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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 »

DENR tells LGU to turn over crocodile to care facility

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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) provincial office in Kidapawan City has called on the local government here to turn over the freshwater crocodile that was accidentally trapped by a group of fishermen near the Liguasan Marsh on Saturday afternoon.

Posted: April 14th, 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 »

NPA rebels attack Apex Mining compound in Compostela Valley

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Communist rebels on Thursday attacked a big mining firm in Maco, Compostela Valley, burning vehicles and equipment, police and local officials said.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Kidnapped school principal freed; public pressure helped, say local execs

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A kidnapped school principal was freed by her abductors in Sumisip, Basilan, on Thursday afternoon, police said.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 nabbed for Masbate City murders of village chief and mother

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Three persons were arrested for the killing of a Masbate City barangay (village) chairman and his mother, the Masbate police said.

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

Duterte urges gov’t to pursue peace with NPA

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Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said the government should review the previous agreements on the safe conduct passes granted to communist leaders taking part in the peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), saying he heard it “from the distant past” that the Tiamzon couple was granted those passes.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t urged to consolidate MILF, MNLF peace pacts

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The Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID) urged the government to work toward the “convergence” of the agreements that it signed with two Moro groups for genuine autonomy.

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

10,000 MILF fighters, supporters celebrate signing of peace pact with PH gov’t

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About 10,000 Moro Islamic Liberation Front fighters and supporters gathered under colorful tents inside Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat town in Maguindanao as they closely monitored the ceremonies for the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro.

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

Muntinlupa City opens Muslim affairs office

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Those of the Muslim faith now have a more established representation in Muntinlupa, with the city government creating a special office to cater to the Muslim culture and social needs.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

50 villages in ARMM to get barangay government centers

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Fifty selected villages in the five-province Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will be recipients of a barangay government center worth P10 million.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

24 cocaine bars found in van in Davao

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Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said the discovery of cocaine bars in a container van at a container yard in Tibungco District here on Saturday indicated that the country must be the new transshipment point of drugs in neighboring countries in Asia.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Caloocan village chief shot to death

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“This is politics. This is politics.” These, according to Anita Bonifacio, were the last words her husband said before he died in the hospital a few minutes after he was ambushed in Caloocan City on Monday.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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