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Police now probing armed men in shootout with law enforcers in Mis. Or. town

Authorities on Tuesday said they are investigating if a group of armed men who engaged the police in a shootout that killed two persons including a law enforcer in a Misamis Oriental town Monday night is involved in criminal activities......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: News11 hr. 49 min. ago Related News

Panigan-Tamugan watershed as Davao water source must be protected – envi group

Environmental groups have urged everyone to protect the Panigan-Tamugan watershed to keep a clean water source for Dabawenyos......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 18th, 2020Related News

SALES DROP

Pork vendors in Davao City's Bankerohan Public Market noted a decline in their sales following the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the region. The Department of Agriculture, though, has assured the public that it is safe to eat pork as ASF cannot be transmitted to humans but only affects pigs. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com).....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2020Related News

PNP, LGUs tapped to prevent spread of ASF in NorMin

The Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) in Northern Mindanao has tapped the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the local government units in ensuring that the African Swine Fever (ASF) will not spread to the region......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2020Related News

A year after implementation, farmers call for repeal of Rice Liberalization Law

The first-year implementation of the Rice Liberalization Law (RLL) is taking a toll on local farmers.....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2020Related News

RISING FOR THE LUMAD

Actress and One Billion Rising Global Director Monique Wilson along with activist-performer Mae "Juana Change" Paner lead the dance during a local event for the global campaign to end violence against women and children on Thursday, February 13, at Brokenshire Resource Center in Davao City. Wilson and Paner expressed their solidarity to the Lumads displaced by militarization in Mindanao......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2020Related News

Ideo production

Taking materials from other sectors, rebranding or repackaging stories, and different means of appropriation remain controversial ethical dilemmas—brought about by exported raw materials, imported products, objectified narratives, and foreign productions. Issues about the Oscars sweep of Parasite (2019) might likewise be raised (cf Strike II in Cruz 2020): Are garnered awards an indictment of the filthy rich, or merely a celebration of brilliance and novelty of the cultural product?.....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2020Related News

ASF in Davao and a weak livestock industry

The past week was devastating as African Swine Fever (ASF) claimed the lives of pigs and livelihood of Davaoeño hog-raisers noting at least 3,000 hogs were culled to prevent further spread. Farmers along Calinan district and nearby communities were worried as backyard hog-raising is one of their sources of income......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2020Related News

BREAK

Taking time out from their hectic job, bus drivers of the Yanson Group of Bus Companies (YGBC) subsidiaries from all over Mindanao compete in the RBY Memorial Cup 2019 basketball games held at the Rural Transit Mindanao Inc. headquarters in Barangay Camaman-an,Cagayan de Oro City, on Tuesday......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2020Related News

Death and what comes after

When we think of death and what comes after, we often only think about how we grieve and seek closure, of how our loved ones are in a better place, of finding solace in beliefs. But death is also highly political, and for victims of state violence these personal processes become entangled with social processes of pursuing justice, contesting “official” narratives, and going against the full weight of governmental powers that can still control us long after we have left this world......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 11th, 2020Related News

Camiguin temporarily bans tourists amid nCoV threat

After the Camiguin provincial government required local and foreign tourists to disclose their travel history before they are allowed to enter the island-province, it has now temporarily restricted the entry of visitors who have been to China and other countries hit by the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 10th, 2020Related News

How the Lumad learned to survive in Haran

Affected by the civil war between the government and Communist rebels and often becoming victims of various human rights violations, the Manobo indigenous people still decide to stay in the evacuation center at the heart of Davao for their safety and for accessing government services......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 8th, 2020Related News

Media groups demand release of arrested community journo in Tacloban

Media groups have demanded the immediate release of a community journalist who were among five persons arrested during a simultaneous raid by local authorities in Tacloban City early Friday morning, February 7......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 7th, 2020Related News

STATEMENT | Thrashing press freedom

We believe that blocking ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal is part of the ongoing assault of the administration on the media. From the unrelenting attacks against media organization Rappler, to the nonstop red-tagging and arrests of community journalists in the past months, as well as the cyberattacks on alternative news sites, it is apparent that the Duterte administration will stop at nothing to intimidate the media and invoke a chilling effect on its critics......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 7th, 2020Related News

STATEMENT | A Call for Justice and Compassion

The voice in the wilderness echoes in the hollow recesses of the hearts of the human world that is filled with material want and hate. Such is the voice of the ministers at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines South Eastern Mindanao Jurisdiction Area (UCCP SEMJA), who have chosen to follow Jesus in His work with the poor and powerless......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2020Related News

On the right to privacy, planting of evidence and the ‘fruits of the poisonous tree’

“The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may be frail;........»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 5th, 2020Related News

Task force on novel coronavirus created in CDO

A multi-agency task force was created Monday morning to address the threat of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) acute respiratory disease as three persons here have been placed under observation for showing symptoms of the infectious illness......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 3rd, 2020Related News

Amicable

Recently, a student political organization at the Ateneo de Davao University (ADDU) was called out on social media for misquoting an article by a faculty member of UP Cebu in the organization’s official statement about the recent attack on the Haran evacuation center. ADDU’s PIGLASAPAT took down their statement and apologized to Prof. Regletto Imbong after the latter posted on both Facebook and Twitter about what he called as a ‘misrepresentation’ of his study, or “at worst, a lack of genuine scholarship.”.....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 3rd, 2020Related News

DENR exec welcomes CDO’s plan to open landfill to neighboring towns

Environment Sec. Roy Cimatu has welcomed the plan of this city’s local government to allow neighboring towns to use its sanitary landfill for a fee......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsFeb 2nd, 2020Related News

Prescribing Preparedness: A Preventive Cure to Recurring Disasters

When our doctors and health experts tell us that prevention is better than cure, they mean it. While others might think they would only lead us to getting health insurance policies or the like, we are left to doubt it......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2020Related News