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PhilippinesThe last two years have been deadly for government forestry workers and environmental advocates. According to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, 20 of its employees, contractual workers and civil society partners have
PhilippinesRoughly P1-million worth of property went up in smoke in a fire that flattened a house in Surigao del Sur Sunday afternoon, police said Monday. Superintendent Martin Gamba, Caraga police spokesman, said the 45-minute blaze swept through a
PhilippinesOne person was killed and nine others were injured when a wayward truck slammed into a convenient store in Agusan del Sur Thursday afternoon, police said. Senior Police Officer 1 Arturo Campania said a blue Isuzu truck (7C-7983)
PhilippinesThe kidnapped former mayor of Carrascal, Surigao del Sur, was freed by his captors Thursday morning but the authorities provided little information. Superintendent Martin Gamba, spokesperson of the Caraga police, told the Inquirer by text
PhilippinesArmed men in civilian clothes has kidnapped the former mayor of Carrascal, Surigao del Sur, police authorities said Tuesday. Superintendent Martin Gamba, spokesperson of the Caraga police, said Victor Tan, 67, was snatched while
NPAs charged for Surigao mining site attack 5:18 pm Thursday, May 10th, 2012 In this file photo, billows from dozens of heavy equipment set ablaze by communist guerrillas during the October 3, 2011 raid on the compound of Taganito Mining Corp...
PhilippinesAn officer of the New People's Army was arrested in an entrapment operation by police and military forces in Lianga, Surigao del Sur Wednesday, the military said in a belated report. In a statement, Major Eugenio Osias of the Army's 4th
Philippines A man was injured after a still unidentified suspect shot at the van he was driving in Surigao del Sur Thursday evening, police said Friday. Superintendent Martin Gamba, Caraga police spokesman, said Saturnino Buniel, 52, was driving a
PhilippinesOne New People's Army rebel was killed in a 10-minute encounter with government troops in Surigao del Sur Tuesday morning, a military spokesman said. Major Eugenio Osias of the 4th Infantry Division said 12 soldiers from the 4th Infantry
PhilippinesPolice authorities are on the lookout for two inmates who escaped from Surigao del Sur District Jail early Sunday, police said Monday. Superintendent Martin Gamba, Caraga police spokesman, identified the fugitive as Joebert Perez a.k.a.