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Police nab 3 suspects in killing of mine exec

Davao del Sur

Three suspects in the September 2011 killing of an executive of the South Cotabato-based Sagittarius Mines Inc. (SMI) were arrested inside a cockpit in Malalag, Davao del Sur, the police announced Saturday.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Central Mindanao quakes topple, damage over 50 houses

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A swarm of earthquakes struck Central Mindanao on Saturday, with the strongest one at noon knocking down at least 15 houses and damaging more than three dozen other structures in the town of Makilala in North Cotabato, officials said.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Rights group wants killings of 2 suspected NPA men probed

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Human rights group Karapatan reiterated its call for an investigation into the recent killing of two civilians in Malita, Davao Occidental, by armed men believed to be soldiers who had accused the victims of being communist rebels or New People’s Army supporters.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Twister slams coastal village on outskirts of Digos City

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At least eight houses and two small fishing boats were damaged when a whirlwind struck a coastal neighborhood in Barangay (village) Sinawilan here around 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Rights group accuses ‘state agents’ of killing father of girl slain in military operations

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The human rights group Karapatan in Southern Mindanao has claimed that “state agents” were most likely behind the July 19 murder of Gregorio Gelacio, the father of the 9-year-old girl killed during a military operation in New Bataan, Compostela Valley, about seven years ago.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »