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Soldiers kill 2 NPA rebels in fresh clash

By ELDIE AGUIRRE Correspondent . SOLDIERS killed two  New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas during an encounter in Sitio Caseras, Barangay Upper Bala in Magsaysay, Davao del Sur on Wednesday. Lt. Col. Rhojun Rosales, the Army’s 39th Infantry Battalion commander, said soldiers and about 30 rebels exchanged firepower at around 1:30 …

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Mayor recalls last time with Parojinog

By ELDIE AGUIRRE Digos City Bureau Chief DIGOS CITY – Mayor Joseph Peñas in Davao del Sur sent his condolences to the bereaved family of Ozamis Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog who was killed during a dawn raid on Sunday. Peñas admitted Parojinog was a personal friend being a fellow member in …

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Show sincerity in the peace talks

Hagonoy, Davao del Sur — President Rodrigo Duterte encouraged the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) to show its sincerity to continue the peace talks between the government and the communists. “I have to talk to the communists but this time I hope you do it in a modality that …

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Former rebels get P700k from gov’t

By Eldie S. Aguirre, Davao del Sur Bureau Chief DIGOS City — At least 14 rebel returnees of the New People’s Army (NPA) who surrendered to the Army’s 73rd Infantry Battalion received a total of P700 thousand from the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (Clip) from the local government of Davao …

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Hedcor certifies 30 lumads as first aiders

STA CRUZ, Davao del Sur — Thirty community leaders of Bagobo-Tagabawa, an Indigenous People’s (IP) tribe nestled  at the foothills of Mt. Apo in Davao del Sur were given the opportunity to learn how to respond to their colleagues in times of emergency after Hedcor Sibulan sent them to a …

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Cepalco gets 10 mw, still lacking 52 mw

By FROILAN GALLARDO Contributor THE Christmas tree in Divisoria remained unlighted on Monday night despite Aboitiz Power Corp.’s announcement that one of its power plants in Davao del Sur went operational improving the electric supply in the Mindanao. But the Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co. (Cepalco) said the extra …

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