In a statement on March 10, lawyer Paola Alvarez, spokesperson of PDP-Laban, said Poe’s statement shows only that she is “deeply indebted and wants to pay back the businessman accused of amassing wealth by forcing coconut farmers to pay tax 40 years ago.”
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A former police officer was killed in a police dawn raid at Purok 4, Barangay Maniki, Kapalong, Davao del Norte on Wednesday, March 2.
Two unidentified motorcycle-riding men gunned down a town police chief of Compostela Valley on Wednesday morning, March 2, at Sobrecarey corner Mabini Streets in this city, police said.
This was how a youth group on Wednesday, March 2 described a textbook that contains “misinformation” about the Martial Law period under the regime of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, urging authorities to probe and recall the erroneous academic material.
A legal expert criticized Atty. Romeo “Mac” Macalintal for his wrong analysis on the “Roque” doctrine, a Supreme Court decision which mandates the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to issue a voter’s receipt.
An alliance of indigenous peoples in the country urged candidates for the upcoming national elections to consider the abolition of Philippine Mining Act of 1995, replacing it with a regulation tailored to benefit indigenous communities where many of the country’s minerals are extracted.
Customs Commissioner Alberto D. Lina ordered the immediate disposal of the two container vans presently held in safekeeping at Mindanao Container Terminal Subport in Cagayan de Oro city, on Monday, February 29.
In a gathering held here on Saturday, February 27, around 300 women from several parts of Mindanao converged to discuss and draft a pro-women’s agenda that will be presented to Davao’s tough-talking mayor.
The family of Datu Vicente S. Amboy, the vice- tribal chief of Barangay Sua-on in Kapalong town, who was gunned down by four unidentified gunmen is blaming the New People’s Army for the killing, a police official said.
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has told the local police to probe into the fire that broke out at an evacuation camp inside a church-owned property hours after Wednesday midnight, February 24.