Regions

Mindanao power rate hike opposed

Business groups and residents in Zamboanga City have expressed alarm over the proposed power rate increase in Mindanao to solve the energy crisis in the region.

Teen celebrating grad drowns in pool

MANILA – A 16-year-old teenager drowned during a swimming party to celebrate their recent graduation from high school in Iligan City, northern Mindanao.

Girl's body found under neighbor's bed

MANILA – A six-year old girl was found half-naked and dead under the bed of their neighbor in Bacolod.

Abra mayor nabbed for violating gun ban

MANILA – A mayor in Abra was arrested over the weekend for allegedly violating the election gun ban.

New probe of charges vs 38 'RSF members' ordered

MANILA (1st UPDATE) - A Tawi-tawi trial court has ordered the reinvestigation of criminal charges against 38 alleged members of the Sultanate of Sulu's Royal Security Force (RSF) intercepted off the seas of Tawi-tawi purportedly from Sabah.

Relatives of freed Australian hostage call for justice

MANILA - The relatives of an Australian man held hostage for 15 months by Islamic militants in remote islands of the southern Philippines called Monday for his captors to be brought to justice.

DOE sees solution to Mindanao brownouts

May nakikitang solusyon ang Department of Energy sa pangamba ng United Nationalist Alliance o UNA na puwedeng makaapekto sa resulta ng halalan ang malawakang brownout sa Mindanao. TV Patrol, Marso 24, 2013, Linggo

Abducted Australian's wife confirms paying ransom

Apat na milyong piso ang ibinayad na ransom para sa paglaya ng kinidnap na Australyanong si Warren Rodwell. Ito ang kinumpirma ng misis ni Rodwell na si Miraflor Gutang-Rodwell. Mismong ang pinsan niya raw ang naghatid ng ransom sa kidnappers ng mister sa Basilan. TV Patrol, Marso 24, 2013, Linggo

5 injured in separate road accidents

Lima ang sugatan sa tatlong magkakahiwalay na aksidente kaninang madaling araw. Nagpa-Patrol, Carolyn Bonquin. TV Patrol, Marso 24, 2013, Linggo

Kidnappers fired shots to thwart Aussie's escape bids

PAGADIAN - An Australian ex-soldier just freed by Philippine extremists has recounted how his kidnappers fired shots to stop him escaping during his 15-month ordeal, a police officer said Sunday.