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Army defends hunt for rebs

Officials of this upland town appealed to members of a tribal group to return home as the military said there was no reason for the people to flee amid ongoing offensives against communist rebels.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Dreams die young in Talaingod, Davao del Norte

A Manobo girl sleeps near her pet dog in a church compound in Davao City where her family and tribe fled amid clashes between government soldiers and communist guerrillas that are tearing their community apart in Talaingod, Davao del Norte province. 

They had to do that because the government forces deployed to the communities were allegedly prohibiting the residents from leaving the area, Dausay explained.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Rebels set off explosives in Davao del Norte—military


A news team of ABS-CBN Southern Mindanao narrowly escaped harm when two explosive devices went off as the convoy of policemen, soldiers and relief workers it was tailing passed by a remote area of Talaingod in Davao del Norte on Friday.

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

LPA in Mindanao now a tropical depression

PAGASA Track as of 2 a.m., 22 March 2014. http://pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Storm alerts were raised in several areas in Mindanao and the Visayas on Friday after a low-pressure area swirling east of southern Philippines developed into a tropical depression.

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

‘Brains’ of NPA in Davao Norte turns self in


The alleged brains of the communist insurgents’ activities in Davao del Norte surrendered to the military late last week, according to a report from the Army’s 10th Infantry Division on Saturday.

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

Ex-Davao Norte governor succumbs to heart attack


Gelacio Gementiza, former governor of Davao del Norte, died of a heart attack Monday morning. He was 81.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Man accused of rape commits suicide

Photo taken from google maps

A man accused of raping his step-daughter committed suicide in his home in Asuncion, Davao del Norte, the police reported Friday.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Some journalists had it coming, probers say

Radio journalist Rogelio Butalid lies dead outside the Radyo Natin station in Tagum City after being shot by a lone gunman on Wednesday. Butalid (inset) was also a village councilor.  FRINSTON LIM/INQUIRER MINDANAO

Government investigators on Friday said the recent killings of journalists in Mindanao may have something to do with the way they practiced journalism.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Police eye politics behind Davao radioman’s slay

Philippine National Police released Friday the computerized facial composite of the lone gunman who shot dead radio broadcaster Rogelio Butalid in Tagum City, Davao del Norte / Photo by PNP Public Information Office

Philippine National Police said Friday that politics might be a motive behind the slaying of the radio broadcaster in Davao, the third case of media killing that occurred in a span of two weeks.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t forces capture NPA bomb factory in Agusan del Sur

agusan del Sur map

Government security forces have seized what the authorities described as a major bomb factory of the New People’s Army in Agusan del Sur and hauled away more than 160 landmines, the military reported Friday.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

De Lima alarmed over recent spate of media killings

Department of Justice Sec. Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima admitted that the recent spate of media killings is alarming, that is why she already ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to look into the matter.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bodies of missing in ‘Zoraida’ found

The bodies of two persons who went missing when Tropical Depression “Zoraida” dumped rain and unleashed flooding in Davao del Norte province were recovered on Friday, a disaster official said.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

2 missing as ‘Zoraida’ hits land in Davao Norte

Two persons were reported missing as several towns were inundated by floodwater spawned by Tropical Depression “Zoraida” in Davao del Norte on Tuesday, authorities on Wednesday said.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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