Posts by tag: davao del sur

6 years ago

Army claims alleged NPA leader arrested in Digos

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Army claims alleged NPA leader arrested in Digos

In a press release from the Armed Forces’ 1002nd Brigade, Maria Loida Magpatoc, 52 years old, was arrested by joint elements of the Davao del Sur Police Provincial Office and 1002nd Infantry Brigade in the city’s Old Terminal, Barangay Zone III.

6 years ago

Conquering Mt. Talomo

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By RAWI JUNE AMAGA-MORANDANTE

Davao Today

Rising at an altitude of 2,674 meters above sea level, it’s rich in biological diversity and distinct with its magnificent mossy forest — true to being part of the Mt. Apo National Park.

6 years ago

Family of slain Blaan woman leader pursues criminal case against military

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By IRENE V. DAGUDOG
Davao Today

“Pinaagi sa gifile nga kaso batok sa mga sundalo, hinay-hinay na mahatagan og hustisya ang kamatayon ni Juvy ug sa iyang mga anak (Through the filing of case against the soldiers, Juvy’s and her sons’ death will slowly be given justice).” – Pastor Sadrach Sabella, Karapatan-Socsksargen spokesperson

7 years ago

Outrage sweeps Mindanao over Tampakan massacre

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By WARREN CAHAYAG
Davao Today

They are demanding the military to account for such “act of barbarity”, saying that relieving the perpetrators is not enough but the pull-out of these troops “who have become attack dogs against lumads who are only defending their land from being turned into ugly mine sites.”

7 years ago

Comelec sees Davao del Sur as “area of concern” for 2013 polls

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By MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN
Davao Today

But for Bernard Viñan, secretary general of the Citizens Alliance Unified for Sectoral Empowerment in Davao del Sur, the province need not be put under “Comelec control” if only authorities are keen in dismantling private armies of known political families.