Author Archives: GRACE S. UDDIN

11 years ago

Nograles runs for mayor in Davao City

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By GRACE S. UDDIN
Just as everyone had predicted, House Speaker Prospero Nograles finally declared he is running for mayor in Davao City, a post that incumbent mayor Rodrigo Duterte had held for years.

11 years ago

Freed NPA prisoner to answer for his ‘lapses’

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By GRACE S. UDDIN
Released New People’s Army prisoner Corporal Dominador Alegre said he will face whatever sanctions his higher command will impose for the successful NPA raid in his Monkayo detachment that led to his capture three weeks ago.

11 years ago

Davao politicians gear up for elections

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By GRACE S. UDDIN
Although they haven�t officially started their campaign yet, Vice Mayor Sara Duterte, daughter of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Karlo Nograles, the son of House Speaker Prospero Nograles, are already making use of television, cyberspace and actual visits to the barangays to make themselves known to voters.

11 years ago

NPA says military operations hamper release of captive soldier

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By GRACE S. UDDIN
The New People’s Army in Southern Mindanao said military operations have hampered the release of Corporal Dominador Alegre, the detachment commander captured in an NPA raid in Monkayo town two weeks ago. Rigoberto Sanchez of the NPA�s Merardo Arce Command the NPA will release Alegre on humanitarian grounds.

11 years ago

Against their will, villagers in Baganga set up a barangay defense outpost

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BAGANGA, DAVAO ORIENTAL (davaotoday.com) Even before they could open it, villagers in Baganga town of Davao Oriental are already complaining about the 24-hour shift that running the Barangay Defense System outpost will entail.

It will disrupt our farming activities, one villager complained to a fact-finding and medical mission team that entered the area on October 21 to 23.

BDS members dont have salaries. What will our family eat? Read on

11 years ago

DepEd defends Lumad school in Talaingod

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By GRACE S. UDDIN
TALAINGOD, DAVAO DEL NORTE � Contrary to the soldiers� claim, the school for Lumads in Talaingod has been operating in the last three years with a permit from the Department of Education (DepEd).

11 years ago

No reason to celebrate the international indigenous peoples day — Kalumaran

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DAVAO CITY (davaotoday.com) — A partylist representative and leaders of indigenous peoples groups in Mindanao said theres no reason to celebrate the 15th year of International Day of Indigenous Peoples as the tribes continue to suffer from the atrocities of the Arroyo administration.

“The Arroyo administration did not only fail to uphold, protect and promote IP rights, Gabriela Women Partylist representative Luz Ilagan said, It has also violated these rights. Read on