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UN FAO, New Zealand aid Cotabato drought-affected areas

Jan 14, 2017 - 3:11 PM

Through a 3 million grant from the New Zealand government FAO is currently supporting the recovery of 10 475 farming and fishing households in the province of Cotabato

A NEW HOPE. A woman fisher stands by a lake in Sitio Bulogo, Baranggay Matilac in Pigkawayan Municipality and shows a gill net she received through FAO. The primary objective of this New Zealand-funded FAO project is to contribute to the attainment of sustainable peace and development in the province by supporting the government in the restoration and building the resilience of agriculture- and fisheries-based livelihoods affected by conflict, drought and flooding. Photo by Dante Diosina/FAO

Duterte, Robredo, Dureza | Evening wRap

Dec 30, 2016 - 8:59 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 30, 2016

Dec 30, 2016 - 11:33 AM

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Duterte links Midsayap, Davao bombings to ISIS

Dec 30, 2016 - 12:26 AM

In an interview with Rappler President Rodrigo Duterte says some of his relatives may have even pledged loyalty to terrorist group ISIS


Palace: Recent bombings not a set-up for martial law

Dec 29, 2016 - 1:29 PM

Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella tells the public that the Hilongos and Cotabato bombings are an area of concern but not alarm

'NO INDICATION.' Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says the Palace is not expecting any declaration of martial law from President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo from PPD

7 hurt in another Cotabato blast

Dec 29, 2016 - 11:08 AM

It happens only days after a Christmas Eve explosion at nearby Midsayap town

Duterte visits Midsayap blast survivors on Christmas Day

Dec 25, 2016 - 10:50 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte distributes financial aid to the survivors and promises that the government will shoulder their hospital expenses

After an explosion left several civilians wounded in Midsyap, North Cotabato on Christmas Eve, President Rodrigo Duterte spent part of his Christmas Day visiting some of the victims at Anecito T. Pesante Sr. Memorial Hospital. KIWI BULACLAC/ Presidential Photo

13 hurt in Christmas Eve blast in Midsayap, Cotabato

Dec 25, 2016 - 12:40 AM

UPDATED The blast strikes outside a church just as people are attending Christmas Eve mass

Campaign Trail: Where the candidates are, Feb 1-7

Feb 01, 2016 - 7:45 PM

UPDATED Interestingly Grace Poe a leading presidential bet does not have any sorties lined up for this week before the official campaign kickoff

North Cotabato kids to compete in international Math contests

Jul 22, 2014 - 2:45 PM

Three young students from Midsayap North Cotabato will represent the country in two international Math competitions next month

MATHLETES. The students with North Cotabato Gov Mendoza. Photo from North Cotabato Information Office

School principal abducted in Basilan

Mar 31, 2014 - 6:34 PM

This is the 4th kidnapping in Mindanao since 2013 involving public school teachers

HOSTAGED. 60-year-old Benitta Enriquez Latonio was abducted by men believed to be members of Abu Sayyaf. Photo by Richard Falcatan

Police capture man with bomb in Cotabato

Oct 05, 2013 - 8:45 PM

A bomb seized in Midsayap North Cotabato on Saturday October 5 is supposed to be transported to Cotabato City

9 N Cotabato teachers now safe

Sep 24, 2013 - 7:30 AM

UPDATED Residents earlier trapped in a firefight in Midsayap are out of the danger zone

PNP had prior info on Mindanao blasts - Purisima

Aug 07, 2013 - 5:20 PM

The PNP chief tells the Senate the reports contained very general information

POSSIBLE ATTACK. PNP chief Alan Purisima tells senators police got reports about possible attacks on major cities in Mindanao but the information was "very general." Photo by Senate PRIB/Albert Calvelo

Bomb explodes near radio station

Aug 07, 2013 - 7:04 AM

There were no reported casualties in the second bombing incident to hit the Cotabato area this week

ANOTHER EXPLOSION. Scene of the crime operatives (SOCO) gather pieces of evidence at the site of an explosion in Midsayap, North Cotabato, at the ground floor of a local radio station. Photo courtesy Karl Ballentes