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Author Archives: DAVAO TODAY
The Army and police arrested an alleged top-ranking leader of the New People’s Army in Pantukan, Compostela Valley Province on Wednesday morning, June 29.
Former Davao City Administrator Wendel Avisado was elected as the new national president of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines last June 17 while Tagum City Mayor Allan Rellon was elected as the vice president for Mindanao.
GRADUATES. Moro graduates of the University of the Philippines Mindanao hold a placard during a lightning rally held at the commencement ceremony on Tuesday, June 28. (Isaiah Shallom Baluso/Contributor)
Local government employees here will be enjoying an early Christmas treat from outgoing City Mayor and President-elect, Rodrigo Duterte, who promised P10,000 educational assistance for those with plantilla (regular) positions.
“Contractualization must end. It is a bane that violates workers’ every basic right. We are calling on the administration of incoming President Rodrigo Duterte to ban all forms of contractualization,” Elmer Labog, KMU chairperson, said.
The Department of Trade and Industry has included Christmas lights with light-emitting diode (LED) lamps in the list of mandatory products that needs certification to ensure that it is safe to use.
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announced that the P40 flag down rate here in Davao will remain due to fuel price hike.
The University of the Philippines Mindanao will have three magna cum laude and 42 cum laude graduates for its 19th Commencement Exercise on Tuesday, June 28.
Three alleged Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits were killed while 16 government soldiers were wounded in a clash in Patikul town, Sulu Tuesday afternoon, June 21.
The Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE) welcomed the appointment of Gina Lopez, a known advocate for the environment, as secretary to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Regardless of its outcome, by the mere fact of its being held, the preliminary or exploratory talks in Oslo between the incoming GPH peace negotiating panel and the NDFP panel last June 14-15 has already earned a distinction of its own in the long history of the GPH-NDFP peace negotiations.