Author Archives: DAVAO TODAY

1 week ago

Duterte wants to end term before effectivity of new charter

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Duterte wants to end term before effectivity of new charter

As criticisms started to pour against the proposed amendments to the Philippine Constitution to pave the way for a federal charter, President Rodrigo Duterte posed a challenge to his detractors that he would step down from the office prior to the effectivity of the new form of government.

1 week ago

Duterte wages war against Reds

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Duterte wages war against Reds

President Rodrigo Duterte has waged war against progressive communists but the revolutionary forces and the people are ready to fight back, Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Maria Sison asserted on Saturday.

2 weeks ago

Inflation, price hikes mark Duterte’s second year in office

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Inflation, price hikes mark Duterte’s second year in office

As the inflation rate hit at 5.2 percent last month, a member of Makabayan ​b​loc in the House of Representatives said the number may increase before the end of ​the year ​due to the continuing implementation of the regressive TRAIN or the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law.

2 weeks ago

Makati strip-search not isolated case – Karapatan

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Makati strip-search not isolated case – Karapatan

Contrary to the claim of the Philippine National Police, human rights group Karapatan said, on Friday, that the case of the strip-search that took place in Makati City was not an isolated case as similar incidents happened involving state forces and agents in various parts of the country.

2 weeks ago

Active fault lines in Davao confirmed

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Active fault lines in Davao confirmed

The Davao City Risk Reduction Management Office (DCRRMO) identified six active fault lines that comprise the Central Davao Fault System, but failed to point out its exact location in the city.