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Catholic Church condemns Lumad killings in Mindanao

Sep 10, 2015 - 6:15 PM

Up to 2 700 people flee their homes to escape a recent spate of armed violence in Surigao del Sur says the International Committee of the Red Cross

VOICE OF FAITH. Indigenous people and religious groups join a protest outside the House of Representatives to condemn the recent Lumad killings in Mindanao. The Catholic Church in Surigao del Sur and the National Council of Churches in the Philippines condemn this spate of violence. Photo by Vincent Go/Rappler

Acting Davao mayor orders probe into durian candy poisoning

Jul 11, 2015 - 12:29 AM

Duterte asks the City Health Office to deploy sanitary inspectors to areas in the city that produce durian candies to determine the cause of the poisoning

'DURIAN CANDY' POISONING. The alleged Durian candy that poisoned hundreds of people in Surigao del Sur towns. Photo by Jude Ramos/Cortes DRRMO

‘Durian candy’ poisons hundreds in 6 Surigao del Sur towns

Jul 10, 2015 - 12:45 PM

Victims mostly elementary school students from the towns of Lianga San Agustin Tago and Marihatag and Tandag City suffer from vomiting and dizziness after eating durian candy

People rush their loved ones to the Cagwait rural health unit due to food poisoning caused by durian candy. Photo by Joelito Tidalgo.

Flood, landslides hit Surigao del Sur

Jan 09, 2015 - 5:16 PM

Heavy continuous rains cause flooding and landslides in parts of Surigao del Sur leading to class and work suspension in both public and private institutions

FLOODED AIRPORT. Continuous rain floods the Tandag airport grounds. Photo by Jofel Perez Patrimonio/Tandag City LGU

Misamis Oriental declares state of calamity over Seniang

Dec 29, 2014 - 5:46 PM

Over 2 000 families are in evacuation centers in Misamis Oriental alone and many more in other affected provinces in Northern Mindanao

WASHED AWAY. Residents of Brgy. Santiago, Iligan City pickup firewood amongst debris washed ashore by Tropical Storm Seniang as it hits Northern Mindanao. Photo by Manman Dejeto/ Rappler

Radioman shot dead in Davao del Norte

Dec 11, 2013 - 1:55 PM

Responding police authorities are still conducting investigation

RH and elections: Pols knew there’s no Catholic vote

Dec 29, 2012 - 6:04 PM

How the bishops misread the signs miscalculated their strength misjudged lawmakers’ definition of ‘political survival’