Anti-narcotics agents from Davao Occidental and Davao del Sur Provincial Drug Enforcement Office arrested a government employee during a drug buy bust on Thursday, November 15.
Davao City Police Office (DCPO) chief Alexander Tagum said they now have three possible suspects on the killing of a police officer in Tugbok district last Monday.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Thursday, November 16, visited Marawi City, a month after her father, President Rodrigo Duterte ended five months of the intensive military offensives in the city that displaced at least 350,000 civilians.
A total of 362 members of the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) headquarters underwent a surprise random drug test at the Camp Capt. Domingo E. Leonor on Thursday morning, November 16.
A nine-member delegation of farmers from Southeast Asian countries were held by the police and their travel delayed when they visited their counterparts in Northern Mindanao, a peasant leader said Thursday.
Internally displaced persons (IDPs) returning to Marawi City must register first with the local government so they can be given the necessary assistance, a City Welfare and Development (CSWD) official said.
The military on Wednesday morning, November 15, launched offensive against members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Maguindanao province.
While City Mayor Sara Duterte’s leadership received a considerably “good rating” from Dabawenyos, a survey also revealed that Dabawenyos want to see more from the local government is bring in more efforts to remote areas in the city.
The New People’s Army (NPA) said it will indemnify the families of civilians who were caught in a crossfire during an ambush against members of the Lanao del Sur police in Bukidnon last week.
A police officer here was shot dead on Monday morning, November 13, by men whose identities are yet to be uncovered by authorities.