4 suspected NPAs killed, 9 arrested after clash with Army in Bukidnon

Frances Mangosing 09/09/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Four suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) were killed while nine others were arrested after an encounter between the military and communist rebels in Bukidnon on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Sixteen high-powered…

Kids who chipped in for friend’s surprise birthday party move netizens

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 02/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They’re young friends who definitely know the meaning of true and genuine friendship more than most adults. A group of kids from Malaybalay, Bukidnon moved netizens when they shared whatever little amount they…

‘Will we encounter some NPA?’

DLS Pineda - @inquirerdotnet 02/17/2021

When I moved from Manila to Agusan del Norte in 2014, I began hosting tours for friends flying over. One of my objectives was to dispel the notion of Mindanao as the barren and war-torn wasteland the…

Grief grips clergy over priest’s slay

Froilan Gallardo, Germelina Lacorte, Jigger Jerusalem 01/26/2021

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—On Sunday, Fr. Rene B. Regalado told colleagues at St. John XXIII College Seminary in Pal-ing, Patpat village in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon province, that he was picking up his bike helmet at another seminary…

Remains of PAF pilots, crew, soldiers ferried home to respective families

Jigger Jerusalem - @inquirerdotnet 01/17/2021

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The bodies of the military personnel who were killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday in Bukidnon are being brought back home to their families, a Phil. Army official said Sunday, Jan.…

Bukidnon town police logic: If you fight for press freedom, you’re communist or terrorist

Jigger J. Jerusalem - @inquirerdotnet 07/17/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY——-The police are at it again. The police station of Malaybalay City in Bukidnon province has put out an infographic on Thursday (July 16) that depicts people who campaign for press freedom and the…

Gov. Zubiri orders removal of Bukidnon checkpoints

Froilan Gallardo 04/30/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO – Gov. Jose Maria Zubiri ordered today, April 30, 2020, the removal of all quarantine checkpoints between the towns of Bukidnon to allow the unhampered movement of vehicles within the province. Zubiri, in his…

Bukidnon COVID-19 patient “recovering well”

Froilan Gallardo 04/23/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO – The COVID-19 patient in Valencia City in Bukidnon province is “recovering” and is now waiting for the second test results. Dr. Joselito Retuya, chief epidemiologist at the Cagayan de Oro City Health Office…

Cockfighting aficionado is Bukidnon’s first COVID-19 positive case

Froilan Gallardo 04/09/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO — The first COVID-19 positive case in Bukidnon is a barangay official who is a cockfighting aficionado and who attended the Araw ng Dabaw 6-cock derby held from March 6 to 12 at the…

3 killed, 1 injured as truck plows into quarantine checkpoint in Maramag, Bukidnon

Froilan Gallardo 03/21/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines—A village official and two barangay health workers were killed while a fourth victim was injured after a truck plowed into a checkpoint in Maramag town, an hour before a strict community quarantine measure…

Pastor from Bukidnon pulls off memorable surprise act on grandparents

Immae Lachica 03/02/2020

      CEBU CITY, Philippines— If you have not seen your grandparents for a long time, how would you make your reunion one for the books? Learn from Richie Remulta, a pastor from General Santos City,…

1 policeman killed as armed men ambush convoy of police general in Bukidnon

Froilan Gallardo 01/29/2020

(Updated, 2 p.m.) Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental—Armed men, suspected to be communist rebels, ambushed a three-car convoy of a police general who was inspecting police stations in Talakag, Bukidnon on Wednesday morning, January 29, 2020.…

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