Fisher abducted, shot dead

MONREAL, Masbate -- A 31-year-old fisherman identified as Dante Almencion Baldeo, a resident of remote Sitio Cueva, Barangay Guinhadap in this town, was abducted by two armed men from his home and shot to death a short distance away.

Go to help spur Mindanao dev’t

August 18, 2019
SPEAKING at the 72nd founding Anniversary celebration of Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao yesterday, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said that both he and President Rodrigo Duterte are focused on delivering key programs that will help sustain continued development in Mindanao.

Killer plastic

The discovery soon after of another orphaned dugong brought the sea cows celebrity status, the attention of a Thai princess -- who named the second one “Jamil” -- and round-the-clock webcasts giving viewers a front-row seat to feedings and treatment.

Palace piqued by China ships

“But I suppose taking that up will also be important because, as Mr. Lorenzana said...the incident has been repeatedly done and, therefore, it is becoming an irritant, and we have to know exactly why they’re passing through that strait when the shortest route going to China can be done on a different route,” he added.

Solons call for textbooks probe

”This is not the first time that this has happened. Issues about the quality of the textbooks used in our public schools have been raised before, and we are concerned that those in DepEd involved in procuring these materials have not been able to address these issues,” he stressed.