Bill exempting journalists from being witnesses in anti-drug operations filed

As the government intensifies its campaign against illegal drugs, Makabayan representatives in Congress filed a bill to support the call to spare journalists from becoming witnesses during anti-drug operations......»»

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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV pleads not guilty on the four libel cases filed against him by Presidential son and former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte and lawyer Maneses Carpio before a local court in Davao City on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. (Kenneth E. Cagula/»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2019Related News

PCPR hits Duterte’s tirade against church, bishops

The Promotion of Church People’s Response (PCPR) scored the latest remark of President Rodrigo Duterte against the church and bishops, saying his tirades “it deliberately persuades religious differences and amplifies disrespect and violence among the people.”.....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2019Related News

Special gender

The year is 2019. The year of gender equality......»»

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Coconut Farmers sees hope in partnership with PEF on Value Chain approach

It was a simple ceremony but Mr. Mario Tipan, Chair of the Laak Multipurpose Cooperative (LAMPCO) felt like it was hope dawning on the farmers in the province of Davao del Norte......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsJan 12th, 2019Related News

Resume peace talks to end insurgency – solon

Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Ariel Casilao told the Duterte government that it’s better to resume the peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) than to aim for “another unreachable and fantastical goal” of ending insurgency on the country in the next three years......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2019Related News


Hijos del Nazareno members assist the devotees during the traslacion of the Black Nazarene in Cagayan de Oro City on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsJan 10th, 2019Related News

AdDU’s 1st Ecowaste Summit to highlight best practices on waste disposal

An intensified campaign on ecowaste management is eyed as environmental advocates, business sector, and community leaders convene this month for the 1st OYA Davao Eco waste Summit 2019......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsJan 8th, 2019Related News

PH, S. Korea agree to ship back tons of plastic wastes

After the entry here of several tons of imported discarded plastic materials sparked a national outcry, the governments of South Korean and the Philippines have decided to ship back the garbage to its country of origin......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsJan 7th, 2019Related News

KMU renews call for P750 wage increase

The militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) has appealed to the government to implement a P750 wage across the board wage increase in a bid to ease the inflation......»»

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Beachgoers enjoy the view of the sunset while swimming at the Island Garden City of Samal during the yuletide holidays. (Medel V. Hernani/»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsJan 2nd, 2019Related News

2 dead, more than 34 wounded in Cotabato pre-New year mall blast

At least two individuals were killed and 34 others were wounded after an improvised explosive device went off on Monday afternoon in front of South Seas Mall in Cotabato City as holidays shoppers rush for New Year's celebration......»»

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Deployment of soldiers, police in the hinterlands of Negros Occidental hit as killing spree continues

A group of sugarcane workers hit out the continued deployment of soldiers and police in the remote communities of Negros Occidental in what they feared as a systematic crackdown against activists in the province......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsDec 30th, 2018Related News

CPP: Skirmish in Monkayo is NPA’s response to military ops

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said the communist rebel’s involvement in a clash with the military in Monkayo, Compostela Valley province was the New People’s Army (NPA) response to the offensive operation by government troopers despite the former’s yuletide holiday truce......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsDec 29th, 2018Related News

Davao City commuters advised of new traffic routing

The public is advised to adjust their time schedule as the City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) announced another round of road closure on Sunday......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsDec 28th, 2018Related News

Uncertainty hounds poor amid growth, development prospect of Davao City

The city’s supposed strengthening of the local economy continues to draw in investments in the year 2018—perhaps a glimpse of a growing empire in the south. But where do some Davaoenos see themselves amid all this hype?.....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsDec 27th, 2018Related News

NUJP hit ‘CPP legal front’ tag, takedown of alternative media sites

The National Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) on Wednesday denounced the claim that it was one of the legal fronts of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP)......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsDec 26th, 2018Related News

Lives apart

On 1 September 1939, the United Kingdom began the massive evacuation of civilians in anticipation of the outbreak of the Second World War in Europe. The plan was called Operation Pied Piper, after the folktale with the eponymous musician who lured the children of the village of Hamelin away, never to be seen again. It may have been a poorly chosen fictional reference, but it indicated the fact that Operation Pied Piper focused on children, moving them away from their families and homes towards supposedly safer areas as a security measure during wartime......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsDec 16th, 2018Related News

PHL now most risky place for peasants, IPs

The Philippines once again landed on top among the 21 countries tagged as dangerous for farmers, farm workers, indigenous people, and other activists resisting land and resource-grabbing......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsDec 14th, 2018Related News

Salugpongan leaders slam red-tagging

The Salugpongan Council denied on Tuesday that it has links with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA)......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsDec 14th, 2018Related News