Ex-NDF peace consultant now government employee is arrested

A former National Democratic Front (NDF) peace consultant who had surrendered to President Duterte few years ago was arrested as he was leading a new life as a government employee in Tagoloan on Friday......»»

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Individuals, businesses will be penalized for violating COVID-19 protocols

The Davao City Council has passed an ordinance that will impose fines and penalties for persons or establishments caught not observing physical distancing and other health protocols during this COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 26th, 2020Related News

DOTr includes Normin in granting of cash aid to PUV operators

More than 5,000 public utility vehicle (PUV) operators in the region have become recipients of the P36 million cash aid from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) after Northern Mindanao has been included in the granting of financial assistance to the public transport sector, an official from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-10 (LTFRB-10) said Monday (Nov. 23)......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 25th, 2020Related News

Tracking how Davao City went back to GCQ

Davao City has reverted back to general community quarantine (GCQ) starting November 20 due to the "alarming" rise of coronavirus transmission......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 23rd, 2020Related News

Has Safe Davao QR code resolved data security issues?

The registration for the Davao Safety QR (DQR) Code, an electronic tracing and travel pass platform to be used in the city for this pandemic, have resumed last Monday after fixing its glitches and data security concern......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 22nd, 2020Related News

OFW Crisis Center approved by council, but budget has to wait until 2022

A newly approved city ordinance establishing an Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Welfare and Crisis Center Tuesday was met with approval by a group serving the OFWs, but the center may not be implemented anytime soon......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 20th, 2020Related News

'AdDUStrike raised as university moves exams earlier to December

Students of Ateneo de Davao University started a Twitter hashtag #AdDUStrike Monday to vent their frustration on the university’s new memo that moved its summer and first semester final exams earlier to December......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 19th, 2020Related News

Still riding roughshod – but courageously… for 15 years

A fellow Mindanaoan writer once said Davao Today (DT) is one of the few online news that he can rely on in terms of giving a bird’s eye view of the whole gamut of what is news in Davao particularly......»»

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

‘We will not break’, Mayor Sara tells Dabawenyos amidst surge of COVID-19

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s State of the City Address Monday, November 16, called on Dabawenyos to brace through “a difficult stretch” of the COVID-19 pandemic that may last until next year, while guaranteeing continued medical and economic relief from the city......»»

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

FULL TEXT: Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s 2020 SOCA speech

Here is the transcript of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio's State of the City Address (SOCA) 2020 from the Davao City Information Office......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2020Related News

Davao City’s rising COVID-19 cases ‘not in alarming stage’, says health official

Despite the cases of COVID-19 transmission now reaching 1,605 active cases, Davao City’s COVID-19 Focal Person says this is “still not in the alarming stage”......»»

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

Typhoon after typhoon, Bicol’s poor suffer the most

Due to the typhoon, Bicol farmers have lost yet another opportunity to make ends meet. They were supposed to harvest their produce in the months of October and November only to find their palay buried deep in flood waters......»»

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

There can be food for us all

Last November 7, I visited Salu-Salo Agroecology Festival: Pagkain Para sa Lahat, a community market organized by the Agroecology Exchange, Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas, Amihan National Federation of Peasant Women, Bantay Bigas, and other food security and peasant organizations at the Sagul Malingap Foodpark, Quezon City......»»

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

Davao Today @ 15: Mindanao stories in images

Through 15 years of telling stories of the fringes in Davao and other parts of Mindanao, photographs had helped captured the moments and emotions of the story......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2020Related News

While others fear to tread, this Angel came barging in

She spoke for us despite the risks of associating with people tagged as terrorists. It is time to show her our appreciation by helping her fight for her rights, which are also ours......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2020Related News

Davao Today’s Anniversary Statement

The year 2020 marks the 15th anniversary of Davao Today. Amid the social and health crisis we face today, comes a time of our role for the reading public......»»

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

Teacher solon slams NTF-ELCAC ‘accomplishment’ of closing Lumad schools

A teacher solon slammed the government’s anti-insurgency task force head who presented on Tuesday’s Senate hearing an “accomplishment” of closing down 75 Lumad schools......»»

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

Registration glitches raise anxiety as QR code implementation nears

Davaoeños are in frantic mode the past days as the city’s implementation of its Safe Davao Quick Response (DQR) code is coming on November 7 but the online system for registering for the code is bogging down......»»

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

Distance learning is challenging DepEd to rethink its ways of assessment

If DepEd were to make sense, now is the "perfect time" for honesty—from their end. The agency has to admit that the absence of teacher supervision makes learners primarily responsible for their own learning progress......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsNov 4th, 2020Related News

STATEMENT | Persistent impunity is society’s, not just media’s, loss

November 2 is the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists......»»

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