RPOC to UCCP Haran leaders : Stop exploiting IPs

DAVAO CITY —Davao Oriental Governor and Regional Peace and Order Council chairman Nelson Dayanghirang called on the leaders of United Church of Christ of the Philippines (UCCP) Haran to stop abusing the innocence and the rights of the Indigenous People who are inside their compound along Fr. Selga St. this city. Chaos ensued when Jubahib …

Tension grips UCCP Haran, IP leaders attempt to rescue members

DAVAO CITY (Updated) — Tension gripped the United Church of Christ of the Philippines (UCCP) Haran compound along Fr. Selga Street here, as tribal leaders from Davao del Norte attempt to rescue their relatives whom they believed have been held hostage by the militant groups. About 20 IP leaders led by Datu Guibang Apuga swooped …

Faustino is new Eastmincom Commander

DAVAO CITY  – Major General Jose C. Faustino will assume today, January 25, as the 12th Commander of the  Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom). Faustino Jr., used to be the  Commander of the 10th Infantry Division, Philippine Army, will assume  the Command from BGen. Alfredo V. Rosario who was designated as  Acting Commander when Gen. Santos Jr. was appointed as …

500 DavOr job order employees undergo drug test

MATI, DAVAO ORIENTAL— Some 500 job order employees of the Provincial Government of Davao Oriental underwent a mandatory drug testing on the Monday, January 20, at the Provincial Capitol. Of the 2,500 job order employees, 500 underwent the test which was facilitated by the Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) in partnership with the Philippine Drug …

Police cadet dies during training in Davao City

DAVAO CITY –A police cadet died a day after he fainted in the middle of the Basic Internal Security Operation Course (BISOC) here, the Police Regional Office in Davao Region (PRO 11) reported on Friday. Brig. Gen. Filmore Escobal, PRO-11 director, said Patrolman Angelo Tito, 24, died of sinus tachycardia secondary to severe dehydration on Friday …

PRO XI says Robredo’s drug war remark shows her ignorance about the issue

DAVAO CITY — The Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 claims the assessment of Vice President Leni Robredo that the administration’s drug war is a “massive failure” showed her ignorance on the issue. PRO XI director Police Brigadier General Filmore Escobal said, Robredo’s revelations only showed Robredo does not understand the mechanics and the campaign itself, …

Ex-Vice Gov of Sultan Kudarat killed in ambush

KIDAPAWAN CITY — Unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen ambushed and killed former Vice Governor of Sultan Kudarat Rolando “Rolly” Recinto about 2:00 in the afternoon Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Police Regional Office 12 (PRO-12) in a report stated that Recinto was driving his Mitsubishi pick-up with licensed plate LDF-237 from Tacurong City towards his home when the …

Duterte to NHA: Build Houses for quake victims

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the National Housing Authority to build houses for the victims of earthquakes from North Cotabato to Davao del Sur. In his speech during his visit in Mlang, North Cotabato on December 30, Duterte publicly instructed NHA General Manager Marcelino Escalada to rebuild the houses of earthquake victims …