Author Archives: DAVAO TODAY

3 months ago

GRP-NDFP peace talks cancelled

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GRP-NDFP peace talks cancelled

Pres. Rodrigo Duterte called off the scheduled resumption of peace negotiations between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines on June 28 in Oslo, Norway.

3 months ago

Scarborough Shoal incident manifests China’s control in WPS, group says

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Scarborough Shoal incident manifests China’s control in WPS, group says

As the group, Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) condemned the taking of fish-catch of Filipino fishermen by Chinese Coast Guards at the Scarborough Shoal, the group also expressed the belief that China now has the complete control of the areas and marine resources at the West Philippine Sea.

3 months ago

Bayan welcomes Trump-Kim summit

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Bayan welcomes Trump-Kim summit

The meeting of US President Donald Trump and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea leader Kim-Jong Un in Singapore last June 12 has gained support from a local group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan).

3 months ago

3 farmer-activists gunned down in Davao Region

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3 farmer-activists gunned down in Davao Region

Human rights group Karapatan reported that victims of extrajudicial killings in Southern Mindanao region under the Duterte administration has reached to 78 as three farmers were killed by unidentified gunmen in separate incidents last week.

3 months ago

PH among 10 worst countries for workers’ rights, study says

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PH among 10 worst countries for workers’ rights, study says

The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) on Monday affirmed the result of a study presented by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), saying that the Philippines, under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is among the 10 worst countries for workers’ rights.