the resources of the government.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
A City In The Philippines Just Gave Us The Most Powerful Example Of Interfaith Cooperation
In September, Zamboanga City in the Philippines was ravaged by an armed conflict between the Moro National Liberation Front and the local government.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Pagasa: Amihan over extreme north Luzon
Many areas throughout the Philippines will likely experience light to moderate rain as two weather systems affect the country, state weather bureau said on Tuesday.
OIC rebuke to Misuari pleases Palace
The Palace welcomed a reported statement of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation rebuking Nur Misuari for the attacks of Moro National Liberation Front rebels in Zamboanga.
Police alert up for dawn masses
THE Bacolod City Police Office goes on full alert this Christmas season, especially during the celebration of dawn masses or the nine-day "Simbang Gabi" in Catholic churches starting today until December 24. Senior Superintendent Edgardo Ordaniel, city police director, said both uniformed and plain clothes personnel are deployed in different ... (more)
Sun Dec 15, 2013
NPA rebels raid Misamis Occidental police...
Around 30 New People's Army rebels clad in military uniform raided the police station based in Don Victoriano Chiongbian town in Misamis Occidental Saturday morning.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Ex-Pagadian mayor, wife arrested for estafa
FORMER Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co and his wife, Priscilla, were nabbed by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation on Saturday after eight months of evading charges of syndicated estafa.
Roxas: Zambo rehab not left out
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas on Friday assured the residents and the local government that the plan to rehabilitate the city's war-torn districts would push through.
Mindanao Newsbits for December 15,2013
The local government allotted P12.258-million for the Christmas bonuses of city government employees.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Youth camp delegates wish for normalization of their devastated areas
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines For one attendee, it is an opportunity to affirm commitment to serve one's community; for another, it is a chance to give back; for another, it is a step on the long road to recovery.
PHILIPPINES: Political Detainees freed on Human Rights Day
Three Muslim victims of arbitrary arrest and detention were released last December 10, 2013, Human Rights Day after the Taguig Regional Trial Court's decision that they were victims of mistaken identity.
Child malnutrition on the rise in southern Philippines - UN
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Rotarians donate iPads to PWDs
THE Rotary Club of Metro Zamboanga has donated some $20,000 worth of iPad mini to persons with disabilities in Zamboanga City.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
'Yolanda' death toll in Phl: 5,982
THE official death toll from super typhoon "Yolanda" that slammed into Central Philippines on November 8 rose to 5,982, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said on Thursday.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
3 Indonesia terror suspects acquitted
A Philippine judge has acquitted three Indonesian terror suspects and ordered their deportation, saying they were illegally arrested for carrying guns and explosives at the port of Zamboanga City nine years ago.