The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) will enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) for a unified fight against the abuse of children who are left behind by Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Davao City and the region.
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Mary Jane Basilisco, widow of Johnny Basilisco narrated during the regular Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City on Monday the circumstances that led to the killing of her husband by a CAFGU member in Loreto, Agusan del Sur. At the right is Jay Apiag (right) of KARAPATAN-Southern Mindanao Region who reported the alarming rise of extra-judicial killings in the region from May to June of 2016 and believed to be perpetrated by government agents. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)
Despite the unfortunate events that critics said will directly affect the growth of Mindanao, the island region will be able to arise from its challenges, its socioeconomic planning agency said.
The Philippine military on Monday, February 8, said it is escalating its security operations in Davao region amid a series of armed confrontations with the New People’s Army (NPA).
Photo shows the Catholic Church in Doroluman, Arakan, North Cotabato where Bernabe “Bantito” Abanilla and his security escort were gunned down on Sunday, February 7 at around 8:00 in the morning. (Photo courtesy of Abner Francisco of CHARM Radio Kidapawan)
Complicated issues on the right-of-way (ROW), the easement of transmission lines and the recent bombings of transmission towers, if not addressed, will worsen the power supply situation in Mindanao, top-ranking officers of the Mindanao Power Monitoring Committee (MPMC) said.
Three Army battalions of the 10th Infantry (Agila) Division welcomed their new battalion commanders in series of turn-over ceremonies that were facilitated on February 3-4.
Members of the House of Representatives reiterated their support to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and have vowed to stand for its enactment in the resumption of the deliberations this July.
School children, particularly the boys were lining up a barber shop, arranged from the shortest to the tallest, each waiting for their turn for a haircut.
Two students from Libutan High School in Mamasapano town in Maguindanao recently appealed for peace on behalf of the Muslim youth, who they said are going through another difficult episode in their schooling.