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NPA owns up to raid of Davao Occidental town mayor’s house

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Communist rebels on Monday admitted that 16 of their guerrillas raided the house of Jose Abad Santos Mayor James Joyce in Davao Occidental and took away firearms.

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

Suspected NPA men raid mayor’s house in Davao Occidental

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Suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels raided the house of Mayor Jimmy Joyce of Jose Abad Santos town in Davao Occidental on Sunday morning, carting away firearms.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

No more outages, co-op assures Davao consumers

Electricity consumers here got a relief from rotating brownouts hurting most Mindanao consumers due to repairs on power sources across the island and problems besetting other power generators.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

4.1 magnitude quake hit off Davao Occidental coast

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A 4.1 magnitude earthquake jolted off the coast of Davao Occidental before noon Monday, the state seismologist said.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Magnitude 4 quake hits off Davao Occidental

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A 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Davao Occidental on Saturday afternoon, the state seismologist said.

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

6 nabbed in Davao Occidental anti-drugs operation

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Davao del Sur anti-drugs agents arrested six men during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Basiawan here Friday.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

4.5 quake hits off Davao Occidental

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A 4.5 magnitude earthquake off Davao Occidental at 5:33 p.m. Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Floods swamp Davao Occidental town

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Heavy rain flooded a number of villages in the municipality of Sta. Maria in Davao Occidental Friday, sweeping away at least two houses, a military official said.

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Plebiscite results favor new Davao province

DIGOS CITY – The coming into being of Southern Mindanao’s fifth province is now more apparent as returns from majority of Davao del Sur’s 14 towns and this city heavily favored the law that sought to create it, the Commission on Elections said Wednesday. Ma. Febes Barlaan, Davao del Sur election officer, said results from [...]

Posted: October 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Armed men throw grenade at provincial prosecutor’s compound in Davao del Sur

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Unidentified armed men staged a fresh attack just a few hours before Davao del Sur’s more than 500,000 voters trooped to their precincts for the barangay (village) polls and plebiscite for the creation of Davao Occidental.

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

Holding of plebiscite on Davao’s new province gets SC green light

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The Supreme Court gave the green light for the holding of a plebiscite about the creation of Davao Occidental, a proposed additional province in the Davao region.

Posted: October 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Voters to ratify or reject creation of new Davao province in village polls

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Nearly 1.5 million voters in Davao del Sur will also be voting for or against the creation of a new province to be called Davao Occidental when they go to the polls later this month to elect barangay heads and council members.

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Comelec asks voters: yes or no to creation of Davao Occidental

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In addition to the Barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) Elections, a plebiscite will be held on October 28, 2013 on whether voters agree to the creation of Davao Occidental.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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