According to a Social Weather Stations survey released late Sunday, most Filipinos agree that martial law in Mindanao should not be extended beyond its deadline on December 31. The survey found that 65% agree that martial law in Mindanao will expire by the end of this year, compared to 34% who said that it should be extended. The remaining one percent did not answer the question, “Do you think that

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Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Wednesday that he had already sent a request to the President’s Office that martial law should no longer be imposed in Mindanao. Lorenzana said he personally believes that the security forces have achieved their objective of securing the region, noting that the non-extension of military rule in Mindanao is also good for business. The whole Mindanao was put under martial law after the ISIS-inspired Maute

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The Philippine Institute of  Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said another earthquake — magnitude 4.2 — struck Cotabato in the southern Philippines on Thursday morning. His epicenter was reported at 6:31 a.m. 13 kilometers north-east of Tulunan City, and the source of the temblor was tectonic with a concentration of 10 kilometers, he added. Kidapawan City confirmed strength IV, which was also devastated last October by previous quakes that hit Mindanao.

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The Department of Health (DOH) reported another case of polio on Tuesday, the fourth since the Philippines ‘ re-emergence. Mindanao is the fourth event. The DOH did not reveal the victim’s name. The confirmation came after research by the Tropical Medicine Research Institute and the Japanese National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Health Secretary Francisco Duque said in a statement. Duque also said that in the third and fourth cases of

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With most evacuees living in open tents and crowded areas, a number of children in the village of Balabag have become ill. Sheryl Palcia said her one-year-old child had chickenpox since the first major earthquake struck Mindanao on October 16. She was advised to keep her baby in a different tent so that the other children would not get the disease. In the meantime, Josemie Umpan’s two daughters have had

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Magnitude-5.50 quake shook Sarangani Province in Mindanao Friday morning, a day after a strong quake left five people dead and destroyed buildings in Cotabato Province and Davao City. In its advisory, PHIVOLCS said the quake occurred at 10:33 a.m. It had a range of 33 kilometers. It was of tectonic origin. Rommel Grutas, Senior Science Research Specialist at PHIVOLCS, said the earthquake was located 334 kilometers southeast of Sarangani, Davao

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A hotel nearly collapsed Thursday morning in Kidapawan City after a 6.5-magnitude quake jolted Cotabato less than a week after Mindanao’s strong tremor shook. The hotel may have been occupied following the magnitude 6.3 quake last Oct. 16, Bernalte said, after a structural engineer certified the building as “structurally safe.” The Thursday quake was this month’s third temblor that struck the southern Philippines. Read more related  about the Filipinolive national: https://filipinolive.com/category/national/

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The magnitude 6.6 earthquake in Mindanao affected 1,681 families or 8,402 people, the National Council for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRMC) said on Wednesday, October 30 in its latest situation report. In its 6 am the report on Wednesday, the NDRRMC said the families were from Kidapawan, Mlang, and Tulunan–the epicenter of the tremor that hit Tuesday, October 29–all in Cotabato. Of the number of people affected, 3,505 were

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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced on Monday that the death toll of the magnitude 6.3 earthquake that hit Tulunan, North Cotabato, was seven last week. In its latest report, the NDRRMC also noted that 215 individuals had been injured in Regions XI, XII, and BARMM. In the meantime, a total of 4,151 families or 20,755 individuals have been affected in 79 barangays in Regions XI

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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Thursday that people in vast swaths of Mindanao should be on the alert for potential landslides after a deadly earthquake that left at least 4 dead across the south. About 22 kilometers southeast of Tulunan, North Cotabato Wednesday night, the magnitude 6.3 tremor struck, leaving at least 60 wounded across Mindanao, creating cracks in buildings and knocking out. There could be landslides