Category Archives: DAVAO DE ORO

NORDECO: Public asked not to plant trees in areas with power lines

Northern Davao Electric Cooperative (NORDECO) reminds the public not to plant trees near the electrical lines, three (3) meters left and right side, as mandated by Republic Act 11361, Anti-Obstruction of Power Lines Act.

Nordeco will imediately respond to any request/information to clear power lines with trees threatening the structures. Below photos show the results of a clearing operation.

Yesterday, January 21, 2022, NORDECO Warriors of Light successfully conducted line vegetation clearing at Gabuyan, Kapalong, Davao del Norte. This activity significantly helps in minimizing emergency power interruptions and reducing system loss, thereby improving power efficiency.

If we work hand in hand and with your unwavering support, our Electric Cooperative will prosper. NORDECO Inc. continues its progress towards delivering more reliable and efficient power supply to the households within its franchise area.

IPs demolish communist rebel-backed school in Davao Oro town

Salugpongan teaching its students to revolt against the government

COMPOSTELA, Davao de Oro – Members of indigenous peoples (IP) led the demolition of the Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center, Inc. (STTICLCI) in Purok 6, Sitio Cambudlot, Barangay San Miguel here Friday.The demolition came after the IP community in April last year filed a… Read More

Most wanted NPA leader in Mindanao killed in Davao de Oro

The most wanted commander of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Mindanao was killed by government troops in an encounter at Barangay Libudon, Mabini, Davao de Oro on Wednesday evening (January 5), the 10th Infantry Division (10ID) said in a statement.
CPP confirms killing of one of NPA’s founders in Davao de Oro clash
Menandro Villanueva alias “Bok,” the longest-serving secretary of the NPA’s Southern Mindanao Regional Committee (SMRC) and currently the secretary of Komisyong Mindanao (KOMMID), commanding officer of the NPA’s National Operations Command (NOC), and member of the POLITBURO of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), was killed in the encounter. READ MORE

DILG lauds AFP for neutralizing NPA’s ‘Karl Marx’

Villanueva’s death a blow to NPA: Eastmincom

DND, DILG offer P5.6-M bounty for capture of NPA leader

DUTERTE adds P2-M on top of P5.6-M bounty for slain NPA leader

NPA in Mindanao on brink of collapse: Army


A man, identified only as Tatay Ondo, died from snake bite after being bitten by a deadly King Cobra (Banakon in Bisaya) in Davao de Oro.

According to the online news site The Mindanet Balita, which is based in Tagum City, Davao del Norte. Tatay Ondo was walking home in Barangay Olaycon, Monkayo town, when he chanced upon the large snake crossing the road. Ondo run after the deadly cobra to kill it but the snake bit him before it was killed. Ondo died hours later from venom poisoning.

May be an image of 2 people, tree and outdoors


Slam House Bill No. 09978 granting power giant an expanded franchise

TAGUM CITY—Protests have snowballed against the granting of the congressional franchise to the Aboitiz-owned Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC), which is expanding its operation to six towns and two cities in Davao del Norte and Davao de Oro provinces.

Protests snowball vs proposed Davao power firm’s franchise takeover of electric cooperative areas

Mario Angelo Sotto, general manager of the Northern Davao Electric Cooperative Inc. (Nordeco), and Engr. Emmanuel Galarse, Nordeco supervisor who helped unify the electric cooperative’s feuding factions two years ago, said in a position paper that granting the franchise to DLPC through House Bill No. 09978 would double the electric rates of households in its distribution charges.

A manifesto, signed by 94,000 Nordeco members, said the privatization of the areas covered by the DLPC franchise application would adversely affect the national government’s Sitio Electrification Program (SEP) and deprive more than 600 still-to-be-energized sitios under Nordeco operation.

To read the full article, click this link:…/protests-snowball-vs…