By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
Communist rebels threatened to disrupt the construction of at least two controversial dam projects on the Sierra Madre mountain range, which tribal leaders and project critics said would lead to massive environmental damage and displacement of tribal communities.
By Ana Roa; Inquirer Research
During an outreach in the Sierra Madre highlands, Boots Asanza met a Dumagat who was struggling to say his name. The voice of the Dumagat had been taken away from them, she thought.
Communist rebels on Wednesday claimed to have seized two soldiers in Impasug-ong, Bukidnon, and said they were holding them as “prisoners of war.”
By Jeoffrey Maitem
A soldier, a policeman and a civilian were injured and heavy equipment damaged when suspected communist rebels attacked a military outpost and a quarry in South Cotabato early Friday morning, the authorities said.
For arranging the successful release of four policemen captured last month by communist rebels, the Philippine National Police thanked Interior Secretary Mar Roxas for his fine act of leadership.