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In Digos, war on drugs grips execs, cops


Mayor Joseph Peñas on Thursday agreed with observations that the city has become the transshipment point for methamphetamine hydrochloride, or “shabu.”

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

DOJ orders murder raps filed against Davao ex-gov


The justice secretary has ordered the filing of murder charges against former Davao del Sur Gov. Douglas Cagas, Matanao town Mayor Vicente Fernandez and two others for the 2010 slay of Digos City reporter Nestor Bedolido Sr., reversing its dismissal for what she viewed as an improper application of a legal principle on witness testimonies.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Robbery, homicide suspect shot dead while resisting arrest by cops in Davao Sur

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A 37-year-old man wanted for robbery and homicide was killed when he resisted arrest and engaged police officers in a shootout in Barangay (village) Kauswagan here.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Woman, 2 children perish in Davao del Sur fire

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A pregnant woman and her two children died, while her husband and another person were injured in a fire that razed their house in Coronon in Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur, around 12:40 a.m. Monday.

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

Rights group accuses ‘state agents’ of killing father of girl slain in military operations

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The human rights group Karapatan in Southern Mindanao has claimed that “state agents” were most likely behind the July 19 murder of Gregorio Gelacio, the father of the 9-year-old girl killed during a military operation in New Bataan, Compostela Valley, about seven years ago.

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