Author Archives: DAVAO TODAY

5 days ago

Band-aid solution to shortage, critics say of rice imports

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Band-aid solution to shortage, critics say of rice imports

MANILA, Philippines – Various rice-watch groups and a lawmaker have denounced President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration for allowing the importation of 250,000 metric tons (MT) of rice as the supply of government-subsidized rice dwindled in the past weeks.

1 week ago

STANDPOINT | Kodao, Rappler, Vera Files and the ongoing assault on the media

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STANDPOINT | Kodao, Rappler, Vera Files and the ongoing assault on the media

It isn’t just Kodao Productions, Rappler, VeraFiles, NUJP or the Catholic Media Center that are under siege, but press freedom, free expression, and the entire Philippine media and press community as well—and with it, the rights and liberties and future of the Filipino people. The Philippine press and media must transcend their narrow interests, and expand their awareness enough to come together for the nation’s sake.