Masbate Senior Provincial Board Member Jason Arevalo said that the apology issued by the military for mistakenly tagging some UP alumni as members of communist group NPA was "commendable but not entirely."
Ranking officials of Armed Forces of Philippines have paid a courtesy call to Oriental Mindoro Gov. Humerlito Dolor.
With chili-flavoured "lava ice cream" in demand and awestruck tourists packing onto viewing decks, the erupting Mayon volcano is sparking a local business boom in an impoverished region of the Philippines where tens of thousands of others…
Thousands more have fled an erupting volcano in the Philippines, relief workers said Wednesday, as foreign tourists arrived to watch the flaming lava and giant cauliflower clouds spurting from its crater.
Intense lava fountains shot like fireworks up to 700 metres (2,300 feet) into the air above Mayon, the Philippines' most active volcano, on Tuesday as showering debris turned morning skies dark and spread fear among anxious residents.
Despite an indefinite ceasefire to facilitate peace talks, the military continues to conduct offensive operations in Sorsogon, the New People's Army claimed.