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Progressives slam lack of gov’t aid for the poor

More than a year since the onset of COVID-19 in the country, the urban poor in Davao City continue to be hit the hardest, said Bayan Muna Davao Coordinator Rauf Sissay......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: News4 hr. 5 min. ago Related News

A digital history album of Davao turns ten

Davao City may be a young city, having been created in 1937, but its history and growth offers an interesting glimpse of diversity......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2021Related News

[STANDPOINT] Media workers as essential as the stories we produce

As we call for support for our colleagues struck by the virus, we stand with the Filipino people in demanding a comprehensive and scientific COVID-19 response......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsApr 8th, 2021Related News

Davao hog raisers, vendors want stricter measures on swine flu

Local hog raisers call on the national government to tighten measures to bar the entry of imported meat products that are contaminated with African swine flu......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsApr 8th, 2021Related News

[STANDPOINT] Duterte Administration: Solve the Life-threatening Situation of Hospital Workers

As hospitals are overwhelmed, so are frontline health workers who take care of patients. SHAPE-UP Defeat Covid-19 urges the Duterte administration to immediately solve the life-threatening situation of hospital workers and appeals to hospital directors to report the real situation and be one with the hospital workers......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsApr 7th, 2021Related News

Labor group to Davao City: ‘Ensure assistance gets to those who needs it most’

Amid huge funds poured into the COVID-19 response in Davao City, labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno-Southern Mindanao Region (KMU-SMR) criticized the distribution of the assistance shelled out last year as it failed to reach the most affected population......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsApr 6th, 2021Related News

Oil spill in Jasaan town in MisOr worries fishing community

An old cargo ship docked five years ago in a shipyard in Barangay Lower Jasaan town in Misamis Oriental sank early morning on April 3 which resulted to oil spill affecting the fishing community there......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsApr 5th, 2021Related News

COVID-19 cases dropping in Davao, but officials expect mega surge

New COVID-19 cases in the city has declined in the past weeks with 335 active cases. With 23 new recoveries reported, the total recoveries pushed to12,733, while three new fatalities raised the death toll to 670......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsApr 3rd, 2021Related News

Davao City increases COVID testing and tracing

The Davao City Government will be expanding its COVID-19 testing and “surveillance” of communities with COVID-19 cases to address the possible new surge of new variants......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsApr 1st, 2021Related News

Standpoint | Stitching for Healing and Hope

As a shared experience with fellow women, stitching for me has always been an avenue to release my frustrations and other unwanted emotions. During this pandemic, this practice has saved me from the lingering confusion with myself, and from the harshness and disharmony with the society. It has helped me reflect and make sense of what is happening within me and around me......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 31st, 2021Related News

Groups in Cagayan de Oro urge Duterte to run for VP in 2022

Echoing on the call of the political party PDP-Laban and other groups in the capital that have urged President Rodrigo Duterte to seek election for Vice President in the National elections next year, a group gathered here to express their support for the move......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 29th, 2021Related News

EcoWaste demands ban of spray paints sold online from Davao City

Some highly toxic spray paints containing lead beyond regulated mixture were found sold online, the EcoWaste Coalition said......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 28th, 2021Related News

12,200 Davao City health workers receive COVID-19 vaccine

The Davao City Health Office had vaccinated half of the city’s frontline health workers with the first tranche of vaccines against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 27th, 2021Related News

Davao re-imposes RT-PCR test for incoming passengers

The City Government of Davao has re-imposed the mandatory RT-PCR testing for incoming passengers in the Davao International Airport, one of the city’s efforts to prevent the “second wave” of the resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the country......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 23rd, 2021Related News

Red-tagged union leader teacher arrested in Caraga

Several days after the memorandum of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) tagging Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) and COURAGE as communist fronts was exposed, the military and police arrested another progressive leader in Caraga region on March 17......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 19th, 2021Related News

FM pass suspended in Davao City

The implementation of the food and medicine (FM) pass here has been suspended temporarily amid changes in protocols to address the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 17th, 2021Related News

Hyper-normal

But what makes the normal new? Once the new is undone are we better off with what is left of us?.....»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 15th, 2021Related News

Of women painting poverty and struggles

This International Working Women’s Month, it is imperative that we stand with the most marginalized of women: peasant women, poor women, trans women, disabled women, indigenous women......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 14th, 2021Related News

Granted writ reunites Lumad father, daughter held under DSWD-7 custody

One of the Lumad student held at a facility inside the Social Welfare and Development Office in Region 7 and her father were reunited late afternoon on March 12......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 13th, 2021Related News

Urban poor most vulnerable to fire, but inspections cannot be done

Two fires in two successive days in urban poor settlements in Davao City point out to problems in informal settlements in the city that are not subject to inspection......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 12th, 2021Related News