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Southern Mindanao’s disaster response units readied for ‘Ruby’

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Local disaster response and management authorities in Southern Mindanao have stepped up measures to protect lives and property as Typhoon “Ruby” (Hagupit) moved closer to the Philippines on Thursday.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

In Tagum City, dead get ‘condo units’

THE WELL-PAVED road leading to a giant cross 
at the center of the sprawling La Filipina Public Cemetery in Tagum City, Davao del Norte province, 
as seen on Oct. 29. The public burial ground has become a tourist draw due to its “park ambience” and orderly structures.     photo: FRINSTON LIM

In Tagum City, the dead have their own “condos.” Neatly arranged rows of tombs and niches for some 20,000 dead in a sprawling 2.5-hectare area have transformed the disorganized, unkempt public cemetery in La Filipina village into a must-see tourist destination in Davao del Norte province.

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

2 NPA rebels killed in Davao del Norte clash


Military troops killed two communist rebels and recovered four high-powered firearms after a 50-minute firefight in Davao del Norte Wednesday, an official said.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Soldiers kill 2 rebels in Davao del Norte


Two alleged communist rebels were killed in a clash with government troops in Kapalong, Davao del Norte on Sunday, police and military officials said.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Duterte urged to help stop militia war vs NPA in Davao Norte

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Indigenous people’s groups have sought the help of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to intercede in the pangayaw (tribal war) waged by the paramilitary group Alamara against the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in the village of Gupitan, Kapalong, Davao del Norte, saying the move would only result in bloodshed.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »