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LOOK: Davao's new SWAT members

Aug 06, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Davao City gets 48 more Special Weapons and Tactics SWAT members with advanced training

48 graduates of advance SWAT training stand in formation on Thursday, 3 August 2017, at the Davao City Police Office Parade Grounds inside Camp Leonor Domingo. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Man with bomb nabbed at Davao checkpoint

Mar 26, 2016 - 2:28 PM

On March 25 2016 a suspect claims he carried the improvised explosive device in his backpack upon orders of the New People s Army

APPREHENDED. Roy "Steve" Bulat-Ag Moreno was arrested for illegal possession of explosives. Photo from Task Force Davao

'People's burial': Thousands march for NPA's Kumander Parago

Jul 10, 2015 - 6:42 PM

The turnout at Leonardo Pitao s funeral in Davao City simply belies the claim of the military that his death weakens the revolution says NDF s Satur Ocampo

FUNERAL MARCH. Sympathizers from different parts of Mindanao join the funeral march for communist army leader Leonardo Pitao in Davao City on July 10, 2015. Photo by Editha Caduaya/Rappler

Duterte declares ceasefire between gov't forces, NPA

Jul 01, 2015 - 10:55 AM

Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte says this is to allow sympathizers of slain communist rebel leader Leoncio Pitao alias Kumander Parago to pay their respects

‘MOST WANTED’ NPA LEADER. 1st Pulang Bagani Battalion commander Leoncio 'Ka Parago’ Pitao (R) is seen sharing a light moment with Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (L). File photo by Karlos Manlupig/Rappler