Author Archives: DAVAO TODAY

3 weeks ago

Solons urge better disaster response after Odette

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Solons urge better disaster response after Odette

With the slow action of government in response to survivors of Typhoon Odette, lawmakers from Mindanao urged the passage of laws that will create a department focused on disaster response and to build permanent evacuation centers.

1 month ago

RESCUE

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RESCUE

Personnel from the Phil. Coast Guard District Northern Mindanao rescue stranded residents living along or near the flooded Bitan-ag Creek in Cagayan de Oro as Typhoon Odette makes landfall in Mindanao Thursday afternoon, Dec. 16. (Jigger Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)

2 months ago

NTF-ELCAC sent me to jail, Butuan public school teacher tells Leni

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NTF-ELCAC sent me to jail, Butuan public school teacher tells Leni

“I am just one of the many teachers who are victims of human rights violations and attacks on academic freedom made by (President) Duterte and NTF-ELCAC,” said Rosanilla ‘Lai’ Consad, an assistant principal of San Vicente National High School in Butuan City, and secretary of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers Union Region 13.

3 months ago

Makabayan wants House probe on drug raid of beach party

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Makabayan wants House probe on drug raid of beach party

The progressive bloc filed House Resolution 2342, raising issue that there is an alleged cover-up as 17 persons who were in the party were detained while former Davao City Information Officer Jefry Tupas and others who attended the party were set free.