Rido settlement

LANAO DEL NORTE. A decade-old family feud between the Tawan-tawan and Asis clans has been settled without blood money at the PNP office in Brgy. Pigcarangan, Tubod, Lanao del Norte. The families signed the peace covenant, sworn to the Qu'ran and reconciled their disputes. (Richel Umel)

Simpleng pangabuhi

DAVAO. Si Ruel 15 anyos na nga nanginabuhi pagpangbaid og gabas ug mga kutsilyo. Nakuhaan siya og hulagway sa iyang gamay nga puwesto sa dalang W. Aquino, Agdao, dakbayan sa Davao. (Seth delos Reyes)

Gibirang sudlanan

DAVAO. Porbida! Gibira sa trabahante ang sudlanan nga ilang gamit paghinlo sa barado nga kanal sa dalang R. Magsaysay, dakbayan sa Davao, diin dali nga mobaha kong mag-ulan. (Seth delos Reyes)

Ayala Malls’ Capitol Central

BACOLOD CITY. Workers mount the tarpaulin announcing the upcoming construction of Ayala Malls’ Capitol Central on the provincial government’s property in Bacolod City. The groundbreaking rites is set on Thursday, March 5. (Contributed photo)

Computers, printers for Cagayan de Oro Hall of Justice

CAGAYAN DE ORO. Misamis Oriental Governor Yevgeny Vincente Emano hands over desktops, laptops and printers worth P600,000 to Regional Trial Courts executive judge Dennis Alcantara after the Hall of Justice fire incident last January 31. (Joey P. Nacalaban)

Fire Prevention Month in Cagayan de Oro

CAGAYAN DE ORO. Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Northern Mindanao asst. regional director Alan Aladano and BFP-Cagayan de Oro fire marshal Shirley Teleron answer questions in a press briefing on Fire Prevention Month on Monday, March 2. (Joey P. Nacalaban)

Lawyer Jiecel Tiu

‘Reputation tried in the Court of Public Opinion.’  Lawyer Jiecel Tiu (center), in this photo taken last Friday in the Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office, asks her former boss, Ronda Vice Mayor Jonnah John Ungab, to clear her name in a public statement. (Sun.Star foto/Amper Campaña)

Girl's refuge

DAVAO. A girl finds refuge inside one of big culvert pipes laid on the roadside as a resting place after playing in the area. These concrete cylinders are to be used for the drainage system in Barangay 23-C in Davao City. (Seth delos Reyes)

Energreen diesel power plant

NEGROS. The diesel plant site of Energreen Power’s Central Negros Power Reliability Inc. in Barangay Calumangan, Bago City in this photo taken last November. (Sun.Star Bacolod file photo)

Fire prevention month

CEBU.  Those prolonged sirens you may have heard yesterday morning in parts of Cebu City? Those came from a motorcade held as part of Fire Prevention Month. (Amper Campaña)

Ready to vote

DAVAO. New voters from Davao City's three congressional districts flock the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office to register to ensure they can exercise their right to vote in the upcoming 2016 elections. (Seth delos Reyes)

Hydraulic cutter

DAVAO. Giandam sa sakop sa Central 911 ang hydraulic cutter aron iputol sa pedal sa bisikleta nga mitaup sa tiil sa batang lalaki una dalahon sa Southern Philippines Medical Center gikan sa Magsaysay Park kagahapon. (Seth delos Reyes)

Flood control project

Against traffic, do we have a prayer?  A flood control project at the corner of M.C. Briones and A.S. Fortuna Sts. in Mandaue City has created a chokepoint that drivers and commuters have had to bear for weeks now.  (Allan Cuizon)

Members of Crusade and Alliance Movement of Multi-Purpose Cooperatives in Negros

BACOLOD CITY. Members of Crusade and Alliance Movement of Multi-Purpose Cooperatives in Negros hold a rally on Friday to call for the scrapping of the one percent withholding tax on raw sugar in front of the BIR-Soccsksargen office in Bacolod City. (Teresa D. Ellera)


CEBU. A Cogon Ramos Barangay Tanod inspects a Toyota Vios and a Nissan pick-up. Lawyer Jiecel Tiu was driving the Vios when Pearl Ungab, the Ronda vice mayor’s wife, allegedly rammed her vehicle last Thursday afternoon. (Alan Tangcawan)

Their playground

DAVAO. Toddlers play with a toy truck beside a pile of sacks of gravel beside the drainage canal construction work along Quezon Boulevard at Mini-forest, Barangay 23-C, Davao City. (Seth delos Reyes)

