Author Archives: JIGGER J. JERUSALEM

1 month ago

BACK TO SOKOR

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BACK TO SOKOR

The ship that took back the controversial plastic trash to its country of origin docks at the Mindanao Container Terminal sub-port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, on Sunday, January 13. 2019. Customs officials said about 1,500 metric tons were returned to South Korea as its importer failed to comply with the requirements. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

1 month ago

TRASLACION

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TRASLACION

Hijos del Nazareno members assist the devotees during the traslacion of the Black Nazarene in Cagayan de Oro City on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

2 months ago

NPA in Northern Mindanao remain ‘stronger’ after 50 years

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NPA in Northern Mindanao remain ‘stronger’ after 50 years

Despite the claim of the military that its forces have weakened in the past few years, the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), through its armed wing the New People’s Army (NPA), has maintained that it has not lost its strength five decades after it was established as the insurgent group has been launching more than a hundred of offensives against the state forces in parts of Northern Mindanao just this year alone.

2 months ago

Military may punish captured troops in raid

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Military may punish captured troops in raid

The Philippine Army’s 4th Infantry Division (4ID) has started its investigation into the attack of a military detachment carried out by suspected Communist rebels who then held hostage two soldiers and 12 militiamen in a village in Agusan del Sur early Wednesday morning from the said detachment, a 4ID official said Thursday.