Author Archives: MART D. SAMBALUD

5 years ago

NOT A DRILL

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Students of Maryknoll High School Santo Tomas in Davao del Norte went out to the campus ground and stayed clear of buildings when a 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck Davao region early Wednesday morning. Phivolcs reported the epicenter near Mati, Davao Oriental. (davaotoday.com photo by Mart D. Sambalud)

5 years ago

Pantukan small-scale miners protest US-owned mining anew

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Agitated after learning that drilling explorations have resumed last week, some 1,000 small-scale miners and farmers staged a protest rally Monday morning to reiterate their position against the joint mining operations of US-based St. Augustine Gold and Copper Limited (SAGCL), formerly Russell Mining and Minerals Inc., and its local partner, the Nationwide Development Corp. (Nadecor).

5 years ago

Undas at Tagum’s public cemetery

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Undas at Tagum’s public cemetery

Bactasa, who lives at Purok 2A of La Filipina village said that “mas maayo na lang ni sir kay sa mangawat ming duha. Dili pud siguro ni ulaw na trabaho. (It’s better to do this than for us to steal. There’s nothing to be ashamed of this job)”

5 years ago

CHED orders 6 schools closed

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CHED orders 6 schools closed

Six Bukidnon State University (BSU) external campuses were ordered closed after they were found remiss of the basic requirement to operate an educational institution, a Commission on Higher Education Department official said on Tuesday.

5 years ago

Stolen copper cables for sale

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Stolen copper cables for sale

Alibo, Jonie Javillo, 18, and Jomarie Esnardo, 21, were discovered cutting copper cable around midnight by a resident who alerted company security guards in Cadena de Amor St. at Feeder Road 3, Tibal-og village.

5 years ago

2012 dengue cases in Sto. Tomas at 279

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2012 dengue cases in Sto. Tomas at 279

By MART D. SAMBALUD

Davao Today

According to the 2012 Dengue Suspects Surveillance Report released by the Provincial Health Office, Sto. Tomas town ranked fourth among the eleven municipalities and cities in Davao del Norte. Out of the 279 documented cases, the report cited, 26 were classified with Dengue Fever while 12 were classified with dengue haemorrhagic fever.