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Marcos regime victims relive pain

It’s a long wait for justice for this elderly claimant in Davao City who was forced to sit down as the long queue for claims processing seemed not to be moving. GERMELINA LACORTE

Dahlia Arnan was only nine years old when soldiers beat up and killed her father, and later let a tank crush his body in the hinterland village of Lutay in Malungon, Sarangani province, in 1985 at the tail-end of the dictatorial rule of Ferdinand Marcos.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Witness in journalist’s killing shot dead in Davao

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Unidentified men shot dead a key witness in the killing of Digos City journalist Nestor Bedolido while he was watching a billiards game here Thursday night, police said.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Davao area fisherman learns to heed bad weather warnings

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Fisherman Felomino Mesa lived to learn the hard way not to ignore bad weather warnings and go out to sea to catch fish, especially when two storms are brewing.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Seniors law author bats for better elderly healthcare

The need for a more focused program on geriatric health could best be illustrated by the case of Mang Romy, 75, a resident here and dialysis patient who shuttles between his hospital and a private laboratory in Davao City, a distance of 65 kilometers.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

7 soldiers wounded in NPA attacks Davao region


Communist rebels attacked government troops in Southern Mindanao on Monday, wounding at least seven soldiers, police and military officials said Tuesday.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »