The municipality of Sta. Cruz was an active participant in the making of Mindanao's and Philippines' histories. From the Spanish rule, to American regime, to Japanese occupation, to independence, to Martial Law, to EDSA Revolution, Sta. Cruz' story was intricately interwoven into the country's saga.More than a century-old municipality, Sta. Cruz was legally created last October 5, 1884 and it is the third oldest town in Mindanao. This gulf was originally called LABO, a Bagobo word meaning marshland. The Bagobo-Tagabawa tribe ruled by Datu Ali w



Sibulan Porters Association receives new set of mountaineering equipment
Posted On: 2015-06-16

The Sibulan Porters Association (SPA) has received new set of mountaineering gears and equipment on June 10, 2015 as part of the continuing effort to provide Mt. Apo porters with appropriate gears in climbing the country’s highest peak.The assistance was provided by USAID-BWISER (Biodiversity ...

Sta. Cruz celebrates 117th Philippine Independence Day
Posted On: 2015-06-12

The Municipality of Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur celebrates the 117th anniversary of Philippine Independence today. The celebration was widely participated by all sector of the municipality including the national government agencies, barangay functionaries, non-government organizations and the private s...


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