Mindanao

Comelec warns vs. double-registrants

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Sep 28, 2012

By DANILDA L. FUSILERO
Davao Today

“Using the Automated Finger Print Identification System and other personal biometric information, voters with more than one registration can be easily identified”– City Elections Officer Dosdado Javier  

NDFP calls GPH Panel Chair’s accusations “malicious, unfounded”

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Sep 28, 2012

By MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN
Davao Today

Jalandoni said the NDFP apology and indemnification “stand in stark contrast to the denial of responsibility by the AFP” for the many violations it committed such as the Hacienda Luisita massacre in November 2004 and the killing of nine-year-old pupil Grecil Buya in Kahayag village, Compostela Valley in March 2007.

Motorcycle-riding men kills Kapalong driver

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Sep 28, 2012

By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
Davao Today

At about 8 AM on Monday, Razil Castro, was fixing the sadam truck parked outside his house when the gunman alighted from the motorcycle, witnesses say.  The victim was shot eight times with a .45 caliber pistol.  He sustained six gunshot wounds.

Farmers score gov’t for failed mediation

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Sep 26, 2012

By DANILDA L. FUSILERO
Davao Today

“Gibinu-angan lang mi sa gobyerno,  wala man diay para sa amoa (The government is not taking us seriously, nothing has been intended for us all along)” — Lilia Gicana, 54, CARP beneficiary

P311 million budget for teachers’ yearly medical check-up sought

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Sep 26, 2012

By ALEX D. LOPEZ
Davao Today

Pursuant to the mandate, Section 22 of the Magna Carta for Public School Teachers or Republic Act 4670 provides for compulsory medical examination “free of charge for all teachers before they take up teaching, and shall be repeated not less than once a year during the teacher’s professional life.”