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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 »

Davao del Sur governor: No politics in projects

Davao del Sur Gov. Claude Bautista on Saturday defended his programs against criticisms he was being selective as a result of politics, saying all the province’s 337 villages, regardless of their voting records, had received help from the provincial government.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

5 arrested for illegal gun possession in Davao del Sur


Police arrested at least five persons on charges of illegal possession of firearms in Davao del Sur during the past few days, including a man described by the authorities as a gun for hire.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »