The New People’s Army claimed it seized a total of 74 firearms and other war materiel during a raid of a town mayor’s mining compound Tuesday night in Monkayo, Compostela Valley.
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Government soldiers “evicted” farmers from their homes and installed sand bags surrounding them to use them as “barracks”, the human rights group Karapatan said after a fact-finding mission in the area Wednesday last week.
A member of the government militia was killed when New People’s Army guerillas simultaneously attacked a Philippine Army detachment and a mining compound in Monkayo, Compostela Valley.
The Davao City Council’s committee on rules and privilege is set to conduct another committee hearing this week in order to thresh-out issues on the construction of the city’s sports complex.
Long-time farmers living in the University of the Philippines Mindanao campus now face total eviction with the imminent construction of an P8-billion sports complex in their area.
The Army is the one to blame for arming tribal militias, one of whom killed a businessman and his wife in Kapalong, Davao del Norte, a tribal organization said.
An alleged leader of communist guerillas was arrested Monday by a joint police and Army operation in a checkpoint in Sirawan, Toril this city.
The Davao City Police Office said its “crime solution efficiency” has increased during the first quarter of the year compared to the same period last year.
The Philippine Coast Guard wants resort owners in the Davao Region to have two lifeguards as a safety measure due to an increasing number of visitors to the beaches during the summer season.
A breakdown of a switchyard connected to the a government-run hydroelectric power plant triggered the Mindanao blackout dawn of Easter Sunday, according to an officer of the the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA).