A high-ranking official of state-run University of Southeastern Philippines in Tagum City believes that the proposal to merge it with another Davao del Norte public college would affect its status as one of the top universities in Asia.
High ranking church officials of the diocese of Tandag renewed their call on their faithful to oppose the mining operations in Surigao del Sur province.
Sampag said “they do not know what they are doing and must be convinced to stop serving the military.”
“NPA will immediately declare its own suspension of offensive operations with the same duration and scope as soon as the GPH declares its SOMO and SOPO.”
Ten years ago, three persons were killed and five were wounded in a massacre inside a Manobo community in Kapalong, Davao del Norte.
Human rights group Karapatan lambasted a military general for “sowing Palparan-style terror” in Kapalong town.
A leader of an indigenous people’s group arrested by government agents earlier today said he was “never in hiding” and that he is not “guilty” of the charges filed against him.
Human rights activists said that former military General Jovito Palpatan is the country’s icon of “military brutality and state fascism.”
Government agents arrested on Friday in Surigao City a tribal activist and a former nominee to the partylist Katribu in the 2010 national elections
Temperatures run feverish high on Wednesday August 6 in Nabunturan town, Compostela Valley following a Department of Energy order to close the office of the beleaguered Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative- Cooperative Development Authority (Daneco-CDA) office.