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NUJP to launch book tackling journos security in Davao

A media watchdog is set to launch here a book tackling the safety of journalists in various countries including the Philippines, on Saturday, November 13......»»

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Pasko Fiesta to highlight Davao’s 11 tribes

The culture of the city’s 11 tribes will be among the new highlights of this year’s Pasko Fiesta celebration......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 17th, 2017Related News

Bells then, Trumps now: Dissonances

Named after the city that also got its name from the so-called Father of Philippine National Language, QCinema helped in the production of films with anti-colonial undertones and with characters speaking in languages of the regions. Preceding the historical setting of all the other films, Balangiga: Howling Wilderness happens in the Samar of the early 1900s, telling the journey toward Quinapundan that starts with the boy Kulas, his Lolo (grandfather), their carabao Melchora and their pullet Salvi......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2017Related News

Addressing RH woes? Gov’t told to ‘go beyond’ birth control

A women’s group has urged the government to go beyond the concept of family planning as it welcomes the full implementation of the country’s Reproductive Health law......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2017Related News

Marawi ‘bakwits’ required to register with LGU, says official

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) returning to Marawi City must register first with the local government so they can be given the necessary assistance, a City Welfare and Development (CSWD) official said......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 15th, 2017Related News

Army launches air, artillery attack vs BIFF in Maguindanao

The military on Wednesday morning, November 15, launched offensive against members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Maguindanao province......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 15th, 2017Related News

Davao CENRO asked to explain landfill leak

The City Council on Tuesday, November 14, called out to the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) to attend the next regular session next week to discuss the status of sanitary landfill in Tugbok district......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 14th, 2017Related News

NZ earmarks $2.5-M for agri project in Mindanao

The New Zealand government has allotted US$2.5 million (P127.79 million*) to support Mindanao’s food production and agricultural development......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 14th, 2017Related News

TEMPORARY HOME

A make-shift tent is 62-year-old Barcelina Paulo’s temporary shelter in front of Department of Agrarian Reform’s (DAR) regional office in Tagum City. Since September 27, 2017, Paulo and other farmers have been asking DAR to expedite installation orders that would give them tracks of land covered by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program. (Kenneth Paul Senarillos / davaotoday.com).....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 13th, 2017Related News

TRUMP MEETS DUTERTE

President Rodrigo Duterte chats with US President Donald Trump during the gala dinner hosted by the Philippines for the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states and dialogue partners at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City on November 12, 2017. (Presidential Photo).....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 13th, 2017Related News

Maramag coffee’s bittersweet tale of revival

Few years back, the coffee industry in Maramag was almost dying after coffee farmers could not even sell their produce to local traders.....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 11th, 2017Related News

PH farmers protest Trump visit, call on ASEAN leaders to recognize peasants’ rights

Thousands of farmers and rural folks are set to join the series of anti-Trump protests in Manila to call for an end, the continuing landlessness under the Duterte administration, a lawmaker said on Friday......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 11th, 2017Related News

Briones: Teachers’ debts a ‘decades-old drama’

Education Secretary Leonor Briones said the issue of teachers’ debts is a “decades-old drama” which prompted the agency to promulgate mechanism to end the practice of teachers’ over-borrowing......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 10th, 2017Related News

DepEd denies charges of neglecting IP schools

The Department of Education on Thursday denied allegations from children's rights organization that it​ has neglected​ schools serving the indigenous peoples (IP) across the country......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 10th, 2017Related News

INFOGRAPHIC: How should the barangay handle VAW cases

The Davao City Council approved on third and final reading on Tuesday, November 7, an ordinance establishing a violence against women (VAW) desk in barangays......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2017Related News

OPLAN KANDADO

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)-Davao region simultaneously closes four branches of Tuna Express Kamayan Grills on Thursday, November 9, 2017 over under-declared gross sales worth P6 million this year. (Robby Joy D. Salveron / davaotoday.com).....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2017Related News

MILF invites Christians, Lumad to attend Bangsamoro Assembly

After its postponement last November 3, the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) will push through with the Bangsamoro Assembly this month to gather the stakeholders of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 8th, 2017Related News

YOUTH CONGRESS

Participants of the 4th Youth for Development Congress held at the Mindanao Civic Center in Tubod, Lanao del Norte are reminded to be vigilant and report any suspicious-looking persons in their community. (Photo courtesy of the Lanao del Norte Information Office).....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 8th, 2017Related News

Omar Maute’s widow given 10 days to obtain lawyer

The widow of Omar Maute, Minhati Madrais, was given 10 days beginning Tuesday, November 7, to find her own legal counsel before authorities would begin questioning after she was arrested over the weekend......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 7th, 2017Related News

Trainer shortage shuts down many vocational schools in Davao

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) 11 expressed concern over the shortage of technical and vocational skills trainers in the region......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 7th, 2017Related News