Storm signal no. 2 was declared this morning by weather bureau PAGASA in three provinces of Caraga and in Eastern Visayas as Typhoon Yolanda entered into the Philippine Area of Responsibility Wednesday evening.
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Five Philippine Red Cross volunteers were injured here Friday in an exploding shell believed fired from a rifle, in a new twist in the stand-down between government security forces and armed followers of the Moro National Liberation Front.
Members of the University of the Philippines Mindanao Student Council held discussion circles in the campus before leading students to the anti-pork barrel rally on Wednesday afternoon. UP is one of the 79 state universities and colleges (SUCs) that had its budget slashed for 2014. Thus, the UP community is up in demanding the scrapping of congressional pork and presidential special funds and have them re-channeled to education. (davaotoday.com photo by Kenneth Jean I. Millondaga)
Some 100 “environment planners” all over the country held a two-day conference here since Friday to discuss ways to create “green and sustainable communities” vis-à-vis urban development in Mindanao.
Human mapatay ni Datu Mangulayon si Gov. Bolton didto sa Lacaron, Malalag, Davao del Sur, iyang gimangnoan ang tanang nakasaksi ug nakahibalo sa makasaysayanong hitabo nga siya lang ug way laing pasanginlan ug idalahig sa pagpatay kang Bolton ug sa kauban niining si Benjamin Christian.
Cutor’s story belies the optimism of the expo organizers, the Mindanao Trade Expo (MTE) Foundation, who remained confident that exports of handicrafts and furniture from the island will thrive.
The rains came as Typhoon Labuyo (International name Utor) hit the northern part of Luzon and caused thunderstorms including Visayas and Mindanao.
Government says Mindanao’s energy crisis will be gone by 2015; but their solution to use coal-fired power plants worries environment advocates.
Some 400 Manobos refused an order from Agusan del Sur Governor Edward Plaza to leave the capitol compound and dialog with the Philippine Army’s 26th Infantry Battalion in their villages in Loreto town.
An Agusan Manobo child lets the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Eastern Mindanao Command in Panacan, Davao City know that military operations have affected the schooling of children in five barangays in Loreto, Agusan del Sur since the end of July. Around 1,000 Manobos including 300 children fled their villages for fear of hearing successive gunfire. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)