Six soldiers and two NPA rebels were killed Monday after a foiled attack by 50 communist guerrillas on a town police station of Matanao in Davao del Sur claimed the lives of two policemen at dawn this morning, bringing the total number of casualties to 10....
They are not yet ready to show their faces – at least that’s the leadership of the Far South Regional Party Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines and its military wing the New People’s Army. That is the reason they gave to explain why TV cameras were not allowed inside the ‘guerrilla zone’. ...
There is no arguing that the Framework Agreement on Bangsamoro gave war-weary residents of southern Mindanao hopes for a final resolution to the centuries-old conflict in the southern Philippines island. The Mindanao conflict is deeply rooted in the island’s recorded history that is replete with heroic resistance as well as unprovoked violence from either side...
I was about to do a story on how much consumers of the South Cotabato II Electric Cooperative (Socoteco 2) are in part subsidizing a portion of the electricity consumption of SM City Gensan and Dole Philippines Inc when I was alerted that the General Santos City Chamber of Commerce and Industry was going to...
This is the second post in a series. To read part 1, click here. Vanishing power Until 2006, hydroelectric power sources accounted for 60 percent of the total 1,850 MW dependable capacity in Mindanao. In 2011, however, capacities from hydropower sources went down to 51 percent at 82 7MW for the Agus and Pulangi hydroelectric...
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