By Germelina Lacorte
A farmer whose nine-year-old daughter was killed seven years ago allegedly by soldiers was shot dead by unidentified gunmen inside his house in New Bataan, Compostela Valley at 3 a.m. Saturday, a human rights group said.
Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard, including three Filipinos, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied downing the aircraft.
By Julie S. Alipala
Where’s the milk?, Pedro Melchor Natividad, the division school superintendent here, asked of the supplemental milk feeding program, funded under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), for more than 5,000 school children.
Two days after communist guerrillas attacked Manobo tribal warriors in Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur, the New People’s Army confirmed that they suffered heavily in the firefight.
By Edwin O. Fernandez
A member of the renegade Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was killed in a clash with government forces after an attack on a banana plantation in North Cotabato, on Sunday, police said.