Bata nadisgrasya sa truck

DAVAO. Gisakwat ni Romel Mapatoc, police auxiliary sa Barangay Maa, dakbayan sa Davao, ang bata nga nabun-og sa pagka-disgrasya sa forward truck sa Maa Diversion Road aron isulod sa Southern Philippine Medical Center. (Seth Delos Reyes)

Thumbs down sa mga lumad

DAVAO. Thumbs down ang gipakita nila Teody Mansimuy-at, Datu Duloman Dahusay, ug Sidro Indao (tuo) alang sa National Commission of Indigenous Peoples kay wa nahimo sa kahimtang sa mga lumad nga kanunay biktima sa pagpanghasi sa kabukiran sa Davao del Norte. (Seth Delos Reyes)

Mga bata nagduwa sa cement mixer

DAVAO. Gidulaan sa mga bata ang cement mixer sa mga nagtrabaho sa drainage canal sa Boulevard dapit sa Mini-forest, Barangay 23-C, dakbayan sa Davao. (Seth Delos Reyes)

APEC meeting

BACOLOD CITY. Ambassador Marciano Paynor Jr. (left), director general of the APEC-National Organizing Committee, during his meeting with Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. and provincial police director Milko Lirazan at the Capitol in this city Monday. (Contributed photo)

Inflatable boats

CEBU. Inflatable boats and fiberglass boats, which the City could have used in rescue operations, remain idle under a tent in the Cebu City Bantay Dagat headquarters. (Arni Aclao)

Random drug test

DAVAO. Sta. Ana police chief Supt. Royina Garma checks on a urine sample submitted by one of her men during a random drug testing conducted at the police station upon the order of Davao City Police Office Director Vicente D. Danao Jr. Thursday, Feb. 26. (Seth delos Reyes)

Remembering People Power

PAMPANGA. City of San Fernando Mayor Edwin Santiago, Vice Mayor Jimmy Lazatin and Councilor Harvey Quiwa light candles in front of the City Hall during Wednesday’s commemoration of the 29th anniversary of the People’s Power Revolution in Edsa. (Chris Navarro)

Remembering the Fallen 44

PAMPANGA. Police Chief Inspector Kenneth DG Vega, Station 1 commander of the Angeles City Police Office, and his men offer flowers to the monument of the Fallen 44 in front of the police station in Barangay Sto. Rosario, Angeles City. (Chris Navarro)

Kilusang Mayo Uno protest rally vs Aquino

CAGAYAN DE ORO. Members of the militant groups led by Kilusang Mayo Uno hold a protest rally calling for the ouster of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III for the latter’s alleged betrayal to his boss – the Filipinos. (Joey P. Nacalaban)


CEBU.  Minglanilla Mayor Elanito Peña appeals for the public’s patience in dealing with the additional traffic and noise caused by the public works department’s road repairs in the southern town. (Alex Badayos)

Free medical and dental service

DAVAO. Two of the patients who partook of the Free Medical and Dental Clinic set up by the SM Foundation at the SM City Annex in Davao City on Wednesday, February 25. (Seth delos Reyes)

Pakanaugon ni Presidente Aquino

DAVAO. Si Bro. Arsen Sumeg-ang sa Missionaries of Jesus naghagit sa katawhan nga mobarog sa kamatuoran didto sa Roxas Avenue, dakbayan sa Davao, diin nagtapok ang mga lider sa militanteng pundok uban sa ilang mga tigsuporta alang sa paghinumdom sa Edsa 1 Revolution. (Seth delos Reyes)

ACT-Negros rally for Aquino ouster

BACOLOD. Most of them clad in red, hundreds of public school teachers belonging to ACT-Negros join calls for the resignation of President Benigno Aquino III as they reiterate their appeal for salary increase during a rally Tuesday, February 24, 2015. (Merlinda A. Pedrosa)

Sheila Jane Gimutao

CEBU.  Sheila Jane Gimutao (extreme, left), whose boyfriend Heinrich Haffner died in a shooting last week in Talisay City, cries upon seeing alleged gunman Ricci Edwin Ramirez (right) in the Talisay City Prosecutor’s Office.  (Alex Badayos)

Mayor Duterte sa eroplano

DAVAO. Mayor Rodrigo Duterte takes time to explain to another passenger how a Federal form of government effectively works for the country while on board a Philippine Airlines flight back to Davao City from Manila Monday evening. (Seth delos Reyes)

Congressman Antonio Cuenco

CEBU. Former Cebu City congressman Antonio Cuenco shows a letter he received in 1983 from Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr., in which the former senator talked about his plans upon returning to the Philippines from exile.  (Amper Campaña)

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