More than 300 Lumad and Moro protesters from Southern Mindanao pass the Basilica of Sto. Niño, a major landmark in Cebu City. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)
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A group says high school students have become open targets for police brutality and vigilante kills, now that the Department of Education requires them to undergo random drug testing
Malacañang on Monday, August 14, condemned the ISIS-linked Maute group’s plan to use hostages as “human bombs” to attack government forces in war-torn Marawi.
President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his previous statements he will go down from the Presidency if any of his children is proven to have been involved in graft and corruption.
Indigenous crafts and products from various regions in Mindanao took center stage at the formal opening of the 2017 Mindanao Trade Expo at the Abreeza Mall here on Friday, August 11.
The 2017 Mindanao Trade Expo formally opens on Friday, August 11 at the Abreeza Mall in Davao City and features locally-made products from Mindanao. The event will run until August 20. (Alex D. Lopez/davaotoday.com)
For the human rights group Karapatan, the plot to assassinate National Democratic Front of the Philippines chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison is an affront to the continuing efforts to bring just and lasting peace in the country.
The upcoming Budayaw Festival in General Santos City is seen to highlight the rich cultures of the member-countries of BIMP-EAGA or the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines – East Asean Growth Area.
A member of the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives expressed deep concern on Thursday over the recent announcement of Armed Forces Chief, Gen. Eduardo Año of putting a monetary reward for every New People’s Army killed or captured by state forces.
The Association of South East Asian Nations marked its fifty years of existence and President Rodrigo Duterte said the Asean, “as a community of nations, is now stronger, more vibrant, and more robust.”