The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) has been blamed for the failure of the Kagan tribe to present an acceptable representative to the City Council, an NCIP executive said.
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A city government official said he would asked City Hall authorities to increase the rent of night market stalls along Roxas Avenue here “to double the income of the city from the rent of these stalls”.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) has ordered the release of three cops held captive by the New People’s Army in Surigao del Norte today (Thursday).
No brownouts occurred during the weekends despite an earlier announcement by the city’s sole electric distribution company of a two-hour rotational brownout from February 21 to March 2.
Various groups formed a local network to join the nationally coordinated “human chain” and march to Rizal Park on February 25, exactly one month after 44 police troops, 18 Moro fighters and seven civilians were killed in a botched military operation last month. The date was also notable as it coincided with the yearly celebration of the Edsa People Power uprising.
Former Bayan Muna Partylist congressman, Teddy Casiño, said rumors of a coup d’ etat are only fueled by Malacanang allies “to douse cold water on the protests” over the Mamasapano incident.
Alleged members of the New People’s Army attacked a police station in Mati City, Davao Oriental about 7pm Sunday as the NPA heightened its offensive attacks in the region.
Non-government groups that conducted a joint fact-finding mission in Maguindanao were told that spy drones made sorties in the area for seven days prior to the deadly battle that killed 44 police commandos.
Two of slain civilians in the deadly Mamasapano battle in Maguindanao died from bullets traced to police commandos, according to a group who conducted a fact-finding mission in the area.
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte remains critical of the Aquino government’s handling of the bloody Mamasapano clash saying that it was careless when it authorized the anti-terrorist raid that led to the massacre of 44 Special Action Force police, 17 MILF (Moro Islamic Liberation Front) fighters and 9 civilians.