No bananas for Xmas

CROSSFIRE By ROGER M. BALANZA No bananas for Xmas The loneliest people in Davao City this Christmas season could be the 200 workers recently laid off by Lapanday Development Corporation (LADECO)—thanks to a city ordinance banning aerial spraying in banana plantations in the city. Foreseeing dire straights ahead, […]

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Christmas booboos

Curiosity ‘beheads’ dancing Santa One of three mechanical dancing Santa Clauses at the Osmeña Park fronting the Davao City Hall, lost its head dawn yesterday thanks to a man overwhelmed by curiosity over why the Xmas attractions work. For his embarrassing stunt, Jodrelle Madrillas, 24, of Marilog District […]

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Christmas tragedy

Boy shot by cop in street gang riot A 17-year old boy walking home after attending a Misa de Gallo at the San Pedro Cathedral was shot dead by a policeman trying to break up two youth gangs engaged in a street riot early morning of Sunday. Mark […]

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Rebel purge returns with vengeance

Joma facing murder for DavSur rebel killings By ROGER M. BALANZA Communist leader Jose Maria Sison and high-ranking officers of the National Democratic Front would be facing multiple murder raps for the mass killing in the 80s of New Peoples’ Army rebels suspected as government spies. Supt. Francisco […]

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